, is an Ayurvedic treatment where warm herbal oils are poured gently over the forehead.
Other healing therapies include Kundalini massage and Shirodhara
- a unique ayurvedic therapy focusing on the head, to harmonize the entire body.
My favourite was the shirodhara
treatment, where my whole body was massaged with oil that smelled like black treacle.
Wellness therapies offered through the programme will include a luxury hammam, Kundalini massage and Shirodhara
- an Ayuvedic therapy.
treatment (pouring oil over the forehead), Pristabhyanga back massage, Padabhyanga foot and leg massage, Kalari marma whole-body massage and Sound massage among others.
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Abhyanga massages, mineral baths and Shirodhara
, sacred essential oils and precious gems, are used to anoint the body.
You will be expertly massaged with the warm herbal oil, ending with the traditional Shirodhara
, a constant and gentle stream of oil poured over the third eye to create a profound state of happiness and mental clarity.
The menu of massages and treatments is varied enough to fill a handbook-from the hotel's collaboration with Ayurveda Aromatherapy to Sattva Shirodhara
with Facial Marma Therapy (the ancient technique of pouring oil on the forehead), to anti-aging facial or maternity massage.
Various panchkarma procedures that are administered include Katibasti, Grivabasti, Patrapinda Sweda, Churanpinda Sweda, Balukapotli Sweda, Udavartanama, Abhyanga, Nadi Sweda, Sarvanga Abhyanga, Vashapa Sweda, Shirodhara
, Shirobasti, Nasaya, Vamana, Virechana, Basti, etc.
The Shankara Shirodhara
treatment costs RO18 and takes about 30 minutes.
DON'T MISS the Shirodhara
, a traditional energy-balancing Ayurvedic treatment in which hot oil is dripped down the forehead, followed by a soothing scalp, neck and shoulder massage.