An abhyanga (abee-yan-ga) is a one or two-person choreographed massage. Abhyanga uses specially prepared oils individualized to the client, and is designed to bring nourishment to the tissues, deep relaxation to the muscles, and calmness to the mind.
Abhyanga can be administered on its own, or as part of a panchakarma detoxification regime.
The oils used in abhyanga are specific to the dosha that need balancing.
The Ayurvedic spa offers abhyanga sessions at our location in Nevada City, California. You can also contact us to receive information on where to receive this treatment in your area.
The California College of Ayurveda offers a five day intensive program for those interested in learning the art of applying abhyanga as well as other ayurvedic treatment. [read more about abhyanga training]