INDIAN HEAD MASSAGE
Indian head massage, head, face neck & shoulders 45 mins - £30
Head massage originated in India over a thousand years ago and is an extremely effective therapy based on old Ayurvedic techniques which involve working on the upper back, shoulders, neck, face and scalp. Massaging the head can be very beneficial in relieving the stress and tension that fill our day to day lives and is probably the oldest therapy known to man. It has been practised in the Far and Middle East for at least 5000 years and the benefits have been acknowledged for generations.
Indian Head Massage can be used to ease tension and strain in the shoulders, neck, head and face.
It may also be useful for helping to relieve:
through stimulating and improving circulation, removing tension, dispersing toxins and increasing mobility. It also rebalances energy and increases alertness and concentration.
After-care for Massage Treatments & Holistic Therapies
After your massage or holistic therapy treatment your body and mind is relaxed. To gain maximum benefit from your treatment it is recommended you read and follow the after- care advice sheet.
Drink plenty of water after your treatment. This helps with dehydration, lost fluids, reduces soreness, reduces fatigue and helps eliminate toxins from your body.
Avoid alcohol, smoking, tea and caffeine for 24 hours after treatment as they can
have a dehydrating effect on the body.
Avoid heavy spicy meals after the treatment. Eat a light meal so the body can
concentrate on natural healing and encourage detoxification.
Avoid strenuous activity and take plenty of rest.
Please avoid bathing or showering until the following day if you have had an
aromatherapy treatment as the oils continue to work after the treatment.
If you feel sore after a massage applying a cool compress can help to reduce
Do not have any other body treatments for 48 hours after treatment.
Avoid direct sunlight, sunbeds and heat (e.g. saunas) for 48 hours after treatment.
Sometimes people experience some soreness for 24 hours or so after a massage.
If you do feel sore or think that you might, stretch gently in a hot shower or take a warm bath. And remember to tell your massage therapist about your experience so it can be taken into consideration in your next session.
Stay relaxed and keep warm for 12 hours after treatment.
Be aware of your posture.
Some people experience unexpected reactions after receiving a massage or relaxing treatment. It is not unusual to experience any of the following: cold-like symptoms; increased sweating; stuffy, blocked or runny nose; heightened emotions – high or low (e.g. crying or elation); feeling sleepy & fatigued or deeply relaxed; feeling irritable; feeling energised; temporary worsening of symptoms; increased thirst; increased urination; sounder sleep. If any of these feelings last for more than 24-48 hours or you have any concerns please contact us.