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Ayurveda Massage Day

Sunday, July 14, 2024 @ 8:00 AM 3:00 PM PDT

Book your abhyanga or shirodhara! Benefit from the wisdom of a 5,000-year-old science. Ayurvedic therapies are often recommended in Ayurvedic consultations. We generally offer Ayurvedic body treatments the first weekend of each month. (Contact us to check availability for other times.) 

T H E   T R E A T M E N T S
Based on the ancient system of Ayurvedic medicine from India

Abhyanga

A beautifully relaxing and luxurious full-body warm herbal oil massage. Oil type is chosen based on your body type (warming oils like sesame or almond for vata, cooling oils like coconut or olive oil for pitta, warming oils like mustard or sunflower oil for kapha). The skin is the largest organ of the body. It produces naturally occurring antidepressants, anti-cancer, and anti-aging substances as well as hormones that enhance circulation. (You may get hooked and start doing daily self-massage!)

  • Increases the softness of the skin and adds lustre to it, in turn giving skin a healthy glow
  • Decreases Vata
  • Strengthens the Dhatus (the body’s tissues in accordance to the Ayurvedic texts)
  • Increases strength and stamina
  • Improves vision
  • Promotes healthy sleep

60 minutes $150

Head and Neck Massage Add-on, 30 minutes $50

Shirodhara

In this very popular and profoundly relaxing treatment, warm herbalized oil is poured in a gentle stream over the forehead. The oils are allowed to flow over the scalp and through the hair, nourishing them and creating a blissful sensation. As the oil strokes the third eye, it has a balancing effect on the deepest recesses of the brain, stimulating the endocrine system, the pituitary and pineal glands (for hormonal upsets) and pleasure neurotransmitters (for depression or emotional insecurity). The procedure is also said to synchronise alpha brain waves, enhancing blood circulation to the brain, improving mental clarity and generally releasing deeply trapped ama, or toxins. Calms and purifies, rejuvenates. Can be done alone or combined with abhyanga.

60 minutes $150
Or have both an Abhyanga and Shirodhara for $275!

 
 

P R A C T I T I O N E R 

Ayurvedic Practitioner Janine Marie Guncic, CMT, AWE, AP is a California Licensed Massage Therapist with her Ayurvedic education from the Southern California University of Health Sciences (2017–2021). She has a knowing touch and a keen intuition.

Therapist will wear mask on request.

More information

Call the Center to check availability and make your appointment.
Pay below or over the phone when you call.

Cancellation Policy: 24 hours notice is required to cancel or reschedule an appointment. Failure to cancel appointments at least 24 hours in advance or failure to show up for your appointment will result in a charge of 50% of the scheduled appointment fee.

Book one or both today!
Please call the Center at 310-822-9642 to choose a time.

Details

Date:
Sunday, July 14, 2024
Time:
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM PDT
Event Category:

3741 West 27th Street
Los Angeles, California 90018
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