The aim of an Indian head massage is to release the stress that has accumulated in the tissues, muscles and joints of the head, face, neck and shoulders. An Indian Head Massage works with the Ayurvedic concept, which, goes beyond the limits of healing and places emphasis on balance.
Indian Head Massage involves massage and acupressure techniques manipulating the soft tissues on the upper back, shoulders, neck, scalp and face. The effect is not just physical: it works on an emotional level too, calming the mind, promoting relaxation and relieving stress.
One of the most common stress related complaints are headaches.
Massaging the scalp, face, neck and shoulders relieves eyestrain, improves concentration, eliminates muscular tension and restores joint movement.
By massaging the head this encourages the supply of oxygen to the brain, which is one of the best ways of reducing stress. It also aids better relaxation and sleep, the lack of which is often a strong component in stress related illness. The relaxation opposes the stress response and helps re-balance the body.