“Life (Ayu) is the combination (samyoga) of body, senses, mind and reincarnating soul.
Ayurveda is the most sacred science of life, beneficial to humans both in this world and the world beyond.”
Charaka Samhita, Sutrasthana, 1.42 – 34
Full body massage.
Duration 1 hour
Cost – €90
Abhyanga normally uses warm herbalised sesame oil and is carried out in silence. The sesame oil penetrates through the pores of the skin to dissolve and remove impurities. The herbs are absorbed to benefit the tissues and organs within. Silence and rest are important components in activating the body’s own self healing mechanisms.
This treatment starts with abhyanga (see above).
Duration 2 Hours (including rest & dress up)
Cost – €130
Abhyanga / Shirodhara
A stream of warm oil is then poured continuously over the forehead for some time. Shirodhara treatment is done in absolute silence. It promotes total relaxation of the mind and nourishment of the nervous system. Therefore it is particularly useful for those with busy minds, broken sleep, blood pressure and stress related disorders as well as being a general all round relaxing and nourishing experience suitable for all.
This treatment nourishes vision & eyes.
Duration – 45 Mins ( including 10 mins rest)
Cost – €70
In today’s world saturated with optical stimuli, our eyes are often strained and overtired. This has an adverse effect on our vision and activity. Netra Tarpana has a relaxing effect on the eyes and surrounding tissues and is wonderful for soothing dry, gritty eyes and softening the eye area. It is carried out in conjunction with ghee eyebaths.
This treatment is for lower back pain.
Duration – 1 Hour
Cost – €80
Firstly the lower back is massaged, then steam is applied to this area, next a small ring made from flour is placed on the lower back. Into this ring is poured specially herbalized oils. The active principles are absorbed with the oil to lubricate and nourish this area. It is therefore recommended to anyone with low back discomfort and sciatica as well as for relaxation purposes.
This is a treatment used to remove toxins and mucus from the sinuses and lungs.
Duration – 1 Hour
Cost – €85
It involves using massage, steam and the inhalation of aromatic oils, which opens up fine channels in the head. Finally – herbalized oil is instilled in the nostrils. This treatment is said to stimulate the central nervous system both through the herbs absorbed and through stimulating the olfactory nerve. Used as a treatment for the thyroid gland and sinuses. Increases clarity of brain and senses and is very helpful in the treatment and prevention of hay fever and allergies.
Udavartana is a deeply penetrating herbal paste full body massage.
In this treatment ground herbal powder is used to massage the body. These herbs cleanse the skin, improve circulation and help with weight loss.
Duration – 1 Hour
Cost – €95
Udavartana is very effective in getting rid of cellulite, toning the muscles, improving blood circulation, lymphatic drainage and easing joint pain. Regular Udvartanam is not only good for removing cellulite but it helps with weight lost by increasing the basic metabolic rate. It is particularly good for skin care as its powerful exfoliating effect, magically conditions skin. Udvartana is also a popular treatment for weight reduction in India. The treatment is also used for skin problems – using different herbs for different conditions. Major Benefits include – Treatment for weight loss, tones skin and muscle, removes cellulite, imparts good complexion, revitalises sense of touch, balances Kapha and in general detoxes the body.
This rejuvenating and deeply relaxing treatment helps you regain a more youthful facial appearance and increases your feelings of well-being.
Duration 1 Hour
Cost – €90
Ayurvedic Face-Care Massage
During this massage, blockages are released allowing the free flow of energy around the body. The repetitive hand movements help to iron wrinkles away, while the facial muscles are toned, giving a more lifted appearance by reducing sagging & revitalising the skin.
Major Benefits of Face-Lift Massage include – Wrinkle lines are reduced with regular sessions, tension is released from facial muscles and deep tissues, features such as jaw line are more defined and there is increased flexibility in facial muscles and complexion, muscle tone improves and sagging reduced, relieves headaches and eye strain, calms and relaxes the mind.
An Ayurvedic Health Consultation offers you the chance to learn more about the nature of your mind/body and how to promote good health and prevent disease. Consultations include recommendations for diet, digestion, herbal food supplements, exercise, daily and seasonal routines and general guidelines for good health based on your individual physiology.
One Hour Initial Consultation – €100
Ayurvedic Treatments available include Abhyanga (full body massage using warm herbalised sesame oil; Abhyanga / Shirodhara (as Abhyanga with a stream of warm oil poured continuously over the forehead for some time); Netra Tarpana (treatment that nourishes vision & eyes); Kati Basti (for lower back pain); Nasya (used to remove toxins and mucus from the sinuses and lungs); Udavartana (a deeply penetrating herbal paste full body massage) and Ayurvedic Face-Care Massage – a rejuvenating and deeply relaxing treatment helps you regain a more youthful facial appearance and increases your feelings of well-being.
In Ayurveda food is seen as an essential part in maintaining and creating health. Ayurvedic cooking involves the knowledge and use of herbs, spices, vegetables and legumes to maintain physical and mental health. Eating foods that suit your nature and support your natural constitution is seen as very important. The use of herbs and spices can help detoxify the body and help in the treatment of many common complaints. This cookery course will give you an understanding of the basic principles of Ayurveda and show you how to prepare delicious healthy meals.
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