What is Abhyanga

Abhyanga is the ancient Indian (Sanskrit) word for massage.

Full body massage or, Abhyanga, is a beautiful massage that flows up and down the body along the energy lines to restore vital energy or prana to the body. The pressure varies so isn’t a ’deep tissue’ massage, instead the pressure changes per body area.

Abhyanga uses herbal oils, and more oil than a regular massage. It is recommended that you leave the oil on for around 30 minutes and then take a warm bath.

The benefits of Abhyanga:

  1. Increases energy
  2. Balances the nervous system
  3. Increases blood circulation
  4. Reduces joint pain and increases flexibility
  5. Cleanses the lymphatic system
  6. Reduces fatty tissues
  7. Eases stress-related problems
  8. Lowers blood pressure
  9. Improves sleep – better, deeper sleep
  10. Boosts immunity
  11. Rejuvenates body, mind and soul
  12. Softens and soothes the skin
  13. Nourishes the entire body