Ayurvedic Bodywork & Wellness Services with Stacy
Rejuvenating Ayurvedic Facial Massage
Ayurvedic herbal products and essential oil blends are used to relax the underlying facial muscles and the stress is melted away. It smooths lines, increases elasticity, and brings sheen back into the skin. Tension is relieved in the muscles of the face, neck, and scalp. Good for headaches and TMJ.
Doshic Balancing Massage
Before your treatment, we will determine where your dosha’s (your unique physical and mental constitution in Ayurveda) are aligned and imbalanced. Your treatment will then be customized to begin re-balancing your doshas with the help of specific herbal oils and massage techniques. You’ll leave feeling deeply relaxed and more in-tune with your body and mind.
Abhyanga (Ayurvedic Full-body Warm Oil Application)
This ayurvedic detox and stress reduction therapy is performed by using warm herbalized oils applied to work along the energy channels of your body in a synchronized manner to restore the flow of vital energy, Prana, where it has become blocked. Lymphatic stimulation with ayurvedic herbal oils help squeeze out accumulated toxins and take you to a complete state of bliss.
Shirodhara (Soothing Oil Stream Over Third Eye)
Experience the most divine ancient Ayurvedic ritual that creates profound relaxation of the mind and body. Warm oils are poured in a slow, steady stream on your forehead, stimulating the pituitary gland, or “third-eye,” awakening your body’s intuitive perception. Traditionally used for anxiety, insomnia, memory loss, hormonal imbalance, headaches, mental tension and to soften facial lines. Massage of the scalp, neck, shoulders, lower legs & feet help you settle into a blissful, meditative state.
Nasya (Ayurvedic Sinus Treatment)
Facial steam therapy is followed by application of herbal oils into the nose. Healthy, uncongested breathing is important to ensure proper flow of prana (breath & life force) throughout the head and body. Great for stiffness and tension in head/neck/jaw, hearing loss, headaches, migraines, TMJ, sinusitis, as well as balances dry nasal passage from our dry climate. Followed with a facial, neck, shoulder and head massage.
Pindhi (Ayurvedic Full-Body Massage with Rice Boluses)
This luxurious treatment with warm rice boluses that are dipped in a blend of milk and aromatic herbs awakens the body through intense stimulation caused by heat and sweating. It improves muscle tone, increases circulation, improves complexion, restores vigor, helps move toxins out of muscle and fat tissue, helps move old, deep-seated pitta, relieves stress and regulates appetite and sleep patterns. This treatment is followed with a warm oil massage.
Karna Purana (Ayurvedic Ear Treatment)
In this therapy, the ears are lightly massaged, a warm steam towel is applied and a few drops of warm Ayurvedic oil is poured into the ears. Once the ear is filled with oil you will enjoy a scalp, face, neck, shoulder and foot massage. Highly recommended for those with tinnitus (ringing ears), hearing loss, headaches, ear/jaw/neck aches and excess ear wax.
Garshana (Ayurvedic Dry Silk Massage)
Garshana translates to “friction by rubbing.” Performed with 100% raw organic silk gloves Great for exfoliation, increasing metabolism, removing toxins, weight loss, reducing water retention, lymphatic movement, reducing mental and physical sluggishness, and increasing circulation. Best when performed before oil application for better absorption. Great way to combat Colorado climates.
Basti (Ayurvedic Heart, Low Back or Navel Treatment)
Deeply therapeutic treatment that works on the physical and emotional levels. After the body anointed with dosha balancing oils a basti (dam made out of dough) is placed on the body and filled with warm medicated oil. This can be done to any location of concern: heart, low back, naval, adrenals, thyroid, the knees or neck. The herbal oil gets deeply absorbed into the skin and increases circulation nourishing and strengthening the muscles and nerves. Followed by ghee eye drops to strengthen the eyes and a mixture of lemon, salt and castor oil on the feet to remove systemic toxins
Ayurvedic Health & Lifestyle Consultation
This consultation is a comprehensive exam aimed at uncovering the root cause of what ails you. Traditionally, Ayurvedic diagnosis is made through careful listening to a detailed health history and a physical exam that involves evaluating the pulse and tongue. You’ll go home with a strategic Ayurveda treatment plan which can include: nutritional recommendations, lifestyle changes, daily routines, strategies for tackling emotional stressors, Ayurvedic herbs, supplements and remedies, personalized yoga routines, breathing techniques, bodywork, and more.
Customized Yoga practices based on individual needs. Stacy will help you develop a home practice that is realistic and effective for improved physical and mental well-being.