Ayurvedic pregnancy massage, is a beautiful and unique massage, which has it’s roots in Ayurveda and Marma therapy. The treatment focuses on the whole body of the woman, and varies according to which stage of pregnancy she’s in. The main focus of the treatment involves being massaged with specialised Ayurvedic oil. This will depend upon each woman’s needs, which stage of pregnancy she’s in, ailments etc.
Evidence of Ayurvedic massage can be traced to 5000 years ago. In Ayurvedic philosophy the belief is that this specific massage balances out the tri-doshas – Vata, Pitta and Kapha. When the doshas are in balance we remain healthy and there is a free flow of energy (Prana) around the body. The flow of prana around the body is assisted by the 7 chakras
Marma massage is a traditional Indian therapy, and is derived from a branch of martial arts. There are 107 main Marma pressure points around the body, 12 of which can be found on the lower legs and feet. Working these points can help to relieve certain condition around the body and free the energy flow.