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Tenerife ayurvedic treatments

Healing & Therapies

The name ‚Dhanvantari‘ stands in Ayurveda for the Indian god of Healing. According to legend, he transmitted the science of Ayurveda to the suffering and disease-stricken humanity. Our deep respect for the incomparable healing art of physical and mental suffering makes us carry this name with reverence and respect and pass it on to you.
We specialise in holistic back treatments, Ayurveda terapies and detoxing and implement an integrated healing approach to offer you an extensive range of holistic healing. In combination with an aligned diet and your stay at Villa Dhanvantari you can achieve best healing results. In the further course you can find information about our treatments and our treatment philosophy.

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Why Ayurveda at Villa Dhanvantari? What is special about our treatment philosophy?

Following the teachings of Ayurveda our natural state of our body is characterized by health, happiness and inner well-being. However, the pace of life, a high degree of required adaptability and flexibility, stress and tension, difficult environmental conditions, improper food, negative emotions and thoughts can profoundly affect our bodies and pollute them. The understanding of these material immanent conditions constitute our base therapeutic option and we see our comprehensive therapies as profound as sustainable way to bring your body and mind back into balance.

In our villa Dhanvantari, far from noise and vibrant life, we realize a new and integrated healing approach and combine Ayurveda with the correction of the spine, the more to achieve a lasting recovery. The unique treatment technique of Petra Dürr (PD method) for sustainable correction of skeletal disorders is applied in the first step. Based on a corrected skeleton, the function of the central nervous system, blood circulation and supply of tissues and organs improves rapidly and sustainably. Then, all other applications – primarily Ayurveda therapies – need less time to take effect. Chronic pain disappears and the body’s own healing powers put back on.

After an initial diagnosis, we set-up your personalized treatment plan to best monitor your recovery progress and thereby enable you to both heal and relax on the physical as well as on the spiritual level.

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Back treatment

Petra Dürr is a specialist in the correction of spinal and back problems, Ayurveda therapist, alternative practitioner, energy healer and massage therapist. In the course of 25 years of experience in treating people, she has developed her own method and now integrates in her work two outstanding healing methods. Firstly, the Ayurveda Detox therapies, which provide a gentle but highly effective way of body cleansing and secondly her own PD technique for correction of the skeletal system. The PD method leads to improved functioning of the central nervous system, tissue perfusion and thus restore a functioning organ system. The treatment is a combination of holistic osteopathy, kinesiology, cupping glasses, inner vision and energy work. Through kinesiology, the body actively sends information in what areas of the body defects must be treated to achieve a cure. By the rapid, selective pressure pulses of the thumb, which are received through the nervous system, the body is able to move to position the individual vertebra bone, and the surrounding structure properly. With each treatment, your posture and organ function and tissue perfusion improves and Ayurveda treatments work in an optimal way. All different kind of back problems can be treated, even birth problems and chronic diseases have been corrected successfully.

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Extract of our treatments

Tenerife Abhyanga 4 hands massage

Abhyanga 4-hands massage

Experience the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda in this holistic treatment, which balances the elements and Chakras in your body and spirit. Warm medicated oils are selected according to your dosha and health history. Two therapists (4 hands massage) working in unison, massage the warmed oil into your skin, releasing toxins that cause congestion and restriction. Beneficial for all dosha types. The highly recreative massage increases the body circulation, especially to nerve endings, lubricates the joints and increases your well-being on a physical and mental level.


Abhyanga belly massage (Udanavata)

All energy channels in our body pass through the abdominal wall. There are certain reflex points on the abdomen, which reflect the health of various internal organs.
The gentle massage in this area stimulates the reproductive organs and the digestive system positively, congestion can be relieved and the bloodstream and lymphatic system get improved.

Aesthetic treatments Tenerife


Aromatherapy massage works with essential oils and is said to be the softest and most gentle form of all full body massages. The nostrils are attached to a part of the brain called the limbic system. The limbic system controls emotions and influences the nervous system and hormones. When you inhale essential oil molecules, messages are transmitted to the limbic system and affect heart rate, stress level, blood pressure, breathing, memory, digestion, and the immune system. The massage is convenient especially for a deep physical and mental recreation as it reduces stress and restores your inner balance.

Aesthetic treatments

In cooperation with an experienced doctor we offer a broad range of aesthetic and rejuvenating treatments. The 100% natural products “Restylane” and “Perlane” fill wrinkels and add volume to your skin or lips by using hyaluronic acid. The results are not permanent, completely safe and natural and have almost no side-effects.

Ayurveda Massage Tenerife


The classical application of ayurvedic massage is a deep, relaxing and stress relieving massage aimed to remove and reduce the imbalances in the different parts of the body. It is a complete body massage with warm medicated oil and works towards bringing a harmony and a sense of balance in the body and being. The massage works towards strengthening the system and is especially beneficial for worn out bodies due to excessive physical or mental exhaustion. It also helps in loosening the toxins from the body, stimulating the whole metabolism and achieving deep relaxation.

Ayurvedic facial

This facial treatment combines a special ayurvedic massage technique with a deep cleansing of the skin, a peeling with our Ubtan blend of spices and a treatment with clay and sandal-wood. A special facial cream according to your dosha energy will round up the treatment and will leave your nourished skin soft and smooth.

Garshan Massage Tenerife

Garshan Massage

The massage with silk gloves helps:
– Stimulating the lymphatic system and the bloodstream
– reduces fat cells and removes the top layer of dry skin.
– reduces cellulite and helps by weight loss



This indulgent ayurvedic treatment awakens the vital energy areas in your hands, wrists and arms. Gentle circular motions stimulate your marma points and energy channels, that releases deeply felt tension, activates the metabolism and leaves you relaxed and balanced. As with the face and feet, certain points on the hands are associated with various organs and systems within the body, so a hand massage is stimulating for all of the vital organs. It is a rejuvenating experience which can help by rheumatic disorders as well.

Indian head massage Tenerife

Indian head massage

Indian Head Massage is the ideal stress-busting treatment with benefits, both physical and mental. The tecnique can treat problems from aching shoulders to a tight neck, tension headache, mental or physical tension, eye strain, insomnia, respiration problems or poor concentration. It is a safe, simple yet effective therapy renowned for relieving symptoms of stress and works the head, neck, shoulders and trapezius with lots of warm oil. The oil flow on your head connects you with the earth and balances your chakras. Furthermore it improves the bloodcirculation, lymphatic drainage and muscle tone from your head to neck, and nourishes your skin and hair.

Kayaseka Tenerife


Kayaseka is very beneficial, smoothing and rejuvenating treatment with medicated warm oil used in a continuous stream for the whole body (excluding head). This deeply relaxing and pain-relieving treatment is most effective in cases of paralysis, rheumatic complaints, rheumatoid arthritis, fractures, wounds, dislocation of joints and pain and stiffness of limbs or other nervous disorders.

Kalari massage Tenerife

Kalari Massage

Kalari massage is a traditional ayurvedic massage, performed by the therapist using mainly his feet by applying appropriate pressure on vital parts of the human body. It is a deep full body massage with medicated oil to stimulate the Marma points on the body. This nourishing and purifying treatment helps the body in attaining a healthy constitution with flexibility, inner balance and suppleness. It also enables proper blood circulation and easy maneuverability of the body for twisting and turning. Kalari massage relieves various deep aches like back pain, stiffness, dislocations, injuries and also stimulates various bodily organs and systems. Furthermore the energy flow in the whole physic-mental-spiritual system gets activated and intensified by special expansion and stimulation of your Nadis (channels through which the energies of the subtle body flow) and Marma points (ayurvedic energy pressure points).

Kathi Basti (spine treatment)

This Ayurveda application is especially for (chronic) back pain, above all in the lumbar spine area (herniated disc, sciatica, muscle tension, hip problems). Generally recommendable to all cases of increased Vata.
It is a local oil bath with warm sesame oil on the spine, which penetrates into the deeper structures, where it achieves its effect. The oil is filled into a ring on the spine, and gets moved about every 20 minutes along the spine.

Kizi massage Teneriffa

Kizi (Pinda Sveda)

This gentle blissful oil massage is administered with special ayurveda pouches (small bags filled with natural fermented herbs). Indications: stiff neck, joint pain, chronic rheumatoid arthritis, joint disorders, chronic rheumatoid arthritis, osteo-arthritis, paralysis. It prevents the process of ageing and appearance of wrinkles on the body.


Marma Massage

The Marma-Massage is a real treasure chest as it heals a multitude of diseases by treating Marma points. Marma points are energy channels or vital points, which connect the bodily, mental, emotional, cosmic and spiritual energy in our body. The blissful massage works therapeutic at one hand, affects the physical level and and brings a deep physical and mental relief and relaxation on the other hand. Further benefits:
– reduces physical, mental and emotional stress
– stimulates your immune system, eliminate toxins and is rejuvenating
– harmonises your physical, mental and spiritual energy
– Promotes digestion and fluid balance in the body
– Deduces liquids and body fat



The Indian feet and calves massage is a very restorative treatment. Feet are very important part in our body, as many nerves from many organs terminate in the feet. So massage helps to strengthen these nerves and restores health to many parts of the body. The marma points are massaged which gives balance to your dosha and is very helpful for people with insomnia, fatigue, burn-out, nervousness and cramps.

Tenerife Samvahana Ritual

Samvahana Ritual (4 hands)

Indulge yourself in this ultimately relaxing Samvahana-Ritual. The treatment gets accomplished with 4 hands (2 therapists) and includes a full body oil massage as well as a full body exfoliation with natural products. This luxury and nourishing treatment is a very special experience and leaves your body and mind in pure and deep relaxation. Beauty and Wellnes find together in this treatment in order to cause unique pleasure.


Shirodhara Tenerife


Shirodhara is a deeply relaxing and blissful treatment using warm oils poured in a gentle stream over the forehead (the ‘third eye’). This procedure synchronizes brain waves and profoundly coordinates and calms the mind, body, and spirit. Shirodhara enhances blood circulation to the brain, improves memory, lowers blood pressure, nourishes the hair and scalp, and generally aids in release of stress and tension. Also chronic headaches, tinnitus, amblyacousia and all forms of eye problems can be treated very good. A total feeling of wellness, mental clarity and comprehension is experienced in this process.

Tenerife Shiatsu


Traditional Japanese energy massage that is performed with a loose sports clothing on a mat on the floor. The meridians (energy channes) get stimulated with the thumb and palm and the body geht’s deeply streched in special postures to finally harmonise your body and organism.

Thai massage Tenerife

Thai massage

Thai massage involves passive stretching and deep massage. The receiver is put into many yoga-like positions during the course of the massage. The massage practitioner leans on the recipient’s body using hands and usually straight forearms locked at the elbow to apply firm rhythmic pressure. The massage generally follows the Sen lines on the body—somewhat analogous to meridians and Indian nadis. Muscle compression, joint mobilization, and acupressure are also used during treatment. People describe Thai massage as relaxing, meditative, powerful and energizing.


A full body peeling combined with massage stimulating the blood circulation and softening your skin. Ubtan – ayurveda’s gentle and nourishing cleansing paste – generally is a special ayurvedic herb blend without any harmful toxins or chemicals.

Golf massage

A sports massage especially for golf players. Apart from just making you feel great, our golf massage will help relax and tone muscles, treat articulated joints, increase flexibility, rejuvenate and increase muscle sensory mechanisms. All of this adds up to better balance and body awareness, key factors in playing good golf. The massage will be accomplished while seated.