Ayurveda Yoga Massage
Ayurveda Yoga Massage (AYM) is rooted in the practise of Ayurveda, which a holistic system of medicine that originated over 3000 years ago in India. AYM consists of a deep tissue oil massage, followed by assisted yoga stretches and breath work.
A purifying and invigorating therapy, it uses the combination of traditional Ayurvedic massage techniques, alongside the stimulation of Marma (vital energy points, which are like pressure points) to achieve balance in the body’s systems, according to the Ayuredic holistic view of the body’s systems. The aim is to promote healing, release physical and emotional blockages, and to help eliminate toxins, in order promote health and vitality for the whole body.
Clients seek out Ayurveda Yoga Massage to help them address issues such as pain, improved circulation and blood flow, and releasing tension in the body’s tissues.
Healing touch also releases endorphins, which are the body’s feel good hormones that promote relaxation and can activate the parasympathetic nervous system. This may help to reduce anxiety and decrease levels of stress hormones and aid sleep.
Through the integrated use of yoga stretches, this can lead to changes in muscle memory, in order to retrain the nervous system and brain in regards to body posture and correct breathing, and aid good posture.