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Ayurveda Retreat

32 Friar Street, Reading RG1 1DX, England
+44 118 958 8190
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Lovely balance of pressure and relaxation

This was my second time to Ayurveda, but I haven’t been in over a year. I had a 30mins back, neck... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ka_street82
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Full body massage 1h

Very nice place , clean , nit and lovely staff , the atmosphere is great and relax , the therapists... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David L
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We first opened our doors in July 2006 and since then have welcomed more than 20,000 clients from Berkshire and beyond into our beloved Ayurveda Retreat in the heart of Reading. Open seven days a week and until 7pm weekdays, we are deeply committed to helping people improve their general health and wellbeing by offering a variety of massages, treatments and therapies. Many come to us seeking purely physical relaxation from their treatment but leave feeling mentally and emotionally much calmer, too. Our town centre location means we are easy to reach, but our peaceful and relaxing ambience means that, once inside, you will feel far removed from the hustle and bustle of town life. We hope to see you soon! Ayurveda Retreat
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  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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32 Friar Street, Reading RG1 1DX, England
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+44 118 958 8190
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second time to Ayurveda, but I haven’t been in over a year. I had a 30mins back, neck and shoulder massage with Joy. It was amazing. The pressure was hard enough to weave out my knots and still made me feel relaxed....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place , clean , nit and lovely staff , the atmosphere is great and relax , the therapists is brilliant and fill full my expectations, just wish I could have find this place before

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chandrika is really good at what she does. My session was very beneficial to me and I definitely feel I gained a huge amount of understanding and contentment of mind. Thank you very much.

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Helen P, Front Office Manager at Ayurveda Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

So glad to hear you found your Reiki session brought you so many benefits. We really hope to see you again soon

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a birthday present from my son. Second time I have been here and will definitely come again. Had Emma this time and she was amazing. She found every knot and niggle I had with her magic fingers! Now ready for my holiday without...More

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Helen P, Front Office Manager at Ayurveda Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so happy you enjoyed your Birthday experience and that our brilliant therapist made you feel great

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

i saw a lovely lady named Fran, its my 2nd time seeing her and she is amazing. Very knowledgeable about the body and gave advice on how to maintain after the massage. I've been coming here for almost 3 years now and every treatment is...More

Thank Lola O
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Helen P, Front Office Manager at Ayurveda Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. Fran is fantastic and it's great to know that you have such trust in Ayurveda Retreat and our therapist. Hope to see you soon

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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

From the moment I met Ilona and stepped into her treatment room I knew I was in safe hands. She spoke softly and with such warmth and understanding. The treatment started with hot oil poured on my back and, being in some discomfort, Ilona massaged...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

I,m from Denmark, but every time i am over to visit my family in Reading, i have massage by Ayurveda Retreat, the Oil massage is super and after one hour i feel i Can fly. Normally i have Emma AS terapist, but this time i...More

Thank Tobber2014
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Helen P, Front Office Manager at Ayurveda Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so honoured that you come to the Ayurveda Retreat when you are in the UK and pleased to know you have such a great experience with our therapists. Thank you

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

My partner and I had an hour Ayurveda massage last Saturday 21st April. The centre is really clean and the staff knowledgable and welcoming. My therapist was Caroline. Her massage was really good. I arrived feeling under the weather with a bad headache. She performed...More

Thank Joanne H
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Helen P, Front Office Manager at Ayurveda Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Joanne for such a lovely review. We aim to always make you feel welcomed and looked after and it's great to hear you had such good experience, with our fantastic therapist Caroline. Hope to see you and your partner soon

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

I had a 30 minute back massage. Although I don't normally have back problems I do a primarily desk-based job which really builds up knots in my upper back and shoulders. It was very relaxing and refreshing, and being so close to my place of...More

Thank Ben H
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Helen P, Front Office Manager at Ayurveda Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Ben for the lovely review. Sitting at a desk all day, can sure cause some tension, in the back, neck and shoulders. Great to take time out on a lunch break or on your way home to get those knots ironed out after a...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

I had my second back massage here last week and it was another great treatment. I had booked a half hour treatment but wished I had booked a longer one! This time I had Fran and she didn't disappoint, a really good treatment. They also...More

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Helen P, Front Office Manager at Ayurveda Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review Evelyn. It's lovely to hear that you had such a good experience with our fantastic therapist Fran. Look forward to seeing you again soon, and perhaps for a longer treatment this time?

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