(East Indian Head Massage or IHM)

What is Champissage?

Champissage, possibly derived from the term chāmpi, the Hindi and Urdu term for the practice and massage, also known as Indian Head Massage. IHM is a 4000+ year practice based on ancient Ayurvedic form of Indian massage focusing on the scalp, face and has naturally incorporated energy work clearing out the upper chakras (crown, third-eye, throat).

I incorporate many of the same techniques as reflexology therefore having all of the benefits. It is a massage focusing on the face, scalp, ears, neck, and back. This treatment also included work on the calves and feet.

Benefits of Champissage

  • Helps relieve stress and anxiety

  • Promotes relaxation

  • Relaxes the neck, shoulder and back muscles

  • Promotes healthy hair, promotes hair growth

  • Release energy, clear energy blockages and balance flows

  • Improve circulation

  • Balance mind body and spirit

  • Can help with sleep

  • Can help relieve depression

  • Can help alleviate peripheral symptoms of dementia.

  • Can help with fatigue, headaches, sinusitis, eye strain, ear problems and mental clarity

  • Helps with lymphatic drainage

  • Can help with Tinnitus and Vertigo

  • And much, much more

How often should you get a Champissage Indian Head Massage?

It really depends on the reason why you are getting them. You could get them from a few times a week to once every four to six weeks. With this type of massage, your body will let you know. More information can be found here.

When NOT to get Champissage

  • If you are under the influence of drugs or alcohol

  • If you are suffering from the flu, bronchial issues, feeling nauseated or dizzy

  • Have any type of recent head or neck injury

  • While undergoing radiation or chemotherapy

  • If you have low blood pressure (it could cause dizziness)

  • If you have moderate to severe eczema or psoriasis or have a contagious disease or infection of the scalp

  • Severe inflammation or severe active headache

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Indian Head Massage