Massage & Shirodhara
Relaxation Massage with herbalised oil (Abhyanga) – 60 MIN, $105.
This wonderful therapy consists of a full head and body massage administered by practitioner Tracey Crandall.
Aromatic herbal oils are applied in a continuous flowing sequence.
The depth, speed and type of oil applied varies according to your personal needs and preference.
Benefits of this massage therapy include:
- Increased circulation to nerve endings
- Toning of muscles and the whole physiology
- Calming for the nerves
- Lubrication to the joints
- Increased mental alertness
- Elimination of impurities from the body
- Softer, smoother skin
- Increased levels of stamina through the day
- Better, deeper sleep
Shirodhara – 60 MIN, $130 total.
A signature Ayurvedic treatment that dates back to the ages. ‘Shiro’ means head and ‘dhara’ means unbroken flow of liquid.
Lukewarm herbal organic oil is hung from a specially designed copper vessel above the forehead and made to flow in a continuous, soft stream for around 30-45 minutes.
This deeply soothing therapy administered by practitioner Robyn Mourie relieves stress and strain related problems, promotes sound sleep, relieves headaches and migraine, eases jet lag, and does wonders for your hair and scalp!
Detox Massage (Garshana) – 60 MIN, $105.
Garshana is a dry massage aimed at stimulating the skin and lymphatic system. The use of silk gloves are particularly recommended.
The friction and static electricity created during the massage refreshes and stimulates the skin, improving metabolism and blood circulation.
Garshan massage helps to eliminate toxins, fat, and exfoliate dead skin cells.
Garshan is followed by a light oil massage.
Detox Powder Massage (Udvartana) – 60 MIN, $105.
Experience this unique treatment of exfoliating & rejuvenating the skin. A herbal powder massage is an excellent way to reduce toxins leaving your skin silky smooth.
- This improves glow, texture, and complexion
- Improves blood circulation
- Exfoliates skin
- Removes accumulated toxins
- Enhances skin glow
Ayurvedic Facial Therapy – 60 MIN, $105.
Only an Ayurvedic facial treatment will give you the opportunity to experience the wonder of Kansa wand – The rejuvenated Indian Healing metal. Administered by practitioner Tracey Crandall.
We only use 100% organic Ayurvedic products, specifically tailored to your needs.
Hot Stone Massage – 90 MIN, $140.
If you’re looking for a stress-busting treatment designed to relax and unwind, there’s nothing better than a hot stone massage.
Popular for its ability to soothe both mind and body, the hot stone massage uses a combination of gentle oils and natural stones in a bid to ease muscle tension, improve circulation and promote wellbeing.
Ayurveda Steam Bath (Swedana) – 15 MIN, $15.
Benefits of Swedana Ayurvedic Herbal Steam Bath Therapy:
- Purifies tissue and eliminates toxins from the body
- Improves blood circulation
- Relieves stiffness
- Improves digestion
- Reduces excess weight gain
Please bring your own towel and some shorts – this is strictly essential for hygiene purposes.
Zone Foot Massage Therapy – 60 MIN, $105.
Zone therapy (also known as Reflexology) is precise, directed pressure to the various “zones” of the feet stimulating organs and renews the cell system.
- To make the most of your experience please arrive 10 minutes prior to your appointment time.
- We require at least 4 hr notice for any cancellations please. Cancellations without reasonable notice will be charged the full charge of the therapy.
- Please also give yourself 10-15 minutes after your therapy to enjoy and relax in the surroundings of Saffron Cottage. Stay for a warm cup of herbal tea or have a wander over our developing gardens and grounds.
- You can even walk down to Waikawa River on the property and sit and meditate a while.