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Lower Back Therapy: Kati Basti

Shootes acute and chronic pain, stiffness and inflammation

  • 1 hour
  • 90 euros
  • Stories Space - Keizersgracht

Service Description

The word “kati” means lower back and “basti” stands for retaining: during the treatment a generous amount of warm medicated oils is retained in the area of the lower back to treat conditions that range from acute and chronic pain to stiffness. The use of medicated oils has therapeutic, pain-relieving and strengthening benefits.  The warm medicated oil is kept in place and it is absorbed at a deeper level into muscles, ligaments and tendons so that the lower back area relaxes and releases the held tensions. The treatment is followed by a gentle and shooting massage of the back of the body with the activation of specific marma points that has the aim to de-stress body and mind. The main benefits are: - reliving pain in lower back and limbs due to nerve or muscular skeletal conditions such as injury, excessive use of the area, pulled muscles, sciatica related pain, poor posture, sedentary lifestyle, emotional hardships - reliving stiffness, the therapy helps in restoring the alignment of the spine - shooting nerves and strengthening the lower back muscles - promotes circulation by removing blockages due to toxins, stagnant fluids and blood in the lower back - improves the range of motion Contraindications are: - inflammation - recent injury - osteoporosis (only after a proper internal treatment, basti can be performed and offers excellent results) The therapy gives best results in association to other Ayurvedic treatments according to the condition.

Cancellation Policy

CANCELLATION POLICY FOR SERVICES There is a 24 hours cancellation and rescheduling policy that applies, regardless the reason of the cancellation, to the following services: Ayurveda Therapy Yoga Therapy Pregnancy & Postpartum services If an appointment is missed, canceled or rescheduled with less than 24 hours notice, there will be charge of cancellation fee. You can reschedule an appointment free of charge with a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to your appointment. If your request arrives within 24 hours from your scheduled service or if there is a no show, no refund is possible. Less than 24 hours cancellation, reschedule and "no show"will result in charge equal to 100% of the reserved service amount. However, since we understand that things can happen, in these circumstances you have the possibility to transfer your appointment to a third party by communicating their name and contact details. If the person you are transferring your appointment doesn't show up you will be charged the full amount. Services that are paid upfront won't be refunded under any circumstance, not fully nor partially. If you do not show up or if you contact us less than 24 hours prior to your appointment, you will loose your credit. If the request of rescheduling arrives within a minimum of 24 hours prior to your appointment, you will receive a credit and the possibility to book a new appointment within 1 month (30 days) from the date of purchase of your service. Email to: If we have to cancel your appointment less than 24 hours prior your scheduled appointment, you can choose to reschedule or to ask for full refund in case the service has been already paid. How to book an appointment? Go to the Pricing and Bookings page and request your appointment: you will be able to indicate your preferred day and time. You will receive an email as the appointment is confirmed by us. Confirmation Upon your booking via email a confirmation will be sent: it is your responsibility to remember your appointment dates and times to avoid late arrivals, missed appointments and cancellation fees. How to cancel and reschedule? To cancel or reschedule an appointment email: Last minute cancellation (within 24 hours from your scheduled appointment) will be considered invalid and charged in full.

Contact Details

  • Keizersgracht 394, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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