Four-hand massage involves two therapists working simultaneously to create a choreographed massage experience. Originating from ancient Ayurveda, the dynamic flow of two massage therapists working together in harmonious synchronicity is an experience that is difficult to match.
Shiro Dhara is the traditional Ayurvedic practice of applying a continuous, gentle flow of warm oil to the forehead, focusing on the area between the eyebrows known in Ayurvedic belief as the "Third Eye." With the oil being specifically selected by our Ayurvedic specialist, this procedure coordinates and deeply calms the mind, body and spirit. It is very effective in relieving conditions such as hypertension, anxiety, insomnia and headaches. In addition, it also aids in memory-improvement.
Abyanga is one of the most popular forms of traditional Ayurvedic massage, involving the use of soft- to medium pressure and warm herbal oils applied from head to toe. The herbal oils seep deep into the skin and release fat-soluble toxins from body tissues, improving muscle recovery and flexibility. The treatment has a stimulating effect on the skin, the heart, muscles and veins, as well as the circulatory and nervous systems.
In Ayurvedic Steam Bath, precious herbal leaves are boiled and the resulting medicated vapors are passed to a steam chamber, in which the client is sitting, for a period of 20 to 30 minutes. The steam will open up tiny pores in the skin, thereby removing toxins and balancing the three doshas. Ayurvedic Steam Bath is a great therapy for toning the skin and giving it a special glow.
In this treatment, warm herbal oil is applied to Marma Points on the head, back, face and hands, using soothing Ayurvedic massage. The procedure helps regulate the mind and body, and has a de-stressing effect. It also improves blood circulation to the head, which helps to relieve certain types of headaches.