Why Ayurvedic Massages Should Be Included In Your Spa Menu?

Make Ayurvedic massages a way to impress your clients with this guide.

Ayurveda has proved its worth over the time again and again. Specially, when it comes to massages ayurveda is considered to be one of the best options to increase blood circulation, stimulate and strengthen the lymphatic system and revitalize/ purify the body. Ayurvedic massages are done using warm essential oils that are stated in Ayurveda school guidelines. 

Here is a list of Ayurvedic massages that you should include in your salon and their benefits:

  1. Abhyanga: This is a full body massage that is done using medicated hot herbal oils as per patient’s medical condition. In this massage pressure is applied in different ways to the pressure points to stimulate different energy centers. It helps to eliminate deep seated toxins, calms the nerves and improve the blood circulation of the body. This massage strengthens muscles, joints and bones.
  • Pizhichil: In this massage a special kind of vessel, Kindi is used to put the warm massage oil. Kindi is positioned quite a few inches above the body of the person who is taking a massage. The medicated oils to be used depend on the patient’s health state. This helps in removing joint pain, improves digestion and also some neurological conditions.
  • Udvartana: This is an Ayurvedic powder massage, which is done with herbal powders. It helps in boosting blood circulation and removing toxins. Also, it also deeply exfoliates the skin.
  • Shirodhara: Shirodhara is a kind of skull massage. In this massage a constant stream or ‘dhara’ of herbal oil is poured on the scalp in order to stimulate the nerves in the head. This helps relieve headaches and enhances focus. 

These massages are very much popular and are usually demanded by clients. Make sure your spa has it all in the menu to make most of it.

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