Would you like to work in a private Holistic Health Care practice situated on the edge of Rowhill Nature Reserve , a 55-acre nature reserve, famous for its deciduous woodland and bluebells in Spring, as well as ponds, streams and a meadow?
We are currently looking for Ayurvedic massage therapists. Previous experience and an existing qualification in any massage therapy principle is required. However, full training in Ayurvedic therapies will be provided.
This is a part-time position on Saturdays only. This position is being advertised on a self-employed basis.
Excellent rates of pay apply. For further information please call us on 0333 772 2097 or email us your CV. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Ayurveda treatment starts with an internal purification process, recommended balanced diet, herbal remedies and therapeutic external healing applications using specific medicated pastes and oils".
"Goals of treatment are helping a person by eliminating impurities, reducing symptoms, increasing resistance to disease, reducing worry and increasing harmony in life".
"Ayurveda can have positive effects and can be used as a complementary therapy in combination with standard, conventional medical care".
Pindasveda (Hot Poultice Steaming)
A technique performed using hot herbal poultice bags containing therapeutic herbs which are steamed, dipped in oil and worked over the body, concentrating on muscular and joint areas. Good for muscular aches and pains, frozen shoulder and upper back/lower back muscular tension. Soothes the nerves, reduces pain, swelling and stiffness. Reduces stress, aids better sleep, removing signs of stress and fatigue, improves and smooths skin texture. This treatment follows a warm medicated oil massage of the back.
Shirodhara (Warm Oil Pouring)
Shirodhara is an ancient Ayurvedic therapy. Warm oil (or other liquid) pours in a continuous stream over the forehead or ‘Ajna marma’(chakra) an area where nerves are highly concentrated. The pressure of the oil onto the forehead creates a vibration. The oil saturates the forehead and scalp and penetrates into the nervous system. Shirodhara cleanses the mind and has a soothing effect on the senses enabling us to let go of negative thoughts and emotions. The gentle pressure and soothing warmth of the oil allow the body, mind and nervous system to experience a deep state of rest, similar to meditation. It initiates a soothing effect on brain cells through the peripheral nerves of the forehead going to the brain with calming and soothing energies which help to reduce stress and help with insomnia. .
Udwartana (Herbal De-tox Scrub)
A therapeutic oil massage is followed by a blend of powdered herbs being vigorously worked into the body to cleanse and exfoliate. Increases skin firmness and tone, nourishes and benefits the lymphatic system, good for weight loss as a part of our Ayurvedic weight loss program.
Kati Basti (Back /Knee/Heart/Stomach Oil Bathing)
Kati Basti is a lower back pain treatment in Ayurveda. It is a soothing and gentle treatment. A reservoir of warm, herb oil is left on the lumbar area to infuse in order to treat many lower back issues including sciatica, painful discs as well as general stress. It penetrates deeper structures beneath the skin to help reduce inflammation. Afterwards the oil is massaged gently into the area to complete the process. It is recommended as a weekly/fortnightly treatment therapy. Ideal for backache, sciatica, muscle pulls, slipped discs , nerve problems.
Netra Basti (Eye Bath with Ghee)
.A soothing eye treatment using specialized herbal ghee as an eye bath to rejuvenate sore, tired or dry eyes. Also used as a treatment for eye disorders.
Mukha Soundarya (Face Beautiful)
Warm oil face massage using saffron oil (Kumkumadi) followed by herbal poultice and facial steam treatment. Complete with herbal mask/poultice containing special ayurvedic herbs such as Sandalwood and Manjistha. Calming, healing, uplifting. anti-ageing and most rejuvenating, giving freshness and renewed glow. Ideal for most skin types, including troubled skin. This treatment includes a complimentary hand or foot massage of your choice.
Marma Therapy (Energy Healing)
Marma Point healing is a traditional Ayurvedic technique that focuses hat focuses on activating the vital energy points in the body helping to sustain the flow of energy throughout your whole system. It facilitates healing from a deeper level within by connecting with your inner pharmacy and allowing the body to heal itself. We can work on specific areas of healing with you. This therapy is also recommended for general well-being purposes of body, mind and soul. The healing technique can be performed over light clothing if preferred.
Abhyanga (Ayurvedic Massage)
Abhyanga is a soothing, rejuvenating medium-pressured full body massage which begins with the Head & Face . The massage is done in a traditional and specialized manner starting from the head and then naval with warmed herbal medicated oil applied to increase circulation, nourish and revitalize the body tissues and to allow the toxins to be removed from the cells. It is the classical therapy for Vata imbalance and to calm the nervous system, resulting in a decrease in stress and anxiety. Marma points are completed at the end of the treatment.