the ancient Science of natural medicine, longevity, and self-healing
Ayurveda is a system of nature-based wellness originating in the ancient Vedic culture of India. It dates back more than 5,000 years, and offers an interactive approach to health and wellness.
The beauty of Ayurveda lies in its simplicity. Nature provides everything we need to be and stay healthy, with no harsh chemical side effects. Knowing how and when to use optimal ingredients helps us make a shift in the direction of better health and performance
This ancient knowledge is used around the world today as both preventative and restorative health care. For some it replaces western medicine. For others it is the perfect complement to it
Learn some of the basics of Ayurveda
Ayurveda recognizes the seat of health is in the gut. Wellness and disease both stem from conditions, either favorable or unfavorable, in the GI track. Digestion is the mechanism by which the universal consciousness and the individual person connect and co-create. It is how our body is built and maintained. It is here the journey into Ayurveda begins.
The introductory course takes a comprehensive look at the 3 Doshas, or metabolic constitutions, named Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. These are cosmic personalities, sets of characteristics, that exist throughout nature. The dosha ratio within us determines the constitution and metabolic style of our mind and body.
This course will teach you a new way of thinking about your character, behavior, body, and metabolism. It will make clear why fad diets only work well for some people, and will teach you how to optimize a style of eating for your unique constitution.
To do this we need to explore the 6 Food Tastes, and the many healing qualities of foods, and how they interact with each of the Doshas. Workshop participants will learn how and when to apply the principles of Ayurveda to help restore or maintain healthy balance.
Ayurveda calls on us to become more self-aware. Participants will, therefore, sample various herbs, prepared foods and teas, selected for the specific course topic and current season. Workshop fee is usually $120. This helps cover the cost of food, printed handout materials, and take-home sample goodies.
All Ayurveda courses are taught in an Interactive format. They are as much fun as they are informative!
You do not have to be a meditator to take an Ayurveda class. These workshops are open to anyone interested in taking greater personal responsibility for their health.