Practitioners who are experts in ancient Ayurveda therapies address the root cause of each guest’s health issues during an immersive, regimented stay and incorporate a variety of healing techniques to treat and educate those dedicated and committed to living a better life.
Relaxing Body Massage Therapy
60 Minutes | Price: $155
Fall into a state of deep relaxation with this full-body massage. This therapy involves 7 different sitting and lying down postures, while warm oil is applied on the body. Guests will experience strengthened muscles, improved circulation and blood flow, as well as reduced headache and stiffness throughout the body.
Benefits: This therapy tones the muscles and the whole physiology, calms the nerves besides lubricating the joints and increasing mental alertness. This therapy also boosts circulation, especially to nerve endings. It removes impurities from the body. It also detoxifies the body and makes the skin soft and smooth. It leads to better endurance. This therapy can improve sleep, manages varicose veins, improves vision, while also reducing unwanted body heat and relieving cracked and dry feet.
Find a state of calm with this head massage therapy. In this therapy, Ayurvedic oil is applied onto the guest’s head for a suitable period of time while the areas most vulnerable to stress and tension, such as the shoulders, neck, face, and head, are massaged.
Benefits: This soothing therapy offers relief from insomnia. This therapy promotes peace and tranquility and high levels of alertness and concentration. Moreover, it has a cooling effect on the eyes and prevents headaches. You will also be able to fight dandruff, pre-mature greying of hair and prevent hair loss.
Enjoy this restorative foot massage to ease away fatigue and boost performance. This special oil massage therapy helps restore and maintain the proper functioning of all parts of the body, including internal organs. Using a method called zone therapy, specific points on the guest’s feet, legs, and knees (reflex points) are massaged and compressed to release pain and tiredness from the body.
Benefits: This is a perfect foot massage to get rid of rough and dry skin on your feet. It also offers relief from numbness and tingling sensation in the foot and leg. This massage will make your feet strong and attractive. It stimulates the vital points and ensures proper functioning of the organs.
60 Minutes | Price: $200
This therapy uses herbal powder and oil, in which powders are made into boluses using cloth (potli). The boluses are slightly heated in the oil before they are placed on the body and massaged in a circular motion, either on the full body or locally on certain body parts.
Benefits: It improves circulation and helps you deal with body aches. It reduces swelling in the joints and offers relief from muscular spasm and stiffness. This therapy can help in the treatment of sprains, sports injuries and obesity. It also detoxifies the skin and helps in getting rid of physical stress.
Rehydrate dull skin and re-energize tired muscles with this invigorating therapy. In this therapy, a mixture of special red rice boiled in milk and herbs, is placed inside pouches made from cotton cloth (potli). These pouches are slightly heated before they’re placed all over the guest’s body.
Benefits: This therapy nourishes the tissues, strengthens muscles and offers relief from joint stiffness. This therapy improves skin complexion, promotes strength, removes muscle weakness, increases muscle tone and mass, can help with neurological problems. It makes the skin softer, enhances complexion and gives you a radiant glow.
Medicated Lemon Poultice Therapy
Emerge feeling lighter and more energetic from this alleviating therapy. In this therapy, pieces of lemon and desiccated coconut are fried in herbal oil then placed inside pouches made from cotton cloth (potli). The pouches are slightly heated before they are placed on the body and massaged in a circular motion, either on the entire body or locally on certain body parts.
Benefits: This therapy helps reduce body fat and improves circulation. This therapy also mitigates degenerative disorders, knee pain, nervous disorders, and reduces the effects of paralysis. Reduces chronic pain, reduces stiffness and joint pain. It is beneficial for frozen shoulder, lower back ache, sciatica, arthritis and muscle injuries.
Calming Ayurvedic Head Therapy
45 Minutes | Cost: $250
In this therapy, a stream of warm medicated oil is poured onto the guest’s forehead in a rythmic movement with a slight massage.
Benefits: This calming therapy induces better sleep, improves concentration, boosts circulation and makes you energetic. It offers relief from chronic headache and migraines. It is good for bringing down anxiety and stress levels and can help in the treatment of vision and hearing issues.
Medicated Buttermilk Therapy
Release stress from the body and improve circulation with this therapy. In this therapy, Ayurvedic sudation is performed using medicated buttermilk. Takra dhara is the procedure of pouring medicated buttermilk either as shirodhara (over the head) or as sarvanga dhara (over the entire body).
Benefits: A perfect therapy to get rid of pain and inflammation, it offers relief from joint stiffness and tingling sensation in your legs. It may also offer a solution for urinary tract problems and improve digestive health. It stimulates your taste buds and offers relief from precordial pain. This therapy is considered to be one of the most effective Ayurveda procedures for hypertension, diabetes and stress.
Medicated Milk Therapy
Find relaxation and calm with this refreshing therapy. In this therapy, a flow of herbal milk is streamed over the head. This therapy is similar to shirodhara,however, since it has a cooling effects on the body, it is more suited for the summer months or conditions that need cooling or relaxing effects.
Benefits: This is good for many neurological conditions including diabetic neuropathy. It also offers relief from a range of psychological diseases, stress, insomnia, headache, migraine and vata-pitta disorders. This therapy helps in balancing energy levels, as well as the functioning of the digestive system and metabolism.
60 Minutes | Cost: $145
Reinvigorate your body and restore its vitality with this comforting full-body therapy. In this therapy, the guest is given a head and full-body massage. Medicated powder is then massaged on the body in the opposite direction of hair folicles for about 40 minutes (the powder is not applied on the head). Oil may be used in this therapy depending upon the skin condition.
Benefits: This full-body massage therapy rejuvenates the body and reduces high blood pressure and cholesterol levels, makes your muscles strong and boosts circulation. It is a good treatment for obesity as it reduces the excess fat accumulated in subcutaneous tissues. It enhances your beauty by exfoliating, cleansing, toning and detoxifying your skin.
Find the comforting relief you seek for painful, chronic disorders with this rejuvenating therapy. The medicated oil for the massage therapy is squeezed from a cloth dipped in the warm medicated oil or ghee into the patient’s body for a fixed duration of time and induces sweat.
Benefits: This herbal oil bath is great for fighting the symptoms of autoimmune disease like arthritis. It improves physical performance and makes the central nervous system strong. It eliminates nervous weaknesses and disorders and helps in quick healing of fractured bones. It improves muscle development and overall blood circulation.
Find the ultimate sense of relief for your dry, strained eyes with this comforting therapy. In this therapy, black lentil flour dough is used to create a circular well around the guest’s eyes. The guest is asked to close their eyes as warm melted ghee or medicated ghee is poured over their eyes at the medial canthus, up to the level of the tip of the lashes. After pouring ghee, the guest is asked to open and close their eyes gradually. The process is repeated for 10-15 minutes.
Benefits: This offers relief from dry eyes, a common condition that is the result of staring at an electronic screen for a long time, and prevents burning and watering of the eyes. It will also reduce the appearance of dark circles and make your eyes brighter. This therapy helps improve eye vision, reduce eye dryness and strain, promotes sleep, strengthens eye muscles, nerves and circulation.
Ease swelling and pain in the body with this soothing, anti-inflammatory therapy. This is a fomentation therapy without involving the direct application of fire. Application of paste prepared with different types of drugs/herbs applied on the affected area of the body when it is still warm, then bandaging it with cotton, wool or leaves.
Benefits: This therapy helps in relieving pain and is found effective for osteoarthritis, localized pain, and swelling. This therapy can also benefit those suffering from heel pain, bursitis, and certain swellings in joints associated with pain and restricted movements.
It is the process by which the whole body or any particular part is made to perspire by means of application of a kind of paste made with the Njavara variety of rice, milk and decoction of vata alleviating herb.
Benefits: This whole-body therapy offers relief from inflammatory diseases like eczema and psoriasis. It boosts circulation and gives you a radiant and glowing skin. This therapy can help reduce the symptoms of diseases such as muscular dystrophy, rheumatism, and problems associated with aging.
Relax your body with this stimulating sand therapy. In this dry sudation therapy, pre-heated clean sand is formed into a bolus (potli) and applied locally over affected body parts or joints.
Benefits: This therapy stimulates nerve endings, relaxes muscles, and relieves pain. It also helps in pacifying both Vata and Kapha doshas. This is a perfect option if you are a patient of rheumatoid arthritis. It will reduce your pain and swelling significantly. This therapy will also detoxify your body.
KAVALA / GARGLING
Throat Cleansing Therapy
Benefits: It removes loss of appetite, bad taste, dirt and excess salivation from the mouth. Improves overall sinus health, maintains normal mouth pH, moist the teeth and body, provides flexible jaws, hydrates skin, gives odorless oral cavity, improves gum health. It is a simple daily regimen, which, when done routinely, enhances the senses, brings about a feeling of freshness and maintains clarity in the voice.
Vasti therapies are used to release stiffness and pain in the body, while also strengthening the affected areas. In vasti therapies, black lentil flour and water are mixed together to form a dough. This dough is then used to create a circular well on an affected area of the body so that warm oil can then be poured into the created well.
60 Minutes | Cost: $180
Ease your mind and body and give yourself the relief you’ve been seeking from painful headaches and sleepless nights. In this therapy, medicated oil is pourder and retained on the head for a particular period of time. A leather cap is placed on the head and flour is kneaded all around the bottom of the cap to prevent the oil from flowing out. The medicated oil is heated until it becomes lukewarm, then slowly poured in a constant and continuous stream into the space inside the leather sleeve. The oil is then left to rest on the head inside the sleeve for a particular period of time.
Benefits: This therapy can provide relief from a range of neurological conditions. It prevents migraine headaches, depression and anxiety besides lubricating your throat and nasal passage. Paralytic patients stand to gain a lot from this treatment. It also helps prevent hair loss and improves the texture of hair. This therapy helps with longstanding migraines, stress and insomnia.
60 Minutes | Cost: $180
Relieve your stiff neck with this restorative therapy. A completely sealed boundary wall is made with a dough of black lentil flour in the greeva (nape) region. Lukewarm medicated oil is then poured into the space inside the walled boundary in a constant and continuous stream. It is retained and replaced when the oil becomes cool.
Benefits: A perfect healing therapy for getting rid of pain and stiffness in the neck, shoulders, and upper limbs. It offers relief from inflammation and improves neck mobility. Moreover, it boosts circulation to the neck, shoulders and arms and thereby reduces the frequency of headaches and dizziness associated with neck problems.
Herbal Oil Back Therapy
45 Minutes | Cost: $180
Ease pain and tension in your back with this restorative back therapy. In this therapy, a completely sealed boundary wall is made with a dough of black lentil flour in the lower back region. Lukewarm medicated oil is then poured into the space inside the walled boundary in a constant and continuous stream. It is retained and replaced when the oil becomes cool.
Benefits: This therapy offers relief from lower back conditions like lumbar spondylosis, intervertebral disc prolapses, lumbago (low back ache), and sciatica.
45 Minutes | Cost: $180
Strengthen tired, overworked knees with this pain-reducing therapy. In this therapy, a completely sealed wall boundary is made with a dough of black lentil flour on any or both the knees. Lukewarm medicated oil is then poured into the space inside the walled boundary in a constant and continuous stream. It is retained and replaced when the oil becomes cool.
Benefits: This therapy helps reduce knee joint pain, osteoarthritis, arthralgia and strengthens the knee joint. A perfect option if you suffer from osteoarthritis of the knee joints. This therapy is also good for healing sprains, knee injury, ACL/ MCL/LCL tear injury, knee bursitis, age-related degeneration and sport-related injuries.
45 Minutes | Cost: $180
Find relief for back pain and spinal disorders with this healing therapy. In this therapy, a completely sealed wall boundary is made with a dough of black lentil flour on the entire spinal region. Lukewarm medicated oil is then poured into the space inside the walled boundary in a constant and continuous stream. It is retained and replaced when the oil becomes cool.
Benefits: If you have any spinal disorder, this is the therapy to go for. It helps in the treatment of slipped disc, disc prolapse, spinal degeneration, muscle spasms and pain. You can also get relief from injuries, scoliosis, lordosis, kyphosis, neck and shoulder pain and low and mid back problems. It can also offer relief from sciatica, spondylosis, paralysis and arthritis.
Herbal Cotton Oil Therapy
Enjoy this specialized neck massage to restore comfort and ease to your neck. In these therapies, a thick, cotton pad with a small circular cut in the center is dipped in the warm oil placed on the neck, retained for a period and replaced when the oil becomes cool.
Benefits: This therapeutic neck massage offers relief from mild to moderate neck pain, muscle spasms, spondylosis, disc prolapse, mild to moderate cervical disc herniation, disc degeneration, pinched nerve, shoulder pain and stiffness. You can get rid of all your stress and injury-related neck pain with this massage.
Ease pain and tension in your back with this reparative back therapy. In this therapy, a thick, cotton pad with a small circular cut in the center is dipped in the warm oil placed on the lower back, retained for a period and replaced when the oil becomes cool.
Benefits: A warm oil therapy, this helpps you deal with lower back conditions like lumber spondylosis, inter vertebral disc prolapses, lumbago (low back ache), and sciatica.
Knee Joints Therapy
Strengthen tired and weak knees with this pain-reducing therapy. In this therapy, a thick, cotton pad with a small circular cut in the center is dipped in the warm oil placed on the guest’s knee caps as the guest lies on his or her back, retained for a period and replaced when the oil becomes cool.
Benefits: The Janu Pichu therapy is designed to offer relief from all kinds of knee problems. It helps you deal with osteoarthritis of the knee joints, sprains, knee injury, ligament tear injury, age-related degeneration and sport injuries.s
Release pain and tension in the spinal area with this restorative therapy. In this therapy, a thick, cotton pad with a small circular cut in the center is dipped in the warm oil placed on the guest’s spinal region as the guest lies on his or her prone position (face down), retained for a period and replaced when the oil becomes cool.
Benefits: This restorative healing technique helps in the treatment of slipped disc, disc prolapse, spinal degeneration, muscle spasms and pain. You can also go for it if you have any injuries, scoliosis, lordosis, kyphosis, neck and shoulder pain, low and mid back problems and sciatica.
It is a total detoxification and cleansing therapy which clears toxins from the entire system and balances the doshas. It also boosts your digestive system, enhances immunity, decreases stress and improves skin lustre. It is a great anti-aging therapy that helps you lose weight too. It induces deep relaxation and helps in living a life of total mindfulness.
Relieve stress and emotional imbalance with this rejuvenating therapy. In this therapy, the guest is given a soothing facial oil massage followed by steam application on the face. Later, Ayurvedic oil is dropped into the nostrils and gently massaged. This therapy stimulates the central nervous system and help guests suffering from sinusitis, nasal allergies, nasal polyps, and migraine experience relief. This therapy can also be effective in reducing neurological disorders.
Cleanse your body of toxins with this detoxifying therapy. In this therapy, a drink is made out of vomit-inducing ingredients such as madanaphala, licorice, and calamus root tea. This therapeutic form of vomiting, known as a medicated emesis, is done for the aggravated kapha dosha and dislodges toxins and mucous from the respiratory and gastrointestinal tract. If the drink does not trigger vomiting, it is induced by rubbing the tongue.
This specialized therapy in Panchakarma consists of medicated oil used to cleanse the body of toxins. Medicated oil is administered through the anal region and can be given for detoxification, purification, nourishment, and regulation of the internal organs involved in digestion or other metabolic functions. This therapy also helps to improve longevity. Depending on the purpose or ailment, a combination of medicines and other ingredients may be recommended by an Ayurveda Counselor.
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