12 Hour Workshops

Ayurveda Immersion
Introduction to Ayurveda


Ayurveda is India's holistic system of medicine and a sister science of yoga. Treating every person as a unique blend of qualities, Ayurveda emphasizes the prevention of disease through a diet and lifestyle appropriate to each individual’s unique physical and mental constitution. We will learn about Vata, Pitta, Kapha, the seven tissues, panchakarma, the process of digestion and disease, and practical guidelines to follow towards a healthy and long life. We will translate many Sanskrit shlokas directly from Ayurvedic texts. Also included, demonstrations of sinus cleansing, nasal lubrication and self-massage. Written materials provided.

Session 1 : Ayurveda - History, Samkhya and Basic Principles
Vedic roots, Sankhya philosophy basics, tastes, 20 qualities, overview physical and mental constitutions.
Session 2 : Ayurveda - Anatomy + Physiology
Doshas and subdoshas, tissues, waste products, digestion, disease process.
Short asana practice - Kapha Invigorating
Session 3 : Ayurveda - Examination and Treatment
Ayurvedic assessment and treatment including panchkarma, rejuvenatives and aphrodisiacs.
Short asana practice - Pitta Cooling
Session 4 : Integration of Ayurveda / Yoga / Nutrition
Ayurveda with asana, yoga philosophy and western nutrition.
Short asana practice - Vata Nourishing


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I am using the Sutra set often and am finding it easy to use and practical for application as a teaching and self-study tool. You have done a wonderful job of pulling together the "threads" of the Sutra-s to demonstrate the interconnectedness of all. With deep gratitude
~ Marinda

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