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Neck - Upper Back Therapy: Greeva Bast

  • 1 hour
  • 90 euros
  • Stories Space - Keizersgracht

Service Description

“Greeva” means neck in Sanskrit and the word “basti” means retaining: during the treatment a generous amount of warm medicated oils is retained in the area of the neck or centre of the shoulder blades to treat conditions that range from acute and chronic pain to stiffness and inflammation. The use of medicated oils has therapeutic, pain-relieving and strengthening benefits.  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 area of the neck, shoulders and upper back 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: - addressing effectively acute pain - healing past injuries and recurring pain - improving flexibility and mobility of the affected area improving the lubrication of the joints - addresses underlying conditions such as compression fractures and frozen shoulders - strengthening the spine improving blood circulation - softening rigidity Further indications are: - degenerative osteoarthritis - sciatica - sacro-iliac joint pain or dysfunction - coccydynia (tailbone pain) - spondylolisthesis (forward displacement of a vertebra) 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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