Living Well Residential Programs
Living Well Residential Programs serve as a holistic healing and the lifestyle management programs as a preventive and as adjunctive treatment for the for management of chronic diseases. Traditional Indian healthcare practices such as Ayurveda, Yoga, Meditation and Pranayamas are leveraged alongside modern medicine and diet for holistic treatment and recovery. The Programs instill a deep sense of joy and wellbeing by adoption of integrative medicine alongside healthy lifestyle and routine.
Residential programs are of 8 days duration and offered at our Art of Living International Ashram in Bangalore.
Living Well Residential Program Modules
- Diabetic Management Program
- Hypertension Management Program
- Depression Management Program
- Anxiety Management Program
- Asthma Management Program
Living Well Program at The Art of Living International Center
Treatment bouquet features the following:
The programs are based on the premise of ‘self-care’ that refers to actions and attitudes which contribute to the maintenance of well-being and personal health, with the intention of improving or restoring health, from a disease. The program works as a preventive and as complimentary requisite, given with the basic line of treatment.
Awareness & Education:
Education about the disease and awareness of its signs and symptoms along with treatment options, methods for long term management and recovery.
The program incorporates diagnostic tests and evaluation of disease. The symptoms of diseases are evaluated pre and post program. It factually assesses the progress following the program. Ayurvedic doctor consultation done to prescribe the Ayurvedic line of treatment and Panchakarma treatment as a compliment to regular line of the treatment required for recovery. The patient is asked to continue with their allopathic line of treatment which they are already under and needed.
Regular yoga practice creates mental clarity and calmness, increases awareness, relieves chronic stress patterns, relaxes the mind, centers the attention and sharpens concentration. The program incorporates yoga sessions everyday targeted to address specific health issues faced in a disease. Participants are taught specific yoga postures designed as per specific disease and Sudarshan Kriya a beautiful breathing technique which helps to remove the toxins from the each cell of the body and hence enhancing a sense of wellbeing. Simple meditation is taught in this program and included as a part of their regular curriculum to alleviate stress.
Sudarshan Kriya (SK) and Pranayama (P), rhythmic breathing processes derived from yoga, reduce stress and improve immune functions and hence helps in the diseases like diabetes and hypertension.
Diet and Nutrition:
Maintaining an overall healthy & balanced diet offers the body energy and nutrition that it needs to function. Participants will be put on a special diet during the program. There will be a Sri Sri Ayurveda doctor consultation to know the ideal amount of food intake required. The types of food will be recommended as per their nature (prakruti) and also specific to each disease, incorporated in the program.
Love and Spirituality
A number of studies have found that positive thinking; optimism can have a beneficial influence on health. Program participants have an opportunity to enjoy, heal and rejuvenate in the tranquil ashram surroundings. Daily satsangs are a part of program during the ashram stay.
Healthy and Stress Free Life
The program encourages participants to make necessary changes and adopt a healthy lifestyle that helps in preventing and managing their chronic conditions. If required Psychological counseling by professional psychologist may also be provided. De-addiction programs are offered separately for those who require it.
Residential Program Package
- Duration:8 days residential program at Art of Living International Ashram in Bangalore.
- Accommodation: available as single, two, three and four sharing basis.
- Food: Special diet food including breakfast, lunch, dinner & in-between meals. Disease specific Diet & Nutrition consultation is given by experts.
- Medical Services: Pre & post program diagnostic tests, nadi pariksha, Ayurveda consultation, diet and psychological counseling facilitated by Sri Sri College of Ayurvedic Science & Research Hospital.
- Panchakarma Therapy: Two treatments (Abhyanga & Kshirodhara) are a part of the package. Additional treatments are available separately on request.
- Daily Satsangs: Group satsangs are held every day evening at ashram premises.