If you’ve got more than just aches and pains, Ayurvedic massage is for you. A holistic health practice with a history than spans over 400 years, Ayurveda is an ancient Indian ritual. The philosophy revolves around creating peace and harmony in the body by aligning different energy channels, called chakras. Ayurveda can be translated from Sanskrit as ‘philosophy of life’.
In Ayurveda, massage is treated as a process that address the body and soul physically, emotionally and spiritually.
What to expect?
An Ayurvedic massage will draw on these principles of detoxing and aligning to make you feel more calm and centred. Your therapist will discuss your current lifestyle and mood with you, as well as ensuring any physical problem areas are accounted for, too. In Ayurveda, massage is treated as a process that address the body and soul physically, emotionally and spiritually.
Is it for me?
Ideal for those with chronic pain, high stress levels, poor circulation and insomnia, Ayurvedic massage is a great option if you need a treatment that looks just beyond the physical. Of course, Ayurveda is not a substitute for professional medical treatment, but it can provide great relief and help with pain and stress management.
Your treatment will most likely use essential oils and last anywhere from half an hour to ninety minutes - prepare to feel VERY relaxed after....