Author Archive » Martha Soffer

In Style got their “Gwyneth Panchakarma Moment”

Posted On January 19th, 2018

“If you’re anything like me, and you have a baby at home and are working full-time, you leap—and maybe even weep a bit—when offered the chance to be doused with warm oils. Soffer was coming to New York, and I scored an appointment to sample her ancient Indian healing treatments. Perhaps, it was a bit […]

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MBG on Surya Spa: I Spent 5.5 Hours In An Ayurvedic Spa. Here’s What Happened

Posted On January 19th, 2018

About a month ago, I had my very first Ayurvedic experience in Jaipur at Chakrapani Ayurveda Clinic while I was visiting partly for pleasure and partly to shoot a campaign I was working on (I’m a stylist and content creator). Two weeks later when I was working in Los Angeles, I found myself curious for […]

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Treatment That Gwyneth Paltrow Swears By

Posted On January 19th, 2018

Actually, the treatment at Surya Spa is more like $570, and just about every A-lister (think Kate Hudson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Amber Valletta, and Kourtney Kardashian) is a fan. Does it cost more than any Ayurvedic massage should, ever? Yes. But was it also the singularly most euphoric spa experience I’ve ever had in my life? […]

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Featured in Goop!

Posted On January 19th, 2018

Infrared Saunas, Detox Spas, and the Best Spots for Colonics Surya Spa is no joke—in fact, it’s one of only a handful of Panchakarma spots in the states. That said, it takes a pretty intense level of commitment that’s a bit out of reach unless you have the vacation time and budget: It requires three […]

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A lovely note from
Kourtney Kardashian

Posted On November 4th, 2011

Kourtney, one of our lovely clients, posted a lovely comment on her blog, called: “Beauty Comes From Within.“ While we’d love to take credit for her beauty, of course, we can’t! I am happy that we’ve helped – that Ayurveda has helped, and in more ways than just beautiful skin… though we love that, too. […]

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The nurturing Ayurvedic practice of baby massage

Posted On July 18th, 2009

Touch provides calm to mother and baby Modern obstetrical care emphasizes pregnancy, labor and delivery, but gives less attention to the mother and baby after birth. Ayurveda, on the other hand, considers the six weeks after birth to be a precious opportunity. New mothers need time, attention and rest. After the strain of birth, the […]

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