Ayurvedic Practitioner Consultations

Our New Ayurvedic Practitioner

06 Jun 2018

We would like to introduce the latest addition to our team; Ayurvedic Practitioner Karolina Raczynska. Karolina is secretary of the Ayurvedic Professionals Association and has been brought on-board to offer Ayurvedic consultations to anyone who is keen to find out how Ayurveda can help them achieve and maintain good health and wellbeing. All consultations will take place here at our Reading premises and can either be booked online or by calling 0118 958 8190. Alternatively, email info@ayurveda-retreat.co.uk to enquire. You can view Karolina’s upcoming availability, as well as more information about what to expect from a consultation, by visiting the Ayurvedic Consultations page of our website. You can also find out more about Karolina by visiting Our Team.

Lux Magazine 2018 Award Winner!

22 Apr 2018

All of us here at Ayurveda Retreat in Reading are incredibly proud to announce that we have won an award in luxury lifestyle magazine Lux’s Health, Beauty & Wellness Awards 2018! Thanks to the efforts and expertise of our strong team of therapists, Ayurveda Retreat won the award for ‘Best Massage & Reflexology Retreat – Reading’. We mustn’t, of course, forget to thank all our fabulous clients who have continued to support us since our doors first opened in 2006. If it wasn’t for your love of massage, our therapists would not have had the chance to further their skills and passion!

Same Name; Revamped Offering!

20 Mar 2017

We know it’s been a while since our last post and for that we can only apologise; things have been pretty busy around here. As you may remember, we suffered some pretty devastating fire damage here at Ayurveda Retreat but things have now been restored and we are well and truly back to being fully operational, hooray! What the fire did do, however, was not only encourage us to review our treatment rooms (we now have four) but our service offering, too… Ayurveda Retreat, as the name suggests, has always been about one thing and one thing only; Ayurveda. Over the years, however, we have built up a strong client base.

Ayurvedic Massage: How it Differs

21 Oct 2015
Ayurvedic Massage: How it Differs

For those of you who are already acquainted with Ayurveda and its good friend massage, your answer to this question may be “It just does”. You can’t explain how or why, it just does. So, to try and pinpoint the hows and whys a little better for those who are yet to sample the pure delights of Ayurvedic massage, here are some brief (but first-hand) descriptions of three different massage types:   Swedish Massage A Swedish massage is great as a general body massage – you know what to expect as it’s a widely practised massage type and so will probably be similar to ones you’ve had before. It’s a.

Treatment Room Tears

15 Jun 2015

During the early hours of Saturday morning we sadly lost our beloved Charaka treatment room to an electrical fire stemming from a neighbouring building. Luckily, the internal door was closed and so the fire didn’t spread any further, but the damage caused to Charaka was extensive enough to make it now unrecognisable. Named after one of the principal founders of Ayurveda, Charaka was our flagship treatment room at the rear of the spa. Favoured by clients and staff alike, Charaka had been with us since we first opened our door in 2006, offering all who set foot in it the pleasure of an authentic Ayurvedic experience. As you can imagine,.