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How to Prepare a Space for an Ayurvedic Body Massage

Learn how to prepare a space for an Ayurvedic body massage from massage therapist Lara Narayani Golland in this Howcast massage video.

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So, when preparing your space for Ayurvedic massage, it's nice to have a clean, natural colored sheets and set up. We want to create harmony and peaceful vibrations in the space. So I've chosen this natural cotton color for the set up. And for the oil we want to also, of course, use natural substance so we have this nice copper vessel that I really prefer because you heat the oil with fire. And so I'm lighting a tea light and using a natural tea light, either beeswax or soy is best, because paraffin actually creates toxins in the air and we want to have a natural quality for the healing to be authentic. This is organic sesame oil and I'm going to pour it into this heating vessel. It will take about ten minutes to heat. These vessels are available online, through my site, and through ajaraskincare.com. Once you have the oil ready, and the space is ready, then you can begin to prepare yourself.

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