Ayurveda and Yoga Boosting Medical Tourism in the Country
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Ayurveda and Medical Tourism
Ayurveda is a holistic system of medicine that deals with the body, mind and spirit of a person. The Sanskrit term, Ayurveda, has two components: Ayur and Veda.Ayur; means life/longevity.Veda means wisdom/science. Hence Ayurveda means science of life or wisdom for longevity. For many thousands of years, Ayurveda has been a successful primary health-care modality for millions of people in India. Its age old recommendations and advices for healthy living are relevant even today as they ever were – and probably even more so.
India has originated as one of the most important hubs for Medical Tourism in past few years. Because of several pull factors like Excellent medical treatment at low cost, easy accessibility, picturesque locations for excellent holiday, etc. the country is emerging as a great destination for Medical Tourism
The world is increasingly recognizing the merit of Ayurveda, which offers effective cure for several diseases including chronic ones. It helps rejuvenate the body, fight stress, and offer relief in life-style related diseases. It results in no major side-effects while offering relief; and this is one of the main attributes of Ayurveda.
Medical tourism is a relatively new concept that is fast gaining ground around the world especially in India. Especially so in India owing to two reasons; One because of the state of the art medical facilities and practitioners available in India and two, the absolute beauty that nature has bestowed upon this country. Over the past decade, people with ailments from all over the world choose India for their medical and relaxation needs.
To make it complete tourism material for the patients across the globe, medical packages are combined with leisure activities, fun and fitness. According to the government's Make In India report, the wellness industry in India is worth INR 490 billion, and wellness services alone comprise 40% of the market. The AYUSH sector (Ayurveda, Yogam Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy) has an annual turnover of around INR 120 biilion.
Patients from various countries are becoming medical tourists to India for low cost and health restorative alternative treatments. The Medical Tourists undergo health restorative treatments of a combination of Ayurveda, Yoga, acupuncture, herbal oil massage, nature therapies, and some ancient Indian healthcare methods -such as Vedic care, an alternate healthcare service.
Kerela, the state that has emerged as the Ayurveda and Yoga hub in the coutnry, has witnessed average stay back period of tourists going up from 14. 1 to 18 days now, the highest in the country - thanks to Ayurveda and Yoga Tourism. India has lot of tourists from other countries coming for the rejuvenation promised by yoga and Ayurvedic massage.
Marketing Ayurveda as part of the 'health tourism' has brought a new definition to vacationing in India itself.
Top Reasons Why India is Becoming Famous as a Medical Tourism Destinations
Being one of the fastest growing medical destinations around the world, India is predicted to drive higher with time. Everybody can get tertiary medical treatment in India which is either not available or people cannot afford it in their home country. Here are 7 major factors which make India an ideal medical tourism spot.
Low Cost of Treatment when compared to the first world countries like the US and UK.
Getting Visas for medical purpose is much easier than ever.
Access to immediate service is what attracts the foreign medical tourists. Surgeries are done almost immediately.
Even though India is a developing country, it provides world-class and standardized medical services and care with the help of the latest technology.
Post retreatment recovery provided to the patients with therapies like Ayurveda, Naturopathy and Yoga.
India provides an opportunity to the medical tourists to visit some of the most alluring and awe-inspiring places by taking them on a medical tourist trip.
India has a strong base of qualified and skilled doctors. Another major factor that has made India succeed in inviting the medical tourists is the populace of good English speaking doctors, guides and medical staff which makes it easier for the foreign tourists to correlate well to Indian doctors.
Wellness Tourism and Panchakarma
Have you ever thought of taking a non-traditional vacation that could make a positive impact on your wellbeing? If so, you are part of the growing travel trend of wellness tourism. Wellness tourists are those traveling within their own country, or to other parts of the world, in order to carry out activities which may help them to improve their quality of life. The market size of wellness tourism is forecasted to reach approximately $680 billion U.S. by 2017.
Why Would I Want to Mix Wellness with My Vacation?
Travelers who have experienced wellness tourism emphasize the positive effects on the mind, stress reduction and promotion of physical health. Our Panchakarma programs are a great fit for those who want to try out wellness tourism. Panchakarma is one of the most effective healing modalities in Ayurvedic medicine. It promotes detoxification and rejuvenation and is recommended on a seasonal basis, as well as when someone feels out of balance or is experiencing illness.
The Panchakarma Detox Retreat includes 10 treatments, cooking demonstrations, specialist consultation, health coaching, yoga, meditation, organic meals, and take-home education. Taste of Panchakarma includes five treatments.
Five Benefits of the Ayurvedic Lifestyle
Do you feel you live a healthy lifestyle? From what you eat, to your fitness level, your job, and your home life, there are many facets that go into a healthy or not-so-healthy way of living. An Ayurvedic lifestyle produces numerous benefits that are wonderful for enriching your life.
1. Improved Concentration
An Ayurvedic lifestyle is grounding, which allows focusing more in the present and worrying less about the future. When we slow down, we get to better know and understand our bodies and the way in which our natural constitutions require balance. A balancing diet and lifestyle sooth our minds and allow for easier, more focused concentration. Mental balance is no less important than physical balance; Ayurvedic practices are designed to promote both.
Working under pressure, as most of us do, aggravates vata and produces stress. This vata imbalance affects the joints first, which makes sense that we often notice high stress levels by sore, clenched jaws. Through diet and lifestyle, Ayurveda alleviates stress.
3. Revitalizing energy
We all do things that unbalance our bodies and minds, which lead to sluggishness and lethargy. Coffee and other stimulants might work in a pinch, but Ayurveda offers a comprehensive, long-term approach to revitalizing energy. Ayurvedic practices and routines help ensure that we get enough rest. Cleansing practices like Panchakarma help eliminate toxins and heaviness so that we feel fresh and alive throughout the day.
When you are relaxed, you feel comfortable and content in mind and body, which is an important benchmark for physical, mental and spiritual balance. Whether using self-massage practices or pursuing a professional, therapeutic massage, these practices, especially when enhanced with Ayurvedic oils and various heat sources, help remove excess vata that causes stress.
We wear the signs of our health on our faces. Through maintaining a healthy balance between vata, pitta, and kapha, we reduce the anxieties that wear out our bodies. This balance not only promotes a healthy, youthful body; an Ayurvedic lifestyle also promotes a healthy, youthful mind as we age. By being mindful of what we eat, the way we live, and the way we handle stress, we can maintain and promote the balance in our lives so vital to the dynamic expression of life.
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Ever since its inception, Ayurveda and Health Tourism; has been promoting authentic Ayurveda across continents. At present, the magazine has editions in English, German, Arabic and Russian languages.
Ayurveda and Health Tourism; extensively covers the developments in this branch of medical science. The regular features include interviews with eminent practitioners and scholars of Ayurveda, detailed examination and remedies of diseases, patient experience, research news and reports on technological advancements. The magazine has exclusive sections on Yoga, food and beauty care which have become a major attraction with the young generation of readers.
Ayurveda and Health Tourism has been participating in all major tourism and health tourism events across the world. It has been a regular presence in WTM London, ITB; Berlin and Singapore, Arab Travel Mart, Dubai and MITT – Moscow , World Ayurveda Congress etc.
Through our medical tourism packages, at Ayurvedic Resort Goa, we offer world class medical treatment and care at very low cost. Our packages are aimed at providing benefits to a large number of people and are slowly becoming a revolution in medical sector. Our packages combine treatment facilities perfectly with pleasant stay arrangements, exotic sightseeing and excursions helping people not only heal their body but also their minds and soul.
What we offer
Ayurvedic Resort Goa, Medical Tourism packages are designed to include popular Indian ancient medication systems like calming meditation sessions, de-stressing spa treatments, revitalizing Ayurvedic treatments and energizing yoga sessions.
Our Healing Therapies at Ayurvedic Resort Goa:
Ayurveda : The ancient science of Ayurveda is a treasure of natural remedies and longevity. It is an effective alternate healing practice that is therapeutic and also rejuvenates the body. It promotes positive health and natural beauty and has remedies for common ailments as well as serious health problems. The Recurved Blanchard's Treatment includes herbal oil massage, steam bath, slimming programs, stress management programs and beauty care programs.
Naturopathy-Naturopathy or naturopathic medicine is a form of alternative medicine that employs an array of pseudoscientific practices branded as "natural", "non-invasive", and as promoting "self-healing".
Yoga : Yoga is very famous in India. It is a treatment through breath management and physical exercises that aims to control and channelize our internal energies. It serves as a path to achieve longevity, rejuvenation and self-realization.
Resort Spas : We make you experience the Indian Spa, which is a rage world wide. These spas offer a gamut of services that can pamper and pep you up. Along with yoga lessons, meditation, massages, facials, hydrotherapy tubs and steam, sauna and a variety of natural cures spas offer an incredible number of cures, weight loss, smoking cessation and pre-natal massage.
Thai Massage Therapy : Originated in India, the Thai Massage Therapy is always done on the floor. Comfortable and loose-fitting clothes are best to accommodate the twisting and stretching movements in the session. Traditionally, the Thai Massage treatments are at least one and a half hour long but sometimes these sessions lasts for several hours. The benefits of this therapy is revitalization and stress relief, it increases flexibility and blood circulation and harmonizes the energy.