Needless to say, this form of massage originates from India, where it's part of the Ayurvedic practices of good health, which include the use of herbal medicines, mineral or metal supplementation, surgical techniques (!), opium (!!), and application of oil by massages.
We only deal with the massage of the head, also known as champissage. The head, neck and face are massaged "with the purpose of manipulating energy channels", says Wikipedia.
"The goal is to clear blocks in these energy channels that cause a build-up of negative energy that are purported to cause ailments. The belief is when the energy does not flow properly, negative energy builds up, causing common ailments, including stress, pain and aches, and baldness or hair loss".
Whatever the philosophy behind it, Indian head massage is great for relieving stress and tensions which are common in our lives. The client can remain fully clothed during treatment, and oil is no longer considered strictly necessary.see all the other massages we do...