Kashi Ayurveda is inspired by the city of Varanasi in India. Legend has it that Lord Dhanvantari, the god of healing made an appearance in Kashi. We, at Kashi Ayurveda believe that passion inspires service.
We intend to help people achieve optimal health through Ayurveda. Our mission is to heal people in a holistic way that considers life as a union of mind, body, spirit, sense organs, your consciousness and your awareness. Ayurveda can treat many ailments because it has a holistic approach.
"The understanding of a total nature of a thing does not arise from a fragmentary knowledge of it."
(Charak Samhita is an ancient Ayurvedic text)
Dr. Soumya is a NAMA (National Ayurvedic Medical Association) approved Ayurvedic Practitioner. She meets the currently established NAMA criteria for education and experience as a practitioner. The National Ayurvedic Medical Association was founded in 1998 and represents the Ayurvedic profession in the United States of America.
Our mission is to maintain your health if you are healthy and improve your health if you are ailing. To achieve this goal, we can help you with the following.
Ayurveda Consultation -includes body constitution analysis (prakriti), pulse diagnosis (nadi pariksha), breathing techniques, diet (ayurvedic recipes) and lifestyle guidelines and herb recommendations.
Full body therapeutic Ayurvedic massage [Abhyanaga]
Therapeutic herbal steam therapy [Swedana]
Kati Basti [Lumbar spine treatment]
Griva Basti [Neck treatment]
Janu Basti [Knee treatment]
We provide you with herbs and oils that are organic, high quality, and safe in nature.
A vata person’s skin is rough and dry. They sleep less, are lean and typically have difficulty gaining weight. They are very active and fast paced. They eat less but more frequently. They talk a lot and their veins show on their skin. They get depressed easily. They also tend to get sick faster. Love and fear comes quickly to them. They grasp things quickly but forget them easily too. They get spasms or shivers. Their skin or nails may be cracked, rough and dry. They have a low tolerance for cold weather.
Have low tolerance for hot weather. They may have moles, wrinkles and acne on skin. Their feelings of hunger and thirst are usually intense. Greying or falling of hair is common in them. They have a strong appetite and they tend to eat in larger quantities. They have low tolerance for pain. They excrete sweat and urine in large quantities. Joints and muscles are soft and flaccid and they have less sexual desire. Eat more frequently.
Have softer, smoother skin, and well- built bodies. They are slow paced. They think a lot before they act and sometimes they are even lazy. They feel less depressed. Their manner of executing a task is graceful. Their joints are strong. They do not get bothered by heat, thirst, hunger or sweat. Their vision and appearance are pleasant. Kapha dominant people are quiet. They are very determined and when they set out to do something, they usually accomplish it.