Yoga and Meditation

The Complementary Practices of Yoga And Ayurveda

Ayurvedic medicine, or Ayurveda, is a medical philosophy developed in India thousands of years ago to address disease

Ayurvedic medicine, or Ayurveda, is a medical philosophy developed in India thousands of years ago to address disease and the overall health, wellness, and balance of an individual. Today, it is used as both as a primary method of healthcare and also as medicine complementary to Western medical practice. However, there is much more to Ayurveda than Ayurvedic medicine—Ayurveda is a philosophy of health that can be applied to all areas of one’s lifestyle, including the physical. The best Ayurveda hospitals understand this and help to address all areas of well-being for their clients who seek better wellness.

The Physicality of Healthcare

According to Human Kinetics, a dedication to wellness is the devoted pursuit towards an enhanced quality of life, potential, and personal growth by adopting specific attitudes regarding our health. From this point of view, the various aspects of wellness are physical, social, mental, emotional, and spiritual health—and the physical aspect is important! Just think of how many times you’ve heard the compound phrase “diet and exercise.” What is the Ayurvedic equivalent, you might ask? Yoga!

The Connectivity of Yoga And Ayurveda

Kashinath Metri of the SVYASA Yoga University describes how Ayurveda promotes the seeking of balance to restore health or prevent pathology. Similarly, the practice of yoga and associated meditation and breathing exercises promote the restoration and maintenance of this balance within those dedicated to the practice and adherent to a lifestyle yoga program. In this way, Ayurveda and yoga complement one another in both goals and lifestyle applications.

In other words, the practice of yoga is said to aid in the relief of spiritual suffering, which is inherently linked to physical and mental areas of health and wellness.

Implementing Yoga into Your Ayurveda Experience

As advocates for the improvement of all areas of wellness, we support the adoption of yoga as a tool to advance the holistic nature of Ayurvedic treatment. The practice of yoga is a catalyst, encouraging and bolstering the benefits of other Ayurvedic treatments provided at our all-encompassing Ayurvedic Centre. We believe that, to be the best Ayurveda hospital we can be, it is crucial to encourage our clients and partners in health and wellness to adopt this eye-opening and soul-opening practice. If you are interested in the exploration of yoga for your health, contact us today to discover how a retreat with us can regenerate your mind and body.

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