Weekend Wellness Retreat

6/1/2018 6:00 PM

Weekend Wellness Retreat

Weekend Wellness Retreat

This is our second wellness camping event. Bring your own camping gear. Few places are available for attendees without camping gear.

The aim of this event is to understand what true wellness is, how you can make simple modification in your lifestyle that would prevent major diseases, To understand the fundamentals of traditional medicine and current modern medicine . Dr. Selva Shunmuagam will explain in depth about the power of the traditional Siddha medicine in preventing and treating diseases 

You will also learn about making home remedies for common health conditions. Click the link for the details of the program.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1fj-Ugbz8ybdCb9_qCX-EAf5RkhbepKoG/view?usp=sharin

Topics to be covered

1.Prevent diabetes and Hypertension.

2. Reduce and maintain optimal weight. 

3. Improve cholesterol 

4. Improve concentration and memory for children. 

5. Fundamentals of Varma for pain relief and improving eyesight. 

 

The faculty will be Dr. Selva Shunmugam MD , PHD ( SIddha),

Dr. Saravanan Kuppuswamy MD ( Cardiology)

We will also have instruction on Yoga, Pranayama, simple Varma pionts. 

We will also plan for swimming, kayaking and fishing and kids activities. 

Last year cost was around $150 for an adult , $50 for kids, including the camping fee, food and some supplies such as herbal tooth powder, bath powder and oil. We feel that the cost will be similar this year. 

Let us know if you are interested. We have booked the camping sites and will allot them on a first come basis. 

Please let us know if you have any suggestions to improve this program and make it a fun and a beneficial weekend for the family. 

Please forward to your family &  friends if they are interested. 

Regards

Saravanan, Ravi.

 

 

Friday June 1, 2018

Check in for campsites start at 1 PM. If possible come early and set up
your tents.
6 30 PM: Registration
7 PM : Social hour followed by dinner.
8 PM: Introduction of speaker & Overview of the program -
Saravanan & Ravi

Saturday June 2, 2018

4 30 AM: Wake up
5 AM: Herbal oral cleansing followed by traditional ginger tea.
5 30 AM: Yoga - ( will focus on specific asanas and Mudras
recommended for management of certain diseases like
diabetes)
6 30 AM: Gnayiru vanakkam ( Sun Salutation) & Explanation of the
benefits of exposure to early morning Sunlight.
7 AM: Neerakaram (Fermented rice water drink) & explanation of
its preparation, nutritional and medicinal value.
7 30 AM: Head massage with medicated oil to activate Varma points (
vital energy points) - Teaching & Demonstration.
(1/2 the participants on Saturday and rest on Sunday)
9 AM: Traditional breakfast & explanation of the nutritional and
medicinal value of the ingredients.
Chef will also be available to answer questions on preparation.
10 AM: Introduction to Siddha system of medicine - 5000 yr old
traditional medical system from India- ( What is true
wellness?, How to self assess our general health?, Ancient
concepts to prevent and treat disease)-Dr. Selva
11 15 AM: Current state of modern medicine. Where it excels and where it
fall short? - Dr. Saravanan Kuppuswamy
12 Noon: Drink and Q&A
12 30 PM: Fire free cooking- group activity
& Lunch
2 PM: Prevention and Management of common chronic disease with
Siddha lifestyle (Obesity, Diabetes, Hypertension, Arthritis,
anxiety and depression)- Dr. Selva
3 30 PM: Snacks, Buttermilk drink & explanation on
preparation and beneficial effects
4 PM: Home remedies for common ailments
5 PM: Relaxation Exercises and Introduction to Vaasi Yoga( art of
conscious breathing) and Marai Mozhi (Sacred hymn)
5 30 PM: Open for individual activities, group activities, discussion etc...
7 PM: Dinner & Discussions about the traditionally recommended way
to eat, incompatible foods , best time to eat, etc..

Sunday June 3, 2018

4 30 AM: Wake up
5 AM: Herbal oral cleansing followed by traditional ginger tea.
5 30 AM: Practice of Marai mozhi and Vaasi Yoga basics
6 30 AM: Gnayiru vanakkam ( Sun Salutation), Practice of Mudras
7 AM: Koozh drink ( Fermented grains with buttermilk) with
explanation of how to prepare and its benefits.
7 30 AM: Head massage with medicated oil to activate Varma points (
vital energy points) - Teaching & Demonstration.
9 AM: Traditional breakfast & explanation of the nutritional and
medicinal value of the ingredients.
Chef will also be available to answer questions on
preparation.
10 AM: Introduction to Varma and Varma practical session
Practical demonstration of Varma points to enhance the
immune power, memory, eyesight and concentration. -Dr.
Selva
1130 AM: “Rationale behind Rituals”- Why our ancestors followed certain
rituals? Do they still have value?- Dr. Selva
1230 PM: Lunch
1 30 PM: Integrating traditional and modern medicine - “Best of both
worlds”
Dr. Saravanan Kuppuswamy
2 30 PM : Q&A , Panel discussion:
Selva Shunmugam, Saravanan Kuppuswamy, Ravi Palaniappan, Thomas Rayalu
3 30 PM: Feedback from participants.

Dr. P. Selva Shunmugam, M.D (Siddha), Ph.D., President, World Siddha Trust, Secretary, Health India Foundation, Professor, Research & Academic Vetha Center For Transdisciplinary Studies, Newark, USA.

Dr. Saravanan Kuppuswamy MD, Cardiologist, Atlanta, GA

Dr. Ravi Palaniappan Phd, Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Mercer University, Atlanta, GA

Thomas Rayalu, Yoga instructor
Chef Devaraj

Program Cost : $150 / adult , $325 for a couple
$50 for Kids >12 yrs.
(including camping site fee, food and some herbal supplies)
Day attendance without camping $50/day

Depending on the number and age of kids, additional activities like Kayaking,
boating, fishing and hiking will be planned.​

Dates: Friday June 1, 6pm - Sunday June 3, 3:30PM

Venue: Fort Yargo State Park, 210 South Broad St, Winder, GA 30680
Barrow County GPS Coordinates N 33.968580 | W -83.736800

Register: http://evite.me/1drrWfCDdx
Contact: 770-867-3489, skprkk@gmail.com, raviclri@hotmail.com

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1fj-Ugbz8ybdCb9_qCX-EAf5RkhbepKoG/view​


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