Ayurveda is one of the world's oldest holistic (whole body) healing systems. Originating from India around 5000 years ago it aims to restore a natural and balanced state of health.
Ayurvedic Health Consultation
An Ayurvedic health consultation is for those who want to create life changes, enhancing their overall state of health and wellbeing. One important aim of a personal consultation is to understand oneself better, discovering one’s own unique body-mind constitution and to understand the lifestyle and dietary choices which best serve to create balance.
What happens in Ayurvedic health consultation?
An Ayurvedic health consultation starts with getting the whole picture of your health. Before the consultation, you will fill out a wellness questionnaire. This will get you ready to talk to Nancy about where you have been in your state of health, where you are now and where you can go.
The consultation will explore the elemental imbalances that have developed in the body and mind by reviewing your physical health history, and your mental, emotional, social, and spiritual state of being.
Sessions last between 60-90 minutes.
The Ayurvedic Lifestyle Plan
After initial consultation you will receive a detailed Ayurvedic Lifestyle Plan. Based on your constitutional makeup and present state of balance this easy to follow plan will offer recommendations which help to restore and maintain a natural state of balance and wellbeing in every aspect of your life.
Nancy will guide you into the wonderful world of Ayurveda, encouraging you to take control of your own health, to become your own healer and to understand how to maintain balance in this fast pace modern life.
- Constitutional breakdown
- Dietary choices
- Food lists
- Food combinations
- Advice on how and when to eat
- Daily routine
- Yoga asana (posture)
- Ayurvedic herbs
An individual follow-up sessions will be arranged which will clarify any questions regarding your Ayurvedic Lifestyle Plan and treatments.
Full body Warm-oil Massage
Abhyanga massage is an ancient traditional practice, a full-body oil massage given with loving hands to promote longevity; to nourish and purify the body from ama (toxins). Abhyanga is an exotic and exquisite ritual which nourishes every part of the body to relieve the pain, stiffness and tiredness which often culminate from our modern stressful lives.
Abhyanga translated as rubbing the lymph. Generous amounts of herbal infused oils are used with long strokes and circular motions around the joints. A unique combination of herbs are selected to work with your very own constitution and present state of balance bringing harmony to all aspects of mind and body.
- Reduction in stress, heart rate and blood pressure
- Anti-inflammatory in exercise-induced muscle damage
- Relief of chronic back pain
- Increased circulation, especially to nerve endings
- Toning of the muscles and lubrication of joints
- Increased levels of stamina and mental alertness
- Increased levels of stamina through the day
- Improved elimination of impurities from the body
- Deeper, more rejuvenating sleeping patterns
Shiro & Mukha Massage
Head and Face Massage
Ayurvedic head and facial massage focuses on the shoulders, neck, face and head, the areas most vulnerable to stress and tension. The massage induces a state of deep calm, peace and tranquility and promotes high levels of alertness and concentration.
This massage concentrates on increase energy flow, working with the marmas or energy points through gentle touch. This rejuvenating treatment relaxes and restores areas around the forehead, the head, the eyes, nose, mouth, uplifting the facial muscles and eases neck and shoulders tension.
A range of different massage pressures and rhythms are used to stimulate the senses, increase blood circulation and encourage healing. Continuous treatments remove fine lines, sagging features, muscles affected by tiredness and stress, skin problems and poor circulation, leaving your skin relaxed, revitalized and glowing!
This is a fantastic treatment to quickly relieve stress and rejuvenate!
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