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KARE Ayurveda & Yoga Retreat

Village Gonawadi, Mulshi Lake , Pune- 412108
Maharashtra , India  India
+91-020 3293336193728 44740 http://www.karehealth.com


Mon - Sun 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

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KARE Ayurveda & Yoga Retreat - Pune

KARE has evolved through the inspired vision of Dr. Prakash Kalmadi, a practitioner of Western medicine for over three decades. KARE is a unique blend of Traditional Kerala Therapies, Iyengar Medical Yoga and Ayurvedic Diet for one’s optimum well being. This is aided by a highly qualified team of doctors, therapists, nutritionists and paramedics to ensure best treatments. Set atop a hill, KARE overlooks the quiet waters of the Mulshi Lake against a backdrop of flowers and verdant green. Landscaped gardens and lawns, Rippling brooks that create the music of gentle water flowing by , A world of timeless beauty. Truly, at KARE you are one with nature’s beauty.

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At KARE Retreat Iyengar Medical Yoga is conducted under the supervision of qualified and expert teachers. One to one yoga lessons are also conducted for persons ailing from debilitating or painful illnesses and for the very elderly. Iyengar yoga is meant for all and is a way of life. The use of props, designed by B.K.S. Iyengar Guruji , such as wooden gadgets, belts, ropes helps the practitioner to achieve perfection in any Asana.

Our aim is to teach the guests in such a way that they can carry home what they have learnt at KARE and continue their daily practice at home. Regular practice of 'Iyengar Yoga' definitely integrates the body, mind and emotions. Iyengar Yoga At KARE Retreat there are two regular sessions of yoga per day. One in the morning from 7 AM To 9AM. This class is dynamic; starting with Sun Salutation and Standing poses followed by Forward bends and Twisting poses then Back bends and Inverted poses and lastly Resting poses.

The afternoon session is more of Restorative yoga which can be done immediately after a meal. The poses done are Virasana and Supta Virasana and Badha konasana followed by Supta Badha konasana. These Asanas increase the flow of blood supply to all organs thus preventing a multitude of Lifestyle induced ailments and other diseases.


Ayurveda emphasizes preventive and healing therapies along with various methods of purification and rejuvenation. Ayurveda is more than a mere healing system; it is a science and art of appropriate living, which helps to achieve longevity. It can guide every individual in the proper choice of diet, living habits and exercise, to restore balance in the body, mind and soul, thus preventing disease and maintaining health.

At KARE we offer a variety of treatments and programmes and each guest can find what suits him best with the guidance from our doctors. KARE teaches you to live in such a way that the disease process does not occur in the first place. Abhyangam.It is a specialized Keralian massage given with expert strokes by the well trained therapists. The strokes are firm and at the same time soothing. The oils used are very medicinal and with the unique technique of application get absorbed in to the deepest tissues of the body very quickly and directly deliver the medicinal effects of the oils to the different tissues thus rejuvenating them in a step ladder effect. The effect is felt long after the massage is over.

Different oils are used for different body constitutions like Pinda oil for Pitta persons Dhanwantara for Kapha persons and Sahacharadi for Vata persons. Also specialized oils are used for joint pains or backache; e.g-Murivenna. Udvartanam.This is the famous Keralian technique of massage with specialized coarse powders and strong strokes by one or more therapists and they literally mobilize any excess fat around the body and also improve the skin tone and complexion. This treatment is very popular for Weight Loss, Obesity, Hemiplegia, Strokes and also some Rheumatic conditions.

Shiro Dhara.This is a divine ayurvedic therapy everyone must try at least once (minimum of three sittings required ).The therapy is good for enhancing beauty ,to improve hair growth, for depression, high blood pressure ,insomnia and stress etc.. The treatment consists of pouring warm medicated oils on the centre of the forehead in a continuous stream for twenty –thirty minutes. In some conditions buttermilk is used instead of oil .The oil is delivered from a special pot made of some metal or clay having a hole in the centre of the bottom through which is inserted a set of threads along which the oil flows down.

Pizhichil.A Luxuriating Keralian massage traditionally given by two –four therapists. This consists of pouring of warm oil by hand by the therapists rhythmically all over the body, also known as Sarvangadhara. A very good treatment for Rejuvenation. Also for Stroke cases, Arthritis, Rheumatism, Paralysis, Spondylosis and for some skin conditions. Kizhi.KIZHI is a very specialized therapy given by application of heated herbal mixtures in muslin bags dipped in heated oil in pan containing specialized oils and then rhythmically rubbed all over the body.

Njavarakizhi.Application of boluses of rice in a muslin bag, heated and rubbed all over the body. For rheumatism, pain in the joints, emaciation of limbs, high blood pressure, cholesterol, skin diseases, rejuvenation and paralysis. Chavittiuzhichil.Special Keralian massage administered with the foot. This is recommended deep tissue massage for people who undergo rigorous physical exercise, who have deep muscular pain and rigid bodies. It is especially good for athletes or sportspersons. Marma Therapy.Marma points or sthans are special points of energy in the body. Marma therapy helps to unblock these channels of energies and thus restores health.

Arthritis.Kare Programmes According to Ayurveda, the term Arthritis is used to define joints pain, caused by aggravation of Vata Dosha i.e,Air element [Osteo Arthiritis] and the excessive collection of Ama(toxic by-product of improper digestion) in the body of an individual [Rheumatoid Arthiritis]. The treatment of arthritis centers on the digestion of ama and reduction of vata, simultaneously. This is done by means of Ayurveda Panchakarma therapies and Iyengar medical yoga along with Diet guidelines as laid down by Ayurveda.

At KARE the line of treatment is decided after detailed consultation and pulse diagnois. Heart Disease Reversal.Ayurveda Panchakarma therapies & Iyengar Medical Yoga have proved to be very beneficial inCardiac DiseaseReversal. Panchakarma therapies aid in decreasing the cholesterol and improves the functioning of the heart whereas Iyengar medical Yoga improves the organ tone and increases the blood circulation.Diet also plays very important role in Cardiac Disease Reversal. Diabetes.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Marathi

Payment Options

  • Cash
  • Check

Treatments For:

  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Facial Paralysis
  • Hemiplegia
  • Hypertension
  • Obesity
  • Paralysis
  • Sciatica
  • Skin Diseases
  • Spondylolisthesis

Consultation Type: Direct ConsultationAll patients have to come to the practitioner's location.

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