Hotline: 1800 102 2007
X
Search Business Opportunities
Jul, 10 2018

Mariwala starts second venture in wellness space

Offering specially curated therapies for individuals as well as groups, the centre will cater to every individual’s needs and provide end-to-end rehabilitation experience.

Marico Founder and Chairman Harsh Mariwala has started his second venture in the wellness area with the setting up of AquaCentric Therapy – a chain of physiotherapy centres that will use land, air and water elements for healthcare.

“I am passionate about innovation, pioneering as well as preventive healthcare. And AquaCentric is about all these three,” Mariwala told BusinessLine.

AquaCentric is a personal venture of Mariwala, funded by Sharrp Ventures, his family office. Each centre entails an investment of about ₹4-5 crore and the first facility has come up in Mumbai’s suburban Andheri, spread over 7,000 sq ft. Another one is in the offing at Worli, while two more centres will come up in Thane and Powai.

“We will consider pan-India expansion later,” he said.

What led Mariwala to foray into this wellness business — the second after the hugely successful Kaya Clinics — was the total absence of aqua centres in India even though there are over 3,000 such facilities overseas.

“So there is a huge untapped potential in India. And we saw that we could extend it to neurology, orthopaedics, gynaecology and pediatrics. The idea was to have a holistic rehab centre,” he said.

For AquaCentric Therapy, Mariwala has collaborated with renowned physiotherapist, Dr Amit Kohli. “The duo combined their expertise to introduce a one stop therapy centre that is first of its kind in the country with a vision to help individuals who are suffering from various physical conditions in an efficacious and effortless way,” a company release said.

Accordingly, each centre will have a medical gym, therapeutic pools and other underwater equipment. Aquatic Therapy uses properties of water such as buoyancy, which helps decrease pressure on joints; water temperature, which helps in relaxation and pain reduction; turbulence that helps improve body balance and core stability, while viscosity aids in progressive resistance to aquatic exercises.

Offering specially curated therapies for individuals as well as groups, the centre will cater to every individual’s needs and provide end-to-end rehabilitation experience, which helps in muscle strengthening and generating body balance, the release added.

Comment
image
Related opportunities
  • Quick Service Restaurants
    About Us: Ghungroo seth Vada Pav Co. - a growing venture..
    Locations looking for expansion rajasthan
    Establishment year 2017
    Franchising Launch Date 2017
    Investment size Rs. 5lac - 10lac
    Space required 100
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit
    Headquater jaipur rajasthan
  • Ice creams & Yogurt Parlors
    About Thanco's Natural ice cream :-Though many things have changed from..
    Locations looking for expansion Karnataka
    Establishment year 2006
    Franchising Launch Date 2016
    Investment size Rs. 10lac - 20lac
    Space required 100 - 1000 Sq.ft
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit, Multiunit
    Headquater Bangalore Urban District Karnataka
  • About Us: De-Denim manufacture merchandise of our own brand from reputed..
    Locations looking for expansion Andhra pradesh
    Establishment year 2016
    Franchising Launch Date 2017
    Investment size Rs. 5lac - 10lac
    Space required 250
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit
    Headquater Shaikpet Andhra pradesh
  • About Us: Nirmal World Private Limited is a prosperous company which..
    Locations looking for expansion Uttar pradesh
    Establishment year 2013
    Franchising Launch Date 2019
    Investment size Rs. 5lac - 10lac
    Space required 1000
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit, Multiunit
    Headquater Varanasi Uttar pradesh
Insta-Subscribe to
Entrepreneur
Magazine
For hassle free instant subscription, just give your number and email id and our customer care agent will get in touch with you
OR Click here to Subscribe Online
Daily Updates
Submit your email address to receive the latest updates on news & host of opportunities