March 25, 2011 in Ayurveda
Benefits of Ayurvedic Massage
In Ayurveda, massage is highly praised and recommended as a daily practice. As people follow the daily practice of eating and sleeping, so should they receive massage and discharge waste materials.
Ayurveda believes that pains and aches are caused by obstruction of the flow of vayu (wind) through vayu-carrying vessels, or siras. Heat is generated by rubbing, which makes [...]
November 20, 2010 in Therapies
For centuries oil massage has been part of the routine of Indian households. A ‘keep-fit’ tradition enjoyed by everyone from babies to great grandmothers, it is an excellent way to combat the stress of modern life.
September 14, 2010 in Therapies
Massage is derived from the Greek work ‘massier’ which means to knead. In Ayurveda as far as five thousands of years has utilised massage not only as a therapeutic agent but also a preventive aspect to protect and preserve the health. At 400 BC Hippocrates, has used massage for healing the diseases of patients.
The Magic Touch
When you hold the hand of a troubled friend, or wipe the feverish [...]