champissage


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champissage

(shăm-pĭ-săzh′) [Fr. fr Hindi champo, knead, press]
An ancient Hindu technique of scalp massage. It is promoted as a means of combating hair loss. The shoulders and neck are sometimes included in the treatment.
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His specialty was a combination of a steam bath and an Indian therapeutic massage-a treatment he named "shampooing" inspired by the Hindi word champissage meaning "a head massage." He also published a book about the therapeutic benefits of the treatment with testimonials from his patients.
He's licensed the United Kingdom's Paul Lawler, who composes and performs music to accompany healing arts, notably his CDs "True Reiki", "True Chakras" and "True Champissage Indian Head Massage".
5 Indian Head Massage Indian Head massage or 'champissage', is an ancient technique practised in India for more than a thousand years.
The couple run the London Centre of Indian Champissage, which specialises in Indian head and facial massage, and have devised a self-help treatment called facial rejuvenation which, they say, can give you a natural facelift.
The technique, called champissage, comes from India and aims to relax the mind, relieve eye strain and tension and improve productivity and alertness.
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