Ayurvedic Abhyanga Massage – vpk by Maharishi Ayurveda

Ayurvedic Abhyanga Massage – vpk by Maharishi Ayurveda

Daily Ayurvedic Abhyanga,
or warm oil massage, has powerful preventive, rejuvenative, and healing
effects on the body. This gentle self massage increases circulation, stimulates nerve endings, and loosens toxins — resulting in a sense of calm you will
carry with you. How do you choose which massage oil to use? The one that smells
the best to you at that time is the one to use for your massage, your body will
guide you, it’s that simple. vpk by Maharishi Ayurveda Moisturizing
Vata, Soothing Pitta, and Stimulating Kava Massage Oils are precise blends of
Ayurvedic herbs that penetrate quickly into the skin and have the added benefit
of balancing your dosha. Our pure golden Organic Sesame Oil is revered in
Ayurveda for its healing properties. Just before
your massage, put a small amount of oil in a glass jar placed in a container of
hot water and warm it to a comfortable temperature. Start with your head. Place a
small amount of oil on your fingers and palms and gently begin to massage your
scalp. Next apply a small amount of oil to your face an outer part of your ears
and gently massage with the palm of your hand and fingertips. Massage both the front and back of the
neck and the upper part of the spine. Apply a small amount of oil to your
entire body to naturally penetrate into the skin. Next massage your arms with
circular movements over your joints up and down over the long bones. Massage both arms hands and fingers moving down the front of your body, use
circular clockwise motions over your heart and abdomen massage your back and
spine as best as possible. Next massage both legs with circular movements over
your joints up and down over the long bones. Finally, massage the top and bottoms of
your feet and toes. The effects of your oil massage will be significantly
greater if you can leave the oil on the body for 15 to 20 minutes before taking
a bath or shower. Abhyanga a simple daily essential tool for overall health and
well-being helps the skin which is the largest organ in the body perform its
diverse functions efficiently whether it is allowing toxins to be released from
the body or nourishment to be absorbed by the tissues. Healing qualities of
daily oil massage: balancing for all doshas, especially Vata, increases
circulation, loosens toxins (ama), stimulates nerve endings, soothes joints,
tones the muscles, makes skin softer and smoother, increases stamina, and mental
alertness, better deeper sleep at night.

2 Replies to “Ayurvedic Abhyanga Massage – vpk by Maharishi Ayurveda”

  1. make sure you sit on a cloth cushion chair and use a cloth rug under your feet to get these things all oily and soon, grungy. 😀 thank you for the nice video.

  2. Hey, any advice for the problem of having to shampoo your hair every day after the abhyanga, it's not healthy for the hair?

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