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Abyangam – the Ayurvedic massage – is one of the main treatments encoded in the Ayurveda: in the Ayurvedic tradition, massage is considered as a cornerstone in the maintenance, and recovery, of a state of optimal well-being.
The Ayurvedic massage works on the individual, seen as a union of body, mind, and spirit, restoring the balance between the powers presiding the psychic, energetic, physiologic, and structural levels: a lack in harmony between these powers causes the onset of illness and discomfort.
Deep Ayurvedic massage with warm medicated oil Vata Tailam to ease contractions and tension: it includes manipulation of the joints, arterial massage, stimulation of energy points (marma).
Light Ayurvedic massage with warm medicated oil Pita Tailam to soothe the body: it includes head and sensorial massage.
Dynamic and draining Ayurvedic massage with warm medicated oil Kapa Tailam: it includes lymphatic drainage.
Shirodhara (Shiva's massage)
A trickle of lukewarm medicated oil DharaTailam on the forehead: the ideal treatment to soothe the mind, protect and strengthen the nervous system and the tissues, relieve tension, enhance the sensory perception.
Ayurvedic massage for pregnant women
It prepares body and mind to childbirth, from the third month of pregnancy. The massage is made with medicated oil Kulandai Tailam or Pita Tailam.
Ayurvedic postnatal massage for new mothers
A regular postnatal massage is vital to help the muscles restore their previous conformation.
Shantala, Ayurvedic baby massage
The art of Indian massage, the "subtle touch" to raise happy children. It can be performed from the baby's first month.
Further information on Ayurvedic baby massage: www.tiari.it/shantala.php
Full-body peeling: a treatment involving the use of herbal powders having a detoxing and invigorating effect. It includes an Ayurvedic massage (Vata, Pitta, or Kapha, depending on the individual constitution) with warm medicated oils.
Partial Ayurvedic body massage (Vata, Pitta, or Kapha, depending on the individual constitution) with warm medicated oils and powder applications to dissolve the adipose tissue and drain excess fluids.
Ayurvedic head massage where light hand movements are used to relax and restore the balance of the whole body-mind complex, using medicated oil Pita Tailam.