Introduction to Aruveyda – The Sister Science of Yoga

Known as the “sister science of yoga”, Ayurveda is the science of “life-knowledge”. A healing systemt that originated thousands of years ago in India, Ayurveda is based on the notion that good health depends on the balance between mind, body, and spirit. Considered a complementary health approach in the North America, Ayurveda focuses on restoring balance in the body through a personalized plan that can include massage, specialized diets, herbs, aromatherapy and physical activity.

Pitta, Vata or Khapa, whats your dosha? How to determine your dosha, as well as the theory of the five elements of Ayurveda and its impact of our daily lives and your Yoga practice will be introduce in this lecture. Ayurvedic principles, relevant to your practice both on and off the mat will be explained, further demonstrating how this ancient system, can enrich and sustain your physical Yoga practice. This is a great opportunity to learn more about Ayurveda and how it relates and ties into your physical Yoga practice.

With Monica Jacome
Ayurvedic Life Style Consultant
American Institute of Vedic Studies