Ayurveda Massage is thought to be one of the oldest and most practiced forms of natural healing in the world that incorporates a use of aromatic oils.
This 3000-year-old method began in India, and it is aimed towards helping you to achieve greater inner peace by cleansing the mind, body, and spirit. This technique is heavily practiced today, and many people find it to be highly effective.
Ayurveda Massage manipulates your circulatory system, which improves blood and lymph flow. This helps to purify your circulatory system by pushing dead cells, toxins, wastes, and other agents to nodes that clean the system. Your health is improved when the impurities are excreted from the body through pores, sweat glands and urine. It even improves your neuro-muscular health.
This ancient massage technique employs the concise and specific use of aromatic oils for emotional well-being, improved alertness, stress relief, and a variety of other mental and physical benefits. This is achieved by aligning the scents to elicit positive feelings related to an idea or positive memory while taking your current physical state in mind.
For example, cinnamon might be good for someone who is lethargic and wants to be alert, but it might not be good for someone with skin inflammation. Smell is one of the primary pathways to stimulation of the limbic system of the brain. This allows the therapist to be able to draw emotion by awakening memories, reducing depression and
boosting the immune response.
Use of Music
The music that your Ayurveda Massage practitioner decides upon, is intended to nurture a strong sense of calm and comfort. Greater relaxation loosens muscles and works with the massage to promote a greater flow physically, mentally and spiritually.
Here are some examples of Ragas for Relaxation:
The is primarily through the use of Ragas, which are melodies composed in a major key. There are 72 Ragas used in Ayurveda Massage, which were created by aligning the melody with cosmic forces that aid and tie to specific conditions and ailments. This soothing music is used in Ayurveda to cure many illnesses.
Due to the induction of the alpha brainwave state that takes place during your massage, the brain is more open and able to augment facets of emotional memory and attitude. This makes it a great time to affirm a positive outlook and encourage a healthy mindset. Multiple types of massage, yoga, and other alternative health disciplines employ the use of visualization, also known as positive affirmations to direct the mind and spirit to a more positive path.