Making History: India Gets It First Spa And Gym For Transgenders In Coimbatore

What is said to be first of its kind initiative in India, business owner J Shivaprakash, has opened a modern ‘unisex’ salon and gym which will not only allow males and females, but third-genders as well.

Luxx Spa and Salon, is based in Coimbatore and was inaugurated by Formula 1 driver Narain Karthikeyan and Tamil film actor Sethuraman on July 11.


After inaugurating the place, Salon Director Shivaprakash said that his objective was to reach out to transgender community and to create public awareness about them.

He added “At a time when the transgenders are marginalised in the society, we are trying to reach out to them out of humanity.”


To give them their own private space, the spa will also provided special luxury rooms just for them.

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