Ayurveda Esthetics

Gua Sha Facial (gwa-shaw)

Gua means 'scrape' & Sha means 'red' Also known as the Ayurvedic Facelift, Gua Sha stones (i.e. jade, rose quartz, or amethyst) are used on the face, neck and shoulders and décolleté, stimulating marma points and meridians crossing the face, as well as facial fascia being released using lifting and sculpting techniques. A Gua Sha facial helps to decongest the skin and improve blood flow and by stimulating lymph and water circulation has a naturally slimming/lifting effect to the face. The firm but gentle scraping movements encourage lymph drainage to the face and neck which detoxify, helping to clear sinus congestion, prevent acne, improve fine lines and wrinkles, ease dark skin pigmentation and puffiness or dark circles under the eyes. Chi, in traditional Ayurveda medicine is energy that flows through the body, and can become blocked, causing pain, puffiness or tension in the muscles and joints of the face too. Chi must be balanced and flow freely to ensure well-being and radiance. Gua sha techniques aim to relieve stagnation and blockages and have even been known to help migraines. The effects usually last 24-48 hours

Price: 60 minutes $75
*as an add on: 30 minutes $30

Abhyanga (abhee-yong-ga)

There is no greater expression of self-love than anointing ourselves from head to toe with warm oil—this practice is called Abhyanga. The practice of an Abhyanga massage restores balance and enhances well-being and longevity by nourishing the body and decreasing aging effects. The Sanskrit word Abhyanga translates to 'loving touch' and it is believed that the effects of Abhyanga are similar to those received when one is saturated with love. Like the experience of being loved, Abhyanga can give a deep feeling of stability and warmth. This luxurious full body oleation (herbal oil therapy) is an excellent remedy to everyday stress. Starting with a sensory journey in aromatherapy, warm oil is then accompanied by gentle, swift strokes that balance energetic centers in the body, circulate the lymphatic system, soothe the nervous system, add vigor to the dhatus (tissues) of the body and can relieve symptoms such as eczema, rosacea, psoriasis.

Price: 60 minutes $80

Garshana Abhyanga (Gar-shaw-na Abhee-yong-ga)

Ayurvedic dry brushing, called Garshana in Sanskrit, is a massage technique that utilizes friction to stimulate and clear toxins from the body. Garshana translates to “rubbing or polishing”, and it is this friction that highly stimulates the lymphatic system, adds firmness to the limbs and promotes exfoliation. This ancient detoxifying protocol is followed up with our blissfully soothing full body oleation to help lubricate the joints while hydrating and softening the skin. Garshana Abhyanga will leave you feeling lighter, with more energy and vitality, strengthened digestion, and boosted metabolism. There is lightness in the body, along with a calmness and clarity of the mind.Price: 80 minutes $120
Close up of models face with Merle Norman makeup applied - nude background and natural makeup

Book Online

Whether planning a wedding or treating your friends to a special spa day, please schedule an appointment for one of our experts to do makeup. From lashes and brows to makeup and facials, we have it covered.