With the recent oscar success of “Slumdog Millionaire” and the international rise to fame of Bollywood actress, Aishwarya Rai, “Bride & Prejudice”, you can bet that interest in India is peaking in the West. One such way is the research provided by Spafinder Magazine noting India as one of the top 10 spa trends for 2009. With over 2,300 spas and rising, India is bound to be on the radar of many more international tourists who seek alternative healing modalities. In 2009, both yoga and ayurveda will continue to be classic examples of global cross-pollination across borders. Yoga, one of the most powerful and profitable wellness modalities in the word, is a lifestyle for millions of people who are increasingly enthusiastic about traveling to the spiritual and cultural source: India. This is India’s time to shine!