AYURVEDIC BODY THERAPIES & RECIPES
60 min $75 90 min $110
In this traditional massage from ancient India, a gentle body exfoliation is followed by warm herbalized oils poured onto and massaged into the body. It is extremely nourishing, nurturing and a must for seasonal cleansing and rejuvenation.
60 min $120 90 min $180
Tulasara means moving toward balance and is inspired by Ayurveda and the Ayurvedic approach to healthy, balanced skin in both men and women. Dry, oily, aging, uneven, sensitive and acneic skin conditions and eye concerns can all be addressed with a customized Tulasara treatment.
AROMATHERAPY STEAM BATH
45 min $50
An excellent compliment after a massage, The steam bath helps soften and loosen impurities, opening your pores for better circulation. Your therapist stays present to offer cool aromatherapy compresses and purified water while you relax in a private steam canopy.
HIMALAYAN REJUVENATION AND SHIRODARA
2 Hours $ 250
This nurturing treatment takes you beyond relaxation to a pure mind/body
connection. A vigorous, full-body, dry-exfoliation precedes a rhythmic,
friction massage with your specific massage blend. A steam bath canopy
warms you with aromatic steam while a continuous stream of warmed,
plant-based liquid is directed onto your forehead to elicit a deep
sense of relaxation and transport you to a state of bliss.
For seasonal cleansing, this recipe is full of nourishing goodness. It is truly comfort food and we love it!
1 cup Mung beans, soaked overnight. OR you can cook separately in a small pot and add at the end)
Basmati Rice, brown or white
2-3 Tbl Ghee (coconut or olive work too)
1T Mustard Seeds
1T Fennel Seeds (sometimes I use cumin seed)
1-2 T Ginger Root, minced
1T Tumeric Root, minced or Tumeric Powder
1 Leek, white part only, diced
1 Carrot, diced
1 Celery Stalk, diced
1 Sweet Potato, chopped into small cubes
1 Kale bunch, chopped
Cilantro or parsley, chopped for garnish
Warm the oil and add the Mustard and Fennel Seeds till fragrant.
Add Ginger and Tumeric Root or powder till fragrant.
Add Leek, Carrot, Celery. Stir into the mixture 3-5 min, adding a little more ghee if needed.
Add 1 cup Rice and stir in, letting the rice and spices mix together.
Add enough filtered water to cover veggies, rice and spices.
Bring to a boil, then simmer, uncovered, stirring occasionally and adding more water as it evaporates
Add beans and cook till tender (these little buggers cook fast) but even if they turn mushy, it will still be yummy, like a dahl.
Add Kale at the end, cook till soft.
Garnish with chopped cilantro and drizzle with warmed ghee:)