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Ayurvedic Yoga Chikitsa Course (5 Day)
Ayurveda and Yoga as sister sciences heal the body and raise human consciousness
with Kim Valeri, ERYT, AWC
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - Monday, September 12, 2016

Ayurveda (Science of Life) is the missing link to Yoga’s (Union to Sacred Self) complete approach to healing based on recognizing the need for a customized and individualistic approach to practice and lifestyle choices.

 Yoga Chikitsa is a traditional term used to describe Yoga methods used in a therapeutic model. It is founded on recognition that our physical condition, emotional states, attitudes, diet and behavioral, lifestyle and personal associations, along with the environment in which we live and work are all intimately linked to each other and to the state of health.

This 5 day component is the core foundation of the Ayurvedic Yoga Chikitsa Series, designed to provide students with the philosophy and principles of a combined Ayurvedic and Yogic healing approach. Topics include:

Introduction to Ayurveda & Ayurvedic Physiology
The 3 universal energies and 5 elements (Gunas, Doshas, Mahabhutas) and their importance in health and wellness
The concepts of physiological disposition (Prakruti), imbalance (Vikruti) and
A comprehensive introduction to basic Ayurvedic concepts: Doshas, Dhatus, Malas
The 15 subtle energies of the body (Subdoshas)
Ayurvedic Psychology
The psychological energies (subtle Doshas) and their functions
The Chakras, their importance and how to keep them healthy
The physical energy centers Marmas, Asthis, Sandhis and Srotas
Meditation, Pranayama (breathing techniques)

Ayurvedic Nutrition & Prevention
Karma of spices and Ayurvedic cooking, the 14 Agni(s) (13 physical & 1 mental) Metabolic processes
Daily Routines to maintain balance and maximize effectiveness
Seasonal Routines to maintain health and prevent allergies
How to stay healthy year-round
How to modify your daily routine according to season

Yoga Therapy
A detailed understanding of the eight limbs of yoga
The postures you should or shouldn’t be doing, depending on your Prakriti & Vikruti
How Yoga and Ayurveda combined can create the foundation for a transformed experience of living
Yoga and Ayurveda to deepen your spiritual practice
Pranayama and meditation techniques

Ayurvedic Pathophysiology & Disease Management
Simple ways to identify warning signs long before they become full-blown symptoms
Identification of warning signs of diseases long before they become full-blown symptoms and arresting the disease progression
Tools and techniques including simple herbal treatments and dietary & lifestyle changes to restore and maintain equilibrium
Various methodologies involved in Paliative (Shamana) and Purification (Shodhana) treatments

COST: $830 if paid by September 1, 2016; $850 thereafter

Location: Training is at an off-site location in Stratford, CT

Participants who previously attended the One Day Ayurveda Yoga Intensive have the option to re-take Day 1, or not attend.

Students who go on to take the Kerala Ayurveda Academy’s Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor Certification (AWC) are eligible for a $500 discount toward AWC program tuition (625hr).

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