What does Indian head massage do for you?
Indian head massage may help increase joint mobility and flexibility in the neck and shoulders, may improve blood circulation and lymphatic flow, can free knots of muscular tension, may relax connective tissue, and may aid in the elimination of accumulated toxins and waste products.
Is it safe to have an Indian head massage?
Is Indian Head suitable for anyone? Indian head massage is a safe and effective treatment, however for those with recent head or neck injuries it may not be suitable.
How long should an Indian head massage last?
An Indian head massage usually lasts for approximately 30-45 minutes, although the treatment can be shortened to 15-20 minutes if it takes place in the workplace. You will be invited to take a seat and relax on a low backed chair.
What are the effects of Indian head massage on the skin?
Indian Head Massage has the following benefits: skin: encourages desquamation, and thus improves skin tone and colour. skeletal system: helps increase joint mobility and flexibility in shoulders, neck and arms.
Who should not have an Indian head massage?
Indian Head Massage may not be suitable if you:
- have a fever.
- have recently had an operation or have an acute injury.
- are in the first trimester of pregnancy.
- suffer from cardiovascular conditions such as thrombosis, hypertension or angina.
- have a pace maker or heart condition.
- have diabetes.
- have psoriasis or eczema.
Does Indian head massage include face?
Indian Head Massage has been practised in India for over 1000 years as part of everyday family life as a form of grooming. Narendra Mehta brought it to the west in the 1970’s and the therapy was extended to include the face, ears, neck, shoulders and upper arms.
How is an Indian head massage performed?
An Indian Head Massage is performed on a chair and through clothes. An oil treatment for the hair is optional. Indian Head Massage will usually begin with the shoulders and upper back, moving onto the arms and finally the head, scalp and face.
What do you wear to an Indian head massage?
It is best to wear loose clothing for your therapy / treatment sessions, and we do not recommend that you eat a large meal, drink strong coffee or alcohol just prior to a therapy / treatment. Whilst you are bound to feel great after our Indian head massage, there is a good chance you may not look great.
How often should you get a head massage?
One study in Korea showed that women working in an office experienced these health benefits from 15- to 25-minute scalp massages twice a week for 10 weeks. You may find a regular scalp massage helps you feel calm and improves your overall outlook.