Ayurveda, a sister science of yoga, literally translates to the ‘knowledge of life’. This traditional system of healing emphasizes each person's uniqueness. By understanding one's unique constitution and imbalances, specific treatments are designed to ensure each person's optimal state of health and well-being.

Among the many treatments used to create balance are:

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Ayurvedic Body Therapies

Ayurvedic massage, also known as Abhyanga, is unique to Ayurvedic medicine. Dosha specific oils are used to balance the constitution. Additionally, the massage itself balances the Vayus(different directions of energy) in the body. Abhyanga is great for all constitutions, but is most useful for Vata disorders such as anxiety, tics, Parkinson’s disease, heart palpitations, multiple sclerosis, autoimmune disease, muscle tension, chronic fatigue, and for general tonification