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Shatkarma

Menu Duration 1. Laghoo Shankhaprakshalana  Cleansing and rejuvenation of the alimentary canal. An early morning practice of cleansing the intestine, by drinking saline water and performing a series of Postures (A...

Shatkarma

Cleansing and rejuvenation of the alimentary canal.

Menu Duration
1. Laghoo Shankhaprakshalana 
Cleansing and rejuvenation of the alimentary canal. An early morning practice of cleansing the intestine, by drinking saline water and performing a series of Postures (Asanas). The combination of the saline water and the peristaltic movement, stimulated by the Asanas, work to wash and clear the intestines of underlying impurities. An extremely rejuvenating practice. 
90 Minutes
2. Kunjal Kriya 
Cleansing of the stomach and throat: Decongesting the chest and lungs A practice of cleansing the digestive tract, chest and stomach with saline water. On a physical level, this practice is exceptionally beneficial in alleviating chronic respiratory and digestive problems, such as asthma and acidity. On a more subtle level, it works to release suppressed emotional and mental disturbances. The session ends with a meditation practice.
55 Minutes
3. Jala Neti 
Cleansing of the nasal passage: Activating the energy centre in the facial region An ancient Indian Yoga technique of cleansing and purifying the nasal passages with saline water. Using a special Neti pot, this process flushes the nostrils and clears the nasal passages. This practice ends with a short Pranayama session, leaving you with a feeling of lightness and clarity. It is a panacea against colds and sinusitis. It also brings about a complete activation of the five senses..