Commonly known as Indian Head Massage this gorgeous treatment is pure relaxation. We hold so much tension in our heads, jaws, shoulders and neck and all these key areas are worked throughly during a Head Massage treatment.
There are a number of different Head Massage techniques but in the tradition Indian practice, you keep your clothes on, no oil is used and you stay sitting up in a comfortable chair. The massage therapists will the massage, apply pressure and treat the shoulder, neck, jaw and head areas to dissolve knots and relax and release the muscles. This can release headache-causing blockages and to encourage better circulation of the cerebral fluid, relax the entire head, neck and shoulder area, encouraging circulation and stimulating hair growth.
The benefits of Head Massage can include;
Relieve built up tension that can often result in headaches, migraines, neck and back pain.
Detoxify the body by stimulating lymphatic drainage
Boost overall immunity
Promote clarity and increased concentration.
Boost cerebral spinal fluid circulation.
Relieve sleeplessness, restlessness and insomnia
Provide relief from stress and promotes relaxation
I have missed a couple of days (life getting in the way) so you are getting 3 for the price of 1 today.
Easy Quick Healthy Tip 9, 10 and 11 – Holistic Therapies
Holistic therapies are not only my speciality, they are also amazing. Right now I am talking specifically about Massage, Reflxology and Aromatherapy.
Yes massage is good for the health – isn’t that the best news?! You actually have a reason to go for a massage! Massage stimulates the circulatory and lymphatic systems, meaning it helps blood deliver all the good stuff to your cells and takes all the crap away, keeping you nourished on a cell level. It helps to relax you and we all know the damamge that stress can do to your body. Unknotting muscles can help with your posture and with headaches. Basically go and get a massage, your body needs one!
Like massage it assists the circulatory and lymphatic systems and stress. Reflexology treats the body from the inside out. For a more comprehensive article on how Reflexology can help, view my Time for a Reflex Detox article here.
There are essential oils for everything. The best thing to do is contact an Aromatherapist (such as myself) and find out which ones are best for you specicifically. But its January so we are thinking detox! Grapefuit oil is a winner for stimlating the systems and getting everything moving. You should never put Aromatherapy oils directly onto the skin put you could add a drop or two to your body lotion in the morning and massage it into the skin. That lovely summer citrus smell alone will get you motivated… especially in this weather!