Body, mind and spirit are often presented as 'wholeness' of health. Most ancient cultural practices such as yoga and ayurveda are rejuvenating therapies for physical and spiritual healing. Scientists too recognize that health is influenced not only by the physical body but the spiritual, mental, and emotional bodies, too, said Dr Manoj Kutteri, wellness director at Atmantan. Physical Body The physical body indicates how things are going in all different areas, and it also provides the musculoskeletal structure and vital tissues and organs that help you live your life. ‘Mindfulness meditation enhances quality of life, promotes longevity and is believed to cultivate healing virtues.’ Physical health is primarily achieved by exercise and healthy eating. However, it is also proven that your mental and emotional stress can also take a toll on your physical health, said Dr Kutteri. Practices for the Physical Body: - Body movements- Strengthening, stretching, and balancing practices help to support the physical body such as Yoga, TRX, Circuit training. Consume fresh, organic meals which provides you with needed nutrients for growth and repair. Sound sleep is important for one to recuperate physically. Receive regular massages, body massages helps in realigning the skeletal and muscular system thus helping in faster recovery. Some of these treatments are. # Udwarthanam - Udwarthanam is one of the most sought after Ayurvedic treatments for weight loss and cellulites. It is a special deep tissue massage using herbal powders. In this procedure, the body may be coated with herbal oils and then herbal powders are rubbed forcibly on the body in the upward direction. By generating heat through massage, this treatment melts the excess fat that is accumulated in the body. It improves the blood circulation, rejuvenates the body and improves skin texture. # Hammam - Hammam is a ritual aimed at cleansing and relaxing. This involves full body scrubbing wrapping and a massage after the rinse off. It is an excellent ritual for the skin and also helps in chronic aches and pains in the body. # Postural Integration - This technique will assess, evaluate and provide hands on treatment for your specific postural requirements when your posture is compromised and tension patterns set in. Postural integration enables the natural healing process of the body and works to correct poor posture and retain greater range of movement. Benefits: Helps with pain management of the muscles; constructively works on evaluating and thereby improving posture and strength. # Thai Massage - Thai massage appears to be a combination of acupressure, yoga, and shiatsu. The actual process consists of slow, rhythmic compressions and stretches along the body's energy lines. This can help in realigning the posture and relieving headache, sciatic pains etc. The Spiritual Body :The spiritual body is your connection to the cosmic energy. It is an awareness and understanding of one's self and the ability to influence the feelings and emotions below the conscious state. Dr Kutteri added, it could be more to do with the atoms in the body or the quantum energy that science refers to. To fully access the spiritual aspect of your being, maintain a constant practice that keeps this connection open. If a blockage occurs, energy and information are unable to flow freely from the spiritual body down through the mental, emotional, and physical bodies. Practices for the Spiritual Body: - Various Meditation practices helps; - Learn to work with energy through practices such as Pranic healing, Reiki, Ajna Light Therapy, Shirodhara, and acupuncture which helps to keep the energy channels open. # Acupuncture- Chinese medical traditions believe that health and wellbeing comes from the individual's harmony within their environment, and this harmony flows as an energy system throughout the body, known as Chi. When the flow of Chi is disrupted, the resulting blockage in the meridians causes illnesses in the body, and disharmony with the elements. The Chi follows energy lines called meridians, and these meridians flow throughout our body. When these are restricted, imbalances begin to occur on a cellular level, and when left untreated, result in disease. Acupuncture has been developed to stimulate the flow of Chi so that the body may restore its lost vitality. After an initial consultation and assessment, fine sterile needles are inserted at points to release the flow of Chi, thereby improving health. Acupuncture is a safe, hands-on therapy which can be used at any age to promote longevity, immunity and lifestyle enhancement. # Pranic Healing - Pranic Healing is Grand Master Choa Kok Sui's evolved system of energy medicine which is an advanced two-step process where the individual is scanned and cleansed. The healer first 'scans,' your aura and assesses areas of energy depletion, congestion or stagnation to be cleansed. This helps identify problem areas that need healing. Following the scan, the healer manually cleanses or "sweeps" you, to remove blockages and stagnant energies before giving fresh energy to you. Pranic Healing believes that cleansing is critical to the healing process because diseased energies and negative emotions first have to be removed, and only then the body should be energized. Benefits: Cleansing and detoxification of the physical and mental body through the use of coloured energies, therein accelerating the body's innate healing abilities. # Meditation - Mediation is an ancient practice wherein various techniques are applied to attain peace and clarity of the mind. Meditation has been known to reduce stress, pain and displeasing physiological conditions caused by stress. Mindfulness and regular meditation practice enhances quality of life, longevity and is believed to cultivate healing virtues. Source: ANI << Can Lung Screening Cause Smokers to Quit Smoking? Lack of Sleep Increases Risk of Metabolic Disorders >> Recommended Reading Mindfulness Meditation Mindfulness meditation is awareness of actuality and being in a non-judgemental state. It gives peace of mind, self-friendship and a sense of being in present. 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