Lifestyle in AgraAgra has since long been an established commercial centre and a tourist destination. The basic health promoting facilities that have burgeoned in Agra in the past few decades are many and varied. The number of such institutions like spas, gyms, beauty parlours, ayurvedic treatment centres and dietary and fitness advice centres have all probably come up over the years because of the increased commercialized outlook of the average Agra dweller.
Gyms in Agra
Among the gyms that have come up here there is the Talwalkars that have an international presence and a large national level quality of service delivery. They boast of the state-of-the-art equipment that can be utilized by all the members visiting the gym and all the gyming activities are carried out under strict supervision to have the maximum benefits of the exercise to accrue to the members. There is every precaution to ensure that the members do not overdo things and do not end up injuring themselves.
Spas in AgraThese are a well laid out facility in Agra. There are however, two differences in the types of spa services are one offer. Firstly there are the traditional forms of massages and body treatments as per the Panchkarma or Ayurvedic style. Then there are the modern spas with all forms of massages taken from the Greek and Mediterranean forms of body relaxation and treatment methodologies. The most sublime among these two however, is the Japanese form of massage which is rare when some authentic practitioner is available to render the services.
The Al-Sehat Spa is located at the Wyndham Grand in Agra and is the ultimate in the spa experience. Combining the aesthetic environment with the vast range of therapies that include the Ayurvedic, the Swedish and the Thai massage therapies. Then there is all the stone therapy having six rejuvenating rooms after which one is truly rejuvenated. Among the spa facilities available here there is the body temple - a unique experience in itself - and there is also the Meditation Island. The spa has a wide range of other facilities also that include the sauna, the steam room, the mist shower, the whirlpool and ultimately the Jacuzzi.
Al-Sehat boasts of the healing and rejuvenating capacities of its spas and facilities. It is indeed a pampering experience but probably one that is well deserved. Often the tendency is to rush for treatments and cure when some is amiss. Yet the regular spa time is featured into the vacation time there is every indication that the fountain of youth may well be rediscovered – so relaxing and regenerative the spa experience can be. Some of the SPA services on call include spa facial treatments, treatments for couples, hair and scalp treatment, ayurvedic treatments, healing therapies for the hair, the very interesting haling therapy with a singing bowl; some of the spas have exotic names like ayurvedic indulgence, Sohum Signature Therapies, Mughal Bliss and oriental romance.
Similarly the Oberoi Spas have also taken up the provision of a memorable experience to the spa as their hallmark as they have attempted to combine the best practices of the eastern and western worlds. They have gone a step further towards the fusion of the traditional methods of healing and the present day concept of rejuvenation through meditation and relaxation of the mind and the body. Thus, the Agra dweller has been given the unique ability to enjoy both the worlds simultaneously and incorporate them successfully into their lifestyle.
Sansha Ayurvedic Health Spa
Jaypee Palace Hotel,
Pretty woman Fitness and SPA
34-35, Masters Plan Road,
New Lajpat Kunj,
Agra – 282 002
Tel: 562-285 8892, 309 6503
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