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KARE FAQs

Retreat

How old is KARE?
KARE is functioning since 31st January 1999

What is the altitude above the sea level?
It is about 900 meters / 3000 ft. above the sea level

What is the total area of KARE retreat?
KARE is spread over the 10 acres of Green land.

How many cottages are available in KARE retreat?
There are 20 cottages rooms in KARE campus.

Do you have any branch in Kerala?
No, we do not have any branch in Kerala.

Is it possible to pay by Credit Card at the Retreat?
Yes, we accept payment by all Credit Cards except American Express Card. We also accept Cash and Traveller’s Cheques.

Do you arrange pick up from Mumbai/Pune?
Yes, We have a tie-up with professional transport agency who cater to pick our Guests from Mumbai/Pune . Tariff is exclusive of the package.

Is there proper security provided?
Yes, round the clock security is provided at KARE. We have guards patrolling at night and also guard dogs.

What is the status about the connectivity for mobile and internet?
We have connectivity for all mobile (except Airtel,Aircel and Tata mobiles). Internet connectivity is also available in the campus. You can get Reliance and Vodafone Dongles to access internet in your rooms. We also provide Free WiFi at the Front Desk and Dining Area which is not very dependable due to weather pattern.

Which will be the best season to visit the KARE?
All seasons are good to visit KARE. The monsoon time is good for the treating chronic conditions like Arthritis, Stroke etc.The High Season is from September to March. April, May tends to get a little hot.

Which are the other facilities available at KARE?
We have extra Therapies like Deep Tissue Massages, Hot Stone Massages, Facials and few other Therapies for our in house Guests. We also provide the indoor and outdoor games for the Guests. Walking track, Archery, Library is available in the KARE campus. We can also arrange a Swimming session for our in house Guests.

What is KARE Reservation Policy?
Please mail your queries at info@karehealth.com for all details. As a policy, we confirm booking on receipt of payment in advance



KARE Therapies

Why should I go for Ayurveda, instead of other system of medicine?
In other system of medicines they treat the disease only, but in Ayurvedic system of medicine being a holistic approach to mankind; it not only treats the disease but treats the patients mentally as well as physically. It is a natural therapy hence it has no side effect or any complications

Are Ayurvedic Medicines free of side effects?
Yes, Ayurveda medicines are natural and safe, they have no side effects. Since they are prepared form herbs & minerals after proper processing according to classical ayurvedic methods of manufacturing.

What is TRIDOSHA?
TRIDOSHA means three Body Types which are responsible for performing all activities in the body. In Ayurveda diagnosis is based on Tridosha. It also denotes your body type or body constitution. Every individual has specific body type. If you know your body type and follow its do’s and don’ts, you can lead a healthy long life.

What is Pulse examination/ Nadi Parikshan in Ayurveda?
In Ayurveda, a disease is diagnosed with the help of three fingers which denotes the specific aggravation of DOSHAs. Ayurveda experts are more capable in diagnosing a disease with the help of pulse examination.

Where the medicines prepared?
Most of our medicines are prepared at KARE. Few finished products and raw materials required for special cases are ordered Kerala.

Are the Medicines used Herbal in nature?
All the Medicines used at KARE are Herbal in nature

Where are the therapist trained from?
We have trained and experienced therapist some of them are from Kerala. All therapists are well trained and possess good hands on experience.

Is there any Emergency Medical support available at the campus?
Yes, we have Emergency medical support. Doctors are available 24 hrs.We also have the ambulance and Emergency Medicines available at the campus

Who will be the consulting doctor?
We have Senior Ayurvedic Consultants from renowned university with excellent clinical experience

Are doctors available 24hrs on the campus?
Yes, we have resident doctors available in the campus and can be contacted easily at any time

How to continue treatment after leaving KARE?
We provide the departing Guests with a Yoga Regime, Daily Regime and Diet Regime which is tailor-made in a user friendly way and is easy to adapt. Also, we dispense the medicine at the time of checkout, if required. You can also contact the doctors through mail and we arrange to send the medicine through courier.



Iyengar Yoga at KARE

What is Yoga?
Yoga originated thousands of years ago in India as a technique to help people achieve spiritual enlightenment. Today, people practice yoga to improve their physical, mental and spiritual well - being. Most forms of yoga involve physical postures, breathing exercises and meditation.

What is Iyengar Yoga?
Iyengar yoga is meant for all and is a way of life. The use of props, designed by B.K.S. Iyengar Guruji , such as wooden gadgets, belts, ropes helps the practitioner to achieve perfection in any Asana. Regular practice of 'Iyengar Yoga' definitely integrates the body, mind and emotions.

What are the benefits of Yoga?
Yoga strengthens and tones muscle, improves balance and flexibility and increases blood flow and vitality. The practice of yoga helps anyone to gain good health, mental peace, emotional equanimity and intellectual clarity

Who conducts the Yoga Session at KARE?
We have senior yoga teacher from BKS Iyengar Institute as an Iyengar yoga teacher who is master in the yoga. Our doctors are also masters in Iyengar med. Yoga, who conduct yoga sessions

How often do I need to practice yoga?
Practicing daily for 45 - 60 minutes is good goal to work towards. The more you practice the more you will avail benefit.



Diet at KARE

Is the water safe to drink?
Yes, water available in KARE is safe for drinking. We provide herbal water for drinking which is boiled water infused with Herbs which aid in Detoxification. You can also buy Bottled Water.

What kind of Food is served at KARE?
KARE serves customized delicious vegetarian food cooked as per Body Constitution [Prakruti] of the guest and Ayurvedic Principles.

Do you provide Gluten Free and/or Lactose Free food at KARE?
Yes, all allergies and food intolerances are taken care of by the Nutritionists and Doctors at KARE.

Organic food?
Yes, we serve the organic food as per the guidelines laid down by Ayurveda.

What type of diet is provided at KARE?
We provide the diet as per the principles’ laid down by the Ayurveda and as per the body constitution of the guest.

Is the water safe to drink?
Yes, Water available in KARE is safe for drinking. We provide herbal water for drinking, which is filtered first and then boiled. You can also buy Mineral water from the Front Desk.