Ayurvedic Yoga Massage combines traditional Indian oil Deep Tissue Massage and assisted Yoga-Based Stretching Therapy. This original method of AYM was developed in the early 1980s by Master Kusum Modak from Pune, India.
A female student of Yoga Guru BKS Iyengar, Kusum brings together the essence of Iyengar Yoga practice, along with her personal experience on Ayurvedic Massage gained from her old teacher Master Lamaye Maharaj, an expert in the art of therapeutic massage.
The individual session of Ayurvedic Yoga Massage ARYM is given on a mattress on the floor. Treatment duration varies between 50-90 minutes. The treatment involves alternation between Deep Tissue massage and a series of stretches covering all regions of the body. Gradually a sense of openness and presence is brought to the receiver. Both hands and feet are used in the delivery of the massage. Another unique tool of the AYM massage is the use of Calamus powder which, when mixed with just a little oil brings out the toxins from the body; the scrubbing and stimulating feeling awakens the skin, blood circulation and senses. Where to Buy Calamus (lat. Acorus Calamus) for Ayurvedic massage?
Ayurvedic Yoga Massage therapy brings instant benefits on physical, psychological and energetic levels, among them:
The AYM contributes to the alleviation and recovery of injuries and diseases, such as: