Don’t worry about the big cats. A retreat at the Aarogyam Spa in Aahana Resort, right outside Corbett National Park, will put your mind at ease
What’s this? Was there some kind of magic in the air? Or, is it the mellifluous notes of the sitar playing in the background that had brought the change in me? I was at Aahana – the Corbett Wilderness, a resort located next to the Bijrani zone of the Corbett National Park, India’s famous tiger reserve. I was there to try the resort’s Aarogyam Holistic Health Spa. Normally, I talk in a loud voice. But here I was talking in a quiet tone.A spa virgin, who didn’t know the gentle touch of a masseuse from a pat on the back, I was so daunted by the world of fragrant oils, flowers and soothing instrumental music, that I had changed my appointment thrice. On the fourth try, I finally presented myself for the mandatory consultation session with Aahana’s wellness expert, Dr Bati Pandey.As I spoke to Dr Pandey, I realized Aarogyam ….