UDWARTHANAM at REJUVE – THE SPA
Located on the first floor of The Lalit Chandigarh, Rejuve – The Spa has seven luxurious treatment rooms, a separate couples suite and a state-of-the-art gymnasium. The spa offers a beautiful blend of modern and ancient wellness techniques. An Ayurveda herbal massage with multiple benefits, ‘Udhwarthanam’ is especially effective in weight loss. The half-hour session involves a vigorous massage using a herbal powder, which works on accumulated fat in the subcutaneous tissues, resulting in weight loss. The treatment also leaves your skin glowing because it detoxifies your body; plus, it improves the mobility of your joints and muscles.
THE LALIT CHANDIGARH
Rajiv Gandhi IT Park, Near DLF Commercial Complex, Chandigarh - 160101
0172 30 07 777
PANCHAKARMA at ANANDA SPA
Housed in what was once the palace of the Maharaja of Tehri-Gharwal, Ananda in the Himalayas is one of India’s most revered wellness retreats. The 24,000-squarefeet Ananda Spa here offers over 80 treatments in 24 treatment rooms. Incorporating Ayurveda, yoga and Vedanta, the elaborate menu caters to ailments of all kinds. For the core, the basic line of treatment involves Deepana (fire- and metabolism-increasing medicines, and treatments and appetisers) and Pachana (digestants and medicines that help get rid of ama or undigested matter). Ayurveda doctors make use of Kaya Chikitsa (general medicine) and Panchakarma for stomach-related issues.
ANANDA IN THE HIMALAYAS
The Palace Estate, Narendra Nagar Tehri - Garhwal, Uttarakhand - 249175
+91 124 45 16 650
DETOX THERAPY at THE PINK ROOM, PLANET HOLLYWOOD BEACH RESORT
Extracts of juniper berry and cypress are blended in this aromatic treatment that helps the body detox. The therapist uses gentle massage strokes to stimulate the lymphatic system, encouraging the system to expel metabolic waste products, excess fluid and bacteria. As these poisons leave the body, so does all the discomfort of bloating. The Pink Room spa blends traditional Indian wellness solutions with a Western approach, creating
highly personalised treatments. True to the name of the hotel in which it is – Planet Hollywood Beach Resort – the spa promises to send out guests looking their A-list best. (Duration: 60 minutes / 90 minutes)
PLANET HOLLYWOOD BEACH RESORT
30/3, Acsona Waddo, Uttorda Beach, Salcette, Goa - 403713
0832 67 51 000
WEIGHT-LOSS PROGRAMME at SOUKYA - INTERNATIONAL HOLISTIC HEALTH CENTRE
This programme begins with an analysis of your constitution. Then Ayurvedic, yogic and naturopathic treatments are used, along with Ayurvedic and homoeopathic medicines. The Ayurveda doctors here are fourthgeneration
practitioners, and the products used are Soukya’s own for absolute authenticity, with about 300 types of herbs grown in-house. Auriculotherapy, or ear acupuncture, is also administered. Diet counselling is based on a person’s traditional eating habits, and any cravings are corrected. Chronic conditions such as hormonal disturbances and digestive disorders, which might have an impact on your metabolism, leading to weight gain, are also treated effectively here. (Duration: at least two weeks; some cases require repeat visits after three or six months).
SOUKYA - INTERNATIONAL HOLISTIC HEALTH CENTRE
Soukya Road, Samethanahalli Whitefield, Bengaluru, Karnataka - 560067
+91 98 45 37 44 00