The ancient art of Indian head massage has been practised in India for over 1000 years. Traditionally Indian head massage techniques were restricted to the head and hair, to improve scalp and hair condition of Indian women. A new system of Indian Head Massage, developed by practitioner Norendra Mehta, incorporates the upper back, shoulders, neck, upper arms and face. It evolved in the belief that these are important energy centres in the body and by treating these with Indian Head massage, the whole body can benefit.
Indian Head Massage is a safe, accessible, and convenient therapeutic treatment that can be performed either in a clinic or your workplace. Treatment can provide instant relief from tension and stress symptoms and induce a state of calm, peace and tranquillity while promoting high levels of alertness and concentration.
Stress that accumulates each day both physical and mental, can cause a weakness in the nerves and can impair circulation of the vital fluids to the brain and thus cause tension and headaches. The skull might feel tight and heavy and the brain is unable to function properly. The best, easiest and most natural way to relieve these symptoms is with this technique. Vitality increases as the circulatory and respiratory systems open up to provide fresh oxygen and vital energies plus many other benefits.
This simple yet effective therapy uses a variety of techniques to manipulate soft tissue. It is performed with the client in a seated position, usually through light clothing and without the use of oils. The therapist uses a range of different massage pressures and rhythms to stimulate the head, neck, and upper back and shoulder area. A typical massage will last between fifteen and twenty minutes.