AYURVEDA

Valuka Sweda

 

VALUKA SWEDA (SAND SUDATION THERAPY)

 
Ayurveda is the science of life and the most ancient science of holistic treatments for allowing the body to achieve a state of well-being. This science dictates that the human body is composed of five basic elements called Panchamahabhutas: earth, water, fire, air, and ether. These constitute the symbiosis of the human body, mind, and spirit.
 

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JANUVASTI (HERBAL KNEE THERAPY)

 
Januvasti is a Sanskrit term where janu means neck and vasti means to hold something. Januvasti is essentially the primary treatment recommended by Ayurveda to relieve pain in the knee joints. It is comprised of medicated oils which have been heated and then stored in containers made from black gram flour. These are placed directly on the knee area.
 

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ANNALEPAM (MEDICATED RICE THERAPY)

 
Annalepam is a Sanskrit term that is comprised of two words. Anna means food and lepam means application. Annalepam therapy is an Ayurvedic treatment where rice is directly applied to an individual’s body. This treatment is used for vata and pitta disorders, rakta (blood) problems such as contamination, and inflammatory and degenerative diseases.
 

Navara Kizhi

 

NAVARA KIZHI (HERBAL RICE POULTICE THERAPY)

 
There are numerous therapies in Ayurveda and Navara Kizhi is one of the most effective ways to relax the mind and body. Navara Kizhi is known as Shashtika Shali Pinda Sweda in Sanskrit where Shashtika means 60, Shali means rice, Pinda means poultice, and Sweda means sweat. It is a type of massage that induces sweat and provides strength to the muscles while rejuvenating and re-energizing your body.
 

shirovasti

 

SHIRO VASTI (HERBAL OIL HEAD BATH THERAPY)

 
The head is an integral component of our bodies and runs the administrative system in the most efficient way. What would happen if this system were to fall out of balance? Imagine an unhealthy roof of a house. It would certainly be difficult for it to withstand extreme conditions and subsequently crash one day.

Udhwarthanam

 

UDHWARTHANAM (HERBAL POWDER MASSAGE THERAPY)

 
It is a well-established fact that Ayurveda helps the body achieve its natural state of well-being by balancing the body doshas. Combinations of various organic elements – space, air, fire, water, and earth make up three distinctive biological forces – vata, pitta and kapha. Every human body has these “doshas” in varying levels and...

podikizhi

 

PODIKIZHI (HERBAL POWDER POULTICE THERAPY)

 
Among the many ancient practices of Ayurveda, one effective form of treatment is the Podikizhi, also known as Choorna Swedam. This sweat-inducing Ayurveda technique involves fomentation, sudation, and steaming treatments. It is used for different neurological ailments, arthritic conditions, obesity, and sciatica

Pizhichil

 

PIZHICHIL (HERBAL OIL BATH THERAPY)

 
Pizhichil is popularly known as “Thailadhara” and is one of the traditional favorites among Ayurvedic therapies. In ancient times, this therapy was considered a royal treatment and referred to as “the king of Ayurvedic therapies.” Pizhichil means “to squeeze.” By combining oil and heat therapy, Pizhichil is used to enhance blood circulation and simultaneously release toxins from the body. ...
 

Upanaham

 

UPANAHAM (HERBAL SUDATION THERAPY)

 
What is Upanaham Therapy in Ayurveda? Upanaham therapy is a treatment for the joints of the body to relieve stiffness, pain, swelling, and fractures through localized perspiration. It is accomplished using a paste of herbal oils and powders, medicated leaves, and a cotton bandage. This treatment benefits those suffering from conditions like osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, inflammation.
 

merudanda vasti

 

MERUDANDA VASHTI (HERBAL SPINAL TREATMENT)

 
Merudanda is the Sanskrit word for spine and Vashti means oil bath. In Ayurveda, it is believed that there is a cure for every single ailment and its consequent complications. This particular oil treatment for the vertebral column is considered to have a strong healing and curing potential.
 

Netra Tarpana

 

NETRA TARPANA (AYURVEDIC EYE THERAPY)

 
Netra Tarpana is essentially made up of two Sanskrit words: “netra” meaning eyes and “tarpana” meaning rehydration. This Ayurvedic therapy utilizes ghee, which is clarified butter. Ghee is a healing agent for tired, stressed, dehydrated eyes and disorderly eyesight.
 

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GREEVA PICHU (AYURVEDIC NECK MASSAGE THERAPY)

 
Neck pains are one of the most problematic issues arising from a change in people’s lifestyles. In earlier years, people spent their time moving around on fields and at home, which kept their moving bodies healthy.
 

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GREEVA VASTI (HERBAL NECK PAIN THERAPY)

 
Greeva Vasti is a Sanskrit term where greeva stands for neck and vasti means to hold something. Greeva Vasti is essentially the holding of herbal oils on the spine, starting from the neck. How Greeva Vasti Works Greeva Vasti operates through Sweda (sweating) and falls under the Panchakarma strain of treatments.
 

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MERUDANDA PICHU (AYURVEDIC SPINAL CARE THERAPY)

 
What is Merudanda Pichu? The spinal cord is referred to as Merudanda in Sanskrit. It is considered the individual’s axis to the universe. In the literal sense, Meru means peak or mountain and Danda means stick or staff.

What is Ayurveda

 

WHAT IS AYURVEDA AND HOW IS IT GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH?

 
The history of Ayurveda can be traced back to 6000 B.C., but is said to have existed since the inception of the creation of mankind. It is a subsection of the Atharva Veda, and delivers the information to achieve a healthy and balanced life according to the sacred texts. Ayurveda greatly influenced healthcare practices in the past and was administered through oral practice.
 

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THE BENEFITS OF PRACTICING AYURVEDA

 
Ayurveda essentially means the knowledge of life. It is a precise combination of science and the art of healthy living. Ayurveda is popular for its extensive natural healing ways that work on illnesses and improving the general wellness of the human body and mind. 

Techniques and Benefits

 

AYURVEDA: AN ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE

 
In the United States, Ayurvedic Medicine considered a form of alternative medicine. Alternative medicine describes treatments that are used instead of traditional medical therapies. Ayurveda answers all lifestyle management questions in a natural way.
 

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TECHNIQUES AND BENEFITS OF SHIRO ABHYANGA IN AYURVEDA

 
What is Shiro Abhyanga Therapy? Shiro Abhyanga is a Sanskrit term comprised of two words: Shiro (head) and Abhyanga (massage). Shiro Abhyanga essentially means a complete massage of the head, neck, and shoulders using Ayurvedic herbal oils. These are the areas that are most affected by stress, which is why Shiro Abhyanga is beneficial in.

Panchakarma

 

THE AYURVEDIC CLEANSE OF PANCHAKARMA

 
According to Ayurveda, health is not defined as being disease free. It is the state of normalcy of the three doshas – vata, pitta, and kapha, which broadly represent the nervous system, the metabolic system, and the nutritive system. These doshas keep the human body, mind, and emotions in balance.

Padabhyangam

 

HOW PADABHYANGAM THERAPY HEALS YOUR BODY AND MIND

 
What is Padabhyangam Therapy? Ayurveda is an indispensable way of living that uses methodically crafted therapies to ensure smooth bodily function and restored wellness. Ayurveda stresses on life-long healing through therapies and procedures. The “mother” of all therapies is known as “Padabhyangam”. Padabhyangam can be loosely translated as “foot massage “or “foot therapy.

Ayurvedic Elements

 

WHAT ARE THE ELEMENTS IN AYURVEDA AND THEIR SIGNIFICANCE?

 
The term Ayurveda means “the science of life,” where “Ayur” is life and “Veda” is knowledge. Ayurvedic principles state that the cosmos are compiled of the “Pancha Maha Bhutas” also known as the “Five Great Elements.” These elements originate from the “Pancha Tanmatra” known as sound (shabda), touch (sparsha), vision (roopa), taste (rasa), and smell.
 

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WEIGHT MANAGEMENT WITH AYURVEDA

 
Weight management is a common phrase used to describe the techniques required to attain and maintain a certain weight. Most weight management techniques entail long-term lifestyle strategies that promote a healthy eating plan and daily physical activity. There are countless programs for weight management that can help you get on track or stay on track when it comes to maintaining a healthy weight./div>
 

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THE BASICS OF AYURVEDA

 
Ayurveda is one of the oldest holistic healing systems that originating over 5,000 years ago in India. There, the Ayurvedic form of holistic healing is used by a large cross section of the population either exclusively or in combination with modern medicine.
 

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TRY AYURVEDA TO GET PREGNANT FASTER

 
For many couples who are looking to have a child, not being able to conceive is a major problem. While most people go the way of traditional medicine to help find a workaround, there are some people who believe in going the Ayurvedic route as well as it is known to treat infertility with minimal side effects.
 

What is Ayurveda?

Practiced by the great sages of ancient India, Ayurveda is a 5,000-year-old system of holistic medicine defined as Knowledge of Life (Ayu meaning life and Veda meaning knowledge). It describes the healthy and unhealthy state of life (mind and body) and describes the methods of balancing unhealthy conditions. Ayurveda focuses on the wellness of every person as a whole. Since the constitution differs from person to person, the wellness therapies also differ and are unique to every individual.

What is Naturopathy?

Human beings have remarkable recuperative powers that can heal the body on its own without external chemical or surgical interference, which simply suppresses symptoms but does not heal nor remove the root cause of the disease. Naturopathy seeks to heal the body by promoting its own internal processes. Naturopathy gives importance to internal hygienic conditions using healing therapies such as Dietetics, Hydrotherapy, Mud therapy, Reflexology, and Massage, among others.

What is Yoga?

Yoga is a lifestyle, to be incorporated. It includes practices like Kriyas, Asanas, Pranayama, Bandha, Mudra, Meditation etc.

What is Reiki?

Reiki is a holistic energy healing technique where certified healer directs universal energy to the person who seeks healing. This restores your emotional, physical and spiritual energy.

What is included in your all-inclusive package?

If you choose our all-inclusive package, you will get a well-appointed luxurious room, Ayurvedic therapies, Naturopathic therapies ( hydrotherapy, massage, mud therapy, reflexology, dietetics) yoga sessions, acupuncture, all meals, all amenities, and a personal wellness consultation.

What types of food do you have?

Our culinary program is based on a wholesome, balanced and portioned diet. All of the food served at YO1 is locally sourced, organic, and sustainable. The ingredients that are used are free of harmful chemicals, alkaline, and genetic modification to create meals that promote an optimum state of health.

Where are you located?

We are located in the tranquil Catskills Mountains in Monticello, New York. Resting on over 1,300 acres of pristine landscape, including the historic and impressive Kutsher property, YO1 is easily accessible and offers guests the fresh air and serenity needed to make the profound changes in their lives that they are seeking.

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