Amirandes Ayurveda Massage & Body Treatments
|Just as an axis of wheel is made strong and durable by applying grease around it, the human body becomes strong and lubricated by oil application. Based upon individual body constitution special oils are used, which will stimulate the lymphatic system. This assists in the flow of nutrients in body and removes toxins from the cells. It prevents aging and has a rejuvenating effect. Induces sleep, improves complexion and strength and prolongs life. As a proverb says “The money that you pay to the physician may as well be paid to the oilman.”|
Abhyangam Duration: 60΄/65€
This is the basic Ayurveda massage. Experts massage lukewarm Ayurvedic oil on the head and body. Enhances proper blood circulation and relaxes mind.
Four-handed Synchronised Massage Duration: 60΄/100€
This is the traditional oil massage from head to toe by two therapists on either side in a synchronised rhythm. Excellent for mental and physical relaxation.
Uzhichil Duration: 60΄/90€
This is done by applying pressure on the vital points (marma), muscles. The masseur applies pressure with the fingers, thumb or palm at certain points having high concentration of life energy. This massage is superb for overworked, tired, stressed muscles to help stretch the body and alleviate fatigue.
Elakkizhi Duration: 75΄/130€
One of the most relaxing and refreshing massages that you can enjoy. This is a massage with warm roasted leaf bags after 40 minutes of basic massage from head to toe with Ayurvedic oils / aromatic oils. This is very good for relieving spasm and stiffness of muscles, lubricating the joints, strengthen the spinal muscles and relieves joint pain especially backache. Enhances peripheral blood circulation, cleanses the channels of circulation and expels toxins through the sweat.
Navarakkizhi Duration: 90΄/160 €
Massage with Ayurvedic oils for the whole body is done in the first phase of this treatment. This is followed by massage with warm rice (medicinal rice, Navara) bags dipped in milk and a herbal decoction. Oil massage follows as the next phase. This massage nourishes tissues, softens the skin, enhances complexion, strengthens body muscles, cures the stiffness of the joints, and improves digestive power.
Sirodhara Duration: 75΄/115€
This is a unique massage of Kerala in which a steady stream of medicated oil is poured on the forehead in a peculiar pattern. This is done after 30 minutes of basic massage for whole body. It is mainly done for relaxing the mind. Very effective for mental relaxation, sleep disturbance, head ache, hair problems and skin diseases.
Ksheeradhara Duration: 75΄/175€
A steady stream of lukewarm medicated milk is continuously poured over the body from a traditional bronze vessel called Kindi in a peculiar pattern while the body is simultaneously massaged. This massage softens the skin and improves complexion and has a rejuvenating effect. This massage is good for proper blood circulation of the body and relaxation of mind. Very good for lubricating the joints; relieves pain, spasm and stiffness of muscles & joints.
Udvarthanam Duration: 75΄/95 €
Massage with special herbal powder after 40 minutes of oil massage. This is done like a scrub for exfoliation; break cellulite; deplete the fat, strengthens the muscles. Removes impurities, dead skin cells and stimulate circulation. This prepares the body for further treatments.
Pizhichil Duration: 90΄/225€
This is a process in which the body is made to perspire by continuously pouring lukewarm herbal oils in a peculiar pattern followed by gentle massage. This treatment is given for general weakness, arthritis, paralysis etc. Pizhichil is carried out on healthy persons as a rejuvenating process
Spine Care Duration: 60΄/100€
Spine massage starts with an application of warm herbal poultice after anointing oil. Luke warm oil is allowed to stay on the low back / upper back or neck for 30 minutes in a dam made with dough. This therapy relieves occupational tension build-ups, stiffness, spasm, pains and aches. This is very effective for sciatic pains and spondylosis.
Anti-Voyage Fatigue Duration: 90΄/200€
This massage is designed to relieve the stress and strain due to long journeys. This is helpful to relieve the muscle pains and aches, swelling on the feet, headache, sleep disturbance, constipation and other discomforts of jetlag.
Scrub n’ Trim Duration: 90΄/200€
This massage is designed to reduce weight. It includes an herbal powder scrub after an exotic and vaso-dilating massage with warm herbal bags in oil / decoction. Repeated sessions help in over weight.
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Gazebo Open-air Massage
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Monoi Tiki Oil
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