Wednesday's Stress Management Program

Take a break from your busy week to relax and rejuvenate at the Ayurvedic Institute. We're now offering treatments on Wednesday evenings. Come treat yourself to an abhyanga massage or shirodhara therapy.

You can also try the Mini PK, which is a sneak peek at the therapies our 5 day Panchakarma patients experience on a daily basis. This is a great opportunity to incorporate ancient Ayurvedic healing therapies into your regular self-care regimen.

Call 505-291-9698, Extension 117 to schedule your midweek "vacation" now.


Abhyanga Therapy, $90 (one therapist) or $155 (two therapists)

Abhyanga is the foundation of the detoxification program within Panchakarma. The therapy may be done by a single therapist or a two-therapist team using a synchronized routine. The entire body is oleated, including the scalp and feet. Herbalized oils are used for the massage and essential oils are applied to specific energy points. If indicated, medicinal nasal drops are administered and warm oil is put into the ears.


Purpose: Thoroughly oiling the body, by way of Abhyanga, loosens deep seated metabolic waste materials, and brings elasticity to the body tissues. It then moves these waste materials to the GI tract for removal. It also promotes flexibility in the joints, coordination, and a general sense of well being.

Shirodhara Therapy, $73    

Shirodhara is the therapeutic administration of warm oils to the center of the forehead in a continuous stream. A blend of sesame-sunflower oil is used or Ayurvedic herbalized oil can be substituted for a $20 additional charge.


Purpose: Shirodhara helps calm the mind and the nervous system. It can alleviate mental and emotional stress and facilitates the unfoldment of clarity and bliss. 

Mini PK, $195    

This package includes an Abhyanga massage with a single therapist, Svedana (individual herbalized sweat therapy), and Shirodhara treatment.

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