Udvartana is a special ayurvedic body therapy that involves two therapists massaging a person’s body using a unique herbal paste. The herbal paste consists of herbal powders and oils designed to provide maximum therapeutic benefit for your body type and health condition/s.
The treatment is performed on a traditional wooden table made from the neem tree, which enhances the healing and detoxifying effect of the treatment.
Udvartana paste uses sesame oil, which is hot in potency, infused with herbs to create lightness, dryness, and roughness. The friction of the paste on the skin during the massage opens the pores, removes blockages in the blood vessels, increases the heat in the tissues, and stimulates fat metabolism. The oil base of the paste also protects the skin from becoming superficially dry so it remains soft and supple after the treatment.
If used as a beautification treatment, the therapists will mix a special set of herbs and powders to maximise rejuvenation of the skin.
After the paste massage, the therapists bathe your body with a therapeutic herbal liquid. You are then invited to sit in a herbal steam chamber where the body heats up, sweats out toxins and stimulates metabolic processes that have a ‘cutting’ or liquefying action on fat tissue.
Udvartana reduces both vata and kapha. After the treatment, you can expect to feel rejuvenated and revitalised, de-stressed and relaxed, yet also invigorated.
When Udvartana forms part of a prescribed treatment program that includes an ayurvedic diet plan, regular exercise, yoga and appropriate internal ayurvedic herbal medication, it helps to reduce weight and promote a well-toned body.
90 Minutes: $200 (Includes treatments with two therapists, herbal bath and ayurvedic steam sauna)
90 minutes: $180 (Includes treatments with one therapist and ayurvedic steam sauna)