Most ancient medical traditions, from around the world and throughout history, include their own system of massage therapy. Tibetan Medicine has a fantastic tradition of massage.Along with Indian Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Tibetan medicine is one of the world’s oldest systematised healing systems. This holistic approach to massage reflects the Tibetan medical system, which views the body as not just physical, but energetic and spiritual as well. The manipulative techniques used in Tibetan massage are familiar to any massage therapist and include rubbing, kneading and stroking. In addition, deep circular motions are applied to acupressure points. The oil used in the massage treatment acts not only as a lubricant, but is said to help hold the wind element in place and assist in smoothing it out. ditionally, Tibetan massage was used to treat a number of “wind” disturbances. Some of these include: Tension headaches,Heart palpitations,Bleeding, Menstrual disorders, Constipation, Sciatica and lumbar pain.
Those who have experienced Tibetan massage for general therapeutic purposes or relaxation report a number of benefits for general health and well being, including: Improved metabolism,Better sleep,Higher energy levels, Improved appetite,An elevated mood.