INDIAN HEAD MASSAGE
WHAT IS INDIAN HEAD MASSAGE?
Indian head massage, also known as champissage, originates from a hair treatment incorporating massage used by Indian women to maintain the condition of their long dark hair and to protect it from the drying effects of the sun.
Many barbers in India began to offer invigorating head massage as part of their treatment.
The upper back, shoulders, arms, hands, neck, scalp and face are worked on during the treatment using a variety of massage movements. Many positive effects are achieved on the whole body and mind through physically working on the neck, shoulders and scalp.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF INDIAN HEAD MASSAGE?
Improves blood flow to the head and neck, increasing oxygen and nutrients to nourish the body’s cells and promote healing.
Stimulates lymphatic drainage to the head and neck and increases elimination of waste products and toxins from your body.
Relieves muscular tension, improves muscle tone and Improves mobility of joints.
Reduces stress, anxiety and depression. Revitalises, rebalances and calms the body and mind.
Scalp massage relieves tension from the scalp and increases blood supply to the area, improving the condition of the hair and increasing the rate of hair growth.
Relieves mental strain, headaches, migraines and aids concentration. Eases sinusitis and congestion.
WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN ATTENDING THE TREATMENT FOR INDIAN HEAD MASSAGE
Before the first session you will receive an online consultation form that will need to be returned before your first treatment.
At the beginning of your treatment you will be choice of which massage you would like. If you choose to have oil then you will be given private time to remove your upper clothing and wrap a towel around yourself. If you choose not to have oil then you will remain fully clothed and the treatment will take place on top of your clothes. You will then be asked to sit on a chair especially for Indian head massage. It will be explained how Indian head massage works and what to expect in the session.
If you choose to have oil then this will be rubbed into your back, neck, shoulders and arms.
At the end of the treatment feedback and aftercare advice will be given.
£40 (50 minutes).