Indian Head Massage (Champissage)
The art of Indian Head Massage originated in Ayurveda, an ancient Indian system of medicine that has been practiced for thousands of years. Indian Head Massage, also known as Champissage, is a form of relaxation massage that focuses on the face, head, neck, shoulders, upper back, and upper arms which are important energy centers within the body. It is very relaxing and has a balancing effect on the recipient as it helps them to release stress and tension creating a sense of peace and well-being. Because this form of massage is done over the clothing in a seated position it can be done anywhere and at any time, making it easily available just about anywhere.
Some possible benefits of Indian Head Massage
Improved blood circulation increasing oxygen supply to the brain
Calms revitalizes and uplifts the spirit
Can create a more balanced state of being, and balancing of the Chakras
Relaxes taut and uncomfortable muscles, eases stiffness, breaks down knots and nodules in muscle tissues
Stimulates blood circulation and drains away accumulated toxins
Increased joint mobility
Improved lymphatic drainage which helps in the removal of waste products and toxins helping the immune system
Can give your hair a healthy lustrous shine and improve skin condition
Encourages deeper breathing and deep relaxation; very enjoyable and triggers the release of "feel good" chemicals called endorphins creating an almost euphoric sensation of contentment and happiness.
Promotion of hair growth
Helps to dissipate mental tiredness, stress, depression resulting in greater mental alertness and concentration and clearer thinking.
Can also help relieve the following conditions:
Eyestrain, tension headaches, migraines, earaches, Tinnitus (ringing in the ear), jaw ache, sinusitis congestion, insomnia, disturbed sleep
What to expect during your Indian Head Massage
You will be comfortably seated in a chair, fully clothed, in a relaxing atmosphere. Your Indian Head Massage practitioner will massage your scalp, neck, face, shoulders, upper back, and upper arms. The session is done on dry hair, and if you wish to receive an oil treatment with your massage simply ask.
Session Cost: 35 minutes $40.
40 minutes $45. with oil treatment