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Ayurvedic Massage for Different Body Types

Personalized Healing Through Touch

Ayurvedic massage, known as 'Abhyanga,' is a holistic healing practice integral to the ancient Indian science of Ayurveda. Unlike standard massages, an Ayurvedic massage is tailored to your unique body type or Dosha - Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. By addressing the specific needs of each Dosha, Abhyanga provides a deeply therapeutic and rejuvenating experience.

Understanding the Doshas

  1. Vata (Air & Space): Characterized by qualities like dry, light, cold, and mobile. Vata governs movement in the body and mind.

  2. Pitta (Fire & Water): Exhibits attributes such as hot, sharp, and liquid. Pitta oversees digestion and transformation in the body.

  3. Kapha (Earth & Water): Known for being heavy, slow, cool, and oily, Kapha provides structure and lubrication.

Massage Techniques for Each Dosha

  1. Vata-Balancing Massage:

    • Focus: Deeply nourishing and grounding

    • Techniques: Slow, steady, and warming massage strokes that calm the nervous system

    • Oils: Warm, heavy oils like sesame are used to counteract the dry and rough qualities of Vata

  1. Pitta-Balancing Massage:

    • Focus: Cooling and soothing

    • Techniques: Moderate-paced strokes with gentle pressure to avoid overheating

    • Oils: Cooling oils such as coconut or sunflower to soothe the intense nature of Pitta

  1. Kapha-Balancing Massage:

    • Focus: Stimulating and invigorating

    • Techniques: Vigorous and warming massage strokes to enhance circulation and aid in removing excess Kapha

    • Oils: Light and warming oils like mustard or safflower to counter Kapha's heavy and cold qualities

Benefits of Dosha-Specific Massage

  • Vata: Enhances skin hydration, improves circulation, and soothes anxiety.

  • Pitta: Relieves inflammation, cools the body, and promotes emotional calmness.

  • Kapha: Stimulates the body, aids in detoxification, and energizes the mind.

Embark on a Healing Journey

Our Ayurvedic massage therapies are more than just relaxation techniques; they are a journey towards holistic health and harmony. By addressing your unique Dosha, we aim to bring balance to your body, mind, and spirit.

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