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Ayurvedic body & facial treatments, holistic massage

Martina Piazza

Holistic, Ayurvedic Massage

Various Prices

Martina specialises in holistic body therapies, centered on self-awareness and interconnection. She pursues self-care that enables individual healing and empowerment, spreading transformation outwards in our communities.

During her career as a documentary filmmaker, she spent several periods of time with indigenous communities in Central and South America, developing an interest in traditional knowledge and plant medicine. Studying the interconnections between the mind/ body system and the natural environment has been her main focus ever since.

She holds a ITEC Diploma in Holistic Massage and has trained in Ayurvedic Massage Therapy under Sunita Passi. She is a member of the Federation of Holistic Therapists.

 

Intro on Ayurvedic massage:

Ayurvedic massage combines the 5,000-year-old Indian principles of Ayurveda, designed to create balance among the mind, body, and spirit, and help the body heal itself.

Ayurvedic massage uses heated organic oil blends which have been infused with Ayurvedic herbs. This potent combination promotes relaxation and detoxification. The oils are chosen to balance a person’s dominant dosha (in Ayurvedic medicine it is believed that each person has a dominant type or constitution that is as unique as his fingerprint). Establishing which is your dominant Dosha helps to shape the treatment and advice given within a treatment. At the right temperature, these oils enter the body through the skin and pores, bind to the ama (toxins), and are released to detoxify the body.

Treatments menu

  1. Ayurvedic full body massage – Marma abhyanga

    Marma Abhyanga massage works by accessing vital points of energy in our bodies, known as marma points. Similar to the acupuncture points used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) marma points are sensitive conduits for Prana, or Chi. These energetic channels can become blocked due to emotional turmoil or through unhealthy lifestyle choices.

    During the treatment, marma points are activated using moderate to light therapeutic pressure, energetic blockages are released and Prana may flow without obstruction. Marma bodywork focuses on the root cause of pain and imbalance and initiates healing of the whole being. It promotes circulation, boosts immune system function, and creates deep relaxation in the mind and body.

    Pricing
    £70 per 60 minutes
    £95 for 90 minutes

  2. Ayurvedic face massage – Mukhabhyanga

    Working on the face, neck and head, Mukhabyanga is a traditional Ayurvedic procedure for a natural facelift. Firm pressure lifts facial muscles leaving a youthful glow while massage with warmed oil to Marma (vital) points increases energy flow and is also beneficial for problem lines.

    Pricing
    £70 per 60 minutes
    £95 for 90 minutes

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