History of Massage Time-line

Massage is a tried and tested complementary therapy that has been around for thousands of years. reading this time line we have produced for you, will give you a good idea of its documented origins in China, Egypt and India. Also how it has become more accepted in the modern age.

History of Indian Head Massage (Champissage)

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Indian Head massage (champissage or champi) was first recorded in the Ayurveda (Knowledge of Life) around 600BC. Originally it was the elder women of the family that practised champi. The practise was derived from grooming rituals back then. Oils can be used but, they don’t have to be. In 1978 Narendra Mehta came to study physiotherapy in England. When he had massages a head massage was missed out. So he went about creating what is now known as Indian Head massage.