Ayurveda is the ancient holistic medical system,'Mother of all healing systems' is from India based on achieving physical and mental harmony with nature. The term Ayur and veda comes from two Sanskrit words: Ayur means life, and Vedas means Knowledge means knowledge of life or how to live. This holistic science evolved on the Indian sub continent some 5000 years ago.
It provides a philosophy for healthy living by making us aware of our life style, diet, exercise and mental activities and their relation to our health and well being.
Inz ayurveda & yoga centre is pleased to offer integrated ayurvedic consultation by ayurvedic specialist. During this one on one session doctor takes a complete medical and life style history and indentifies the constitution (dosha) and diagnose the imbalance of body through tongue and pulse examination based upon this assessment, a personalized body/mind/spirit-health enhancing prescription is formulated through this consultation
This consultation helps to make the proper diagnosis; through which doctor tries to eradicates the root cause of the problem & tries to give Healthy body & Healthy mind to every one!Consultation cost $30
It stimulates the flow of blood to the follicles, improving the supply of nutrients needed for healthy hair growth & to make them strong.30 minutes - $30
Indian head massage or champissage is based on ancient Indian ayurvedic healing system. Friction on the upper three chakras-vishudhi, goverening the throat region and its associated organs, ajya chakra-the third eye point, located on the forehead, centre of the wisdom and the sahastra chakra or the master chakra associated with the pineal plexus and found at the crown of the head, combined with visual and auditory stimuli allow the innate healing energy to rebalance and harmony.
The method begins with treating of head with oil to provide necessary nourishment.
Massaging the scalp stimulates the flow of blood to the follicles, improving the supply of nutrients needed for healthy hair growth and to make them strong. After the massage, steaming is an important part of this procedure since it helps to open the pores on the scalp. It removes all impurities (dead cells and extra sebum), relives tension in the head, neck and shoulders stimulating microcirculation.
Life stress is the main concern of today’s busy life. Head spa is not only invaluable treatment of this monster and a general sense of relaxation, clear and focused mind but helps to relieve stress linked problems likemigrain, tension headaches, eye strains, and neck and shoulder stiffness. Moreover it makes the hairs strong, bouncy, dandruff free and shiny.30 minutes - $30
This highly relaxing Ayurvedic foot massage uses special Ayurvedic oils and is not only revitalizing for tired feed and legs, but as the feed contain key energy and nerve points relating to the whole body also harmonizes and relaxes the entire body. This massage improves blood circulation helps in preventing (or treating) varicose veins and also reduces swelling and soreness in the lower leg region Book a massage.30 minutes - $30
IPrecious herb-infused Ayurvedic oils are used for this muscle relaxing and revitalising massage which relieves back ache improves the blood circulation to the muscles of the back and releases tensions and strains throughout the body It also promotes the flow of energy throughout the body through activating the energy channels in the body and relaxes and strengthens the nervous system.45 minutes - $45
In Ayurvedic relaxing massage, we use medicated oils and specific strokes relevant to body’s constitution and present imbalances.
It unblocks stagnated 107 marma points (energy points) which induces a more rhythmic energy flow and leaves you feeling more relaxed and rejuvenated.
The massage finishes with the head being massaged with the medicated oils as well. This helps to bring balance between the mind and body and stabilize the nervous system.
It counters joint stiffness, arthritis, mental and physical fatigue and aids with sleep.
It slows down the ageing process by improving skin texture and complexion.
Relaxing massage is particularly suited to conditions involving stress or improving emotionally-related conditions.60 minutes - $60
Special herb-infused Ayurvedic oils are slowly warmed up and gently massaged into the skin. The massage is deeply relaxing and harmonises detoxifies strengthens and revitalises the entire body. The massage also improves lymph flow a stimulates the immune system further more whilst providing and tired person with new energy it simultaneously calms and strengthens the nervous system.
In this massage we try to scrap the toxins from body with different kind of strokes and just after massage you have to sit in a steam chamber. In that steam chamber we put the medication according to your body constitution. That medicated steam opens your skin pores and all the toxins come out from body as a sweat. In this way body get detoxified and helps to loose the weight.90 minutes - $75
Warn herb-infused Ayurvedic oil is gently and steadily poured over the forehead in a continuous stream using a special rhythmic swaying movement. This results in a fantastic sense of deep relaxation and inner peace… ever one should try this… it is truly divine !! The shrodhara treatment is highly effective in removing mental stress and anxieties in treating insomnia and also in curing headaches.60 minutes - $75
Nasya karma means administering drops of herbal liquid preparations or medicated oils through nose. This detoxification method is also known as Shirovirechana. Vitiated doshas and toxins which are accumulated in head and neck are expelled through nose and mouth along with nasal and oral secretions. As a preparatory procedure neck, face and head massage is given to patient with medicated oil and steam bath is given only to head and neck region. Patient is made to lay on his back with foot end elevated and head reclined. The medicated liquid or oil is administered in drops to both nostrils consecutively. Patient is advised to inhale the medicine slowly.Benefits of Nasya Treatment:
An Ayurvedic, unique warm oil treatment for the lower back which can be helpful in treating all lower back ailments including acute and chronic pain, nerve disorders, stiffness, sciatica and nourishing whole back.
A dough from special grains which is shaped into a small ring and placed on the affected area and is then filled with warm medicated oil. The oil is retained within the ring at a specific temperature for a specific time. This helps the oil to penetrate deeper into the tissues, softening the stiff and tight muscles.
After a specific period, massage is done on specific marma points around the affected area to repair ligaments and tendons, followed by a localised herbal medicated steam to deepen the effect. This helps to soften the stiff ligaments & tendons and to accelerate the repair of damaged tissue.60 minutes - $75
Human body is wonderful in its natural healing capability. It continuously keeps rejuvenating itself. But whenever the Doshas (Vata, Pitta, and Kapha) are severely imbalanced and the toxic substances are formed in large amounts, the natural capability of the body to heal itself gets blocked. To correct this situation, Ayurveda offers us the gift of “Panchakarma”, the science of detoxification and rejuvenation.
Panchakarma can be divided into two words: “Pancha” meaning five and “Karma” meaning actions. Hence, when put together the phrase means five actions or steps towards detoxification and rejuvenation. During this process of cleansing, various systems are first freed of all toxins, excess Doshas are eliminated and the body is rejuvenated.Ayurveda uses two main ways to treat and cure diseases.
1. Shamana: In this type of therapy, palliative methods are used to treat a condition. These can be herbs, food, exercise, life style routine etc. This is used for people who are very weak. Shamana treatment may also be given where Shodhana is contraindicated. Sometimes some patients prefer a Shamana treatment instead of Shodhana treatment.
2. Shodhana: Shodhana means to go away. This type of therapy helps to eliminate Ama (toxins) and excess Doshas from the body and restores balance. Panchakarma has been categorised as a Shodhana therapy.
According to Ayurveda, excess Ama formation in the body is the cause of all diseases. Whenever Agni or the digestive fire becomes weak, all the food that we eat does not get digested. Some of the undigested, half-metabolised, unabsorbed food circulates in the body as a toxin called Ama and becomes the cause of disease.
Ayurveda gives immense importance to the digestive system. The digestive system is divided into three parts based on the Doshas. The upper part of the digestive tract till the stomach comes under Kapha Dosha. The middle part of the tract from the lower part of stomach to the small intestines comes under Pitta Dosha. The lower part of the tract from the colon to anus is categorised as Vata.Panchakarma itself is divided into three phases:
Purvakarma (Preparation phase): In this phase the body is prepared for the main phase which includes the five actions. As already mentioned, the digestive tract holds immense importance in Ayurveda. During the preparation phase, excess Doshas and Ama are drawn towards and into the digestive system. Excess Kapha gets accumulated in the upper part, excess Pitta gets accumulated in the middle part and excess Vata is accumulated in the lower part of the digestive tract. To make this happen, various oil therapies (both internal and external) are administered. For internal oleation, ghee or clarified butter is given in small amounts everyday till the excess Doshas are collected in the digestive tract. Simultaneously various external therapies, for e.g. whole body massage, Shirodhara etc are given. During this phase the client’s food is also regulated to suit the Panchakarma procedure.
Pradhanakarna (Main Phase): Once excess Doshas and Ama are collected in the digestive system, the five main actions are now administered to remove or eliminate them from the body. These five actions are as follows:
Vamana (therapeutic vomiting): This helps to remove excess Kapha Dosha, which has been collected in the upper part of the digestive tract, from the body. Indications for a Vamana therapy are chronic cough, asthma, respiratory conditions, diabetes, loss of appetite and other Kapha disorders. Contra-indications include gastric ulcers, heart conditions, and tumours in abdominal region.
Virecana (therapeutic purgation): This helps to remove excess Pitta, which has been collected in the middle part of the tract, from the body. Indications for a Virecana therapy are skin disorders, chronic fevers, conditions of liver and spleen, jaundice, conditions of the mouth, teeth and gums and other Pitta conditions. Contra-indications include anal fissures, bleeding in the lower part of the tract, ulcers in the large intestine etc.
Basti (medicated decoction and oil enema): Both decoction or oil enemas are given alternatively to remove excess Vata Dosha, which has been collected in the lower part of the digestive tract, from the body. Indications for Basti treatment are constipation, general pains in different parts of the body, paralysis, epilepsy, bone pain and skeletal conditions and other Vata conditions. Contra-indication include diarrhoea, bleeding from the lower part of the digestive tract, very weak patients etc.
Nasya (nasal administration): Medicated oils are administered in each nostril to remove excess Kapha Dosha accumulated in the head and neck region. Indications are sinusitis, problems in breathing, heaviness in head etc.
Raktamokshana (blood letting): In olden days leeches were used (now a days blood may be removed with a needle and syringe) to remove excess blood from the body which in turn removes excess Pitta Dosha from the body. Indications are skin problems, eczema, abscess, haemorrhoids, etc. Contra-indications may include severe bleeding disorders, low blood pressure etc.
During the administration of the above therapies, the patient follows a specific diet. Food should be warm, nourishing, light and easily digestible. One should avoid excess spicy, sour, salty foods. Kitchari (a combination of rice, mung beans and some mild spices) is widely suggested during Panchakarma. One must avoid strenuous physical activities, late nights, alcohol, smoking etc.
General contra-indications for Panchakarma: Very weak patients, very old or very young people, pregnancy, certain heart conditions etc. In such cases Shamana therapy may be administered.
Paschakarma (post-treatment phase): Panchakarma can be compared to a surgical procedure where by one must follow certain rule and regulations. Immediately after surgery, one is advised to get back to normal lifestyle gradually. Likewise during this phase, one gradually starts following normal lifestyle including food intake, daily lifestyle, exercises etc. One also takes certain herbs and herbal remedies to complete the rejuvenation process in the body. The common herbs given during this phase are Ashwagandha, Pippali, Brahmi, Amalaki etc. Although one must bear in mind the body type before giving any herbs.
One should undertake Panchakarma procedure at least once every year. Panchakarma is not only for people suffering from diseases but also for healthy people who want to maintain good health and long life. Panchakarma is usually done at the junction of two seasons (e.g. between summer and autumn). Panchakarma can be done in 2 weeks.
Panchakarma is a special procedure which requires guidance and supervision of a properly trained Ayurvedic practitioner. Each person receives this treatment in a tailor made format to suit their body type and medical problems, if any. Other medical conditions like high blood pressure, heart problems, bleeding conditions etc are also taken into consideration before designing a protocol for a patient (as these may form a contra-indication for certain therapies). Always consult a fully qualified Ayurvedic practitioner if you wish to receive Panchakarma therapy.
Yoga brings calm strength and inner balance that enables a pregnant lady to overcome whatever challenges lie ahead.
Slow movements, accompanied by the flow of breath, create a grounding and nurturing effect in early pregnancy and promotes calm strength in stillness.
Standing poses in neid pregnancy provide all over strengthening of body and give a wonderful feeling of vitality while taking pressure off lower back.
Stretching poses in late pregnancy keep the base of body free from tension and prepares for bearing down lightly in Labour.1 private class - $35
Women have to go through many emotional and psychological changes during pregnancy. By increasing blood flow and oxygen intake massage allows a lady as well as baby to help in ease with new life changes.Therapeutic massage during pregnancy helps in:
1. Relief of pregnancy related pains aches especially on back legs and other musculoskeletal stains.
2. Relief of varicose veins, increased blood and lymph circulation of controls the excessive weight gain.
3. Reduction of edema and high blood pressure.
4. More restful and restoring sound sleep.
5. Prepare the body for labor, birth and dramatically reduce the likelihood of induction, epidurals, tears and episiotomy.
6. Feeling for greater vitality and positive attitude life and baby.60 minutes - $70
The ancient self heap system of Postnatal yoga promotes mental and physical well being and balance, which is natal during time of transition or uncertainty.
After giving birth, yoga exercises i.e. breathing, stretching and relaxing help to lay deep foundations for decade of motherhood.
Stretching yoga exercise help in gradually and safety recovery not only in physical figure and muscular tone stamina to body.
After delivery, hormonal changes can easily subside after these relaxing exercises which help to renew the energy level, nurture the mother and pacify the baby.
Postnatal yoga helps to newly mother and baby in physical fitness, mental relaxation and spiritual wellbeing.1 private class - $35
POST NATAL THERAPEUTIC AYURVEDIC MASSAGE WONDERFUL WAY TO PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL HEALTH AFTER CHILDBIRTH
1. Relief from aches and pains commonly experienced after childbirth.
2. Alleviate fluid retention.
3. Increases blood flow and boost up immune system.
4. Helps to get rid of unwanted flabs, tones up the muscle and help to loose the extra weight quickly.
5. Encourage the restoration of hormonal balance enhancing of happiness and peace.
6. Facilitates the healing of caesarean section birth.
7. Just after the massage ,medicated herbal steam helps to detoxify the body(part of Panchkarma).90 minutes - $75
Apart from the physical benefits of losing weight and being toned up I have also noticed a lot of improvement in my concentration, ability to put my mind to things differently, young looking despite being in my mid fifties.
Instead of being a grumpy and unfriendly person now i am an always happy, confident and more social person. I believe yoga has changed my personality greatly.
With regular yoga and detox massages my chronic pains has been disappeared, feel less stressed now seem to have lots of energy and really enjoy playing other sports with my students at school. My family and friends think I look more beautiful and happy now. The most amazing change is that I can easily control my anger and stay stable in most situations now which makes me feel that I am in charge of my own life. I am very happy now and try to make others happy as well.
My experience of the detoxifying massage and yoga practice at INZ Ayurveda Centre, was incredibly inspiring. The benefits have been so significant that they have influenced a change to my lifestyle, diet and how I take care of myself in mind, body and spirit.
Dr Rani’s gentle and holistic approach to life is like a breath of fresh air !
I highly recommend anyone interested in Ayurveda or just living a happier, healthy lifestyle to call and make a consultation with Dr Rani. Her knowledge, wisdom and compassion gave me insight into my health and a lasting impact on my journey to health. I am so happy to have found Dr Rani and would recommend her to anyone.
“I have persevered with a facial skin condition called Rosacea since I was 13. After trying orthodox treatments (Roaccutane), homoepathics, natural remedies and all manner of food supplements I was at a complete dead end. Dr Rani was the answer to my prayers. Ayurvedic massage, facials and a regular yoga routine has provided the solution. I now have clear skin, feel healthier and happier than I have in the last 20 years. Thank you Dr Rani and the INZ Ayurveda Centre.”