Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs

How do I begin my journey at Therapiya?

Your journey of health and wellbeing begins on your first visit to Therapiya, after your initial registration. Your first consultation will allow us to understand your state of health, needs, body type and preferences. Our senior consultant will then help craft a bespoke itinerary for you, as part of your bouquet, to best suit your requirements and state of health.

What does Therapiya’s offering include?

We are ready with our Ayurveda and Sowa Rigpa offering which includes an initial consultation and our full repertoire of treatments. The center offers consultations and treatments in each of these offerings, as well as a pharmacy of Ayurveda of the highest quality. Other parts of Therapiya's offering include Traditional Chinese Medicine and Yoga as a form of therapy, which will be ready in stages during the course of 2016.

How is Therapiya different from Vana?

Vana is a retreat that offers an immersive experience away from the distemper of daily life, whereas Therapiya is a day center providing holistic care through regular consultations and treatments. In addition to Therapiya’s offerings – Ayurveda, Sowa Rigpa, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Yoga as therapy – Vana’s offering includes Natural Therapies, Yoga, Spa, Fitness and Aqua.

How is Therapiya different from other wellness centers?

Therapiya is a center for traditional medicine systems, and offers Ayurveda, Sowa Rigpa, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Yoga as therapy. Its mindful design, unique offering, sincere team and attention to detail is a first for an urban environment and in a league of its own. It offers a holistic alternative to conventional medicine and its relatively confined approach. Therapiya is not a spa.

Is it important to take a consultation?

Yes. Your first consultation allows our consultant to delve deeper into your health and wellbeing and understand your needs, body type and preferences. This helps us craft a bespoke itinerary for you to best suit your requirements and state of health.

How long will the consultation last?

Your first consultation will last approximately 60 minutes as it is a detailed session to understand your overall state of health. Subsequent consultations can vary between 30 and 60 minutes depending on the nature of your consultation.

What benefits can I derive from my consultation?

After your first consultation, you will receive a detailed consult note with recommendations for your lifestyle, nutrition and overall wellbeing. Our consultant also recommends Ayurveda medicines to address specific health concerns.

What kinds of treatments are offered at Therapiya?

Our Ayurveda treatments include Abhyanga, Shiroabhyanga, Shirodhara, Udwartana, Urdhwanga, Patra Pinda Swedana, Navara Kizhi, Choorna Swedana, Pizhichil, Sthana Vasti, Pichu, Nasya, Anuvasana Vasti, Matra Vasti, Niruha Vasti and more. Sowa Rigpa treatments include Ku Nye, Dhugs, Chu Lum, Lang Lum and Hor Gyi Metsa. These treatments are offered as part of an itinerary crafted after your consultation.

Do I need to come daily for my treatments?

No. Your visits are usually crafted by our consultant as part of your itinerary and vary for each client depending on identified health concerns and overall wellbeing.

Can I take a break in-between my treatment itinerary?

It is usually not recommended, as a recess in your treatments can affect and impede the benefits aimed from your overall itinerary. However, in case of an inexorable circumstance, a consultant will deliberate and review your itinerary on your return.

Can I pick my treatments à la carte?

No. All treatments are available as part of the itinerary planned during your consultation. Therapiya is not a spa.

Can I rest after my treatment?

We offer designated spaces for relaxation that can be used before and/or after your treatment. We also have a small selection of books for those who wish to read.

Are there any treatments for expectant mothers?

Yes, Therapiya offers treatments for expectant mothers, depending on the present stage of the pregnancy. Please note that not all treatments can be offered to clients during their pregnancy.

Are there any post-natal treatments available? How long do I have to wait after the delivery to avail a treatment?

You may come for a consult after 2 months of delivery as advised by your obstetrician. This is recommended before taking any treatment after delivery.

Are there restrictions for a client on an itinerary at Therapiya?

To ensure that you derive maximum benefit from our offerings, we advise some dietary and lifestyle restrictions for certain treatments. These are discussed in detail during your consultation.

Do I need to bring my medical records for my consultation?

While this is not mandatory, your medical reports may help us in making a more informed clinical decision for your treatments. In some cases, our consultants may advise certain tests to be done by the client.

I have recently been taking allopathic medicines; should I discontinue these while on a wellness itinerary at Therapiya?

In most cases, you may continue taking your medication. Our consultants will carefully examine you and advise accordingly. However, please note that no treatments/supplements will be advised that would be contradictory to your existing medical condition.

What if I don’t know which offering to take? Is there anyone at Therapiya who could offer guidance regarding this?

Our senior consultant will be your first point of contact at Therapiya. Your first consultation helps our consultant understand your objectives, requirements, body type and medical history. Based on the information gathered, the consultant crafts a bespoke itinerary for you, using the most suitable and effective treatments.

Can somebody accompany me to Therapiya?

We believe that active and focused involvement in your consultation and treatments will enable you to derive greater benefit from your itinerary. However, in certain cases, an attendant or caregiver may accompany you to Therapiya, after which our team will take care of your needs until the completion of your treatment.

Do you have residential facilities?

No, Therapiya does not offer residential services.

Do you have parking space available?

Yes, limited parking space is available at Therapiya.

Are there any restrictions for clients to use mobile or electronic devices at Therapiya?

We believe in providing a private & nurturing environment to our clients, which enables them to work towards their health and wellbeing. Hence we do not encourage the use of phones or any electronic devices at Therapiya.