Linda Bretherton MA. Ayur Consultant. Warrington. WA4 1JQ
Traditionally part of the preparation for an Ayurvedic internal cleansing process called PanchaKarma, Shirodhara is an ancient therapeutic treatment used to calm, soothe, transport and balance the nervous system.
Shirodhara is an amazing, unique body therapy from the ancient natural medical system Ayurveda.
Shirodhara has a profound impact on the nervous system, the treatment directly and immediately calms, relaxes and has a profound cleansing effect on the mind and nervous system
The gentle pressure and soothing warmth of the oil allow the body, mind and nervous system to experience a deep state of rest, similar to meditation.
A steady stream of oil is eased onto the third eye, over the forehead, down the scalp and through the hair. This quiets the mind and encourages the subtle energies of the body to flow in an upward direction.
' That which exists through itself is called the Way......Essence and life cannot be seen....They are contained in the life of heaven. The light of heaven cannot be seen. It is contained in the two eyes .... The heavenly heart lies between sun and moon .... between the eyes'
The Secret of the Golden Flower
Shirodhara also called the 'spiritual eye ' and stimulates Shiva energy and encourages the beauty of Shakti that creates a blissful place in mind and body.
This divine treatment involves the slow pouring of warm herbal oils onto the Anja the chakra known as the brow or third eye. Ancient teachings remind us that the Anja chakra is the gateway to inner realms and places of higher wisdom.
There are many benefits including relieving a range of disorders for each Dosha.
Mother Maya tells us that this treatment has the added effect of awakening the third eye, invigorating the body and mind and stimulating cognitive memories.
I specialise in this treatment followed by Pichu that offers calming, clearing and grounding after care to connect with Mother Earth and provide a place of earthly bliss.
Pichu is a Snehana process which follows your Shirodhara treatment and helps to balance and ground the Doshas and bring calmness to the body and mind. Pichu adds to the benefits of Shirodhara, relieving eye pain, soothing the scalp, cooling inflammation.
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The experience in the clinic lasts up to 2 hrs.
You will be required to fill in a questionnaire to help me to determine your Dosha and state of mind. I purchase and prepare oils and herbs specific to suit you, this must be done at least 24 hrs prior to your appointment for herbs to infuse, in the oils. Please bring a hat or scarf to wear for when you leave the clinic, this will help to protect you from chills and external influences. Also bring along a hand towel to have on your shoulders as the oil can drip after your treatment onto your clothes.
A non-refundable payment must be made in full on booking and there is a 40% refund if cancelled 48hrs prior to booking. There are no exceptions to this.
The cost is currently £65 payment to be made via Pay Pal. My PP account is email@example.com - Email me to book a day and a time at firstname.lastname@example.org