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The ancient India science of Ayurveda is considered to be the oldest and one of the most effective health care procedures which has created an appeal even in the international sphere also. Its history dates back around 5000 years ago when the great Indian saints developed healing therapies by means of natural herbs and shrubs. Unlocking this rich casket of Ayurveda, the Soukya health resort in Bangalore is serving the global patients and travelers for more than one and a half decade. Here all the therapies are offered with a view to promote health, happiness and creative growth of the guests. Soukya is located in 30 acres of lush green land which is just half an hour drive from the Bangalore International Airport. There are total of nine buildings which are built in a circular form amid which there is a manicured green garden filled with flowers and trees. All of these buildings are built in the traditional south Indian style; these made use of local and handmade items which help in maintaining biological sustainability. These nine buildings in Soukya houses medical center, administrative center, yoga hall, therapy center, dining hall and the residential clusters. This resort has duly restored the nature in its setting by means of gardens and orchards. This Ayurveda resort serves pure vegetarian meals keeping in mind the health needs of the guests. There is also a well stocked library in Soukya which is the ideal place to unwind and plunge into some high-works of literature. Soukya in Bangalore offers all modern facilities in a traditional manner and make you feel the rejuvenated part of your personality during your stay here.
The holistic Ayurveda resort Soukya houses 25 spacious rooms all of which are colored in mild hues that restore a sense of tranquility inside these rooms. Being a traditional Ayurveda resort, all the rooms and suites in Soukya are minimally decorated and reflect a graceful aura of positivity. The soothing views of the lush green gardens are complementary to each room and suite.
The four spaciously built suites in Soukya make the guests relish a delicate Ayurveda vacation amid the sheer tranquility of nature. These luxury accommodations come with all modern facilities that contribute towards making the vacation all the more luxurious. These aren’t over packed with furniture as to maintain the spaciousness inside the suite.
Guests can also choose to stay in Super Deluxe Special Rooms which present the ultimate luxury statement. These rooms are decorated with ethnic south Indian items which help in restoring a rustic feeling inside these rooms. Though all the rooms are fully air-conditioned, you may not need to switch it; these are built in such a manner to exhaust all the heat of sun and keep them cool.
There are 4 Super Deluxe Rooms in Soukya all of which come with an attached garden and an open air shower. If you want to get the fresh natural air, just open the window panes of your room and the garden air will be there to pamper your senses. You can also get a walk in these gardens in the evening to unwind the senses.
There are 13 Deluxe Rooms in Soukya Bangalore which are all studded with modern amenities and comfort. Offering a feel of home away home, these luxuriously appointed rooms make the stays all the more beguiling with its offering of attached gardens.
Dining in Soukya is a pleasure as you will get a chance to dine with other fellow guests who are also staying in Ayurveda resort in Bangalore. This Ayurvedic resort has an open air dining zone which serves ovo-vegetarian cuisine to the guests. Cigarettes, alcohol and meet are strictly prohibited in Soukya. This dining zone serves healthy and nutritious foods in the most delicate manner. There is resort’s organic farm from where fresh vegetables are collected every morning to prepare these food items. Most of the cuisines are prepared from the vegetable grown in the organic garden of the resort. Sadya, the dining zone is divided into four main spaces which overlook the beautiful views of the Soukya lawns. There is also an informal salad and juice corner in the resort where guests can sit, relax, socialize or simply gaze at the mesmerizing views all around.
Soukya is a holistic Ayurveda center where experts offer treatments in the most compassionate manner to the guests. Believing in the concept that a healthy body is the dweller of a sound mind, Soukya offers ample recreational activities to the guests. The gaming zone of the resort consists of a billiard table, carom board and table tennis; if you want to enjoy a sit-down game, you can play chess, solitaire and knots & crosses. An outdoor volleyball and shuttle court is also there in Soukya. Just next to the gaming area, an outdoor acupressure walkway connects the shower area to the elegant full-size swimming pool. There is an open air yoga and meditation hall in Soukya which has a structure based on the concept of traditional mud walled thatched roof hut. Though this yoga room is built in traditional style, but it is highly scientific; the hand plastered mud walls and the handmade black floor exhaust all negative energy and make the patients absorb the positive energy only. In this yoga and meditation center, the guests are taught various yoga postures by the experts which help them maintain a good health and mental wellbeing. The various kinds of yoga and meditation programs offered in Soukya include-
There is a set of 12 postures in this section which strengthens and stretches the entire body. Just as in a dance sequence, the movements and the breathing in these postures are patterned in a rhythmic manner.
The Asanas are the physical postures in yoga which help in culturing the body by focusing on different muscle groups, joints, tendons ligaments and the soft tissues, apart from the nerves and blood vessels. These also help develop a co-ordination between the mind and the body.
These exercises are specially tailored to improve breathing where each movement is followed closely with inhalation and exhalation.
Kriyas are those techniques in Yoga which help to purify the nostrils, sinuses, eyes, digestive system and the excretory system through varied simple methods. These also help in strengthening the nerves, sharpening the memory and strengthening the glands.
To attain once blissful state and to reach one’s innermost potential, the meditation is offered. This elevates the mind and help exhaust positive energy in and around. The various kinds of meditation procedures applied in Soukya include-
This meditation procedure entirely focuses on elevating the stress from the mind which causes various illnesses of the cardiac, respiratory system, locomotors organs etc.
In this meditation procedure, the prime focus is given on the 7 Chakras that run through the Sushuma Nadi. In Chakra Meditation, the experts try to energize all the chakras and dissipate their energy to the corresponding systems.
It is basically a sound meditation where the patients utter the word ‘Om’ and concentrate on its sound only. It creates a positive circle in and around and left the patients with a rejuvenating feeling after the completion of it.
This smple procedure is focused entirely on breathe without interfering with it.
It is that yoga technique where focus is given on body and breathing. It helps in realizing lightness and freshness in the body and mind.
It is a kind of Yogic sleep where one attaints the benefit of sleep without actually falling asleep. It requires a high level of focus and concentration.
To help improve the health of the body and the mind, Tai chi is offered which is a gentle martial art combining meditation and flowing exercises.
Soukya is one of the very first Ayurvedic resorts in the world which juxtaposes various medical practices like Ayurveda, homeopathy, naturopathy etc. to offer holistic treatments to the guests. Here the team of experts offers world class treatments to the guests after completely evaluating their body needs. The following is a glimpse of various treatments offered in the Soukya Ayurveda resort in Bangalore.
There is an Ayurveda center in Soukya which offer holistic treatments based completely on Ayurvedic methodologies. These treatments cover an array of massages and therapies which are directed towards healing various body ailments. According to Ayurveda, our body is made up of three humors known as ‘Tridoshas’- Vata, Pitta and Kapha which denote Air, Fire and Water respectively. A balance in all these three humors leads to a complete wellness of the body and the mind. We have presented below a glimpse of various Ayurvedic therapies that are offered in Soukya, Bangalore-
The Abhyanga massages help reduce stress, improves blood circulation, relaxes taut muscles. The Soukya experts use natural oils which are rich with curative power and offer a refreshing feel to the guests after the massage session.
It is a massage of the legs done below the knee which help improve circulation of the extremities and is also beneficial for diabetic patients. Those with joint pains and muscle tightness can also opt for this massage therapy.
In this particular technique, the experts offer a constant and steady flow of warm Ayurvedic oil on the head of the guests which help the senses to calm down. These also relax the nervous system and calm down the mind.
Those who are suffering from arthritis, spondylolisthesis or sports injuries, Ellakizhi is offered to them. In this method herbal leaves and powders are warmed in medicated oil and bundled in a poultice which is used for the fomentation massage. It brings great relief and also relaxes the body from the stress.
In this special massage therapy, Ayurvedic powders and churnas are used that help fight obesity, impart mobility to the joints and strengthen muscles. It’s slimming and toning effect on the body is clearly seen.
People suffering from neurological disorders, rheumatism and arthritis are mostly offered this therapy as it helps the body to produce therapeutic sweat. In this method, a linen bag is filled with medicated powder for fomentation.
It is an Ayurvedic eye treatment to cure the degenerative changes in the retina and lens of the eyes. It also strengthens the optic nerve and ciliary muscles.
After evaluating the body ailments of the guests properly, Thalam is offered. In it the medicated paste is applied on the crown of the head to cure various problems.
This treatment is practiced to treat ailments occurred due to Vata disorders. It is precisely practiced to cure various head related problems.
To cure various disorders related to facial nerves and facial muscles, this Ayurvedic treatment was developed in Kerala. It is also effective in treating the facial palsy.
This therapy is mostly used to cure lower back problems, cervical problems, arthritic knee, hypertension and cardiac related conditions. In it, warm Ayurvedic oil is being held in the affected area for the treatment.
According to Ayurveda, the secret of beauty lies in Ojas, the subtle quality of vigour and vitality. When the body, mind and spirit stay healthy, the Ojas also become strong which create a radiant inner self and an all impressive outer self.
Before offering the face packs to the guests, the expert therapists evaluates the skin type of the guests properly so that the best pack can be offered to them. It includes procedures like cleansing, massage, herbal steam, gentle scrub, nutrifying packs, toning, rejuvenating and moisturizing. Here the Ayurvedic herbs based constitutions are combined with fresh fruits or vegetables according to the skin type.
This particular massage therapy is a signature treatment of Soukya. For the corporate travelers and people who keep busy in their offices only, this hot stone massage is an ideal. In it, after applying the Ayurvedic oil properly on the body, the hot lava stones are used to do the body massage. It relieves the spasms of the muscles and de-stress the body.
Pizhichal is a unique way of massaging the body where a good quantity of warm medicated oil is squeezed all over the body with one hand and massage is done with the other hand. It has also been proved to be highly effective on its own for treating diseases caused due to vitiation of the Vata humour, especially hemiplegia, paralysis, muscle spasms and other degenerative diseases affecting the muscles.
It is a particular massage that used cooked rice, milk and herbal decoctions for curing various body ailments like muscular disorders, neurological anomalies from paralysis to neuralgias, emaciation, and blood related disorders.
This massage therapy works on neuro muscular tissues, strengthens the nervous system and tones the body. It also helps you to get rid off the deep seated toxins.
In Shirolepam, the paste of herbal preparation is applied in the hairy part of the head for 30 to 60 minutes. This is helpful in treating sleep disorders, headache, herriplegia, facial paralysis, trigeminal neuralgia, hair falling, premature graying, dandruff, etc.
In order to cure different body ailments like rheumatism, painful urination, hernia, lower backache, arthritis, etc., the patients are made to sweat while sitting in a tub filled with specific warm medical decoction.
In this exotic facial, the Soukya experts use natural beauty enhancing products such as milk cream, curd, mint, honey, turmeric and various other Ayurvedic herbs that left the skin with a glowing touch and a radiant feel.
In this procedure, Ayurvedic herbs are combined with that of highly nourishing and detoxifying Dead Sea mud to detoxify and rejuvenate the skin surface.
Along with offering various Ayurvedic treatments, Soukya in Bangalore also runs various wellness programs which are tailored to cure various ailments of the patients and at the same time to make them feel he the very essence of self enlightenment. Different packages are suggested for different age group of people according to their physical condition and needs. During these wellness programs, the guests need to follow strict guidelines for the full benefit of the offered treatments.