The ancient art of Indian Head Massage is almost as old as massage itself in India, with documentation in Ayurvedic texts dating back almost 4000 years. The Hindi word 'champi' means head massage and this is where we derive the English word 'shampoo' from.

Indian Head Massage incorporates deep thumb and finger pressure, friction movements, as well as soothing effleurage, which covers the upper back, shoulders, upper arms, neck, scalp and face. These techniques reduce muscular and nervous tension and improve circulation of blood and lymph.

Many people complain of tension in these areas when under stress or frustrated, especially when working long hours. Indian head massage can be very effective and can also help with conditions that are not necessarily associated with the areas worked. For example, eczema in other parts of the body can be eased by relieving stress and tension.

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Your Indian Head Massage session will last for one hour. You can choose your favorite scent of therapeutic essential oils, from relaxing lavender to refreshing sweet orange. We also have unscented coconut oil, if you prefer.

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Indian Head Massage

Sooooo wonderful!!!

That is awesome! Glad you enjoyed it. Thank you 🙂

Absolutely Amazing!

I have never had an Indian Head Massage and I was not disappointed. It was so relaxing and absolutely amazing. I will definitely go again and have already recommended Melinda to friends!

I am so happy you loved it! Can't wait to see you again 🙂

Loved it!

It was a very pleasant experience!

Thank you Jane! You are very sweet 🙂

by Dr. Kelly Johnson on Indian Head Massage by Melinda
Totally relaxed! Loved it!

Melinda is a wonderfully warm and talented practitioner. I had both the Reflexology and Indian Head massage and left totally relaxed and stress free! I highly recommend her services!

Thank you Kelly 🙂 So happy you enjoyed it! <3

I had my first Indian Head Massage at Melinda's 'new' place. As usual, 'Our Lady of the Magical Hands' quickly put me into a state of deep relaxation. If you like having your shoulders, neck and head massaged (the aromatic oils are a bonus), I highly recommend you experience Melinda giving you an hour of utter enjoyment.

Nelson, you are always a pleasure! Thank you so much for lovely review 🙂

What an Experience !

One of the best all around experiences I have ever had....this treatment seems to create an energy that surrounds and fills the whole room, leaving you wanting more.... Can't wait for the next one 🙂

Thank you Peter! I totally agree on all counts. It's a wonderful experience on both sides. 🙂

Loved it! The Indian Head Massage was very relaxing. Will be coming again for sure. Melinda was very professional and friendly. (:

Thanks so much Jake! Makes me feel great to know it helped you relax 🙂

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