Balinese massage (or the Pijat Bali) is a combination between Indian ayurvedic ,Chinese and Indonesian massages. It's an ancient practice that balances 3 elements: air, water and fire.
Enhancing energy flows
These elements are organized by three systems: the nervous system, digestive system and the hormonal system. It is seen primarily as a "therapeutic care" with the goal of repairing the imbalance between the body and the soul.
As for traditional medicines and the philosophy of Ayurveda, Balinese massage acts on the balance of energy flows, from head to toes…
Balinese massage consists of various movements. Normally it takes one hour and essential oils (ylang ylang, lavender, rose...) are often used to stimulate the senses and relaxation. According to the Balinese tradition, vanilla, jasmine and frangipani are "flowers of the Gods" for releasing the muscles and stimulating the mind...
Balinese massage is recommended for people suffering from poor blood circulation. It also helps to relax tense muscles. On the spiritual level, it allows to "rebalance" the soul and the body and strengthen the "vitality". As a result, the body is "boosted" with energy and therefore combines aesthetic massage (burning calories) and therapeutic massage (stress).