Healthy Heart programme is a 6-day residential programme
designed for heart patients, sponsored jointly by R.K.Nature Cure Home and the Integral Yoga Institute.
Indians are three times more prone to heart disease than
Europeans. The modern lifestyle factors which include lack
of physical activity, obisity, a high fat diet, stress &
tension alcohol & smoking, takes us unaware & strukes
fataly as heart attacks which accounts for approximate -
60% deaths The Healthy Heart programme, in a detailed way,
which educaties participants about various risk factors
and enumerates the lifestyle changes that need to be made
to prevent the disease.
Comprehensive lifestyle programmes to treat and reverse
heart disease have become very popular in the United States.
Dr. Dean Ornish was able to demonstrate that by adopting
a yogic lifestyle, heart disease could be reversed, symptoms
relieved, surgery avoided, and quality of life restored.
The approach and practices used in this programme are all
based on the science of Yoga.
Dr. D.Thilakavathy, a qualified person in Preventive &
Promotive Health Care with special interest in Cardiac care,
provides educational sessions to help patients understand
their disease, learn how to reduce the risk factors, and
guides the patients in self-awareness and developing healthy
In order to provide personal attention, registration is
limited to 12 persons. The cost for the programme is Rs.
5,000. This fee includes all meals, professional staff,
course materials, accommodations, and activities including
lectures, stress management workshops, exercise sessions,
and group discussions. The diet is Natural, Cleansing, Therapertic,
vegetarian, using low-fat recipes.