Therapies

Consultation
If you are unsure about where you might like to begin with Ayurvedic treatments or if you are currently feeling unwell; the best place to start is with an Ayurvedic consultation.

Duration: First session 1-1.5 hrs
Price: $120

During your first session you will meet with an Ayurvedic practitioner to discuss your current lifestyle and state of health. After a thorough Ayurvedic examination, you will
be given recommendations for the ideal eating plan for you, with direction in food preparation and choices, so that you will be able to achieve your optimal state of well-being. You will also receive suggestions for the most ideal Ayurvedic therapies (including herbal supplements) for you, favorable exercise, lifestyle and spiritual choices for your individual constitution and for your current state of health.

Gandusa
An herbal oil or a decoction is retained in the mouth. It brings a glow to the face, improving lines and wrinkles, tones the skin and is also highly beneficial for teeth,
gums, ears, nose and throat.

Marma Therapy
This treatment works on the junction point present between the body, the mind,
and the emotions. It will clear toxins and blocked energies. It will also open
channels of circulation, enhance vital functions, and will increase immunity.

Nasya
This clearing therapy is very helpful in the treatment of congestion, common chronic sinusitis and all allergies. It can help to relieve chronic vascular headaches, migraines, epilepsy and has positive effect on the brain. Nasya can also help relieve other eye and ear problems, conjunctivitis, glaucoma, hearing loss and tinnitus, as well as loss of the sense of smell. The face, shoulders, chest and head are massaged with an oil specific to your dosha and condition, then herbal oil is poured into the nostrils.

Shirobasti
During this therapy oil is retained on the scalp to help with numbness of scalp, facial palsy, insomnia, dryness of nose, throat, mouth, headache and migraines.

Shirodhara
Shirodhara is effective in mental stress and related problems as well as diseases of the ear, nose, throat, migraines, paralysis, loss of speech, loss of memory, insomnia, alcoholism and even insanity. For deep relaxation, insomnia, scattered or compulsive thought processes, stress reduction and meditative bliss, Shirodhara is an ancient therapy used for centuries for restoring an inner calm in the mind and balance in the emotions. It begins with a gentle dripping

In this profoundly relaxing treatment warm herbal oils are poured in a gentle stream over the forehead to synchronize brain waves; coordinate and calm the mind, body, and spirit;and soothes the central nervous system, profoundly relaxing the mind and balancing the emotions. This will also stimulate production of serotonin.

Shirobhyanga (Head Massage)
This massage improves circulation to the head, relaxes the muscles and nerve fibers, relieving tension and fatigue. Massaging the head increases the oxygen supply to the brain, improving the circulation of the spinal fluid around the brain and spinal cord. It also increases the release of hormones by stimulating the pituitary and pineal glands, necessary for the growth of the brain and relaxation of the body. It will increase the prana.

Swedana
This herbal steam is a delightful way to detoxify and increase joint mobility. You will be placed in a steam tent, with your head protruding, and steamed with a blend of herbs that are specific to your individual constitution and your particular ailments. To improve the results of the Swedana, you may want to first indulge in an herbal sea salt body scrub to improve your circulation.

Pinda Sweda
Pinda Sweda is a localized steaming treatment using herbs or dry sand. It greatly helps for arthritis, joint pain, gout nerve and muscles problems.

Takradhara
This calming therapy uses a stream of herbal butter milk, poured onto the forehead to relieve insomnia, depression and the stress related problems. It helps to delay graying of the hair, reduces headaches and increases the digestive power.

Tarpana
Herbal ghee is retained over the eye. This therapy has a cooling effect on irritated and stressed eyes, relieving eye strain, improving eyesight and other eye problems.

Panchkarma
Panchkarma is a therapeutic Ayurvedic cleansing process that transports the body & mind into a journey of rejuvenation. It has been used in India for thousands of years – to purify & restore your body & mind on a deep cellular level. Panchkarma is very relevant today as it helps to counteract the effects modern-day living; pollution, stress, poor eating habits and lack of sleep.

Each treatment program is designed according to your constitution and individual requirements. The programs vary in length from seven to thirty-one days depending on your state of health. An Ayurvedic consultation is required before booking a Panchkarma treatment, as this therapy may be too rigorous for you at this time or a Panchkarma may not be required owing to your state of good health.