Indian Head Massage
Champissage, also known as an Indian head massage. In this therapy the head, neck and face are massaged with the purpose of manipulating energy channels. 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, causig common ailments, so it is particularly effective for those suffering from stress, tension headaches, sinusitis, ear problems, insomnia, hair loss, muscular tension and fatigue. This is generally a seated massage.
Thai Foot Massage
Thai Foot Massage is a popular treatment, based on the traditional thai foot massage using Thai foot sticks to stimulate reflex points and includes a therapeutic massage to the legs and feet.
This traditional technique dates back over 2000 years and is still practiced by buddhist monks today. Elements include working on ‘sen’ lines from the Ayurvedic tradition, these are the equivalent of the Chinese meridian or energy lines. These reflex points are stimulated using the stick, the treatment also includes wrapping techniques. Please see my blog page for more information on this therapy.