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Abhyanga (Ayurvedic Oil Massage)

One of the most nourishing practices mentioned in the Ayurvedic scriptures, Abhyanga is unique form of massage that offers tremendous benefits for the mind, body, skin and immune system. This massage involves copious amounts of warm oil and a unique rhythmic sequence that relaxes and softens the tissues. Abhyanga massage works, first and foremost, at the energetic level - the prana - soothing the nervous system and mind. Consequently this is then borne out in the rest of the bodily systems.

Benefits of Abhyanga Massage

  • Calms nerves and promotes better and deeper sleep.

  • Increases circulation of blood and lymph improving immunity

  • Softens and smoothens skin, reduces effects of ageing

  • Helps gastrointestinal function

  • Relieves muscle tension and pain

  • Reduces edema and swelling

  • Helps in alleviating rheumatic disorders

  • Reduces the frequency of migraine headaches

  • Releases emotional tension, discharges pent-up memories, and leaves you feeling cheerful, optimistic, and deeply relaxed

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