Our massage therapist, Tai Souza, has just returned from India, where she spent several weeks refining her skills in Ayurvedic Yoga Massage under the guidance of the founder of this therapy, Kusum Modak. Ayurvedic Yoga Massage is a unique form of yoga-based body work that combines the remedial benefits of yoga stretches & breath work with the healing benefits of Ayurvedic medicine. Through pressure point massage, the use of organic oils and deep, assisted yoga stretches, this treatment provides a detoxifying experience that realigns the body and stimulates the natural flow of energy.
The combination of Ayurvedic massage and the Iyengar Yoga method balances the nervous, respiratory and circulatory systems, eliminates toxins, realigns posture, improves muscle tone and increases range of motion. On her trip to India, Tai also studied under Iyengar Yoga master H.S. Arun to deepen her knowledge of the practice and incorporate it into her massages.
What to Expect
The massage is performed on a mat using pressure (applied by hands and feet), traction, and conscious breathing, to prepare the body for passive yoga stretches. The steady and rhythmic breath work utilized and encouraged by the therapist during the massage redistributes oxygen throughout the body, replenishing internal energy reserves to allow for better sleep quality and improved levels of concentration. The Ayurvedic herbs used for the massage are sattvic in quality, and as such purify the blood and organs to speed up detoxification and stimulate the natural flow of energy. These factors make Ayurvedic Yoga Massage the ideal complement to any cleanse or detox.
- Harmonizes the flow of vital energy (known in Sanskrit as prana) to induce a deep sense of release and opening
- Increases breath capacity and promotes better circulation of all fluids in the physical body
- Releases muscle tension and joint stiffness
- Stretches the fascia and connective tissues to re-align the body for better posture
- Increases the body’s range of motion
- Induces a deep sense of relaxation and peace of mind
A with any healing therapy, a series of sessions will provide the best results, which is why we offer a discounted package of 5 massage sessions. Book your appointment and restore your body back into balance!