The weight-loss program is not just a 5 day retreat. Rather, it is an extensive program with far-reaching benefits. It starts weeks before you arrive on site and continues for 4 months afterwards with monthly follow-ups, yoga sessions, opportunities for questions and continuing guidance. While some books and blogs leave you on your own and wondering, we guide you through each step of the process so that you are sure your effort – and results – are moving in the right direction.

Customized for you

Your journey to wellness begins with your pulse. Ayurvedic Pulse Assessment is an ancient practice that provides a deep understanding of your current state of health. Your custom treatment program is created from therapies tailor made to your assessment.

Specialty Treatments

Your program builds on your personal assessment, offering authentic Ayurveda treatments that work alongside your lifestyle recharge to slim and tone the body. Your guide will choose treatments designed to help you feel great.

Ayurvedic Nutrition

“Oh my goodness! I didn’t know Ayurvedic food could taste so good!” This is a frequent response from our guests. Enjoy a cleansing menu and nutritional classes to take the healing knowledge of Ayurveda home.

We’re Here For You

The program does not just start when you arrive and end when you leave. We’re here for you before the program with a sequence of preparations and here once you go offsite. We support you with a follow-up plan and materials to help keep your progress on track!

Residential Program

Away on the mountaintop, we take care of your needs. You don’t have to worry about the details of cooking, driving and taking care of things at home.

More Than Just a Fad

Ayurveda is time-tested, AND our combination of a modern medical approach to weight loss combined with the best of Ayurveda allows us to offer you a special program. It is a program that is designed to help you gently cleanse, to detox, to lose weight and to keep it off, naturally.

About the teachers

Kim Rossi, director of Shankara Ayurveda Spa, has been studying, practicing, and teaching Yoga, Meditation, and Ayurveda classes and workshops for seventeen years. Kim is a Kripalu Ayurveda Counselor. A certified yoga teacher and Ayurvedic practitioner, Kim believes these paths assist us in being the very best version of our self.

Medha Garud is an experienced Ayurvedic consultant and has been extensively trained in Ayurveda at the International Art of Living Foundation’s Panchakarma Center and the Sri Sri Ayurveda Hospital in Bangalore, India. Medha trained with the world-renowned Ayurvedic practitioner, Dr Vasant Lad as well as leading Ayurvedic expert Dr Suhas Kshirsagar. Medha coordinates the Ayurveda and Panchakarma programs at Art of Living’s Shankara Ayurveda Spa. She is also an Art of Living teacher and registered therapist, a member of the International Yoga Therapy Association, and a licensed physical and massage therapist. Medha considers herself a life-long student of mindfulness, meditation and yoga, always on the path of growth.

Poornima Sharma
Poornima holds a Ph.D. in Foods & Nutrition with focus on research in obesity & diabetes and teaching graduate programs. Apart from her work in nutrition, she has been teaching Art of Living programs for over ten years. “It gives me immense joy to share the gifts of meditation, breathing practices, yoga, wholesome living and timeless wisdom I have been fortunate to receive; it is extremely rewarding to see how the practices and processes bring such inner transformation & outer dynamism in everyone’s life in such a short time.”

Date & Time

Starts: Nov 04, 2018 06:30 PM

Ends: Nov 09, 2018 09:00 AM


Ayurveda Spa Team


Starting at $1889

Includes meals, room & tuition

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