YOGA, AYURVEDIC, SPA, MEDITATION & NATUROPATHY TOURS
-Developed over 5000 years ago in a bid to develop a philosophy to help people achieve a balanced state of body, mind as well as spirit. Yoga in India gained popularity all over the world with yoga practices leading one’s body to its fullest potential. The word Yoga is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Yog’ which means ‘to join’ or ‘to unite’. Hence yoga is a union with God to live a contended, peaceful and balanced life. Passed down several generations by yogis, rishis and seers, it acts as a way to offer liberation and expansion of human consciousness. Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual discipline that involves a combination of processes to attain a holistic sense of well-being. The central aim remains to achieve a heightened sense of peace and wholesome happiness about oneself and things around. Yoga Sutra, penned down by Patanjali in second Century, is considered the ultimate standard of reference for Classical Yoga. According to him, there are eight chief aspects to Classical Yoga which are:
As per Patanjali Yoga Sutra, a Sanskrit shloka does acute justice to explaining what yoga is all about. The shloka ‘YogahChittaVrittinirodha’ translates to ‘Yoga is a divine way to withdraw from the attachments and to control the mind’. The traditional Hindu legend, Bhagwat Geeta defines yoga as ‘the right path of action which is based on the truth and well-being’. Soon, the art of Yoga became hugely popular with the west as many Hindu philosophers, including Swami Vivekananda introduced the concept during their tours in late 19th century. Since then, a number of studies have been conducted worldwide trying to explore long-term benefits of Yoga, some even stating that regular practice of Yoga could lead to prevention for Schizophrenia, Cancer, Asthma and heart related diseases. With its eternal benefits and ever increasing popularity, yoga continues to extend its impact and influence across the boundaries of different cultures and languages. Yoga is a significant aspect of Vedic philosophy that reiterates the power of self-healing by connecting with one’s mind and body at a deeper level. Much more than just exercise, yoga leads to mental calm and impacts one’s life in more than one way. This is a thousand year old science which forays into various postures and techniques to bring out the best of your body in the long run. Vedic philosophy pays a lot of stress upon your soul being the only permanent, constant thing among other trivialities. Yoga is nothing but a methodical approach to attain a stable and intimate relationship between one’s mind and cosmic consciousness. The true purpose of yoga is to make one aware of the surrounding as well as your own true self that is eternal. We offer exclusive Yoga packages that familiarize you with the charm and benefits of this traditional science cum art called Yoga. India being one of the best retreats of Yoga, highly trained experts called Yoga Guru’s conduct yoga sessions in morning and evening involving all the prime eight aspects of classical yoga with modern techniques. Depending upon your comfort and exposure to the art, the gurus take classes for beginners to upgraded sessions. Our yoga team members involve some of the most popular names in Yoga throughout India and are also members of prestigious societies and forums on global level. Our packages are extensive treat to yoga lovers in the serene surroundings of Himalayas at our retreat. The packages are always customized as per the guest’s needs and body type suitability. Once you arrive here, our nutrition experts take you through a personnel consultation and identification. Once that is completed, your meditation schedule, therapies and yoga sessions in the package are designed that are meant to benefit you in the most wholesome manner. Some of the direct benefits of practising yoga include significant increase in metabolism rate, oxygen consumption rate, and blood pressure and fall in nerve tension in the body. Yoga is one of the ideal characters under Vidya Tantra to submit to the universal power, the Almighty and to attain oneness with it through self-awareness. The program is available to all in three options; 7-Days, 14-Days & 21-Days.
– India the land of tradition and culture is also known as a centre of various Ayurveda health therapies and treatments. Ayurveda; an intricate system of medicine found its origin in India thousands of year ago. The Spa and Ayurveda tours allow you to visit some of the finest centres of Ayurvedic medicine and spa therapies that are perfect to rejuvenate one’s body and mind from the stress of daily life chaos. These specialized tours even pose to be a perfect gift to your friends and family and even to pamper one. While opting for one of these tours, you get a chance to visit the well-known place and centres of Ayurveda medicine and spa therapies. Known as the 'science of life', Ayurveda – now for many exists as the 'slice of life’.Withthe popularity and growth of various rejuvenation centres and Ayurveda resorts throughout the India. Now the country has become the hub for the tourists who like to get acquainted with the incredible healing power of a 3000 year old natural health care system. Ayurveda Holiday Packages are for the people desiring to get face-to-face with a 'healthier' side over an indulgent vacation. Our designed itinerary make a traveller spend time at the healing resorts to get liberated from the humdrum and hectic day-to-day existence. All our suggested resorts positioned at the outskirts of the cityscape and spread over the lush green surroundings, essential to make individual relaxed and comfortable. With us, learn the power of Ayurveda in Kerala - the only place on earth where this field of medicine is exercised with sheer authenticity and dedication. Besides, we also take care of Ayurveda Holidays in other centres and resorts located in different parts of the countries. Ayurveda is the oldest known form of holistic medicine on the planet dating back over 5,000 years. People are discovering this ancient method of complementary medicine and taking advantage of Ayurveda retreat holidays in India. An Ayurveda retreat in India allows you to visit the home of holistic medicine and experience the unique benefits of Ayurveda for yourself in one of the most beautiful countries on earth. Ayurveda is a way of life. Its emphasis is on education, to promote self-healing by self-realization, to allow the body to achieve a natural state of balance which allows you to live a happier, healthier and more fulfilling life. Only natural therapies are used in Ayurveda treatments so there are no dangerous side effects. Ayurveda uses the various methods based upon each individual's unique constitution to help the healing process. Ayurveda therefore aims to remove the cause of disease and illness and re-establishes balance to the body. A number of Ayurveda tour packages are customised as per the needs of a guest by the experts in our office, which can be easily picked and tailored in accordance to ones needs. These tours are planned to enhance your emotional, physical and spiritual well-being and aims to create an environment that enables you to lead a healthy lifestyle. These tour are meticulously designed to meet individual needs like detoxification, cleansing, anti-aging, de-stress, weight inch loss and also provide guidance in the areas of exercise and nutrition. Right from timeless yoga practices to meditative exercises, we are is sure to make your journey rejuvenating.
- Spa treatments are one of the best ways to rejuvenate oneself and pamper your body by stimulating its senses. Using exotic oils and rare, natural herbs with great medicinal properties, spas have a calming effect on you and heal your body from several disorders. Usually, these are located somewhere close to nature so as to heighten the refreshing impact. Owing to its rich, 5000-year old Ayurveda tradition, India has become one of the spa hotspots where a large number of people visit every year to enjoy extensive list of spa services while exploring its rich culture and tourist destinations. Uttarakhand, Goa and Kerala have become extremely popular with their spa culture and wide variety of spa treatments offered to create that perfect break for you. Depending upon your choice and time on hand, we have Vedic retreat offers on extensive list of spa treatments focusing on skin revitalizing, rejuvenating Ayurvedic therapies, international massages andtreatments among many others. The retreat offers plush locale spread over 70 acres of land with breath-taking hills in the surroundings. Our state-of-the-art infrastructure and world-class amenities of the Vedic retreat makes it an ideal pick for a weekend getaway to liven up your senses. Our Ayurveda experts and hospitable staff work towards making the entire spa experience a memorable one for you. The nutrition experts also offer you a wellness consultation along with the spa session to help you chart out a healthier way of life. Join us for a memorable spa experience in the most natural surroundings! Spa treatments generally refer to a holistic well-being by rectifying, rejuvenating or detoxifying one's beauty, health and wellness related aspects in the body. It helps you unlock andchannelize your inner energy while relaxing your mind off any repressed negative energy. Spa treatments are also supremely beneficial for those who are looking for a refreshing getaway from the monotony and stress of their daily routine. The exclusive oils, the rejuvenating massage and the healing techniques lay their goodness and feel good effect onyou and you feel fresh and elated post a spa session. We offer varied Spa choices with a wide array of spa treatments and wellness programs on offer catering to your taste. Depending upon one's need, choice and time at hand, one can opt for any of the treatments which focus on specific target areas such as skin, stress, obesity, detoxification, rejuvenation and prolonged disorders. Located amidst the foothills of beautiful Himalayas, we offer some beautiful Spa canters located away from hustle bustle of cities, the retreat just evokes the spiritual, the relaxedpart of you with the ethereal surroundings and spiritually vibrant cities like Rishikesh, Dharamshala, Gulmarg and Haridwar. The health and wellness programs and amenities that the retreat offers only add to the impact of thespa treatment. The guests feel like they have transcended to an extreme level of relaxation during their stay.
- If yoga is the ancient science that propagates an art of balanced living where an individual's physical, mental and spiritual being come into perfect harmony; meditation is that extension of yoga that leads to oneness with one's mind. It is one of the prime five principlesunder yoga that, with constant practice, brings you to closer to your thoughts and your inner-self. Meditation focuses uponimproving self-will, tranquillity within you and helps you achieve clarity of mind like never before. The history of meditation comes from a vast background having its roots in almost 5000-year old traditions. Started as a mere exercise, it eventually evolved as an art of life quite beautifully over centuries. Today, meditation is a known and popular art that draws thousands of learners every year due to its wide-array benefits. One of the major influences was Lord Buddha who is known as one of the most popular meditation icons of all times across eastern as well as western countries since 500 B.C. More than a luxury, meditation is more of a necessity for human body in today's hectic times. When practiced regularly, meditation can cure as well as prevent lifestyle disorders including stress, hypertension, heart related diseases, high cholesterol levels, diabetes and arthritis among others. In addition, it also proves to be beneficial in developing better concentration power, memory and learning abilities. Another crucial benefit meditation boasts of is significantly reducing depression and anxiety levels, which is often the root cause of most of the lifestyle concerns. Meditation offers a unique kind of rest to your body that is more rejuvenating than the deepest sleep one ever has had. Basically, you focus upon self-awareness, leading to a deep connect with your inner source of energy. Contrary to the popular notions, meditation isn't about focusing on a particular thought. It is about acquiring a state where only consciousness remains. Be a part of this revolution and lead a peaceful, stress free and healthy life. Meditation is a science cum art that helps you connect with your inner self and exercise a better control over your mind. It is one of the chief branches of yoga that brings you closer with nature and oneself and helps cure as well as prevent a wide array of diseases in the long run. Meditation is also helpful in working as an effective anti-ageing treatment if practiced regularly. Here are a number of benefits meditation brings to your life if adopted as a regular part of your routine:
1.Relieving Stress: Yes, it's one of the widely known benefits of meditation and with present increasingly hectic lifestyle, who doesn't want that? Meditation is your one-fix solution for all anxiety disorders, stress related concerns and insomnia. It releases all the pent-up stress stored in your system and at the same time, prevents any new stress storage in the system. Bring meditation into your life and see all your stress fade away.
2.Regulates Blood Pressure: A number of scientific studies have claimed this as well and we tell you just the same! Regular time allotted to meditation results in regulating blood pressure issues for those with high blood pressure issues. Also helpful in relieving hypertension, meditation helps keep heart attack and other heart related diseases at bay. Since our body takes up as less as 20% of the usual oxygen intake during meditation, which allows blood pressure to go down and reach normal levels.
3.Personal well-being: Meditation resorts are popular not just in India but are gaining huge popularity in the West as well. And one thing above all particular disorders it cures is the personal transformation it brings with itself. Not only it induces healing with regular use, it also improves yourimmunity levels and keeps you relatively fit against diseases. It reduces negative vibes likefrustration, anger, depression in one's mental process and encourages happy, relaxed feelings. With regular use, you gain emotional balance and easily quit bad habits.
4.Increased fertility: It is a scientific fact that increased level of stress and anxiety greatly affect your fertility. A number of people suffer from various fertility issues due to an extremely hectic and stressful life. Regular meditation clears off your mind and helps you regain your fertility to normal healthy levels. Another reason why meditation is proved to be beneficial for fertility is because itincreases blood flow in your body, thus leading to a healthier state which is far more feasible if one wants to conceive.
5.Improved Exercise Tolerance: Meditation is supposed to be beneficial for reducing tension from the muscles and building the body's strength. Therefore, regular use of meditation really helps inbuilding your body's stamina and increasing its exercise tolerance.
- Focusing on the inner balance and energy in one's body, Naturopathy is the alternative healing science that uses natural elements to look for the cause and then treat accordingly against just curing the symptoms of the disorder. It uses the body's natural defence mechanism to remove the cause of the disorder in themost gentle and effective way possible. Since Naturopathy treatments in India uses elements present in nature as the core therapy, an understanding of the elements is important to begin with. There are five main elements nature comprises of, which are Jal (Water), Vayu (Air), Akash (Sky), Agni (Fire) and Prithvi (Earth). These together are also known as Panchamahabhuta, which are also one of the chief attributes that form our body. In this way, Naturopathy is more of a refined way of living life in sync with nature than being a mere healing science. It leads a holistic approach and balances the elements back to their Prakruti (natural state) and helps live a healthy, disease-free life. Any toxin that gets in our system, usually our body reacts via fever, vomiting, cough, etc. in order to get rid of the toxins naturally. However, at times, our body fails to cope with the toxins with incorrect lifestyle, stress and lack of exercise. In such cases, the toxin starts to pile up in our body. Naturopathy plays a significant role in assisting the body to flush out all these toxins through normal channels, thus helping in curing diseases like diabetes, arthritis, asthma, eczema, indigestion and various skin concerns. A healthy lifestyle and balanced routine accompanied with the goodness of Naturopathy goes a long way. Regular yoga along with mental hygiene and adequate distressing can greatly influence your balance of elements and keep you in good health. Various stages under Naturopathy treatment: Elementary Stage: Essentially revolves around using various therapies (Mineral salt bath, Mud therapy, Sun bath therapy, Far-infra detox therapy, etc.) to remove all toxins from the body. In addition to the therapy, eliminative diet is prescribed to the patient in order to enhance the detoxification of the body by speeding the process of flushing out toxins. Soothing Stage: Focusing on rejuvenation of the body just after detoxification, this stage involvessupplying important nutrients to the body in order to help rejuvenate the body. It is the second step after detoxifying the body and induces regular blood circulation using various therapies (Chromo therapy, Hydro therapy, Aroma therapy, etc.) for optimum effect. Constructive Stage: As the last step, this stage energizes as well as kick-start certain hormones into action in the body. It also helps activate the body cells and tissues using a set of various exercises and dietary routines. The diet is especially designed to provide all the required nutrients necessary for bringing the body back to healthy and normal routine. Naturopathy is a traditional healing science that helps the body restores its order using natural elements. Depending upon the disorder and level of toxins present in body, Naturopathy comprises of various therapeutic treatments that suit varying needs of the patients. Naturopathy is often a better solution than the rest not only because it uses complete natural, drug-free elements but also because its technique focuses on the root cause behind the disorder than simply removing the symptoms of the disease. Due to these properties, Naturopathy is equally suitable for adults as well as children. Naturopathy techniques and treatments vary in sync with the school and skills of the naturopath you choose. Here are some of the popular Naturopathy treatments listed below:
*Swedish Massage: One of the most popular treatments under Naturopathy, Swedish massage combines different patterns of strokes and movements focusing on the cardio region. This, in turn,tones the body muscles and enhances the circulatory system, thereby making the patient feel energized. A normal Swedish massage lasts about 60 minutes of duration.
*Herbal Vibro Powder Massage: This advanced massage uses powder mixture instead of a paste as a massaging ingredient. A hi-tech vibrator with built-in separate attachments for specific regions is used to massage all over the body using the medicated powder. Other than improving the blood circulation, this massage is highly beneficial in reducing the fat gathered in specific regions of the body.
*Naturo Reflexology Massage: A combination massage of Reflexology and Swedish or Herbal Rejuvenation massage to activate from the cellular level, thereby inducing complete relaxation.
*Vibro-Chair massage: This massage session involves using an electronic vibrating massage chair that helps relax the body.
*Hydrotherapy: This process is particularly famous for its use of water to treat disorders and heal pain. Initially known as Hydropath, this process was put into use from 19th century onwards by practitioners. Tools like water jets, underwater massage and mineral baths are used during this process.
Deluxe Spa Hydrotherapy 20 to 30 minutes: This special form of Hydrotherapy uses bubble massage, jet massage and chromo therapy to inducecomplete rejuvenation in the body.
Aroma Deluxe Spa Hydrotherapy 20 to 30 minutes: Same as Deluxe Hydrotherapy with an addition of certain pure essential oils to the treatment. Treats the body as well as overall senses!
Jacuzzi Hydrotherapy 20 to 30 minutes: Here the entire body is massaged using under-water massage therapy for certain duration.
Deluxe Whirlpool Rose Bath 20 to 30 minutes: This involves treating the patient with a five feet deep whirlpool bath with rose petals. This therapy really helps in providing a soothing and mood-elevating effect on the body.
Hydro Therapy 20 minutes: This therapy uses spinal bath (spray) with water of different temperatures to treat disorders related toanxiety, blood pressure, insomnia and spinal pain.
Herbal Colon Therapy:This therapy uses spinal bath (spray) with water of different temperatures to treat disorders related toanxiety, blood pressure, insomnia and spinal pain.
Circular Jet Therapy 20 minutes: this therapy heals body ache and uses multiple pressure jet bath to provide a refreshing feeling.
Steam and Sauna Therapy:Taking sittings in steam and sauna therapy room is beneficial for relaxation and overall well-being. Usually maintained at a temperature of 41 degree Celsius or above, a steam room is prepped with high humidity levels in order to heighten the impact. Sauna, on the other hand, is a small room designed specifically to experience dry/wet heat sessions along with supplementary amenities. Sauna is often referred as more of a social affair where a certain number of people sit disrobed in the sauna amidst temperature range of 70°C (158 °F)-100°C (212 °F). The therapy induces complete relaxation.
Herbal Steam Therapy: This therapy is used for detoxification and uses specially designed medicated wooden steam cabins for the treatment.
Mud Therapy: mud therapy not only treats multiple skin issues but also helps in treating a number of disorders including joint pains, periarthritis shoulder and backache. It is also popular as an effective beauty treatment.
Herbal Mud Pack 20 minutes: This pack uses a paste of pure herbs and mother Earth which is then applied to the abdomen or entire body. This pack is extremely beneficial for healing process.
Mud Bath: Highly beneficial in detoxification and rejuvenation process, mud bath therapy is a very popular treatment under Naturopathy.
Herbal Mud Plaster 20 minutes: Here, a medicated paste of herbs and mother Earth are applied on the entire body. This treatment helps in speeding detoxification and healing process
Aroma Mud Therapy 20 minutes:A mixture of essential oils and mother Earth are applied on the forehead and allowed to rest for certain duration. Helps in de-stressing and providing complete relaxation.
Herbal Sun Bath Therapy 20-30 minutes: This is a solar therapy where the goodness of sun and natural herbs are used to provide the desired effect.
Far Infra Detox Therapy:This therapy uses Far-Infrared (FIR) technology to provide relief from pain and stabilizing one's immune system and response. In addition, this therapy also heals skin issues such as burns, eczema, acne and improves the skin tone. It also increases the burning rate of calories in the body.
Ozone Therapy with Steam (Oxygen Therapy) 20 minutes: Under this therapy, gas procured from medical grade oxygen is used in precise therapeutic doses toinduce holistic effect on the body. However, this gas is never suggested to be consumed via inhalation as this might result in adverse effect.
Chromo Therapy (Natural Colour Therapy) 20-30 minutes: Also known as Color Therapy, Chromo therapy is an alternative medicine method that uses certain colours and light to balance and stabilize energy under physical/emotional/spiritual aspects in one’s body.