Shiroabhyanga - Head massage
In Ayurveda the head is known as heavens gateway. A head massage opens this inner door. The mind and soul open, tension is released and the senses sharpened. The gentle massaging in of the oil nurtures the scalp, relaxes the shoulder and neck area and strengthens the underlying muscles. This massage supports the circulation and so reduces head and eye pains and prevents excessive hair loss. The massage ensures that you look radiant, sleep well and as a result strengthens the whole immune system. Traditionally the massage is done in a seated position.