IMPORTANCE OF AYURVEDIC TREATMENT IN THE MODERN WORLD

From the cosmos to the smallest of microorganisms, Nature is where you will find all the answers. And guess what? Our ancestors have successfully decoded some of the greatest mysteries hidden in nature, to unlock its secrets through the science of Ayurveda. We all know that this science originated in the east, but can you imagine how ancient it is? The origin of Ayurveda finds its mention in Atharva Veda, which dates back to almost the 2nd Century BC. The principles of Ayurveda are based on human behaviour and innate causes that remain unchanged throughout time, which makes it the most relevant healing system even in today’s fast-paced, connected, and digitized world.

Ayurveda – The panacea for the modern world

Everyone in today’s times seeks better health and longevity with a holistic approach. So, how can one achieve this? The answer lies in the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda – an extremely effective healing system that combines physical, psychological, and spiritual health. It works on the basic principle of identifying the root cause of the disease and working towards its total eradication. It tries to enhance the body’s inherent capability to fight disease and restore good health and happiness. Ayurvedic treatment is not only about treating physical ailments, but also about achieving better health and happiness. Ayurveda can help cure physical illnesses and address various mental health issues.

• The Building Blocks of Ayurveda

Did you know that your unique physical and mental characteristics are determined by the proportion of three doshas - Vata, Kapha, and Pitta - in your body? One of the doshas is usually more dominant than the others. A person’s dosha (a type of bodily humor) determines their personality and health. The doshas are a combination of the five elements that make the earth – Aakash (space), Jala (water), Prithvi (earth), Teja (fire), and Vayu (air).
 

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• Importance of Ayurveda in today’s times

1. Ayurveda’s aim is to maintain an equilibrium between body, mind, and soul to increase immunity and enable the body to develop the ability to fight and cure diseases.

2. It helps to repair the body parts and tissues that may have been impacted due to the disease and the corresponding imbalance caused.

3. Ayurveda connects people and their health to the basic elements in the universe and accordingly classifies people into three types of doshas. It accords great importance to the universe and the five key elements that are the building blocks of living organisms.

4. It ensures a great focus on mental health and medical subjects such as genetics, diet, gynaecology, physiology, and cosmology. It also includes learnings from related subjects such as botany, cultivation, personal hygiene, and chemistry.

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5. Ayurvedic treatment has been observed to bring about good health as well as mental wellness and harmony in the life of patients.

• Benefits of Ayurvedic treatment

Ayurveda traces the root cause of the disease and tries to eradicate it. It enables the body to become stronger and develop the ability to fight diseases better. At YO1, our Ayurveda program offers a truly authentic, comprehensive, and customized experience that is designed for each individual guest.

• Healthy and Glowing skin:

Why use chemicals when you can get the perfect skin care the natural way? Through natural remedies, Ayurveda offers the dual benefit of enabling you to gain healthy and glowing skin while not applying any chemicals to the face and body. Try our Ayurvedic Podikizhi massage or mud bath, which can help to detoxify and keep your skin healthy and glowing.

• Weight loss management:

Lifestyle diseases are linked to obesity, which has become a growing concern across the USA. Are you looking for effective ways to manage your weight? If yes, then head to YO1 for ayurvedic therapies to achieve your health goals. By working on a balanced diet and detoxification of the body, Ayurveda enables you to lose weight and subsequently manage it well, without harming the body. Udhwarthanam with Bashpaswedana massage offered at Yo1 is a proven remedy for weight management.

• Stress Management:

In a world where anxiety has taken over our lives, Stress Management has become the need of the hour. At YO1, Ayurvedic treatment modes such as Shirodhara, Abhyangam, and Kayashudhi enable you to relieve physical stress as well as emotional stress.

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• Detoxification:
 

Modern-day lifestyle has pushed us towards an unhealthy diet, which eventually builds up toxins in our bodies. Ayurveda is known to cleanse the toxins and impurities that accumulate in the internal organs that can make the body weak and prone to diseases. If you are looking for an effective detox program, look no further than YO1.

A person undergoing treatment for sleep management - Yo1

• Sleep Management:
 

What’s the best way to hit refresh? A relaxing sleep, right? Minimum 8 hours of Sleep is vital for our brain's functions. If we don't get proper sleep, we may experience issues like fatigue, irritability, and an inability to make decisions. When we sleep, our body cells rejuvenate and all systems are on minimum activity, which helps revive us. At YO1, benefitting treatments such as Shiro-pada Abhyangam and Acupuncture help to relieve your stress and thereby improve sleep.

If you are looking forward to escaping such lifestyle issues with a relaxing break, head to Yo1 Longevity and Health Resort. Our luxurious but natural surroundings, complete with nourishing food, will certainly help you to relax and feel your best. Choose from our many health, spa, and therapy programs, which include mindful meditation and yoga techniques. Book now and receive a 25% discount on your stay.

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 a 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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