What is Indian Head Massage?

Indian Head Massage is based on the ancient Ayurvedic healing system passed down from generation to generation within ancient India. It is a holistic therapy incorporating mind, body and spirit. The treatment has been practised in India for over a thousand years, originally developed by women who practised the techniques within their family and friendship groups helping to maintain hair growth and shine by stimulating the hair follicles.

It is believed that three of the major energy centres of the human body can be found in and around the head. These are the brow, the crown and the throat. Acting on a physical, mental and subtle level, Indian Head Massage stimulates these important energy

Acting on a physical, mental and subtle level, Indian Head Massage stimulates these important energy centres, so helping to maintain the important balance of energy within the body, which in turn promotes a sense of wellbeing, positive energy and relaxation.

Indian Head Massage is a gentle and nurturing therapy which is highly effective as a de-stressing treatment for the whole body. With its relaxing rhythm, it can help unknot blockages and relieve the build-up of tension in the body and mind.

Physical Benefits

  • Improved circulation of blood and increased oxygen uptake.
  • Stimulation and improvement of the circulation of the lymphatic system.
  • Help in the relief of eyestrain and tension headaches.
  • Reduces congestion and a number of sinus related problems.
  • Fibrous adhesions (knots and nodules) can be broken down. Dispersing of toxins from tense, knotted muscles giving relief from pain and increasing mobility.
  • Relaxes the body so improving mental concentration.

Psychological benefits

  • Helps to balance the energy centres (or chakras) of the body through releasing pent up energy to help the body operate at its optimum capacity.
  • Relieves headaches, migraines and other similar psychological ailments.
  • Dramatically reduces stress mental tension and anxiety.
  • Excellent for disturbed sleep and insomnia.
  • Revitalises and clears the mind, which in turn improves concentration and mental responsiveness.
  • Helps to improve memory capabilities.
  • Promotes a deep and lasting sense of peace, calm and tranquillity.

Available as an individual session – £45 for sixty minutes;
in combination with a Reiki treatment – £45 for sixty minutes (30 minutes Indian head massage and 30 minutes Reiki)