Ayurvedic Massage

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Practitioner:Virginia Compton

Ayurveda Yoga Wellness Offerings

(scroll down to see all Ayurvedic Massages)


Lifestyle Consultation - One hour
Sessions focusing on positive change, whatever that may mean to you. It may be that you need to be able to relax more easily, to change your diet and daily routine, or you may want to create a regular Yoga practice for yourself at home. consultation

These sessions can be helpful for addressing repeated unhelpful behaviours such as addictions, or for focusing on specific health issues.
After meeting together for an assessment, which includes a full health screening, Ayurvedic
analysis and introduction to the ‘cycle of change’, I will recommend specific meditation practices,Yoga practices, Ayurvedic therapies or dietary changes that may be helpful for you.
Depending on what you are aiming to achieve we may then agree a plan for follow up sessions.
We then use the plan we have made together to tailor everything according to your individual
needs.

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Initial session and full assessment £54. Follow up sessions are £45 per hour, or if 4 or more
sessions are booked in advance, £36 per hour. This includes a follow up email with dietary
recommendations, Yoga and Ayurveda practice information and personalised lifestyle guidelines.

 

Ayurvedic Bodywork
Massage and therapies inspired by Ayurveda are totally holistic and aim to help to rebalance you and leave you with a sense of relaxation, rejuvenation and well being.
Ayurveda treats the whole body, mind & emotions. The rhythmic motion of the massage helps with muscle & joint stiffness and mobility. Blood circulation is increased & the removal of toxins from the body is accelerated. Other treatments aim to soothe and relax as well as to calm and focus the mind.
It is said that the Ayurvedic system provides the most comprehensive therapeutic structure for
massage in the world.
After a discussion about your health & well being your treatment will be completely holistically
tailored for you as an individual and will aim to leave you feeling balanced, relaxed and refreshed.
The oil used is warm sesame oil, Ayurveda uses more oil than western massage methods.
Following the treatment you will have time to rest & relax.


Full Body Oil Massage
(Marma Abhyanga) £55 (60 minutes)
A full body oil massage. full-body-oil-massage This is designed to help you relax and let go of any anxieties.  Warm oil is gently but firmly massaged into the body to stimulate the marma (energy) points which releases and rebalances energy to promote wellbeing. This massage helps eliminate excess water, fat deposits and toxins to strengthen and rejuvenate your whole body. Good for deep relaxation,stress relief, pain relief, calming the mind, strengthening and rejuvenating internal organs and improving circulation.

 


Head Neck & Shoulder massage
(Shirobyangha) £30 (30 minutes)
A tension relieving seated head, neck and shoulder massage, great for helping with computer
strain, migraines and stress.  headmassageA miraculous cure for stiffness, aches and pains. Sweeping movements across the back are used to promote circulation and restore energy balance throughout the body.

 

Invigorating oil massage with herb bundles
(Pinda Sweda) £55 (60 minutes)
Warm muslin bundles of therapeutic herbs are used with oil to work into the affected areas of the body. This treatment strengthens and rejuvenates joints, reducing pain, stiffness and inflammation and so is especially good for arthritis, muscular pain, sciatica, and chronic back pain.Good for stiff joints and pains, arthritis, inflamed muscles, certain skin conditions, it is calming and anti-inflammatory.

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Rose honey massage
£55 (60 minutes)
Warm honey is mixed with rose water to give an incredibly nourishing and nurturing treatment.

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Rose is believed to balance the heart and mind, helping with difficult emotions. Honey is incredibly
beneficial for agitated and dry skin, being a natural antiseptic and anti inflammatory. This treatment
will leave you feeling soothed and nourished like no other. The honey is washed off with warm
water to complete the treatment. (A warm bath or shower is advisable when you return home).

 


Oil pouring on forehead
(Shirodhara) £40 (45minutes)
One of the most powerful Ayurvedic treatments where a continual stream of warm oil is poured
rhythmically over the forehead to induce a deep feeling of calm. This blissful therapy quietens the mind, alleviates anxiety and heightens awareness and is particularly effective for insomnia,
headaches and stress. It also improves hair condition.

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Vasti (targeted treatment for specific pain and discomfort)
£50 for one session or 4 sessions £180 (45-60minutes per session)
This is a very beneficial treatment specific for lower back pain, sciatica, herniated and ruptured
discs cervical pain, stiff neck, whiplash, migraines, knee pain, upper back discomfort or knee
problems. A well made of dough from gram flour, is placed over the problem area and filled with warm oil heated and kept on the site of discomfort for a specific period of time. This helps to soften the rigid, tight and hard tissue which results in circulation and mobility of the affected area as well as easing nerve pain. vasti


Once the dough dam is removed a massage is given to help deepen the overall effect of the
treatment. A course of a minimum of four treatments is recommended.
The vasti treatments available are Janu Vasti (knees), Kati Vasti (Lumbar spine), Greeva Vasti
(cervical spine) and Prishta Vasti (whole spine).

Treatment packages
Complete relaxation and rejuvenation £108 (2 hours)

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Full body oil massage (Abhyanga), Shirodhara, Face massage, Complementary digestive tea to
rebalance.


Stress and sleep Surrender £108 (2 hours)

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Full body oil massage (Abhyangha), Shirodhara and Yoga Nidra. Take away sleep advice sheet
incorporating Ayurvedic principles. Complementary sleep tea. to further relax and unwind.


Tension Tamer £108 (2 hours)

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Seated head massage, Invigorating oil massage with herb bundles, buttermilk shirodhara.
Complementary golden milk sample pack for calming and soothing.