Panchakarma (Detoxification & Rejuvenation Program): Traditional Panchakarma is commonly a 3-5 week process. The majority of the program is done at home with diet, herbs and lifestyle. Several treatments are given at the clinic. An intake and follow-up as well as phone check-ins throughout the duration are part of the program.
Vitality Insurance Every quarter (3 months) you will receive: 3 hours of treatments and/or a consultation + 20 min phone consult prior to your appointment (to customize your next set of therapies) + 25% off all of the oils, herbs, spices that I carry or order for you. = Lifelong Vitality!
Other Services offered alone or in combination with other therapies: Nasya (nasal/sinus therapy) as part of Panchakarma Protocol Basti (enema with herbal oil) if this is indicated after a full consultation. Swedana (steam therapy) an addition to other therapies. Ayurvedic Nutrition and Lifestyle Consultation Cooking Classes Kitchen Re-boot Personal Yoga Instruction
In-House Clinic Certain therapies can be performed in the comfort of your own home. No traffic, straight into the bath and a bowl of hot soup! A minimum of two hours of therapies required plus clinic set-up/travel fee $100. (within 45min driving time from Calabasas)
Descriptions and Benefits Abhyanga (Ayurvedic Massage): When stimulated through this ancient therapy, the skin releases a pharmacy of healing chemicals that have health-promoting effects on the body/mind. In addition to feeling good, regular Ayurvedic massage detoxifies and tones the body’s tissues, increases circulation, calms the mind, and supports a strong immune function. Receiving Abhyanga with warm herbal oil is a deeply healing treatment that slows the aging process by rejuvenating the nervous system and detoxifying the lymphatic system. Learn more about the healing benefits of light touch massage. Other benefits to this massage include:
Detoxifies the Lymphatic System
Improves quality of sleep
Improves mental states of depression and anxiety
Detoxifies the body's tissues
Enhances immune function
Slows aging process
Calms the mind
Hydrates skin and lubricates joints
Increases stamina throughout the day
Basti - Dough dam filled with medicated oil: A traditional herbal oil application for different areas of your body to support back pain, eye balance, heart strength, thyroid balance as well as other imbalances.
Choorna Pinda Sweda: Ayurvedic Therapy for Restoring Strength and Vigor this therapy is done after or during Abhyanga (Ayurvedic Massage) or during Panchakarma and consists of rubbing warm boluses (prepared with dry herbs) over your entire body using specific strokes. It improves blood circulation and muscle tone, strengthens digestion and restores vigor to all your bodily tissues. Choorna Pinda Sweda is beneficial in degenerative conditions and can help the body rebuild muscular tissues. Done in a series, it is traditionally used for many neurological and neuromuscular disorders, including MS, Parkinson's, as well as many serious imbalances, and to promote vitality and longevity. Choorna Pinda Sweda is recommended to preserve health and delay aging. Recommended For:
Helps to reduce pain, inflammation and stiffness of the muscles
It strengthens and rejuvenates the bones, muscles and nerves
Strengthens the tissues
Increases the circulation
Provides colour and complexion to the skin
Induces good sleep and reduces stress
Nasya - Nasal and Sinus Therapy: Medicated oils are administered to the nasal passageways to open and clear the breathing channels. Includes face, head and neck massage. Marma points (vital energy points in the body) are also massaged. Nasya relieves allergies, sinusitis, migraine headache, foggy mind and frequent colds.
Shirodhara: Shirodhara is a continuous stream of warm oil over the forehead and third eye. It works primarily on the mental layer or "manomaya kosha" as it is known in Ayurveda. It is here, at this level, that the mind holds on to past impressions that create imbalanced desires and habitual patterns of behavior. It is believed that these impressions are held captive in the limbic system of the emotional cortex of the brain. It has been used to treat a variety of conditions including: migraines / headaches, eye diseases, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, graying of hair, neurological disorders, memory loss, insomnia, hearing impairment, tinnitus, depression, anxiety, vertigo, & Ménière's disease. Some of the Benefits of Shirodhara: Achieves an instant state of calm and rejuvenation. It has a balancing effect on the deepest recesses of the mind, stimulating the endocrine system, such as the pituitary and pineal glands (for hormonal imbalance). Stimulates neurotransmitters, effectively helping to combat depression and emotional insecurity while decreasing stress related hormones within the body. Synchronizes alpha brain waves, enhance blood circulation to the brain, improve mental clarity and help to generally release deeply trapped toxins. Is a powerful treatment for relieving mental stress and nervous tension.
Sweda - Steam Therapy: Clears lymphatic stagnation. Induces mild sweat. Opens pores allowing medicinal oils to enter into deeper tissues. Releases toxins from blood and skin Helps with Kapha weight loss & Vata hydration. *Steam is not recommended for those with high blood pressure
Udvartana - herbal scrub: Udvartana is deeply penetrating herbal paste lymphatic massage. This invigorating full body massage uses a paste to cleanse the skin, improve circulation, and help weight loss. It is particularly good for skin care as its powerful exfoliating effect magically conditions the skin. The paste is made with various organic grains, flours, herbs and oils and applied with upward strokes. Udvartana helps to eliminate lymphatic toxins out of the body and also improves sluggish circulation and digestion. It increases the metabolic rate of the body and activates the lymph. Recommended For: Udvartana tones and exfoliates the skin, reduces fat tissue and weight, makes the skin radiant and glowing and improves skin complexion. It removes bad body odor and toxins, and cleanses the skin. Benefits :
Helpful in calming the Kapha dosha
Reduces the excess fat accumulated in the skin
Strengthens the muscles by toning them and exfoliates the dead cells in the skin.
Improves blood circulation which leads to reduction in cholesterol and helps in achieving a good rate of metabolism.
The joints become more flexible,• Eliminates body odour
Also beneficial in treating Rheumatoid Arthritis as it reduces Kapha and Ama.
Panchakarma (Detoxification & Rejuvenation Program): Traditional Panchakarma commonly takes 3-5 weeks to complete depending on one's needs. The majority of the program is done at home with diet, herbs and lifestyle. There are several treatments done at the clinic as well as an intake and phone check-ins throughout the duration. Life Insurance for life-long vitality!
Wishing you health, happiness, peace, vitality and longevity through the wisdom of Ayurveda!
Call: 310-857-9848 The Topanga Healing Garage Cuesta Cala Rd Topanga, CA, 90290