Ananda Spa is nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas in India, within a hundred-acre Maharaja’s Palace Estate. It is surrounded by forest and faces the spiritual town of Rishikesh and the Ganges. There are frequent flights from Delhi International Airport to Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun and then a picturesque drive to the resort in a private car.
Ananda Weight Loss Retreats combine Detox therapies, fitness, yoga, Ayurvedic diet and meditation. The mind is key to keeping weight off long term hence meditation. Fitness activities focus on burning calories and are tailored to each individual. The Dosha based diet aims to balance micro and macro nutrients in the body. When metabolic power or ‘Agni’ is out of balance, it results in improper digestion, which in turn leads to an increase in cellulite and fat deposits on the body.
Ananda Weight Loss Retreats are for anyone looking to lose weight and keep it off long term. If you’re after fast weight loss for a specific event, then this isn’t for you because you’re going to be asked to look deeper. You’ll observe how your emotions play a part in making nutritional decisions and how to cater for your specific dosha when you return home.
Ananda Weight Loss Retreats are one of the few programs in the world which include meditation specifically to explore how emotions play their part in weight management. Learning how to meditate and be mindful of what we are putting into our bodies is an essential part of this weight loss program.
What makes Ananda weight loss vacations so different from the rest?
Centering the weight loss program around the ancient philosophy of Ayurveda, you will receive Rookshana treatments to eliminate metabolic waste and reduce subcutaneous fat. Panchakarma detox techniques cleanse and help boost metabolism and learning how to feed yourself a healthy, Ayurvedic diet is a gift for life.
These highly supportive, weight loss retreats include detox therapies, fitness training, yoga to increase flexibility and balance the mind, meditation and great diet. On arrival, you’ll receive a fitness consultation to establish your cardiovascular function, muscle strength and flexibility. When you are fitness training, you’ll be focusing on burning calories through interval training sessions such as trekking. Every wellness guest receives ongoing progress checks with the Ayurveda Doctor and Spa consultants. You have access to the daily activities, including Yoga, Pranayama, Meditation, Vedanta talks, Fitness, Cooking demonstrations, and weekly trek. You can also enjoy the hydrotherapy facilities, including steam, sauna, chill plunge pool and kneipp hydrotherapy foot bath.
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Top Tip: Do not miss the morning hike, scheduled twice a week, to the ancient Hindu temple in the Himalayan foothills offering a panoramic view of the mountain ranges.Make An Enquiry
14 night's accommodation in a Deluxe Palace/Garden Suite
Return transfers from/to Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun
Individual Wellness Consultation; Ayurvedic Consultation (where required)
Where required, fitness consultation and tests
Ongoing progress checks with Ayurvedic Physician
Detailed debrief session and lifestyle consultation
Morning Wake Up signature tea and fresh fruit bowl provided every day
Ananda Rejuvenation Spa Cuisine meals (breakfast/ lunch/ dinner), per night per person
Scheduled wellness activities: Yoga, Pranayama, Meditation, Vedanta talks, Fitness, Cooking demonstrations and weekly trek
Daily use of the Hydrotherapy facilities: Steam, Sauna, Plunge Pool, and Hydrotherapy Foot Bath
12 x Ayurvedic Therapy Sessions
13 x International Therapy Sessions
4 x Cleansing Therapies
8 x Personal Fitness Sessions
4 x Personal Yoga Sessions
3 x Personal Pranayama Sessions
2 x Personal Meditation Sessions
SINGLE OCCUPANCY: USD$10,780
SHARED OCCUPANCY: USD$8260
Airport Transfer Time: A picturesque 45 minutes from local airport Jolly Grant
Local Currency: Indian Rupee, Credit Card payments are accepted at the resort
Best time to go: Pleasant year round. March-June are the warmest months and June reaches +35c. July-September are cooler monsoon months and October-February are 19-27c with a slight chill
Eco conscious: *****
Children: Children below the age of 14 years are not permitted at Ananda. 14+ years old can take part in other scheduled activities like yoga, meditation, treks and use of the swimming pool. You need to be 18 years plus to use the spa facilities.
Tips: Check with us on clothing, as you may need warm evening wear depending on the month of your visit. Do attend the weekly healthy cuisine cooking class to learn how to cook gourmet Ayurveda cuisine and continue eating healthy at home