Abhyanga

$85/hr, $120/90 min at my home on St Clair west

+Traveling fee for mobile service. Available upon request

Abhyanga, a revered practice in Ayurvedic tradition, is a therapeutic and rejuvenating full-body massage. This ancient massage therapy, originating from India, is designed to promote physical and mental well-being. The word “Abhyanga” itself signifies “oil massage,” which is a fundamental aspect of this treatment.

During an Abhyanga massage, warm, sesame oil are gently and methodically applied to the body, starting from the head and working down to the toes. The practitioner uses long, rhythmic strokes and varying pressures to stimulate the energy flow within the body, allowing the oils to penetrate the skin and nourish the tissues.

Abhyanga massage offers a multitude of benefits, including:

Relaxation and Stress Reduction: The calming touch and warm oils help relax the nervous system, reducing stress and anxiety.

Detoxification: Abhyanga aids in the removal of toxins from the body through the lymphatic system.

Improved Circulation: The massage improves blood circulation, enhancing the delivery of nutrients to cells and the removal of waste products.

Enhanced Skin Health: The oils moisturize the skin, leaving it soft, supple, and glowing.

Joint and Muscle Relief: Abhyanga can alleviate muscle tension, reduce stiffness, and soothe joint discomfort.

Balancing Doshas: In Ayurveda, Abhyanga is used to balance the doshas (Vata, Pitta, and Kapha), promoting overall health.