Udvartanam

Udvartanam

Udwarthanam (Dry massage) is special therapeutic deep tissue massage using herbal powders.  Udwarthanam means to elevate or to promote. This massage involves upward stroking, where the powder is rubbed forcibly on the body. Classical treatises on Ayurveda explain this procedure as a daily routine.

Benefits:

Pacifies the aggravated Kapha dosha
Reduces the excess fat accumulated in the subcutaneous tissues
Softens and exfoliates dead skin cells, thereby giving a lustrous glow to skin
Detoxification, purification, toning the skin
Eliminates bad body odor
Improves mobility of joints
Strengthens  and tones up the muscles
Refreshes and rejuvenates the body
Takes care of conditions due to improper blood supply
Improves the circulation; opens up the body channels (Srotus) increasing the basal metabolic rate.
Tones up the skin and muscles after the child birth
Removes cellulite and helps in weight reduction
Improves the sense of touch
Makes the body and mind alert; gives a sense of lightness of the body
Reduces the blood cholesterol