Ayurvedic Medicine - Classical Chinese Medicine - Nutritional Medicine
Highest Ideal of Cure
Clinic - Students and clients alike can experience the wonders of these therapies for themselves at the new AUCM Clinic, a welcoming and nurturing environment to embrace the journey of self-renewal.
AUCM's Clinic integrates natural therapies from the world's great healing traditions into a wide range of rejuvenative and therapeutic programs that focus on balancing mind, body, and spirit. The diverse modalities practiced at the Clinic include Ayurvedic and Chinese dietary therapy, herbs and bodywork, Classical Chinese acupuncture; Ayurvedic panchakarma treatments (detoxing therapies), individualized yoga/postural retraining sessions, and customized herbal, homeopathic, and nutritional supplement programs.
Students and clients alike can experience the wonders of these therapies for themselves at the new AUCM Clinic, a welcoming and nurturing environment to embrace the journey of self-renewal.
AUCM's Clinic integrates natural therapies from the world's great healing traditions into a wide range of rejuvenative and therapeutic programs that focus on balancing mind, body, and spirit. The diverse modalities practiced at the Clinic include Ayurvedic and Chinese dietary therapy, herbs and bodywork, Classical Chinese acupuncture; Ayurvedic panchakarma treatments (detoxing therapies), psychotherapy; individualized yoga/postural retraining sessions, and customized herbal, homeopathic, and nutritional supplement programs.
Clients have the opportunity to choose to receive assistance from either our advanced student practitioners (at a reduced rate) or from a staff of professionals (at the current rate per session), all in the same inviting and healing setting.
The World Medicine Clinic of the American University of Complementary Medicine offers tailor-made individualized treatment programs for almost any condition as well as special treatment packages blending the best of world health strategies and practices to help you achieve your health and life goals. These programs are designed to nourish and rejuvenate your mind and body and induce a state of internal and external health and beauty.
For appointments or more information on our clinic services, please call 310-550-7445.
The Clinic offers the following individual services:
Ayurvedic Medicine is an ancient system of health focusing on the Three Dosha Theory, which describes how the five elements in nature (Earth, Water, Fire, Air, and Ether) combine to control the processes of the body and mind. The three doshas are Vata, the principle governing all motion or movement; Pitta, which controls all transforming processes; and Kapha, which is responsible for cohesion, growth and liquefaction.
Each person is born with a unique combination of the three doshas that determines his or her constitution and personality. By identifying and properly balancing the constitution, one is able to create a state of ideal health.
South Indian Malabar-Style Panchakarma is a comprehensive system of knowledge and practices used to purify the body of toxins and restore balance. The human body has a natural healing intelligence capable of constant rejuvenation. However, doshic imbalances and weakened digestive capacity allow toxic impurities to form, blocking the natural capacity to heal. Panchakarma purifes the degenerating influence of foreign substances and frees the system to exercise its inherent rejuvenative abilities.
South Indian Malabar-Style treatment involves massage application of warm essential oils to remedy specific imbalances and detoxify the system, use of special herb compresses which are heated and rubbed on the body, oil poured on the forehead for stress relief and, finally, a dusting and rubbing of a combination of herbs and chickpea flour to stimulate the energy and to remove the toxins. The result is positively rejuvenating.
CONSULTATION IN AYURVEDA
These half-hour follow-up consultations include monitoring of a person's health status and continued personalized dietary, lifestyle, and herbal recommendations. $75.00 (This price does not include the cost of Ayurvedic herbs.)
AYURVEDIC HEAD MASSAGE AND UPPER BODY RELEASE
A 15-minute Initial Consultation is followed by a 30-minute, Stress-Dissolving Oil Massage of the Head and Upper Body $75.00
AYURVEDIC FULL BODY MASSAGE
A 15-minute Initial Consultation is followed by a 60-minute, Stress-Dissolving Oil Massage of the Full Body. $100.00
A relaxing Herbal Oil Massage utilizing Special Oils, Herbal Rice Bags, and Herbal Decoctions specific for balancing your constitutional type is followed by an invigorating Herb/Chick Pea Flour Rub (60 minutes) $150.00
A 15-minute Initial Consultation is followed by a 30-minute Mental Relaxation Oil Therapy, which calms the emotions and relieves stress as oil is gently poured on the forehead at the 6th chakra. $80.00
Full Panchakarma Treatment (all therapies included) $180.00
"Ultimate Cleanse & Balance" (full treatment over 6 days) $950.00
The Ayurvedic Internship Clinic provides a 2-hour appointment that includes intake, doshic analysis, dietary and herbal recommendations, abhyanga (full-body massage) with herb oils to correct your imbalance, swedana (sweating treatment) to aid detoxification, and shirodhara (river of oil on forehead) for the reduced rate of $120.
Professional Homeopaths are available for private 2-3 hour consultations.
The Homeopathic Internship Clinic meets once a week. A 2-hour initial consultation with an advanced Homeopathic Intern is offered for a $75 donation and $50 for follow-up appointments.
SPECIAL SPA/CLINIC PROGRAMS
Special programs at the AUCM Spa/Clinic intermix mind-body counseling, lifestyle management, and meditation techniques, integrative fitness programs, Classical Chinese medicine and acupuncture, East-Indian Ayurvedic medicine, nutritional and dietary medicine, herbal medicine, homeopathy, European and Ayurvedic facials, aromatherapy, and European, Oriental, and Ayurvedic massage and bodywork. Below is a list of these exciting programs, with treatments included in each:
ASIAN BEAUTY SECRETS PROGRAM
12 Acupuncture facelifts (with instruction in how to do your own acupressure facelifts)
6 Ayurvedic Panchakarma with Shirodhara treatments
12 Herbal Bodywraps or Cellulite Treatments
12 Bodysense/ Body sculpturing integrative fitness sessions
2 Individual consultations for herbs and nutrition for skin care and lifestyle counseling regarding rhythms of nature
6 Ayurvedic facials (45 minutes)
LONGEVITY AND REJUVENATION PROGRAM
3 Mind-Body/Lifestyle Counseling sessions
6 Detox South Indian Malabar Ayurvedic Treatments with Shirodhara
3 Rejuvenating South Indian Malabar Treatments with Shirodhara
2 Individual Consultations with Herbs & Nutrition
6 Bodysense integrative fitness consultations
12 Herbal Bodywraps or Deep Tissue Massages
NATURAL SLIMNESS PROGRAM (WEIGHT LOSS OVER 3 MONTH PERIOD)
12 Mind-Body Counseling/Imagery for Body Image
24 Cellulite Massages or Bodywraps
36 Bodysense Training Sessions
12 Ayurvedic/Chinese Gua Sha Treatments
12 Acupuncture with Tiger Warmer Treatments & Auriculotherapy
24 Auriculotherapy Treatments
3 Individual Consultations with Herbs & Nutrition
SMOKING CESSATION PROGRAM
12 Mind-Body Counseling (three 50-minute, nine 25-minutes)
12 Auriculotherapy (daily for four days, twice a week thereafter)
6 Body Acupuncture
6 Ayurvedic Massage
6 Bodysense/Integrative Fitness
HEALTHY WOMAN PROGRAM
1 Mind-Body Counseling
3 Bodysense (integrative fitness)
1 Individual consultation with Herbs & Nutrition
6 Panchakarma with Shirodhara
WISE WOMAN/WOMENOPAUSE PROGRAM
3 Mind-Body Counseling
1 Individual Consultation
6 Ayurvedic Panchakarma with Shirodhara
STRESS BALANCING PROGRAM (HEALTHY STRESS)
3 Mind-Body Counseling
6 Integrative Fitness/Bodysense
2 Individual Consultation for Nutrition & Herbs (1 60-minutes, 1 30-minutes)
3 Ayurvedic Bodywork
3 Panchakarma + Shirodhara
PAIN RELEASE PROGRAM FOR ACUTE PAIN (1 MONTH)
4 Mind-Body Counseling
2 Individual Consultation with Herbs & Nutrition
8 Ayurvedic Massage
8 Bodysense/Integrative Fitness
PAIN RELEASE PROGRAM FOR CHRONIC PAIN (3 MONTHS)
12 Mind-Body Counseling
3 Individual Consultations with Herbs & Nutrition (one 1 hr, 2 1/2 hr.)
12 Ayurvedic Malabar + Shirodhara