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Abhyanga ("oil massage") is a form of Ayurvedic medicine that involves massage of the body with dosha-specific warm herb infused oils. The oil is usually pre-mixed with herbs for specific conditions.
Duration: 60 minutes
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ORIGINS: In the ancient ages Abhyanga or oil massage was the inseparable part of daily life because of the huge benefits it provides to the human body to make it strong and free of disease.
GOALS: Abhyanga massage serves not only to relieve pain but especially as preventive medicine increasing circulation, stimulating and strengthening the lymphatic system, and opening the flow of life force in order to cleanse and revitalize the body
WHAT TO EXPECT: 60 minutes of a warm oil full body massage, followed by 10 minutes of solo rest time. You will be provided a warm therapeutic ayurvedic tea upon completion of your massage. Please allow some time to enjoy it.
HOW TO PREPARE: Do not eat heavy food at least 1 hour prior to your appointment. Do not consume any drugs or alcohol. Wear cloths that you will put in the wash upon returning home.
POST TREATMENT CARE:Prepare for a relaxing day or nothing to strenous if possible and stay hydrated.