Indian Head Massage, or “champissage”, has been a traditional part of family life in India for thousands of years. The women of the family would massage oils into their hair to keep it healthy and beautiful. This tradition has since been adapted as a therapeutic way of stress release and is used worldwide using a set of massage techniques to include shoulders, neck and face which can be enjoyed by anyone.
The benefits can be wide-reaching both physically and psychologically. It is an excellent stress-buster and can leave you feeling relaxed and uplifted.
We all know tension is often held in our shoulders and neck but, without realising, so much can also be held in our scalp and facial muscles. A mixture of massage movements can release this stored up tension, increasing blood flow to the area and aid the drainage through the lymphatic system of built up toxins. This is why this treatment may help with a whole range of issues:
It may therefore promote: