Beauty Therapy Services on the Mornington Peninsula
Ayurvedic Lifestyle Counselling Initial Consultation $110 (1 hour).
Rest / relationship / work / nutrition /exercise
Born from Ancient Indian wisdom, Ayurveda focuses on inspiring individuals to heal rapidly and easily with the aid of kitchen herbs, diet, body therapies, counselling and lifestyle adjustments. Through its longevity, its persistence proves that it is safe and it works. A healthy body needs the right fuel and to be free of toxins, so that prevention becomes better than cure and your new found energy lasts. Refer to our Vayastyag Packages to achieve lasting beauty.
Abhyanga 1 therapist (1hr), 2 therapists (½hr) $130
Relax / oliate / correct dosha
A unique ayurvedic massage, designed to relax, rejuvenate and relieve the body of aches and pains. The anointing of specifically formulated herbal massage oil helps to tone the muscles, improve circulation and heal the skin. This marma point massage is ideally performed by two therapists in synchronicity.
Udwarthana Massage (1hr) $130
Elevate / awaken / heat
Warm herbalised oil specifically selected to balance and nurture is gently streamed over your body prior to an indulgent marma point massage which will help release everyday stresses. Customized herbal powders are then sprinkled on the oil followed by an energetic exfoliation. The treatment awakens the cells, removes impurities, improves circulation, improves skin texture and leaves you feeling energized and regenerated.
Pichu (45 mins) $130
Initial treatment includes 1 hr massage (105 minutes) $230
Stabilizing / strengthening
Beginning with abhyanga massage, hot medicated herbal oil-soaked compresses are added at regular intervals to retain the same temperature. This therapy is continued for 7 to 14 days. Gives pain relief to joints and muscles, stimulates the nervous system and the body and mind becomes buoyant.
Kati-vasti (1 hr) $130
Being a localized form of treatment, its effects are superior for degeneration of discs which cause back pain, and in the later stages of treatment, the degeneration even starts reducing. The treatment starts with a herbal hair oil massage on the head. Paste is thickly applied around the affected area to retain warmed oil for 45 minutes. The heat of the oil is ensured to be constant throughout the process.
Vatakizhi 1 therapist (1hr), 2 therapists (30min) $160
Anti-inflammatory / nourish
Kizhi means a bundle of herbs. This therapeutic bundle is soaked in warmed medicated oil and applied all over the body with a massage to reduce aches and pains from arthritis, rheumatic joint pain, swelling and sprains. This massage induces perspiration for detoxification. Vata disorders affect joints, muscles and mobility.
Navarakizhi 1 therapist (1½ hr), 2 therapists (1hr) $225
Cool or heat / pacify / strengthen
A highly effective rejuvenation technique using special rice that is cooked in milk, tied into boluses, soaked in herbal oil, then skilfully massaged simultaneously by two therapists all over the body for one hour after the Abhyanga. Beneficial for strengthening tissues, body ache, emaciation, anti-aging, rejuvenating, debility, osteo-arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis.
Shiro-dhara (45 mins) $120
Relief / grounding / focusing / inner peace
Beginning with a signature scalp and head massage, warmed herbal oil is pored gently onto the head. in a continuous stream using a special rhythmic swaying movement. This therapy has been used for centuries to pacify the mind and relieve stress. It produces a profound grounding experience and reduces any Vata condition. In times of high stress we recommend a daily treatment for 7 consecutive days. This package costs $700.
Deha-dhara ( 1 hr )$230
Oleating / collecting
Our Marlo Spa signature treatment is a full body ‘oil vichi’, that reduces an extreme vata condition. Focusing on the vital points and energy flow in the body this treatment helps when your Prana (vital life force energy) needs to be restored. After the annointing of the feet, a full body Marma point massage with herbalised Ayurvedic oils, performed by two therapists in synchronicity, will help to release blocked energy and restore vitality. Now rest comfortably wrapped while a stream of warmed sesame oil is poured slowly over your body stimulating your chakra energy, calming the nerves and taking you to a deep state of relaxation. You will feel balanced and calm after this nurturing and grounding therapy.