Padabhyanga involves applying warm, Dosha-specific oil over the feet, followed by a massage using techniques and strokes by well-trained therapists. The techniques of massage employed in this treatment are unique. The feet are massaged in a synchronous way, from the ankle, the toes up to the soles, with a focus on certain pressure points and Marmas. Techniques like kneading, stroking, pulling and friction are employed in this therapy. You will be prescribed a particular oil depending on your condition. Specific herbs infused into the oil are used to treat specific diseases. A hot water foot bath or dip may be given after the procedure.
What is Padabhyanga?
The Sanskrit Padabhyanga is composed of two words Pada or foot and Abhyanga which means to induce specific and special movements on the body with a gentle oil massage.
Padabhyanga is a traditional Ayurvedic therapy, involving the technique of applying warm herb-infused oil over the feet, followed by a gentle massage. It is said to be part of the daily Ayurvedic regimen, called Dinacharya, for maintaining good health. Foot care and foot health greatly contribute to the overall well-being of the body. The feet have certain pressure points or Marmas, that when stimulated help to heal and revitalize various body parts. Padabhyanga is one of the most relaxing and stress-relieving procedures and has a variety of beneficial effects on the mind and body. Various oils are used according to different body constitutions and disease conditions.
Can be mixed with other therapies
- $55 For 30 mins
- $100 For 60 mins
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Ayurvedic therapies such as Padabhyanga must be done under expert guidance. Please consult your doctor for a treatment plan, tailor-made to your body constitution and Dosha imbalance. This will ensure hassle-free treatment and will give you a wholesome Ayurveda experience.
Why Padabhyanga is Best?
Benefits for you:
The Process on the Spot
Duration: 30 minutes to 60 minutes.
Combination Therapies: Padabhyanga can be is combined with several other therapies such as Sweda, Sarvanga Abhyanga (full body massage), etc.