The Elements of Ayurveda aligns the framework of Ayurvedic philosophy with the grid of modern life, resulting in an enduring health strategy to use at will. This series is light on theory and heavy on experience; a hands-on adventure through the 5-Elements: Ether, Air, Fire, Water and Earth, presented as a buffet of pleasurable rituals, enticing recipes and rejuvenating routines for your immediate enjoyment and long term vitality.
In this six week series, students explore food and diet, kitchen medicine, home remedies, purification techniques, beauty secrets, even hands-on treatments to be used on oneself, one's family and friends. There are exotic tastes and aromas, a new vocabulary from an ancient language and most of all, a simple prism through which all future choices can be made with one's individual wellbeing in mind.
The 6-Week Ayurvedic Anatomy Course is a fascinating view of the human organism through the prism of Ayurveda. We navigate the body on pathways of energy and learn to recognize ourselves as complex and miraculous products of very simple substance. The goal is to cultivate a vivid awareness of the utmost state of health and vitality, what that looks like from this ancient perspective.
Samkhya: The One Cosmology that exists in every cell Dosha: The Three Primary Energies; their natural homes, the organs and tissues they rule Sub-Dosha: The Five Intelligences of each Primary Energy; the domain each governs; signs of deficiency and excess Dhatu: The Seven Vital Tissues which anchor mind and spirit; their physical and emotional function; signs of vitality and depletion Srotamsi: Channels for nutrients, wastes, thought, ideas, emotion and wisdom Marma & Nadi: The 107 Vital Points and the 72,000 Channels of Prana