"When the diet is wrong, medicine is of no use. When the diet is correct, medicine is of no need"
AYURVEDIC HEALTH CONSULTATIONS
Carmen Loderus (Sharanya) will assess your constitution and current state of imbalance and doshas (vikruti) and create a personalized health plan aimed at improving your overall health and well-being. Recommendations may include proper diet, gradual lifestyle changes, herbs , cleansing and rejuvenating therapies to help balance the body, mind and spirit.
Consultation 2 hours: $125 + Herbs
Follow-up consultations are important in Ayurveda. During these consults the client's program is reviewed and together we explore what’s been working and what needs adjustment.
45-60 mins: $55
AYURVEDIC THERAPIES AND TREATMENTS
ABHYANGA SNEHAN and SWEDANA - Herbal oil massage and steam
In this therapy warm medicated herbal oils are used for a whole body massage to help pacify predominantly Vata Dosha. Ayurvedic Snehan massage relieves muscle tightness, tension, pain and deeply relaxes the nervous system. This is followed by a steam therapy.
90 Min: $115
PINDA SWEDANA – Rice and herb bolus treatment
This treatment is performed after Abhyanga Snehan massage and consists of massaging medicated herbal boluses of rice and milk over the entire body. It improves blood circulation, muscle tone, strengthens the body and restores vigor. It is traditionally used for many neurological disorders, nourishes tissues and promotes vitality and longevity.
30 min: $65
SHIROTARPANA – Head treatment
In this treatment warm medicated herbal oil is soothingly massaged into the head and scalp area. Then a face, neck and shoulder massage is given followed by a light steam and warm herbal decocotion that helps release tension held in the head. Helps with hair loss, premature graying of the hair, headaches, stress and insomnia.
45 min: $70
NETRA BASTI – Eye rejuvenation
A nourishing and rejuvenating therapy for the eyes. It is a special treatment in which the eyes are bathed in pure ghee. It is performed by filling a 'dam' (made out of wheat dough and placed around the eyes) with soothing ghee. Netra Basti helps relieve eyestrain (esp. from computer screens), improves vision, pacifies problems due to Vata and Pitta such as dry or burning eyes and other eye ailments.
60 min: $75 for both eyes.
KATI BASTI – Lumbo-Sacral rejuvenation
This is a localized treatment for relieving and nourishing the lower back. After snehan massage, the lumbo sacral area is saturated in a 'dam' of specially prepared herbal oil. This therapy helps to relieve the discomfort of nervous and muscular aches and pains. It pacifies one of the primary sites of Vata, nourishes displaced discs, relieving pain, soreness and tension in that area.
45 min: $60
MANYA BASTI – Cervical rejuvenation
A similar treatment to Kati Basti, but Manya Basti focuses on the cervical and neck area.
40 min: $60
HRUD URO BASTI – Heart support
Focusing on the region of the heart (hrdaya), this area is bathed in a 'dam' of lukewarm medicated oil. Unresolved emotions and psychic tensions are then allowed to be calmly released, restoring strength and nourishment to the heart area.
45 min: $60