Massage Therapies

The therapies in Ayurveda can be used for both palliative as well as curative purpose. Having identified the body constitution (Prakruti) and type of ailment (Vikruti), a suitable type of massage can be carried out by using specific oil, powder etc and by following definite pattern and pressure.

Massage can be put to good use to nourish the tissues, tone up the muscles, and stimulate the nerve cell.

The Sanskrit word “Abhayangam” means “to massage”. This is one of the most popular forms of alternative treatment procedure practised throughout the world. Here, specific medicated oil is applied all over the body in special rhythmic manner for duration of 45mins.

This procedure helps to maintain a healthy skin, prevent early aging and relieves muscular aches and pain.

The term “Padaghata” mean “Massage with foot”. This is one of Kerala’s traditional Ayurvedic massages which is aimed to stimulate the Marmas or Vital points in the body. This form of massage is practised more by the warriors of Kalaripaitu (Traditional Martial arts) and now this wonderful healing technique is used to treat various ailments of modern era.

This massage includes hand massage, foot massage and head massage done for duration of 90mins by a trained therapist.

Udwartanam or Powder massage is a special therapeutic massage in which herbal powders are used to massage the body against the direction of the hair follicles with more pressure. This procedure helps to cleanse and burn out excess adipose or fat tissue and thus very useful in reducing body weight and toning up the muscles.

A masterpiece of NATTKA BEACH RESORT discovered from the classics and improvised for the Modern generation. This full body massage is done with medicated herbal oils by two therapists in a synchronized manner for duration of 90 minutes. The number of strokes and pressure vary with the condition of the individual. According to classical texts, this massage is indicated daily to prevent ageing and degenerative process.

This process helps to increase blood circulation, which in turn encourages quick removal of metabolic waste, while providing relief to diseases such as anxiety, fatigue, circulatory disorders, rheumatic problems, backaches and injuries.