Ayurveda has given more stress on the preservation of the health than curing of disease. To get a perfect physical and mental health it is essential to follow a prescribed regimen everyday which includes personal hygiene, care of various organs and exercise.
Padabhyanga is Ayurvedic foot massage (Pada=foot and Abhyanga = massage ) which is soothing , revitalizing , calming and balancing various disturbances of the autonomic nervous system.It is basically explained as a daily ritual especially before retiring at night. Ayurveda says that five marmas ( vital areas) out of 107 marmas are located in each foot. The feet are very important part in our body as it contains many nerve endings.
Padabhyanga releases negative energy from these marmas. So padabhyanga is central to our health and wellbeing.
Duration of treatment:30 minutes
Helps to calm the mind
Relaxes and revitalizes the central nervous system
Helps maintain eyesight and hearing
Promotes quality sleep
Improves peripheral circulation
Removes fatigue of the lower limbs
Helps prevent sciatica
Removes contraction of the ligaments, vessels and muscles of the feet
Provides sturdiness to the limbs
Helps to calm and maintain the "Vata Dosha" which, when present in excess, is regarded as the major cause of illness