Therapy in Auroville

Therapy in Auroville

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<strong>Therapy</strong> <strong>in</strong> <strong>Auroville</strong><br />

This leaflet aims at provid<strong>in</strong>g <strong>in</strong>formation to those seek<strong>in</strong>g to heal <strong>in</strong> an <strong>in</strong>tegral<br />

perspective.<br />

All therapists listed are Aurovilians and practice therapy <strong>in</strong> the vision of Sri<br />

Aurob<strong>in</strong>do and The Mother. Integral Yoga implies see<strong>in</strong>g ones role as a therapist as<br />

a catalyst, trust<strong>in</strong>g the <strong>in</strong>herent know<strong>in</strong>g and source of heal<strong>in</strong>g <strong>in</strong> each human<br />

be<strong>in</strong>g. The <strong>in</strong>tention of therapy is to activate the body’s self-heal<strong>in</strong>g processes,<br />

lead<strong>in</strong>g to an <strong>in</strong>tegrated re-alignment and balance on all levels of the be<strong>in</strong>g -<br />

m<strong>in</strong>d, emotion, body and spirit.<br />

Those visit<strong>in</strong>g and will<strong>in</strong>g to volunteer their therapeutic skills are most welcome to<br />

get <strong>in</strong> touch with us, so as to share and learn together.<br />

You will f<strong>in</strong>d <strong>in</strong>formation on therapy <strong>in</strong> <strong>Auroville</strong> <strong>in</strong> 3 parts:<br />

Therapies <strong>in</strong> <strong>Auroville</strong>, <strong>Auroville</strong> therapists (profiles) and <strong>Therapy</strong> Centers<br />


Therapies <strong>in</strong> <strong>Auroville</strong><br />

Acupuncture<br />

Is based upon the ancient Ch<strong>in</strong>ese knowledge of the meridians or energy pathways<br />

runn<strong>in</strong>g through the body. It uses ultra-f<strong>in</strong>e needles, which are <strong>in</strong>serted <strong>in</strong>to<br />

precise po<strong>in</strong>ts along the meridians, to clear energy blockages and stimulate the<br />

overall energy flow. It treats a wide variety of conditions, acute to chronic,<br />

hormonal, neurological and <strong>in</strong>flammatory.<br />

Practitioners: Heidi and at Quiet<br />

Ai Chi<br />

Provides m<strong>in</strong>d & body relaxation, <strong>in</strong>creased balance, pa<strong>in</strong> management, improved<br />

range of motion & general mobility, strengthen<strong>in</strong>g of core muscles, <strong>in</strong>creased<br />

metabolism and blood circulation, mental alertness etc. It also contributes to<br />

reduc<strong>in</strong>g stress, <strong>in</strong>somnia, depression, fatigue, anxiety and encourages a state of<br />

relaxed awareness.<br />

Practitioners : Dariya<br />

Aquatic bodywork<br />

Is given <strong>in</strong> a warm water pool (ideally 35° C). With a complete sense of presence<br />

and attention, the therapist moves, folds, stretches, and massages the client's<br />

float<strong>in</strong>g body on the surface, <strong>in</strong>duc<strong>in</strong>g a profound state of both physical and<br />

mental relaxation. Aquatic bodywork offers an opportunity for profound relaxation<br />

and lett<strong>in</strong>g go, for releas<strong>in</strong>g emotions and traumas<br />

Practitioners: Daniel, Dariya and at Quiet<br />

Aura Chakra/photo. Energy heal<strong>in</strong>g<br />

To be aware of the balance between mental, physical, emotional and spiritual<br />

energies. To know how to armonize the y<strong>in</strong>/yan energies to stay healthy.<br />

To know some of your gifts and talents.<br />

Energetic heal<strong>in</strong>g which works through balanc<strong>in</strong>g the human field, stimulat<strong>in</strong>g the<br />

energy flow and clear<strong>in</strong>g the chakras.<br />

Practitioner: Lola Pardo<br />


Art therapy<br />

Serves as creative empowerment, improv<strong>in</strong>g self-esteem and awareness/<strong>in</strong>sight <strong>in</strong><br />

oneself and others, assists <strong>in</strong> non-verbally process<strong>in</strong>g emotions related to trauma,<br />

grief, ag<strong>in</strong>g, illness, conflict, stress, etc. Offered as <strong>in</strong>dividual or group sessions.<br />

Practitioners: Helgard, Krupa<br />

Cell Consciousness <strong>Therapy</strong><br />

Can address any issue on the physical, the mental, the emotional and spiritual<br />

level; it is a deeply transform<strong>in</strong>g vibrational work based on the experience of<br />

Mother and Sri Aurob<strong>in</strong>do.<br />

Sessions take between 1 and 2 hours.<br />

Practitioner: Iris<br />

Counsell<strong>in</strong>g<br />

Lifecoach<strong>in</strong>g<br />

Practitioner: Vani<br />

System and Family Constellation Approach<br />

Practitioners: Moghan, Yuval<br />

CranioSacral <strong>Therapy</strong><br />

The therapist identifies restrictions and tensions with<strong>in</strong> the body and works to<br />

facilitate their release thus <strong>in</strong>tegrat<strong>in</strong>g, re-align<strong>in</strong>g and re-balanc<strong>in</strong>g the body, to<br />

aid physical, mental and emotional equilibrium. By valu<strong>in</strong>g health as someth<strong>in</strong>g<br />

active, rather than an absence of disease, Craniosacral <strong>Therapy</strong> treats the human<br />

organism, rather than the conditions and symptoms it may be present<strong>in</strong>g. And thus<br />

enables the body’s self heal<strong>in</strong>g mechanisms to operate at optimum level.<br />

Practitioners: Sonja (Angiras Garden), Silvana, Mukta, Veronica<br />

Crystal heal<strong>in</strong>g<br />

Practiced accord<strong>in</strong>g the method of Katr<strong>in</strong>a Raphael it consists of “lay<strong>in</strong>g of stones”<br />

and balanc<strong>in</strong>g chakras.<br />

Practitioner: Gala<br />

Emotional Support L<strong>in</strong>e<br />

Phone and be listened to, get support and some perspectives for next steps.<br />

Mobile 9442357690<br />


Heal<strong>in</strong>g practitioner – German “Heilpraktiker” / Naturopath<br />

This is a heal<strong>in</strong>g profession certified by the German government which allows the<br />

legal practice of alternative medic<strong>in</strong>e for most medical conditions, except medical<br />

emergencies and serious <strong>in</strong>fectious diseases. It is either a fulltime or part-time 3<br />

year tra<strong>in</strong><strong>in</strong>g <strong>in</strong> general medic<strong>in</strong>e, naturopathy, homoeopathy, Bachflower<br />

Remedies, Biochemical tissue salts, acupuncture, Traditional Ch<strong>in</strong>ese Medic<strong>in</strong>e,<br />

etc. After certification by the German Health Department, heal<strong>in</strong>g practitioners<br />

usually do specialised tra<strong>in</strong><strong>in</strong>g and /or <strong>in</strong>ternships <strong>in</strong> homoeopathy, acupuncture,<br />

craniosacral therapy, osteopathy, psychotherapy, etc. for another 3 years or more,<br />

before open<strong>in</strong>g their private cl<strong>in</strong>ic. Most German Health Insurance<br />

Companies cover the cost of treatment.<br />

Similar tra<strong>in</strong><strong>in</strong>g and certification for Naturopathy or the practice of alternative<br />

medic<strong>in</strong>e exists <strong>in</strong> England, USA, Canada and several other European countries<br />

s<strong>in</strong>ce many years. In India the certification as “Alternative Medical Doctor” has<br />

been developed recently.<br />

Practitioners: Afsaneh, Heidi, Ingo, Sami, Sigrid, Ulrike, Veronica<br />

Hlad<strong>in</strong>a method<br />

Energy work based on the philosophy of Mother and Sri Aurob<strong>in</strong>do, developed by<br />

Soleil Lithman. In-depth Discovery of the Heart Chakra, as well as Inner Child<br />

Work, past life therapy and more. www.<strong>in</strong>lightenthebody.com<br />

Practitioners: Sonja (Angiras Garden), Axel, Mart<strong>in</strong>a, Sigrid, Vani, Veronica<br />

Holoenergetic Heal<strong>in</strong>g<br />

A system of energy heal<strong>in</strong>g that traces illness, suffer<strong>in</strong>g and distress to its source.<br />

It offers a holistic treatment that can be used to heal the body, resolve emotional<br />

issues, enhance clarity and creativity about your life purpose and work, and<br />

support personal transformation.<br />

Practitioner: Marie Claire Barsotti<br />

Homoeopathy<br />

Classical Homoeopathy has been developed by Hahnemann 250 years ago and s<strong>in</strong>ce<br />

then has shown its efficiency. A s<strong>in</strong>gle homoeopathic remedy will be prescribed to<br />

restore health <strong>in</strong> its totality. Homoeopathy is holistic medic<strong>in</strong>e, its particular<br />

benefits lie <strong>in</strong> the field of chronic compla<strong>in</strong>ts – migra<strong>in</strong>es, autoimmune diseases,<br />

hormonal as well as psychological- or psychiatric disturbances, and it is effective <strong>in</strong><br />

treatment of hyperactive children and of epidemics.<br />

Acute as well as chronic conditions of body and m<strong>in</strong>d can be addressed.<br />

Practitioners: Ingo, Dr. Nandita Shah<br />


Homoeopathy – Sankaran’s Bombay School<br />

Is an advanced method of classical homoeopathy. Dr. Sankaran developed this<br />

approach <strong>in</strong> the last 20 years. The <strong>in</strong>take of the case history evolved <strong>in</strong>to a deeper<br />

personal <strong>in</strong>quiry backed up with a systematized analysis. This method implies an<br />

<strong>in</strong>itial 2 hr session and regular short follow up visits.<br />

Practitioners: Michael Z., Peter H., Sigrid<br />

Hormonal Balanc<strong>in</strong>g for women – Aviva Method and Pelvic<br />

Floor Exercises<br />

Effects: Regulation of period, even to schedule it to certa<strong>in</strong> dates, and to reduce<br />

the length of the period.<br />

Elim<strong>in</strong>at<strong>in</strong>g symptoms of Menopause or Premenstrual Symptoms. Balanc<strong>in</strong>g<br />

hormonal system after menopause. To result or stop menstruation. To help<br />

conception <strong>in</strong> case of <strong>in</strong>fertility for man and woman. Natural Contraception. To<br />

result or stop lactation. To cure cysts, myomas, endometriosis. To cure Ur<strong>in</strong>ary<br />

Tract Infections. To cure Incont<strong>in</strong>ence and prolapse. To cure hemorrhoid and<br />

regular constipation. To prepare for an easy birth and fast recovery. To preserve<br />

youth and to lose weight.<br />

Practitioner: Bogi<br />

Hypnotherapy<br />

This therapy modality enables conscious access to the memory of a person, which<br />

then provides the tool to therapeutically work with earlier experiences still<br />

<strong>in</strong>fluenc<strong>in</strong>g a person today. This <strong>in</strong>cludes fears and phobias, addictions, trauma,<br />

<strong>in</strong>ner child work, pre-natal experiences, discover<strong>in</strong>g personal resources,<br />

transpersonal regression therapy.<br />

Practitioners: Dariya, Marcella, Moghan, Sigrid, Lola, Peter, Vani, Veronica,<br />

Massage<br />

Ayurvedic Massage is an ancient Indian massage form that works to detoxify<br />

the body and revitalize the immune system. It <strong>in</strong>volves the ‘marma po<strong>in</strong>ts’ and<br />

‘dosas’ of <strong>in</strong>dividual bodies similarly to reflexology, acupressure and acupuncture.<br />

In <strong>in</strong>volves oils and is meditative <strong>in</strong> nature. It heals and rejuvenates the body with<br />

life energy.<br />

Practitioners: Angshuman, Basu, Gala<br />

Breath rub<br />

A gentle 1½ hour treatment, ma<strong>in</strong>ly on the back, to guide the breath throughout<br />

the whole body, creat<strong>in</strong>g space, relaxation, warmth and a sense of balanced tonus.<br />

Practitioner: Daniel<br />


Holistic Massage<br />

Aims to relax the muscles, calm the emotions, and refresh the spirit. Incorporat<strong>in</strong>g<br />

a range of techniques, treatments are tailored to meet the <strong>in</strong>dividual needs of<br />

each client; therefore it may be sooth<strong>in</strong>g, revitalis<strong>in</strong>g, energis<strong>in</strong>g, gentle or deep.<br />

Practitioner : Maggie Sisson<br />

Lomi Lomi Massage<br />

Different strokes and tempos are used to enhance circulation, balance, a feel<strong>in</strong>g of<br />

care and well-be<strong>in</strong>g which nurtures a deeper and deeper relaxation.<br />

Practitioner: Abbey (Women only) and at Quiet.<br />

Mental Health Resource Team<br />

This team would like to offer assistance for issues with Mental Health. The<br />

emergency phone number “Emotional Support L<strong>in</strong>e”, two coord<strong>in</strong>ators and a team<br />

of therapists provide a platform to <strong>in</strong>itiate steps towards a personal support group<br />

and adequate treatment and therapy. A network with professionals <strong>in</strong> and around<br />

<strong>Auroville</strong> is at your disposition.<br />

Mobile “Emotional Support L<strong>in</strong>e” 9442357690<br />

Midwifery<br />

Holistic midwifery implies offer<strong>in</strong>g guidance and establish<strong>in</strong>g a close contact with<br />

the pregnant woman throughout the pregnancy, birth and the weeks after birth.<br />

Midwifes are tra<strong>in</strong>ed to work <strong>in</strong> a hospital situation as well as conduct<strong>in</strong>g deliveries<br />

at home. Holistic midwifery comb<strong>in</strong>es therapeutic approaches and allopathic work<br />

<strong>in</strong> various circumstances, <strong>in</strong>cl. emergencies<br />

Practitioner: Manuela<br />

Psychotherapy<br />

« Client Centred Psychotherapy » acc. C. Rogers<br />

The client will f<strong>in</strong>d the solution for his problems through f<strong>in</strong>d<strong>in</strong>g his <strong>in</strong>ner/psychic<br />

be<strong>in</strong>g <strong>in</strong> an undisturbed, secure and empathic atmosphere.<br />

For S<strong>in</strong>gles, Couples, Groups<br />

Practitioner: Helgard, Michael O.<br />

Psychotherapy with elements of NLP, family constellation,<br />

psychosomatics<br />

Psychosomatics - how our emotions affect our body<br />

NLP – how our m<strong>in</strong>d- bra<strong>in</strong> structures our past experiences<br />


Psychotherapy aimed at resourc<strong>in</strong>g and chang<strong>in</strong>g <strong>in</strong> a positive way our perception<br />

of the past to open up to the present and a higher level of consciousness<br />

Practitioner: Moghan<br />

Psychotherapy with focus on “Trauma <strong>Therapy</strong>” and “Core Process Psychotherapy”<br />

Practitioner: Veronica<br />

Osteopathy (Structural O.)<br />

Works on jo<strong>in</strong>t problems: Vertebras, frozen shoulder, sciatica, lumbago, torticolli.<br />

Re-education treatment aims at reach<strong>in</strong>g maximum mobility to jo<strong>in</strong>ts.<br />

Practitioner: Fabrice<br />

Reconnective Heal<strong>in</strong>g<br />

An energy work that is about the transfer of <strong>in</strong>formation. In Reconnective Heal<strong>in</strong>g,<br />

the 'healer' and the patient and the heal<strong>in</strong>g frequency form a triangle...the wisdom<br />

of heal<strong>in</strong>g is all around us, wait<strong>in</strong>g to be tapped <strong>in</strong>to. www.reconnection.com<br />

Practitioners: Dariya, Marlenka<br />

Reiki<br />

Reiki is a heal<strong>in</strong>g method that is both magnetic and radiatory. It operates on all<br />

levels of the bodies: Physical, Emotional, Mental and Spiritual.<br />

By l<strong>in</strong>k<strong>in</strong>g you to the source, Reiki can help you to understand the orig<strong>in</strong> and<br />

mean<strong>in</strong>g of your illness, via the body that our higher consciousness transmits<br />

messages to us.<br />

Reiki helps to relieve tension and stress, strengthens the immune system, relieves<br />

physical pa<strong>in</strong>s, releases emotional knots and <strong>in</strong>creases energy.<br />

Practitioners: Marlenka, Maggie, Vani<br />

Reflexology<br />

Reflexology is a complementary holistic therapy, which aims to heal the person as<br />

a whole. Reflexology is one of the natural therapeutic methods used s<strong>in</strong>ce<br />

millenary and acts on the reflex zones of the body.<br />

By pressure on particular po<strong>in</strong>ts the energy of the associated muscles or organs are<br />

augmented. It can heal different physical problems: headaches, allergy, <strong>in</strong>somnia,<br />

diarrhea, constipation, backaches, stress, anxiety…<br />

Practitioner: Vani<br />

Samal<strong>in</strong><br />

A soft chiropractic method and <strong>in</strong>cludes also energy work <strong>in</strong> the aura-field.<br />

It can deal with all k<strong>in</strong>ds of pa<strong>in</strong>s, especially back pa<strong>in</strong>s.<br />


Practitioner: Sami<br />

Shiatsu<br />

Uses localized f<strong>in</strong>ger and palm pressure as well as gentle stretch<strong>in</strong>g to relieve<br />

muscles and tension. Shiatsu is designed to reduce stress and to support the body’s<br />

natural ability to physically and emotionally balance itself. Conditions it is used for<br />

<strong>in</strong>clude: pa<strong>in</strong> relief, headache, premenstrual syndrome, anxiety, <strong>in</strong>somnia and<br />

many other health conditions.<br />

Practitioners: Heidi at Quiet<br />

Quantum­Shiatsu (Empty Touch)<br />

Can address all k<strong>in</strong>ds of conditions – chronic and acute. It is acupressure based on<br />

Ch<strong>in</strong>ese medic<strong>in</strong>e and further developed out of the Masunaga Shiatsu style from<br />

Paul<strong>in</strong>e Sasaki (US.) and Helmut Bräuer (Germany). Energy-work is <strong>in</strong>cluded, like<br />

Pranic Heal<strong>in</strong>g.<br />

Practitioners: Sami, Ulrike<br />

Somatics<br />

Is a gentle and effective way to help you manage chronic and acute pa<strong>in</strong>. Other<br />

benefits <strong>in</strong>clude more ease <strong>in</strong> the body, better posture and deep relaxation.<br />

Practitioner: Maggie Sisson<br />

Tomatis Listen<strong>in</strong>g <strong>Therapy</strong><br />

The ear and the listen<strong>in</strong>g faculty mediate our relation to our deepest self and to<br />

the outside world, the ear - besides listen<strong>in</strong>g – is a dynamo for the bra<strong>in</strong>. Tomatis<br />

Listen<strong>in</strong>g <strong>Therapy</strong> addresses among others: Stimulat<strong>in</strong>g mental creativity,<br />

awareness/consciousness. Problems of balance and coord<strong>in</strong>ation, vertigo,<br />

dizz<strong>in</strong>ess, Meniere’s Syndrome. Problems related to bodily <strong>in</strong>tegration, sensory<br />

<strong>in</strong>tegration, motor control and movement. Down’s Syndrome, PDD (Pervasive<br />

Developmental Delays), Epilepsy and mental handicaps. Problems related to<br />

language acquisition, language delays, stutter<strong>in</strong>g. Problems related to s<strong>in</strong>g<strong>in</strong>g, selfexpression,<br />

control and loss of voice. Learn<strong>in</strong>g disorders <strong>in</strong>clud<strong>in</strong>g dyslexia.<br />

Difficulties with attention <strong>in</strong>clud<strong>in</strong>g ADHD. Difficulties with concentration and<br />

memory. Problems related to communication, social withdrawal, autism spectrum<br />

disorders. Certa<strong>in</strong> k<strong>in</strong>ds of hear<strong>in</strong>g loss.<br />

Practitioner: Mita<br />


Yoga <strong>Therapy</strong><br />

Includes stretch<strong>in</strong>g techniques, asanas with explanation of therapeutic effect and<br />

pranayama - <strong>in</strong>dividual and groups sessions.<br />

Practitioner: Gala<br />


Therapist <strong>in</strong> <strong>Auroville</strong> (Profiles)<br />

Abbey Schoenfeld<br />

<strong>Therapy</strong> offered: Lomi Lomi Hawaiian Massage<br />

Background: Practic<strong>in</strong>g s<strong>in</strong>ce 2008 given over 500 hours of massage.<br />

Tra<strong>in</strong><strong>in</strong>g: Lomi Lomi Nui with Ingeborg Egl<strong>in</strong>, Heartworks Lomi Lomi with Sang,<br />

Ayurvedic Acupressure Massage with Kalyani, Hawaiian Lomi Lomi with Tamara<br />

Mondragon<br />

Language: English<br />

Contact: abbey@auroville.org.<strong>in</strong> or 944-235-5293<br />

Location: Verite Massage Room<br />

Axel and Sonja<br />

Therapies offered: Hlad<strong>in</strong>a Method, Cranio Sacral, pressure massage<br />

Background: Axel; 10 years. Sonja; 20 years experience<br />

Languages: English, Icelandic and German<br />

Teach<strong>in</strong>g: Groups, Presentations, Publications: as announced or on request<br />

Contact : 2623 688 sonja.auroville@gmail.com<br />

Location : Angiras Garden, Kottakarai<br />

Bogi<br />

Therapies offered: Aviva`s method, Intimate Yoga and other natural self heal<strong>in</strong>g<br />

methods for hormonal unbalances and weakness of pelvic floor<br />

Background: Certified Aviva`s Method Instructor, Teaches Intimate Yoga <strong>in</strong><br />

<strong>Auroville</strong> s<strong>in</strong>ce 2007.<br />

Regular workshops <strong>in</strong> and around <strong>Auroville</strong>, <strong>in</strong> Serbia and Hungary.<br />

Languages: English, Hungarian<br />

Contact: bogi@auroville.org.<strong>in</strong> phone 9626803920<br />

Location: Verite<br />

Daniel Bongard<br />

Therapies offered: Breath Massage. Aquatic Bodywork<br />

Background: Aquatic Bodyworker (Watsu, WaterDance) s<strong>in</strong>ce 2002, Body Centered<br />

Psychotherapist (IKP Switzerland) s<strong>in</strong>ce 2003, Holistic Integrative Breath Therapist<br />

(IKP Switzerland s<strong>in</strong>ce 2005<br />

Languages: English, German, French<br />

Teach<strong>in</strong>g: Liquid Flow Basic and Liquid Flow Essence, two modalities of aquatic<br />

bodywork and Ai Chi (Tai Chi <strong>in</strong> the water)<br />

Contact: Tel. for Aquatic Bodywork: Quiet Heal<strong>in</strong>g Center 2622 646 or 2622 329,<br />

quiet@auroville.org.<strong>in</strong><br />


Tel. for Breath Massage <strong>in</strong> Sve-Dame: 2623 565 or 96559639455,<br />

daniel@auroville.org.<strong>in</strong><br />

Location: Sve-Dame and Quiet Heal<strong>in</strong>g Center<br />

Dariya<br />

Therapies offered: Watsu, Wata, Ai Chi, The Journey (with Hypnotherapy & EET),<br />

The Reconnection & Reconnective heal<strong>in</strong>g, (Dance-free)<br />

Qualification: besides other tra<strong>in</strong><strong>in</strong>gs, tra<strong>in</strong><strong>in</strong>gs and certification <strong>in</strong> above<br />

modalities (the ones <strong>in</strong> (…) not certified)<br />

Background: 21 years liv<strong>in</strong>g and grow<strong>in</strong>g <strong>in</strong> Av, work<strong>in</strong>g as a therapist s<strong>in</strong>ce 2002.<br />

Individual sessions as well as teach<strong>in</strong>g and guid<strong>in</strong>g Groups<br />

Languages: Slovene, English, German (some French)<br />

Contact : dariya@auroville.org.<strong>in</strong>, 9786658967<br />

Location: Sve-dame, Quiet, Verite<br />

Fabrice<br />

Therapies: Ostéopathie, Naturopathie, Reeducation<br />

Background : Ecole ETNAS Marchesseau Naturopathie France. Practice for the last<br />

25 years.<br />

Languages: English, French<br />

Contact: 2655138 Mob : 9442019637 faom@auroville.org.<strong>in</strong><br />

Location: Sri Ma<br />

Gala<br />

Therapies : Yoga therapy and Ayurvedic massage for 16 years.<br />

Traditional Usui Reiki and Crystal heal<strong>in</strong>g for 10 years.<br />

Classes: Yogatherapy, Crystal heal<strong>in</strong>g, Ayurvedic massage<br />

Languages: English and Russian.<br />

Contact: 2623423 email: victor@auroville.org.<strong>in</strong>.<br />

Location: Pitanga and Certitude (studio at home)<br />

Helgard Zurmühl<br />

Therapies: Art-<strong>Therapy</strong>, Client centered psychotherapy acc. C.Rogers, crisis<br />

management.<br />

Background: Certified – Psychologist (educational and cl<strong>in</strong>ical psychology),<br />

Psychok<strong>in</strong>esiology, Teacher for Secondary high school, Courses at Art Academies.<br />

Teacher for 25 years, lecturer at pedagogic college (2 years), Counsel<strong>in</strong>g <strong>in</strong> crisis<br />

situations for students and parents, Pa<strong>in</strong>t<strong>in</strong>g therapy (5 years), ADHS- therapy for<br />

children and support of parents ( 2 years)<br />

Languages: German, English<br />

Teach<strong>in</strong>g: Tra<strong>in</strong><strong>in</strong>g volunteers for Weltwärts from Germany, Teach<strong>in</strong>g Parents<br />

Groups: Body expressions and <strong>in</strong>ner experience, Pa<strong>in</strong>t<strong>in</strong>g and <strong>in</strong>ner experiences<br />


Contact : helgard@auroville.org.<strong>in</strong> Phone: 2622427 Mob: 9486534226<br />

Location: Kalabhumi<br />

Heidi S.<br />

Therapies: TCM (Acupuncture), Shiatsu, Yoga<br />

Background: Heal<strong>in</strong>g Practitioner* 1992.Traditional Ch<strong>in</strong>ese Medic<strong>in</strong>e<br />

(Acupuncture), Acupuncture Sans Frontieres 2009 to 2011. Shiatsu: Schule für<br />

Shiatsu, Hamburg, 1983-85. Yoga: Kaivalyadharma, Lonavla 1987<br />

Languages : German, English<br />

Contact: 04132622885 and 9442357661. heidi@auroville.org.<strong>in</strong><br />

Location: Vikas<br />

Ingo<br />

<strong>Therapy</strong>: Classical Homoeopathy<br />

Background: heal<strong>in</strong>g practitioner*; co-founder of Schule der Homöopathie<br />

Hamburg 1996; homeopathic cl<strong>in</strong>ic <strong>in</strong> Hamburg s<strong>in</strong>ce 1990; work <strong>in</strong> the german<br />

homeopathic committees for quality control of homeopathic education and<br />

certification.<br />

Languages: German, English<br />

Contact : 9489325085 <strong>in</strong>go@auroville.org.<strong>in</strong><br />

Location: Certitude<br />

Iris<br />

<strong>Therapy</strong>: Cell Consciousness <strong>Therapy</strong><br />

Background: More than 20 years of learn<strong>in</strong>g, research<strong>in</strong>g and practic<strong>in</strong>g energy and<br />

vibrational therapies, and 17 years as a full time therapist.<br />

Languages: French, English, German<br />

Contact: e-mail: iris@auroville.org.<strong>in</strong> 944 20 698 11 (only by sms)<br />

Location: Surya Nivas (Auromodel)<br />

Krupa<br />

Therapies: Art <strong>Therapy</strong>, Guided Meditation, Reiki<br />

Background: Master’s degree <strong>in</strong> Art <strong>Therapy</strong>, School of Visual Arts, NYC, 2008<br />

Experience work<strong>in</strong>g with children/women with HIV/AIDS <strong>in</strong> NY and a travel<strong>in</strong>g art<br />

therapist, teacher, facilitator <strong>in</strong> US and Asia, now settl<strong>in</strong>g <strong>in</strong> AV (Newcomer).<br />

Languages: English, French, Gujarati<br />

Ongo<strong>in</strong>g presentations, workshops and publications throughout US and India for<br />

International Art <strong>Therapy</strong>. More <strong>in</strong>fo: http://www.sankalpajourneys.com<br />

Contact: 9486287495. krupa.jhaveri@gmail.com<br />

Location: Search<strong>in</strong>g for long-term space, can accommodate on case-by-case basis<br />


Kumar<br />

<strong>Therapy</strong>: Massage, Physiotherapy (also seniors), Footreflexology, Reeducation<br />

after accidents.<br />

Background: Studied Massage from 86-93 with Birendra (Sri Aurob<strong>in</strong>do Ashram)<br />

Practic<strong>in</strong>g the last 26 years, 9 y <strong>in</strong> Multipurpose HealthCenter Bharat Nivas<br />

Health assistance and reeducation for seniors.<br />

Language: English, Tamil<br />

Contact: 2623451, 9943466021<br />

Location: Sharnga, Samatas at Transformation<br />

Lola Pardo<br />

Therapies: Aura photography for diagnosis and therapy, energy work, Holistic<br />

solutions for the heal<strong>in</strong>g process.<br />

Background: Naturopath (3 years school) (s<strong>in</strong>ce 1993 <strong>in</strong> CENAC, Barcelona),<br />

Acunputo Massage (3 years)(s<strong>in</strong>ce 1995 Acupunto Massage Willy Penzel, Gran<br />

Canary island)) , Hypnotherapy ( 2010 <strong>in</strong> <strong>Auroville</strong>).<br />

Aura photography and its therapeutic use (2011 <strong>in</strong> <strong>Auroville</strong>).<br />

Seven years experience <strong>in</strong> work as a therapist.<br />

Language: Spanish, English, French, Italian, and Catalan.<br />

Contact: 2622925, 9443069335 lola@auroville.org.<strong>in</strong><br />

Location: Creativity<br />

Maggie Sisson<br />

Therapies: Cl<strong>in</strong>ical Somatics, Holistic Massage, Reiki<br />

Background: Professionally tra<strong>in</strong>ed Somatic Movement Educator at IISME, <strong>in</strong><br />

addition to diplomas <strong>in</strong> Holistic Massage, Ayurvedic Massage, Deep Tissue etc, Reiki<br />

Master with over 10 years of experience.<br />

Classes and Workshops: Weekly Somatic Movement class plus regular workshops <strong>in</strong><br />

<strong>Auroville</strong> and Europe.<br />

Contact: Maggie on 9486623465, 2622320 or Quiet Heal<strong>in</strong>g Centre<br />

Location: Various with<strong>in</strong> AV<br />

Manuela<br />

<strong>Therapy</strong>: Holistic midwifery<br />

Background: qualified as midwife <strong>in</strong> the Netherlands, 10 y experience, home<br />

delivery, water birth. First is a safe delivery, secondly a peaceful one – as birth is a<br />

bluepr<strong>in</strong>t for the whole life.<br />

Languages: Dutch, English, German, some French<br />

Contact: manuela.auroville@gmail.com Mobile 8098900471<br />

Location: Integral Health, Prayatna<br />


Marcella<br />

<strong>Therapy</strong>: Hypnotherapy<br />

Qualification: Reiki Master, Sivananda Yoga Teacher, Integrated Cl<strong>in</strong>ical<br />

Hypnotherapist.<br />

Languages: English, Italian<br />

Contact: Tel. 2622211/ 9443338734 marcellacortes@hotmail.com<br />

Location: Auromodele<br />

Marie­Claire<br />

Therapies: Astropsychology (Holistic astrology) and Holoenergy – Method<br />

Dr Laskow.<br />

Background: “Holistic Astrology method of Pierre Lassalle”: 25 years<br />

Holoenergy facilitator, certified, 8 years<br />

Languages: French, English<br />

Teach<strong>in</strong>g, Groups, Presentations: Holoenergy workshops <strong>in</strong> <strong>Auroville</strong> s<strong>in</strong>ce 2010<br />

and <strong>in</strong> Terre du Ciel “Université des sagesses” s<strong>in</strong>ce 2010<br />

Contact: Marie Claire: 9843335572 or marieclairebarsotti@hotmail.fr<br />

http://www.laskow.net<br />

Location: “Pitanga” or “Quiet” or at home <strong>in</strong> “Grace”<br />

Marlenka Gray<br />

Therapies: Reiki, Reconnective Heal<strong>in</strong>g<br />

Background: Licensed Practical Nurse, certified Seattle, USA 1996<br />

Reiki Master, Johrei tradition, Seattle, USA 1998 Reconnective Heal<strong>in</strong>g Levels<br />

1/11, certified Mumbai 2010.<br />

Language: English<br />

Contact: 262 3615, 948 636 3525 and marlenka@auroville.org.<strong>in</strong> (therapy by<br />

appo<strong>in</strong>tment only)<br />

Location: Creativity Community<br />

Mart<strong>in</strong>a<br />

Therapies : Inner discovery with energy work, EFT, hypnotherapy and bodywork.<br />

Background: occupational therapist s<strong>in</strong>ce 1995, studied diverse therapies<br />

Languages: English and German<br />

Contact: Sadhana Forest, 04132677683<br />

Location: Sadhana Forest Heal<strong>in</strong>g Hut Integral Health<br />


Michael Ormeloh<br />

<strong>Therapy</strong>: Psychotherapy, client centered approach<br />

Background: Dipl. Psych. /Psychotherapy, Diploma 1973 University<br />

Münster/Germany.<br />

The client will f<strong>in</strong>d the solution to his problems through f<strong>in</strong>d<strong>in</strong>g his <strong>in</strong>ner/psychic<br />

be<strong>in</strong>g <strong>in</strong> an undisturbed, secure and empathic atmosphere. For S<strong>in</strong>gles, Couples,<br />

Groups.<br />

Language: German/English<br />

Contact: 2623489/9443752847 mychello@auroville.org.<strong>in</strong><br />

Location: Madhuca<br />

Michael Zelnick<br />

<strong>Therapy</strong>: Classical Homeopathy<br />

Background : Tra<strong>in</strong>ed with “The Bombay School” of homeopathy. In practice s<strong>in</strong>ce<br />

1996. Former Director, Quiet Heal<strong>in</strong>g Center, <strong>Auroville</strong>.<br />

Contact: 262 2865 or 94866 50268 e-mail: auromz@yahoo.com<br />

For appo<strong>in</strong>tments contact:<br />

Quiet Heal<strong>in</strong>g Center 8:00 AM– Noon and 1:30 -5:00 PM, 2622329 or 2622646<br />

Mita Radhakrishnan<br />

<strong>Therapy</strong>: Alfred Tomatis Listen<strong>in</strong>g <strong>Therapy</strong>/Audio Psycho Phonology<br />

Background: Diploma <strong>in</strong> Audio Psycho Phonology (APP or the Tomatis Method).<br />

Practic<strong>in</strong>g APP s<strong>in</strong>ce December 2004, as part of the Tomatis Research Centre,<br />

<strong>Auroville</strong> Language Laboratory. Full time practice.<br />

Languages spoken: English, French, H<strong>in</strong>di. Tamil consultations thru translator.<br />

Translators for consultation <strong>in</strong> other languages can be arranged.<br />

Teach<strong>in</strong>g: Practical Tra<strong>in</strong><strong>in</strong>g Centre for those already follow<strong>in</strong>g Tomatis Listen<strong>in</strong>g<br />

<strong>Therapy</strong> tra<strong>in</strong><strong>in</strong>g elsewhere.<br />

Presentations: Tomatis Method at <strong>Auroville</strong> and <strong>in</strong> USA (Summer 2010)<br />

http://www.rilko.net/EZ/rilko/rilko/page14.php?PHPSESSID=1bcv42r8cnst49qo30e<br />

86b4cv7<br />

www.mitaall.blogspot.com<br />

Contact : 9443631861 and c/o <strong>Auroville</strong> Language Lab 0413.2623661.<br />

ALLTomatis@gmail.com, (ALLT all caps, please!)<br />

http://www.aurovillelanguagelab.org/htm/TomatisMethod.htm<br />

Location: Tomatis Research Centre, Bharati Nagar. Diagonally opposite UTS,<br />

<strong>Auroville</strong> Ma<strong>in</strong> Road (go<strong>in</strong>g down towards Repos Beach, on the left).<br />


Moghan<br />

Therapies: Psychotherapy, Family constellation, NLP, Hypnotherapy,<br />

Psychosomatics<br />

Background<br />

‐ Yoga therapy at Yoga Vedanta University of Pondicherry 1974 to 1984<br />

- Transactional Analysis "Coach<strong>in</strong>g and Team build<strong>in</strong>g"1989<br />

- Art-therapy, Biodecod<strong>in</strong>g (a psychosomatic approach) 1995 to 2000<br />

- All levels of NLP, certified Tra<strong>in</strong>er NLP 1999 to 2006<br />

- Coach<strong>in</strong>g with G. Roy 2005<br />

- Family constellation and systemic work, 2002 2003<br />

- Hypnotherapy with CHII Mumbai 2010 2011<br />

Work<strong>in</strong>g as a therapist s<strong>in</strong>ce 1984<br />

Languages: French, English,<br />

Teach<strong>in</strong>g: Giv<strong>in</strong>g Workshops and Tra<strong>in</strong><strong>in</strong>g <strong>in</strong> Family constellation – systemic work <strong>in</strong><br />

India s<strong>in</strong>ce 2010.<br />

Contact: moghan@auroville.org.<strong>in</strong>; Mob. 9751110486<br />

Mukta<br />

Therapies: Ayurvedic Massage, Ch<strong>in</strong>ese Massage, Cranio Sacral <strong>Therapy</strong>.<br />

Background: Therapist s<strong>in</strong>ce 20 years.<br />

Languages: Italian, English, French<br />

Contact: 9655422346, mukta@auroville.org.<strong>in</strong><br />

Location: Arka<br />

Dr. Nandita Shah<br />

Therapies: Homeopathy, Dietary advice for chronic diseases.<br />

Qualification and Background: LCEH, Mumbai, 32 years experience<br />

Languages: English, H<strong>in</strong>di, Gujarati and a bit of French and Italian<br />

Teach<strong>in</strong>g, Groups: Teach<strong>in</strong>g all over India and sometimes abroad, especially<br />

Heal<strong>in</strong>g through Nutrition.<br />

Contact: nandita@sharan-<strong>in</strong>dia.org, Quiet Heal<strong>in</strong>g Centre – 2622646, 2622329<br />

Location: Quiet Heal<strong>in</strong>g Centre<br />

Peter Holl<br />

<strong>Therapy</strong>: Classical Homoeopathy – Bombay School<br />

Background: Classical Homoeopath <strong>in</strong> <strong>Auroville</strong> for 22 years with a rich experience<br />

<strong>in</strong> all k<strong>in</strong>d of ailments and dis-eases <strong>in</strong>clud<strong>in</strong>g treat<strong>in</strong>g animals (sometimes even<br />

trees or plants). Recently Hypnotherapy.<br />

Languages: English and German<br />

Contact: 2623699, 2622706, 9787698464 peterh@auroville.org.<strong>in</strong><br />

Location: Integral Health <strong>in</strong> Prayathna and at home <strong>in</strong> Prarthna<br />


Samî A. Latzke<br />

Therapies: Samal<strong>in</strong> physiotherapy, Shiatsu<br />

Background: Physiotherapist, Heal<strong>in</strong>g practitioner, practic<strong>in</strong>g s<strong>in</strong>ce 1995<br />

Taijiquan, s<strong>in</strong>ce 1996 Physiotherapy and Shiatsu, s<strong>in</strong>ce 2002 Samal<strong>in</strong><br />

Shiatsu (Quantum Shiatsu/Empty Touch), Samal<strong>in</strong>, Physiotherapist, Teacher for<br />

Taijiquan Yang Style accord<strong>in</strong>g to Cheng Man Ch<strong>in</strong>g.<br />

Giv<strong>in</strong>g sem<strong>in</strong>ars <strong>in</strong> Germany <strong>in</strong> Shiatsu (Touch of Heal<strong>in</strong>g) and Taijiquan, as well as<br />

<strong>in</strong> <strong>Auroville</strong>.<br />

Languages: German, English, French<br />

Contact: 04132622677, 08940477053 samal<strong>in</strong>.touch@yahoo.de,<br />

www.samal<strong>in</strong>.de<br />

Location: Quiet Heal<strong>in</strong>g Center, Pitanga and Discipl<strong>in</strong>e Farm<br />

Silvana<br />

Therapies: Cranio Sacral <strong>Therapy</strong>, Ayurvedic Massage and other types of<br />

massage, f.ex. 4 hands massage (2 nd therapist Mukta)<br />

Background: therapist s<strong>in</strong>ce 15 years.<br />

Qualification: Craniosacral Biodynamics for 3 y <strong>in</strong> Tur<strong>in</strong>. Craniosacral Biomechanic<br />

for 3 years <strong>in</strong> Florence.<br />

Language: Italian<br />

Contact: 9047654157 siva54om@yahoo.it<br />

Location: Arka, Aurodam<br />

Sigrid<br />

Therapies: Classical homoeopathy, Hypnotherapy<br />

Background: Heal<strong>in</strong>g practitioner* s<strong>in</strong>ce 2001, SHZ certified classical homeopath,<br />

member of WISH (<strong>in</strong>ternational team of teachers of Sankaran Method) , Practic<strong>in</strong>g<br />

classical homoeopathy s<strong>in</strong>ce 97, studied with Sankaran and the Bombay group s<strong>in</strong>ce<br />

99. Full time practice.<br />

Certified CHII Hypnotherapist s<strong>in</strong>ce 2011 with www.californiahypnosis.<strong>in</strong><br />

Teach<strong>in</strong>g: sem<strong>in</strong>ars for homoeopaths <strong>in</strong> Germany s<strong>in</strong>ce 2004.<br />

Teach<strong>in</strong>g hypnotherapy <strong>in</strong> <strong>Auroville</strong> and Germany s<strong>in</strong>ce 2011.<br />

Languages: English, French, German, Tamil<br />

Contact: cl<strong>in</strong>ic 2623669, sigrid@auroville.org.<strong>in</strong> www.sigridl<strong>in</strong>demann.de<br />

Location: Integral Health, Prayatna<br />

Svetlana Golubenko<br />

<strong>Therapy</strong>: Beauty Treatment, facial massage<br />

Qualification and Background: 15 years certified<br />

Languages: Russian, Ukra<strong>in</strong>ian, English<br />


Contact: 9344639707 or ganesha272001@yahoo.com<br />

Location: Auromodel, <strong>Auroville</strong> 605101 T.N. India<br />

Ulrike Burghardt<br />

Therapies: Shiatsu, acupuncture<br />

Background: Heal<strong>in</strong>g practitioner and Nurse. Shiatsu practitioner certified by the<br />

German Shiatsu Society s<strong>in</strong>ce 2002.Acupuncturist certified by Society for<br />

Traditional Ch<strong>in</strong>ese Medic<strong>in</strong>e s<strong>in</strong>ce 2008.<br />

Languages: English, German, little French<br />

Teach<strong>in</strong>g: Shiatsu <strong>in</strong> classes private and courses<br />

Contact: 9442069249; Email essence.touch@yahoo.de<br />

Location : Verite<br />

Vikram Devatha<br />

<strong>Therapy</strong>: Astrology consultations <strong>in</strong> Vedic Astrology<br />

Qualification: Jyotisha Visharada from the Indian Council of Astrological Sciences<br />

(ICAS). I taught the subject at ICAS (Bangalore) for 2 years, and have been giv<strong>in</strong>g<br />

consultations s<strong>in</strong>ce 2002.<br />

Languages: English<br />

Contact: 9843948288 vikram@auroville.org.<strong>in</strong><br />

Location: Auromodele<br />

Vani<br />

<strong>Therapy</strong>: Awaken<strong>in</strong>g the <strong>in</strong>telligence of the body: Fusion of deep, guided<br />

relaxation, center<strong>in</strong>g, visualisation, energy work (Reiki and Pranic Heal<strong>in</strong>g),<br />

acupressure, and reflexology (cranial reflexology and foot reflexology).<br />

Journey to the memory of the body:<br />

Journey through the trauma memories <strong>in</strong> the body, emotional blockages and belief<br />

systems, us<strong>in</strong>g different approaches: Hlad<strong>in</strong>a Method, Hypnotherapy, Radikal<br />

Heal<strong>in</strong>g, Holoénergie (Dr. Laskow), <strong>in</strong> order to release and heal these traumas, the<br />

memories from the past.<br />

Counsell<strong>in</strong>g: Us<strong>in</strong>g Life Coach<strong>in</strong>g and Mediation techniques<br />

Background: Reiki Master, Pranic Healer, Reflexologist, Integrated Cl<strong>in</strong>ical<br />

Hypnotherapist, Life Coach,<br />

Tra<strong>in</strong>ed <strong>in</strong>: Acupressure, Cranio-sacral, Hlad<strong>in</strong>a Method, Holoénergie, Mediation.<br />

Work<strong>in</strong>g as a therapist s<strong>in</strong>ce 16 years<br />

Teach<strong>in</strong>g: Courses <strong>in</strong> Reiki and Reflexology<br />

Languages: English and French (little German)<br />

Contact: tel. 2623 008 Error! Hyperl<strong>in</strong>k reference not valid.<br />

Location: Pitanga and Vikas<br />


Veronica Stansby<br />

Therapies: Naturopathy, Craniosacral therapist and Psychotherapy<br />

Background: Heal<strong>in</strong>g practitioner<br />

I work with acute and chronic medical conditions us<strong>in</strong>g the follow<strong>in</strong>g tools:<br />

Naturopathy (Certified German Naturopath 1993),<br />

Includes: herbal medic<strong>in</strong>e, Bach Flower remedies, homeopathy, biochemical salts,<br />

cupp<strong>in</strong>g, neural therapy, nutrition/diet and fast<strong>in</strong>g<br />

Craniosacral Biodynamics (Frankl<strong>in</strong> Sills, 2003)<br />

Core Process Psychotherapy (Maura Sills, 2001)<br />

Trauma <strong>Therapy</strong> (Angwyn St. Just, 2002)<br />

Focus<strong>in</strong>g (Ann Weiser Cornell, 1993)<br />

Energy Heal<strong>in</strong>g (UK Certified NFSH Spiritual Healer, 1992)<br />

Hlad<strong>in</strong>a Method (Soleil Littman, 2009)<br />

Integrated Cl<strong>in</strong>ical Hypnotherapy (CHII, 2010)<br />

Languages: English and German<br />

Contact: Tel: 2622803 (for appo<strong>in</strong>tments morn<strong>in</strong>gs only) Cell: 9443181240<br />

Location: Kailash Cl<strong>in</strong>ic<br />

Vladimir Shtanichev<br />

Therapies: Physiotherapy, massage<br />

Qualification and Background: 25 years, certified I category<br />

Languages: Russian, Ukra<strong>in</strong>ian, English<br />

Contact: 0413 2622947 or vladimirsh65@yandex.ru<br />

Location: Maitreya<br />

Yuval<br />

Therapies: Constellation Work, Life Coach<strong>in</strong>g, Remotivation<br />

Background: Coach, Facilitator s<strong>in</strong>ce 1990, Constellation Work, Coach<strong>in</strong>g Institute,<br />

Human Element s<strong>in</strong>ce 2000, studied with Hell<strong>in</strong>ger <strong>in</strong> Belgium, as well as <strong>in</strong><br />

Germany and Israel.<br />

Teach<strong>in</strong>g: Tra<strong>in</strong><strong>in</strong>g <strong>in</strong> Systemic Facilitators <strong>in</strong> India, Workshops <strong>in</strong> <strong>Auroville</strong><br />

Languages: English, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew<br />

Contact: 9943388554, yuval@virtualconstellationwork.com<br />

www.virtualconstellationwork.com<br />

Location: Integral Health (Prayatna), Verite, Aurodam<br />


Centers for <strong>Therapy</strong> <strong>in</strong> <strong>Auroville</strong><br />

More <strong>in</strong>formation on these centers through the www.auroville.org<br />

Website display<strong>in</strong>g workshops, sem<strong>in</strong>ars etc.:<br />

Learn<strong>in</strong>g Experience <strong>Auroville</strong> http://www.leap-auroville.com<br />

<strong>Auroville</strong> Health Center, Aspiration<br />

Allopathic treatment provided to the surround<strong>in</strong>g area and <strong>Auroville</strong>, laboratory, X-<br />

Ray, pharmacy, ambulance, AV Health Fund.<br />

Dr. Uma Tewari, Dr. Kamala Tewari, Lili (pharmacy) and the staff.<br />

Phone 2622123 email avhealth@auroville.org.<strong>in</strong><br />

<strong>Auroville</strong> Health Services <strong>in</strong> Aurelec<br />

Works <strong>in</strong> the public health sector <strong>in</strong> <strong>Auroville</strong> and its bio region. AVHS aims to<br />

improve the health through awareness, education, prevention, avoid<strong>in</strong>g health<br />

risks, controll<strong>in</strong>g of hygiene <strong>in</strong> restaurants, guesthouses and food process units.<br />

Coord<strong>in</strong>at<strong>in</strong>g of diverse activities regard<strong>in</strong>g health. Organiz<strong>in</strong>g a Social Home Care<br />

Service. Help for seniors and disabled persons. Adm<strong>in</strong>istrative office <strong>in</strong> Aurelec.<br />

AVHS team: Alice, Franca, Manfred, Rebecca,Susmita, Veeramani, Christ<strong>in</strong>a,<br />

Christ<strong>in</strong>e Aurolec<br />

Contact: phone 2622425, email avhs@auroville.org www.avhealthservices.org<br />

<strong>Auroville</strong> Institute for Integral Health, AIIH<br />

Is to provide the community of <strong>Auroville</strong> with an effective healthcare system, by<br />

adopt<strong>in</strong>g the <strong>in</strong>tegrative practice of medic<strong>in</strong>e. This is based upon the collaboration<br />

of multiple systems work<strong>in</strong>g together to provide comprehensive holistic care. The<br />

strength of this model, which utilises various systems, effectively provides both<br />

efficient and low cost health care. In addition to the treatment of disease, the<br />

application of preventive care, research and education will be carried out here.<br />

Contact:Veronica,veronica@auroville.org.<strong>in</strong>,tel.2623242<br />

Location: next to Arka, Crownroad, under construction s<strong>in</strong>ce 21.2.2011<br />

Child Protection Services (CPS)<br />

Began <strong>in</strong> 2009 and is a group committed to creat<strong>in</strong>g a safe environment <strong>in</strong> which all<br />

children <strong>in</strong> <strong>Auroville</strong> and the bioregion can develop and grow <strong>in</strong>tegrally. We offer<br />

specialized awareness workshops <strong>in</strong> <strong>Auroville</strong> outreach schools. If you are aware of<br />

a situation <strong>in</strong> which a child’s safety is threatened by physical, sexual or emotional<br />

abuse; please contact us and we will do our best to facilitate a solution, provid<strong>in</strong>g<br />

assistance and therapeutic <strong>in</strong>tervention if necessary. Contact: cps@auroville.org.<strong>in</strong><br />


Deepam<br />

Center for care of children with special needs, ergotherapy, physiotherapy,<br />

speechtherapy etc. ma<strong>in</strong>ly for children from the surround<strong>in</strong>g, but also for <strong>Auroville</strong><br />

children <strong>in</strong> need.<br />

Contact: 2523254, deepam@auroville.org.<strong>in</strong> www.deepam-auroville.<strong>in</strong><br />

Integral Health<br />

Classical homoeopathy, hypnotherapy, child care, midwifery, personal growth<br />

Cl<strong>in</strong>ic rooms cum offices.<br />

Consultations on appo<strong>in</strong>tment.<br />

Free Distribution of “Harmony” and “Samata”<br />

Presentations on homoeopathy and other health related subjects, Library,<br />

Courses and <strong>in</strong>ternship <strong>in</strong> homoeopathy.<br />

Team: Sigrid, Peter, Ingo, Manuela, Yuval<br />

Contact: 2623669 http://www.auroville.org/health/<strong>in</strong>ner_health.htm<br />

Location: Prayatna, near the Water Tower, Residential Zone<br />

Kailash Cl<strong>in</strong>ic<br />

Morn<strong>in</strong>gs : allopathic cl<strong>in</strong>ic with Dr. Ruslan, Dr. Amarnath, Dr. Alexey<br />

Afternoons: alternative therapy: craniosacral therapy, naturopathy, counsel<strong>in</strong>g,<br />

acupuncture, homeopathy and massage/physiotherapy with Veronica, Heidi,<br />

Michael Z. and Vladimir.<br />

Contact: 2622803, call morn<strong>in</strong>gs for all appo<strong>in</strong>tments, and morn<strong>in</strong>gs drop-<strong>in</strong> cl<strong>in</strong>ic<br />

Email ihs@auroville.org.<strong>in</strong><br />

Location: Crown Road near Solar Kitchen<br />

Pitanga, Samasti<br />

Center with diverse activities: therapy, classes <strong>in</strong> martial arts, yoga etc and<br />

cultural activities<br />

Alice (till feb.) Foot Reflexology<br />

Isha Heal<strong>in</strong>g<br />

Joan Physiotherapy<br />

Juan Thai Yoga Massage<br />

Marie-Claire Astrology,Holoenergetic Heal<strong>in</strong>g<br />

Marika Homeopathy<br />

Paola (till Apr) Breema, Reconnection<br />

Svetlana Facial Massage<br />

Ulrike Acupuncture Shiatsu<br />

Vani Foot Reflexology , Reiki<br />

Vladimir Physiotherapy<br />


Contact : phone 2622403 email pitanga@auroville.org.<strong>in</strong><br />

http://www.auroville.org/society/pitanga.htm<br />

Quiet Heal<strong>in</strong>g Center<br />

Therapies: Acupuncture, several Massage styles, Bioresonance, Watsu and Aquatic<br />

Bodywork, Homoeopathy, Lymphdra<strong>in</strong>age, Nutritional disease reversal,<br />

physiotherapy, Shiatsu, Sound heal<strong>in</strong>g with a big team of practitioners.<br />

<strong>Therapy</strong> Center with Guesthouse facilities.<br />

Workshops: <strong>in</strong> Watsu, Aquatic Bodywork, Tai chi, Yoga and others<br />

Contact: 2622329, 2622646 quiet@auroville.org.<strong>in</strong><br />

www.quietheal<strong>in</strong>gcenter.<strong>in</strong>fo<br />

Location: Quiet community, on the beachfront<br />

Verite<br />

Therapies <strong>in</strong> Verite:<br />

Acupuncture - Quantum Shiatsu – with Ulrike contact 9442069249<br />

Aviva & Intimate Yoga Consultations with Bogi for women or men, contact<br />

bogi@auroville.org.<strong>in</strong> 8940695720<br />

Lomi Lomi – with Abbey for Aurovilian women only. Please contact 9442355293<br />

Lomi Lomi and Ayurvedic Massage - with Zsolti contact bogizsolti@gmail.com<br />

8940695720<br />

Contact: verite@auroville.org.<strong>in</strong> Ph. 0413 2622045, 2622870 www.verite.<strong>in</strong><br />


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