The word for “oiling the body” in Sanskrit, is Snehana, which means “TO LOVE”. Unique to Ayurveda, this two-person choreographed treatment utilizes herbal oils to deliver nourishment to the tissues (dhatus), relaxation to the muscles, and calmness to the mind and nervous system.
Abhyanga is traditionally practiced with two therapists with a choreographed sequence of rhythmic strokes. and utilizes customized herbal oils to deliver nourishment to the 7 tissue layers (dhatus), relaxation to the muscles, and calmness to the mind and nervous system.
The benefits of this treatment are endless: improves sleep, and circulation, reduces dry skin and gives the skin a beautiful soft glow, and increases ojas (immune system).
Because each body type is unique, the oils are blended with specific herbs to meet your personal needs. The specialized movements of Abhyanga (abee-yan-ga) massage are designed to correct the movement of Vata Dosha throughout the body, stimulate the movement of lymphatic fluid and release toxins from the tissues.
Follow your warm oil treatment with an exquisite herbal steam treatment that will leave you feeling clear, rejuvenated, and deeply moisturized. Medicinal herbs like Lavender, Chamomile, Bay Leaf, Eucalyptus, Rosemary, and Lemongrass help to clear the channels, relax the muscles, and nurture the senses.
This 90-minute healing treatment will leave you feeling relaxed and nourished.
Several sessions can significantly reduce physical and mental stress disorders, anxiety, depression, hypertension, physical stiffness and weakness, Vata and Pitta mental/emotional agitation.
You will arise from this treatment feeling completely restored and utterly at peace with yourself.
Please inquire with your Ayurvedic practitioner or counselor for more details about ayurvedic therapies.
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