Abhyanga: Self-Massage


Daily massage with oil nourishes the body, stimulates immune and lymphatic function, and calms the nervous system. Abhyanga, or self-massage, is a traditional ayurvedic practice. Hilary describes its benefits and gives advice on the best oils to use (you don’t want to put anything on your skin that you wouldn’t eat!) and on the best times of the day to do to this nourishing and relaxing practice.

About the Teacher

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Hilary Garivaltis
Hilary Garivaltis, former Dean of the Kripalu School of Ayurveda, has more than 12 years of experience... Read more