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On this eight-day Ayurvedic rejuvenation detox programme you’ll receive a personalized Ayurvedic Treatments program, a treatment every day, for about 80 minutes, tailored to suit individual diagnostic history. A personalized diagnosis with a qualified Ayurvedic doctor ten days before the retreat via Skype help to us to prepare the program of treatments and the ayurvedic diet. This program is an ideal introduction and preparation for the more intensive panchakarma (full detox) program but is also a suitable option if you simply wish to rest, relax, lose weight, de-stress. This program also includes daily Yoga & meditation classes, personal lifestyle and health coaching with Javier or Ana.
As you’ll be one of the four only guests at Ayurveda and Yoga Retreat in our Home Care Mediterranean Coast at Benimeli, you’re guaranteed individual care and attention at all times for a optimal use of the teachings. The venue is exclusively yours for the duration of your stay. The accommodation will be in a private or shared room. Dhara Holistic Care has selected a beautiful venue for this Ayurveda training in the essence of the Mediterranean coast. One of the things Dhara Holistic Care regular clients really value is having the house to themselves whilst knowing they are nearby. %Customers normally book with a partner or friend interested in the same purpose, and then we provide a discount. The house is ideal for four guests. There are two bedrooms, along with the bathroom, a treatment room and a peaceful living room with a private swimming pool. We have a small library of books on Ayurveda and yoga available. The nearest beach is 10 minutes by car. %Beautiful and deliciously decorated spaces with harmony, simplicity, and tranquility.
Ayurveda is the traditional healing system of India and is considered the world's oldest complete health system that is still in use. Today, thanks to the development of a more comprehensive view on medicine, philosophy, and spirituality, its popularity has soared in the west.
Ayurveda opens the consciousness and teaches that you are not only your body; this is a vehicle for the expansion of consciousness. It helps you to connect with your true nature and to see that the only real cure for diseases is the understanding of the self. It is a lifestyle, a way to learn how to cooperate with nature and to live in harmony with it.
Your private retreat will be individually-tailored to your own unique personal goals, needs, and desires. A typical day is detailed below but in general, your days will be structured around Ayurveda, relaxing massage therapies, personal development, and health education but you'll also have a little time to explore the local beaches. Only you can share this retreat with a friend or partner if you wish
During this retreat, you will have the opportunity to learn the lifestyle and routines of yoga and Ayurveda, tantric meditations, and to practice yoga every day with classes that will help to relax the mind, provide flexibility, reduce fatigue, and increase your energy and digestive power. Yoga as therapy or exercise was traditionally prescribed in an Ayurvedic context.
The rejuvenation according to Ayurveda is only possible through a process of elimination of physical, mental, and emotional toxins. Once these toxins are expelled, the body through its own resources can rebalance and optimize the actions of all tissues and systems.
The Ayurvedic diagnosis will be only via Skype, the doctor does not personalize at the place.
A personalized diagnosis with a qualified Ayurvedic doctor ten days before the retreat via Skype, and seven nights retreats customize only the first day of it, and to guide during and ten days after the conclusion of the retreat.
A Treatment or Abhyangam massage every day, for about 80 minutes, tailored to suit individual diagnostic history. (Except the first day).
These are some of the treatments that may be included, depending on the doctor's assessment.
Weekly program of yoga and meditation: 2 hours of yoga, pranayama, and meditation every day (instruction can be given to those who are not familiar with any of these practices). Every treatment will be according to personal Ayurvedic diagnostic.
If you wish you can make some excursions to the nearby beaches or to picturesque places in the area at no additional charge.
Javier has been traveling to India for over 15 years with continuous experience as a teacher of yoga and meditation. Asia has been a place of his continuous inspiration as different teachers in different areas have given him a broad and solid vision. He is also the creator and founder of several wellness centers, projects, and the coordinator of massages and treatments for six years in specialized centers and spas. Javier has a diploma in Ayurveda and panchakarma massage in Asramam Vazhavara College, Kerala, and in Ayurveda treatments by Dr. Vijay Carolin of the University of Kerala, India.
Ana has a degree in Psychology from the Autonomous University of Madrid. She graduated as an Ayurveda therapist and therapeutic massage therapist by Dr. Vijay Carolin of University of Kerala, India. She also has a diploma in therapy, holistic psychology, and sciences of mind by the Dharma School in Madrid.
Doctor in Ayurvedic Medicine from the University of Kerala, India. Resides, passes consultation and teaches training courses in Ayurvedic Medicine in Barcelona, Spain. The tradition in Ayurvedic medicine comes from the family. His grandfather, Dr. K.N. Padmanabhan Vaidyar, was a famous Ayurvedic doctor who ran his own practice and pharmacy in the area of Cherthala, Kerala, in India. Two important stories related to Ayurveda are related to this area: Master VAKBHATA, author of the book Ashtanga Samgraham (one of the three important texts - Brihat trayi), lived and spent time in this place.
Benimeli is situated north of Segaria Valley and is regarded as the very northern part of the Costa Blanca coastline. The sun is said to shine here 320 days a year. Segaria Valley and Javea are divided by the Montgo mountain – said to resemble a sleeping elephant. The area is certainly spectacular and offers a number of walking routes. Benimeli is on the coast and the 20 km of beaches (15 min. by car) are of very high quality. Every year the beaches are awarded the European Blue Flag for their water quality and clean fine sand.
Les Rotes is a nature area with no boats allowed and has a variety of marine life to see. Snorkeling and scuba diving are very popular in this section of Denia. This part of the coast is protected including the natural dunes, caves, plants, and wildlife. A footpath allows you to walk from Denia marina all the way to the lighthouse which is a few kilometers.
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Food during the retreat will be vegetarian and mostly organic. Our Ayurvedic doctor, through personalized diagnosis, will recommend ayurvedic dietary patterns which will be taken into account when making the menus. You will be served three daily organic meals.
During the retreat, you will receive valuable information on the principles of Ayurvedic diet and how to incorporate health into our everyday routines. The proper digestion and regular detox is the key to physical and mental health and to a decrease of disease.
This retreat includes seven 80-minutes Treatments or Ayurvedic Abhyangam whole body massages with warm herbal oil, 100% natural and imported directly from Kerala in India, where Ayurveda is practiced with absolute dedication.
You will always be accompanied by the attention of the staff. If you would like to experience an extra four hands treatment, you can choose to upgrade any of your regular daily Ayurvedic treatments to a four hands treatment for an additional 60 EUR per session. Please just let Dhara Holistic Care know at the time of booking.
Transfer available for additional US$158 per person
Transfer available for additional US$158 per person
Please book your flights to Valencia Airport (VLC) or Alicante–Elche Airport (ALC). Transfer from and to the airport is available on request. The cost of the transfer is 140 EUR for 3 persons maximum and one hour.
From Valencia airport, you can take a one-hour bus (16 EUR) to Denia, and then take a taxi to the venue. The taxi from Denia bus station to the venue costs around 30 EUR, in some cases we can pick up the clients to the station.
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