A soothing mind bath to wash away impurities of the mind.
- 1 hr1 hour
- 100 US dollars$100
- Tree House Studio
Shirodhara translates to "head flow" in Sanskrit. It is the ancient healing technique where warm, medicated oil (takra, milk, or tulsi tea depending on season) is gently poured over the forehead with a consistent stream for 20 - 25 minutes. It promotes deep relaxation and sense of calm to the mind, body and spirit. It has many health benefits including: • Counteracts the effects of stress • Reduces anxiety • Awakens intuition, the 3rd Eye • Improve quality of sleep • Pacifies the doshas • Soothes overworked eyes • Improves cognitive ability • Stimulate lymphatic flow Your session will start with a head and face massage with warm oil to help you to a relaxed state mind. Followed by a stream of warm medicated oil over the forehead and on the scalp. At the end of the treatment you will rest for 5-10 minutes in silence to integrate the effects of the treatment. ________________________________________ After treatment care: • Plan a quiet day/evening following your treatment. • You are advised to take a shower within 8 hours of treatment to wash away the oil and residue from the treatment. • Stay hydrated. • You may experience vivid dreams days and weeks following your treatment. _________________________________________ Other options for Shirodhara treatment instead of oil: • Takra, Ayurveda buttermilk - a good option for summer time. It's light and refreshing. • Milk, a good option for autumn • Tulsi tea - a great option for spring time
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Tree House Studio
Jen Zen Living: Ayurveda & Yoga, 650 Vine Street, Athol, MA, USA