Tag: Alternative Therapies

  Ironical as it may sound, I was a very intelligent student who didn’t manage to get exceptional grades at school. But I always wanted to study psychology, so I applied for the course at several colleges as an extra-curricular activities student. The move helped me study the subject I love, and read more...
By Yamini Joshi
  Think of a spa and you picture dimly lit rooms, soothing fragrances, scented candles, fresh flowers and a massage bed on which you will be treated to an invigorating and relaxing treatments. But what if your visit to a spa could not only make you feel better, but get better too? That’s exactly read more...
By Charu Sharma
  The flow of light into our bodies has always been known to rejuvenate and heal. Whether it’s a well-lit room or exposure to morning sunlight, there is something very positive and energising about light. Probably that’s why heliotherapy was developed. Heliotherapy or light therapy (also known as read more...
By Sanjana Barua
  All of us aspire for a happy and healthy life. Ageing, however, is a natural process and diseases are a part of our life cycles. Eating pills or undergoing surgeries does not make us healthy. So, we must look beyond science because good health is an outcome of a good lifestyle – exercise, read more...
By Charu Sharma
  Atoms and molecules, matter, energy, vibrations are more than just forgotten words picked up from sixth-grade science textbooks. These are the very essences of meditative healing techniques, especially those that involve intense visualisations. One such technique that’s risen from our ancient read more...
By Charu Sharma
During my juvenescence, I believe there was a power within each one of us to do things that most people call ‘magic’. It often intrigued me how the universe and the energy around us worked towards natural healing. What worried me, however, was to see my father really unwell, and the inability of read more...
By Dr. Chandni Tugnait
  AREA AND FACILITIES: Occasionally, the monotony of life is broken by instances that make the toil seem trivial. A spa therapy at Rejuve – The Spa at The Lalit Chandigarh is one such experience. Rejuve offers a complete holistic journey that encompasses aroma, Ayurvedic, herbal and natural read more...
By Aarti Kapur Singh
  FACILITIES: It was 42°C in Hyderabad the day I visited Park Hyatt Hyderabad’s award-winning spa at Banjara Hills. I had been baking in the Deccan sun, and now the kind people at the spa were trying a different method of cooking: they put me in a closed room at 43°C and steamed me. As the vents read more...
By Sheetal Vyas
  As I lie on the massage table with my eyes closed, I feel myself slipping deeper and deeper into a state of near slumber. Pak Wayan, my Balinese healer, is performing the ‘Panca Mahabhuta’, a traditional Balinese healing ritual, which is also the signature therapy at Fivelements, Puri Ahimsa read more...
By Charukeshi Ramadurai
  Driving to CastaDiva Resort & Spa through the narrow-stepped lanes that climb almost invisibly from the bustling yacht harbour, but run parallel to the picturesque Lake Como, I can see why the likes of George Clooney and Donatella Versace own villas here. The eclectic mix of dreamy scenery, read more...
By Rama Ahuja