Ayurvedic massage or Abhyanga is considered a form of snehana or oleation, whereby the body is treated with warmed body type specific herbalised oils using choreographed sequences of strokes.

This process promotes a softening of the impurities lodged deep in the body's cellular structure, loosening and making them available to be eliminated through various techniques.

Benefits of Abhyanga Massage

• Promote circulation and stimulate the lymphatic system
• Relieves tightness and stiffness, improves circulation
• Moves the lymph, aiding in detoxification
• Nourishes the whole body and stimulates internal organs
• Improves sleep and promotes relaxation
• Eliminates impurities from the body
• Rejuvenates

Swedana - Herbalised Steam Therapy

Your abhyanga massage is enhanced by a herbalised steam treatment called Swedana at the end of your massage.

You are seated in a steam tent that induces sweating. The herbalised steam helps to penetrate the oils and opens the deep channels of the body, thereby helping to flush out the toxins providing a cleansing come stress relieving therapy.

Benefits of Swedana - Herbalised Steam Therapy

• Improved circulation
• Improved digestion
• Relaxed muscles
• Smooth and soft skin
• Relieving coldness
• Relieving stiffness

One significant difference that separates an Ayurvedic Swedana from a sauna is in a Swedana treatment the head is never heated.

The intention for this is to allow the brain (a very sensitive organ and a significant location site of Pitta Dosha) to remain cool.

When the forehead starts to perspire, this is the sign that your Swedana treatment will end.

Only the highest-quality oils and herbs are used, ensuring you receive the most nourishing and beneficial experience possible.