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What Is Ancient Indian Massage?

Learn about ancient Indian massage with this massage techniques video. Expert: Renee French Video transcript: Hi, my name is Renee French and I'm here at Practical Massage Therapy in Nashville, Tennessee, and I'm going to be talking about massage therapy. Ancient Indian massage come from the holistic healing system called Ayurveda. It's also know as Abhyanga. Traditionally, Abhyanga is performed as a daily self-oil massage, or by by or two trained massage therapists, on a massage table. It is recommended that pure, cold-pressed sesame oil, or a blend of other vegetable oils, is used. The oils are warmed to slightly above room temperature. Abhyanga, or ancient Indian massage, is known to increase circulation, calm the nervous system, and generally relax and restore the body. Thanks for watching What Is Ancient Indian Massage?! If you enjoyed this video, subscribe to the Howcast YouTube channel! Check out Howcast for other do-it-yourself videos from howcast and more videos in the Howto category. You can contribute too! Create your own DIY guide (at ), learn about producing Howcast spots with the Howcast Filmmaker Program (at ), or showcase your expertise in a Howcast video series (at ).
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