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Panchakarma

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We’re in Travel + Leisure Magazine!

We’re so excited to share that the Art of Living Retreat Center is featured in the June 2019 edition of Travel + Leisure! In this article, the Art of Living Retreat Center’s own Medha Garud guides Michael Joseph Gross through his very first Panchakarma cleanse, where he experiences the unexpected peace and calm that comes …

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Wellness, Naturally: The Magic of Panchakarma

The Art of Living Retreat Center’s Panchakarma cleanses are magical, and it’s such an honor to be a part of that process. We heal people from all over the country who are seeking greater health, whether they’re already fit or at the beginning of their journey.   Panchakarma: the basics We haven’t watered down the …

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Wellness, Naturally: Cleansing with Ayurveda

I first dipped my toes into Ayurveda as an extension of my yoga and meditation practice. I was looking for a complete experience of vitality, optimal health and well-being, and lots of energy. My first intention was to go into Ayurveda School for my own personal vitality, but as it turns out, I fell in …

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Art of Living Journeys: Manju’s Road to Healing

The practice of a Panchakarma cleanse is an effective, deeply healing way to reset your body and begin to heal. Manju, a recent Panchakarma participant, shares how her experiences at the Art of Living Retreat Center helped her along the journey to healing her body and restoring her range of movement.   A Healing Community …

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Art of Living Journeys: Elizabeth’s Panchakarma Experience

  Elizabeth recently joined us for our Panchakarma Retreat to deepen her understanding and experience of Ayurveda. What she found was peace, rejuvenation, and a new and integrated way of life. We sat down with Elizabeth to chat about her experiences.   A Spiritual, Physical, and Emotional Cleanse The Panchakarma Retreat was much more than …

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In the News: 2017 Best Detox Program

We are delighted to share with you our exciting news…Organic Spa Magazine recently awarded our Shankara Ayurveda Spa the “Best Detox Program” in the United States! Here’s why: Best Detox Program “Originally built as a Transcendental Meditation Retreat Center by a follower of the Beatles’ Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, this bucolic 381-acre property outside Charlotte, NC, …

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Exploring Wisdom: Revathi Raghavan on Marma

When combined with panchakarma, the practice of marma can help you find a profound sense of rest and release. We recently spoke with Revathi Raghavan, Marma Chikitsa Trainer, Ayurvedic Practitioner and Art of Living retreat host, about her journey with marma, and why she thinks it’s an essential addition to your panchakarma experience. AOLRC: Can …

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Healing Journeys of Ayurveda: Amy’s Story

  Small changes can make a huge difference. Amy, one of our recent Panchakarma and Happiness Program participants, shares how much her life has changed since coming to the Art of Living Retreat Center – she’s happier, healthier, and forty pounds lighter! Happening Upon Health I love the program. I happened upon the Art of …

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Healing Journeys of Ayurveda – Eva’s Story

In these tumultuous times, when the world is hurting, sometimes the most radical thing you can do is to take care of yourself. After all, as Eva, a recent participant in our Panchakarma detox program, knows, when you heal yourself, you heal the world.    The Art of Living Retreat Center is such a phenomenal …

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Healing Journeys of Ayurveda – Brenda’s Story

  Every person who participates in one of our retreats comes away with something different, something unique to what their body, mind, and spirit needs. Brenda, a recent Panchakarma participant, recently shared her own experiences with us.  I came to the Art of Living Retreat Center to get healthy. I felt like the toxins in …

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