Indian Head Massage

This popular massage is performed seated. It is not necessary to remove all clothing, just to have the neck and shoulder area easily accessible. The areas massaged are the head, neck, shoulders and upper back, arms and face. Massage movements used include: effleurage, kneading, vibration, friction, cupping. Oil may be used but most clients prefer Indian Head Massage without oil.

Effect and benefits of Indian Head Massage include:

  • Relaxes tense muscles and nerve fibres of the head, neck and shoulders.
  • Increase in blood flow to the head, neck and shoulders. Improves the circulation.
  • Increased lymphatic flow to the head, neck and shoulders.
  • Frees adhesions and reduces spasms in the muscle fibres.
  • Helps reduce blood pressure.
  • Reduces stress and anxiety.
  • Improves circulation to the skin and hair. Promotes healthy hair growth and helps improve the condition of the hair.
  • Increases the supply of oxygen to the brain and helps relieve mental fatigue. Promotes clearer thinking and improves concentration.
  • Stimulates the release of endorphins from the brain and elevates the mood; can help anxiety and depression.
  • Encourages the release of stagnant energy and restores the energy flow to the body.
  • Creates a feeling of calm.

Regular Indian Head Massage strengthens the hair and roots.

“My two friends and I had each had an Indian Head Massage with Marion. Thank you for making our day wonderful!”