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Indian Head Massage Edinburgh

Ankita is our Indian masseuse who performs Indian head massage and other Indian massage techniques. 

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Indian Head Massage

Indian Massage Edinburgh

Harmony Thai Massage and Wellness employs Ankita who is an Indian masseuse with a strong background in massage and physiotherapy. 

Indian massage techniques inspired many aspects of Thai massage they both traditional forms of therapeutic bodywork, however, they originate from different cultural and historical backgrounds and employ distinct techniques.

Indian Massage (Ayurvedic Massage) is rooted in Ayurveda and focuses on balancing the body's doshas using gentle strokes, kneading, and herbal oils.

Thai Massage is a dynamic form of bodywork that combines acupressure, stretching, and yoga-like poses to balance the body's energy and improve flexibility.

“Ankita did an amazing job on my back, neck, and shoulder massage. I feel very relaxed. The venue is clean and relaxing."

Tracy Noles, Edinburgh, 5 Star Google Review

Indian Head Massage Edinburgh

The most well known form of Indian massage is of course the Indian head massage

Indian head massage, also known as Champissage or Ayurvedic head massage, is a therapeutic massage technique that focuses on the head, neck, shoulders, and upper arms. It originated in India as part of Ayurveda, an ancient holistic healing system, and has been practiced for thousands of years as a form of relaxation and healing.

Here's what is typically involved in an Indian head massage:

  1. Techniques: Indian head massage involves a combination of deep kneading, circular movements, and acupressure techniques applied to the scalp, neck, shoulders, and upper arms. Your therapist may also incorporate gentle stretching and tapping movements to release muscle tension and promote relaxation.

  2. Duration: A typical Indian head massage session lasts between 30 to 45 minutes, although shorter or longer sessions can also be arranged based on individual preferences and needs.

  3. Position: Indian head massage can be performed while seated in a chair or lying down on a massage table. The recipient remains fully clothed and no oil or lotion is required, although some therapists may choose to use a small amount of oil or lotion on the scalp.

  4. Contraindications: Indian head massage is generally safe for most people, but it may not be suitable for individuals with certain medical conditions, such as recent head or neck injuries, scalp infections, or severe skin conditions. It's important to consult with a healthcare provider or qualified massage therapist before receiving an Indian head massage, especially if you have any underlying health concerns.

Indian Head Massage Benefits

Indian head massage is a relaxing and therapeutic treatment that offers a range of physical and mental health benefits. It's a popular choice for individuals looking to reduce stress, relieve muscle tension, improve circulation, and promote overall well-being.

Promotes Relaxation

Relieves Muscle Tension

Improves Circulation

Alleviates Headaches and Migraines

Enhances Sleep Quality

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Indian Head Massage Benefits

Indian head massage provides a wide range of health benefits, see below a short breakdown:

Promotes Relaxation: The gentle and rhythmic movements of Indian head massage promote relaxation, reduce stress, and induce a sense of calm and well-being.

Relieves Muscle Tension: Indian head massage helps to release tension and knots in the muscles of the head, neck, and shoulders, reducing stiffness and improving flexibility.

Improves Circulation: By increasing blood flow to the scalp and neck, Indian head massage helps to nourish the hair follicles, improve hair growth, and enhance overall circulation.

Alleviates Headaches and Migraines: Indian head massage can help to relieve tension headaches and migraines by reducing muscle tension and promoting relaxation.

Enhances Sleep Quality: Regular Indian head massage can help to improve sleep quality, reduce insomnia, and promote better overall sleep patterns.


Indian Head Massage Edinburgh City Centre

Edinburgh City Centre Salon

Our salon is ideally located in Edinburgh City Centre, just off Holyrood Road, near Waverley Train Station and the Royal Mile. For people driving from inside and near Edinburgh, the salon has on street parking outside, a multi storey NCP car park nearby.

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