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AYURVEDIC THERAPY

Explore the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda 

 

Ayurveda is an ancient holistic system of medicine that originated in India over 5,000 years ago. It is considered one of the world's oldest healthcare systems. The word "Ayurveda" comes from the Sanskrit language and translates to "knowledge of life" or "science of life" (Ayur = life, Veda = knowledge or science).

Ayurveda views health as a state of balance and harmony between the body, mind, and spirit. It emphasizes the interconnectedness of these aspects and recognizes that imbalances in one area can affect the overall well-being of an individual. The goal of Ayurveda is to promote good health, prevent illness, and provide a comprehensive approach to healing when illness or imbalance occurs.

Central to Ayurvedic philosophy is the concept of "Doshas," which are unique energy patterns believed to govern individual constitution and physiological functions. The three Doshas are Vata (air and ether), Pitta (fire and water), and Kapha (earth and water). Each person has a unique combination of these Doshas, which determines their physical and mental characteristics, as well as their susceptibility to certain health conditions.

Ayurveda encompasses various treatment modalities, including diet and nutrition, herbal remedies, lifestyle modifications, detoxification practices, massage therapies, yoga, meditation, and more. Treatment plans in Ayurveda are personalized, taking into account an individual's Dosha composition, current imbalances, and unique needs.

In addition to addressing specific health concerns, Ayurveda places great emphasis on preventive care and the promotion of overall well-being. It encourages individuals to maintain a balanced lifestyle, follow a suitable diet, engage in regular physical activity, manage stress, and cultivate positive relationships.

Ayurveda continues to be practised worldwide as a complementary and alternative system of medicine. Its holistic approach and focus on personalized care make it popular among those seeking natural and integrative approaches to health and wellness.

Abhyanga (Body treatments)

 

Sarvanga Abhyanga

(Full body massage) 60 min £65

A massage for the whole body that improves lymph flow, stimulates the immune system,

detoxifies, strengthens and revitalises the entire nervous system. Using warm oils and

specific strokes that are bespoke to the client, a special experience is created to support all

round well being.

 

Pristha Abhyanga

(Back Massage) 45 mins £50

A muscle-relaxing and revitalising massage for the back and arms, to relieve backache, and

release tensions and strains. Excellent for stress related insomnia.

Hasta Abhyanga

(hand massage) 45 mins £50

This calming and soothing Ayurvedic Hand Massage uses Ayurvedic oils to revitalise, relax

and harmonise the entire body. This treatment is suitable for all and helps with all nervous

system issues in particular.

Pada Abhyanga

(foot massage) 45 mins £50

This highly relaxing Ayurvedic foot massage uses special Ayurvedic oils to revitalise, relax and

harmonise the entire body. This treatment helps to release excess heat and deals with

inflammation in the body.

Nabhi abhyanga

(naval massage) 45 mins £50

A non-invasive massage technique to the abdomen and lower back that helps to tone the

abdominal muscle and organs, to strengthen digestive fire and aiding the elimination process

in the body.

Marma abhyanga

Marma points are energy centres of the body and it is at these points where massage can

most effectively restructure and rebalance the body’s system to function most effectively.

In addition to certain classic ayurvedic treatments above, specialised marma therapy can be

added to help release mental and physical blockages of energy, treat and then strengthen

specific organs and systems and remove toxins from the body.

Sarvanga Marma Abhyanga

(full body massage) 90 mins £80

 

Pristha marma Abhyanga

(Back Massage) 60 mins £65

 

Pada marma abhyanga

(foot) 60 mins £65

 

Hasta marma abhyanga

(hand) 60 mins £65

 

 

 

Ayurvedic treatments for the head and neck

 

Mukhabhyanga (Ayurvedic Face Lift Massage including marma points) 60 mins £55

An excellent treatment for the prevention of wrinkles. This massage relaxes the face muscles

and stimulates facial micro-circulation and lymph flow, thereby promoting the regeneration

of healthy, younger looking skin. This treatment massages the face, neck and shoulders

ending with a period of focus on the marma points in this area.

 

Shirobhyanga

(head massage) 45 mins £50

A seated treatment which massages the head, shoulders and neck to relax and revitalise. This

is suitable for all and specifically helps improve the functions of the five senses and nervous

system.

Karna purana

(ears) 45 mins £45

A relaxing treatment of the ears that can help to cleanse and open channels. This treatment

also includes a short face massage and marma point therapy to prepare the ears for the main

aspect of the treatment. Karna purna helps with a wide range of issues such as ear ailments,

concentration issues and memory loss.

 

Nasya

(nasal) 45 mins £45

This treatment also includes a short face massage and marma point therapy to prepare the

nose for the main aspect of the treatment. followed by a steam of the skin and the application

of herbal oils through the nose. This treatment can be highly effective in relieving headaches,

sinusitis, migraines, sleep ailments and tiredness.

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