Intro to Ayurveda (The Sciene of Life)

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Thu 05 September | 09:30 AM
The Yoga Barn

Ayurveda – the sister science of yoga, is the holistic medical system of ancient India and offers much more than simple remedies of ailments, it’s a science of putting one’s life into balance with greater nature. 

In this workshop we will establish a solid understanding of core Ayurveda teachings, as well as individual practical applications that will enhance one’s wellbeing and vitality.

The first part of this workshop goes over the original philosophy and the classical Ayurvedic Sanskrit texts, introducing selected slokas (verses) from the Asthanga Hridayam to build the framework needed in order to see all of life through the lens of authentic Ayurvedic principles. 

During the second part we discover our Ayurvedic constitution, learn about digestion and the best food choices for our unique disposition. Incorporating other practical components such as, daily and seasonal health routines, lifestyle practices, suitable exercise including yoga and pranayama. 

No previous experience of Ayurveda or yoga required, all levels welcome.

Shivananda started his study of Yoga, Ayurveda and Jyotisha  over two decades ago, he graduated from the Ayurvedic Institute in 2001 and has been part of The Yoga Barn since 2007. His current main focus is on Jyotisha (Vedic astrology) and he offers sessions at The Yoga Barn Center for Wellness and Healing. Plus you can book a session online from the 'wellness' page on the website