Ikya Initiatives In Ancient Healing Systems (IIAHS) is founded by Sri Anantha, an expert in Marma Chikitsa, Philosopher and Social Worker Marma Chikitsa is an ancient alternative healing system and is an integrative part of Siddha and Ayurveda systems of medicine.
Marmas are vital points in the body. Marma point is a junction where muscles, veins, ligaments, bones or joints meet. There are many marma points in the body. However, 108 important points are used in therapy. Pressure is applied to various points depending on the ailment. Major marma points correspond to the seven main chakras of the the body and the remaining points are distributed, covering the entire body.
Marma Chikitsa increases the blood flow to the affected parts of the neuro-muscular system, thus stimulating the healing process. Marma Chikitsa improves immune function and the body heals from within.
Marma therapy helps detoxification of the body and tones the muscles.