What is Indian Head Massage?

Indian Head Massage is a therapy that focuses on the area around the head, including neck, ears, scalp and shoulders. It is based on a technique that has believed to have been practised in India for over a thousand years. The purpose of the treatment is to alleviate stress and tension in the areas around the head. It is suitable for most adults, but a consultation should take place before with the Therapist to check if it is suitable for you as there are certain conditions wherby you should avoid this treatment. It is believed to be good for reducing stress, improving sleep and giving a greater sense of well-being. Some Therapists use oils in the treatment, but if done without you can remain fully clothed or a large towel can be worn. Whilst undertaking treatment, you should go into a state of relaxation and calm. Indian Head Massage is designed to relax, whilst focusing on reducing stress and tension around the head. We will shall shortly be introducing a new Therapist to the centre who practices in this area who is a member of the Federation of Holistic Therapists: www.fht.org.uk Image kindly used under creative commons license credit to ‘Hammersmithandfulham’ from...

What is Massage?

Massage is a Therapy that can help alleviate tension and stress in the body. There are many different types of Massage, so it can be tailored to specific areas/ailments. Massage is generally suitable for most adults but a consultation with the Therapist is recommended first as it may not be suitable for certain people. Your Doctors permission may be required first. Massage treatments usually involve lying on a Treatment table. You will normally wear a towel, and the Therapist may use a range of creams, oils and talcs to Massage you. Benefits may include relaxation, easing stiff muscles, reducing stress and tension and a generally sense of well-being. It can also help you relax and unwind after a hard day. We will shall shortly be introducing a new Therapist to the centre who practices in this area who is a member of the Federation of Holistic Therapists: www.fht.org.uk Image kindly used under creative commons license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmap/3346266989 credit to DMAP Travel guide for the...