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About Gagori Mitra

As the co-founder of Aithein, Gagori is a highly experienced and practiced Bodywork expert. For her, the connection of the body, its senses, mind and soul is a way of life. She imparts her knowledge and philosophy with a deep understanding and through her personal experience over the years.

Success Story – How Victoria healed herself of PCOS through Ayurveda

My student Victoria’s question to me was: I am overweight, suffering from PCOS and have irregular menses due to the cysts. I am taking medication for PCOS. Can I heal myself through Ayurveda? What is PCOS? PCOS or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is a common condition among women in which the levels of [...]

By | October 26th, 2015|Ayurveda, Success Story|Comments Off on Success Story – How Victoria healed herself of PCOS through Ayurveda

Self Acceptance

Recently, I went out for lunch with a friend whom I hadn't met in a long time. The food was good but not really much on our minds after we got started. Mostly we just sat with each other catching up on what had happened since [...]

By | October 3rd, 2015|Wellness|Comments Off on Self Acceptance

How Emotions keep us down

How Emotions keep us down We really do not think how emotions keep us down or stop us from growing or cause diseases. We all feel these emotions like frustration, anger in our system and we ignore these emotions that it really doesn’t matter and we put it [...]

By | June 10th, 2015|Massage|Comments Off on How Emotions keep us down

2-weeks Ayurveda Massage Course in Pune, India

In the following post, I share my student’s and my own experience of an impromptu 2–weeks Ayurveda Massage course in Pune, India. While we usually schedule massage courses during the non-monsoon season between October and April for Goa, we decided to go ahead and conduct an ayurveda course in Pune. [...]

By | July 15th, 2013|Ayurveda, Ayurveda Certification in India, Ayurveda Course, Ayurveda Massage Course, Ayurvedic Courses, Ayurvedic Courses in India, Massage, Massage Course|Comments Off on 2-weeks Ayurveda Massage Course in Pune, India

Some of the Realities of Entering the Bodywork Profession

In the following, we will have an experienced free-lance bodyworker/massage therapist and massage teacher from the San Francisco Bay Area in the US share his views on entering the profession as a bodyworker or massage therapist. Although market conditions and outer circumstances in India differ greatly from the conditions Art [...]

By | June 8th, 2013|Bodywork, Careers|Comments Off on Some of the Realities of Entering the Bodywork Profession

Safe Spa: Before Giving Spa Treatments

No doubt, visiting a spa has become popular in India. But if spas want to remain popular they will have to sharpen their profile. In the future not only will they need to appear as champions of tasteful interior design and superficial pampering. They will also need to become centers [...]

By | June 8th, 2013|Ayurveda, Massage, Spa|Comments Off on Safe Spa: Before Giving Spa Treatments

Words from a T’ai Chi Instructor

  Here are the upcoming Course dates:- 21st Oct. 2013 - 1st Nov. 2013 – Ayurveda Yoga Massage Course (Goa, India) 11th Nov. 2013 - 6th Dec. 2013 – 4 weeks Ayurveda Course (Goa, India) 18th Nov. 2013 - 29th Nov. 2013 – Chavutti Thirumal (Rope Massage Course, Goa, India) [...]

By | June 8th, 2013|Bodywork, Spa|Comments Off on Words from a T’ai Chi Instructor

Lymphatic Massage

Lymphatic Massage is less known and less in the limelight as other bodywork techniques, but no less effective – especially when it comes to treating some specific medical or psychological conditions.  The following is an excerpt from Mirka Knaster’s book Discovering the Body’s Wisdom, which gives a great overview of [...]

By | June 8th, 2013|Manual Lymph Drainage|Comments Off on Lymphatic Massage

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