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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.

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 |2015-10-03T12:25:17+00:00October 3rd, 2015|Wellness|0 Comments

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 |2015-06-27T05:32:04+00:00June 10th, 2015|Massage|0 Comments

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. [...]

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 |2013-07-12T10:26:31+00:00June 8th, 2013|Bodywork, Careers|0 Comments

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 |2013-07-12T09:36:34+00:00June 8th, 2013|Ayurveda, Massage, Spa|0 Comments

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 |2019-10-01T07:34:48+00:00June 8th, 2013|Bodywork, Spa|0 Comments

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 |2013-06-12T15:02:24+00:00June 8th, 2013|Manual Lymph Drainage|0 Comments