In addition to your training yoga to enhance profits, BBI retreat propose Ayurvedic treatments at its dedicated center: the Swastha Ayurveda Retreat Centre, located in the garden behind the cottages where you will be accommodated.
Ayurveda is the traditional Indian medicine, using herbs internally (drugs) and externally (massage and other body treatments).
Ayur means life and Veda means knowledge or science.
It is a holistic medicine that considers the whole person, so that it is Swastha, a Sanskrit word which means to be physically, mentally and socially in perfect health.
The center has a garden with more than 90 medicinal plants used in the treatment and preparation, on-site by therapists, massage oils and Sirodhara.
The consultation with the doctor, the most common treatments and their benefits
To take care, you should see the doctor before to decide which is the most suitable treatment for your constitution. The doctor will be present on the day of arrival.
If you have a health problem, it is important to know, and if possible with future results or recent medical examinations. Treatment then you may be advised that you can follow at another time when you can devote entirely because during treatment, it is advised to rest completely, and avoid excessive physical activity such as intensive yoga practice.
To accompany your practice during the course of yoga, treatments generally recommended and profits are:
Treatments last approximately 1 hour (45 min shower!), It is possible to make the following two treatments (e.g. Abhyangam and Sirodhara), and then the duration is 1:30.
In Ayurveda, treatments are prescribed by period of 7 days to feel the full benefits. For a week of treatments it costs:
The consultation fee with the doctor is €10 per person.
You can also make an Abhyangam massage + Steam Bath upon arrival to remove the fatigue of the journey. The price is 25 euros per person.
If you want to know more about Ayurveda, we offer a course given by the doctor with the philosophy of Ayurveda, its principles and therapeutic uses.
The course fee (1:30) is €25 per person.
To determine the schedule with the doctor and therapists, thank you to inform us:
(Transport by taxi or autorickshaws: Cherai Beach, Kochi, Chendamagalam and villages...)
2h ride on the river; the boat picks up the group on the bank of BBI retreat