Abhyanga / Snehana
(Traditional Ayurvedic Oil Massage)
This is a whole body massage with specific herbal oils to nourish and revitalize the body tissues (Dhatus) and to allow the toxins and waste to be removed from the body’s cells. Abhyanga has much deeper and far-reaching effects than an ordinary massage. Abhyanga achieves deepest healing effects by naturally harmonizing Body-Mind & Spirit. This massage is performed symmetrically by two therapists for about an hour and is usually followed by a medicated steam bath (Swedan). It is one of the most rejuvenating treatments of Ayurveda.
Abhyang Increases tissue strength, Improves blood circulation, Rejuvenates the whole body, Removes the Cellulite, Beautifies the skin, Delays aging, Induces sound sleep, Promotes vitality, Pacifies Vata imbalance, Reduces stress andRemoves toxins.
Swedana (Herbal Steam Bath)
It is a process to induce sweating by using steam of special herbs specific to the doshas and ailments of a person. This herbal steam bath opens the pores and flushes and cleanses the system through the skin. Its effect is enhanced when taken after Abhyanga (Medicated Oil Massage therapy).