At Constance Le Prince Maurice we offer some wonderful Ayurvedic treatments, to help restore equilibrium to your mind, body and spirit.
Ayurveda is the traditional medicine of India that aims to prevent illness. It emphasises re-establishing balance in the body through diet, lifestyle, exercise and body cleansing.
Ayurveda is based on the premise that the universe is made up of 5 elements: air, fire, water, earth and ether. These elements are represented in humans by 3 doshas, or energies: Vata, Pitta and Kapha.
The three doshas
When any of the doshas accumulate in the body beyond the desirable limit, the body loses its balance. Every individual has a distinct balance, and our health and well-being depend on getting a right balance of the three doshas.
- Vata relates to air and ether elements. Vata is seen as the force that directs nerve impulses, circulation, respiration, and elimination.
- Kapha relates to water and earth elements. Kapha is responsible for growth and protection - the cerebral-spinal fluid that protects the brain and spinal column are examples of Kapha.
- Pitta relates to fire and water elements. Pitta governs metabolism – the transformation of foods into nutrients, as well in the organ and tissue systems.
Treatments at Le Prince Maurice
If you’re heading to Le Prince Maurice, visit our spa and indulge your senses with one of these Ayurvedic treatments:
Warm, herbalised sesame oil is dripped in a stream onto the forehead to profoundly relax the nervous system and balance the prana vata – the dosha that exerts control over the brain.
A head and scalp massage, using warm oil, to help relieve tension.
This four hands massage tones and relieves tension so you can regain energy and vitality.
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