Head Massage – Self Massage
Head Massage is an amazing Alternative Medicine tool. It is convenient, it doesn’t an increased level of special place, it can be done almost everywhere and the patient can be fully clothed during the session.
A bit of history. Head Massage been seen in in ancient India as part of Ayurveda. Later was created Tibet by the Indian Gurus which passed the science so that you can Tibetan Monks.
Champi, (or Champissage as is known on the western world), is a very popular Indian tradition and the skills passes from generation to generation.
Benefits of Head Massage. Massage on the head is an exceptional treatment for the following conditions:
Insomnia, Emotional stress, Anxiety, Restlessness, Dizziness, Unbalanced Emotions, Depression, Muscle Cramping pains and Stiffness, Backache and Migraines, fatigue. In combination with use of atelier massage oils is an very good tool to treat skin together with hair problems. It is one of the most effective tools against many disorders caused by the modern life.
Self massage. If you can’t take pleasure in the services of a professional massage therapist you can give your head massage. At your workplace to help you regain concentration, at home after any exhausting day, before an exam to help you manage the stress, etc …
Before you start. Before a self-massage warm up your hands, in cases where needed, wash your hands with warm water and use treatment cream or massage oil. Rub your hands together before long, this warms them even more. Relax as much as possible focusing on your company’s massage.
Begin with a neck stretching. Place your hands over the place where neck joints with shoulders and start which includes a side stretching left – and right. The stretch has to be done in a slow motion and the extension should while in the limits of comfort. Do this a few times each side. Keeping your hands on the shoulders, continue with stretching forward – in reverse in the same slow motion. Continue the stretching with renewable rotations; one clockwise the next one counterclockwise this time perhaps even slower. Repeat this several times.
Shoulder squeezing. Place your left on your right shoulder near your neck and crisis the muscle between your palm and your fingers. Do this entirely shoulder up to the neck. Repeat this with your right hand on the left hand side shoulder. Ideally you should do this directly on the skin. Avoid scrubbing the skin too much if you are not using oil.
Nerve Strokes. Circulate your fingers gently through your hair against the direction about hair growth and go all the way to neck. Do this on the reverse of direction starting from the neck to the front of the chief. When you reach the top of the head where the hair creates a swirl stop for a second and then proceed deeper.
Eyebrows friction. Starting from between your eyebrows rub with both of this middle fingers along the eyebrows to the temporal bone. Any time you reach the temporal bone search for a small cavity and carry out a small circle fingertip friction. Alternatively this can be done with the main thumb. This is an excellent tool against headaches and stress and fatigue.
Ear Massage. Ear massage will help reduce the stress, make improvements to digestion, improve body temperature adjustment. Pull the ear toward the back with light force. Squeeze the ear between usb and index applying a light pressure. Pull the earlobe downward with light force and release.
This motivates all the energetic points on the ear. This is very similar to auriculotherapy.
Earlobe massage will calm the hyperactive kids.
Just a bit of the spiritual part. Indian head massage is based on the assumption that human body have energetic centers called marma. Marma are sensitive points that are serving as gates around body’s physical and energetic levels, (it is something such as Chinese pressopuncture points). By stimulating these points you can easily adjust the vital energy.