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[ February 2, 2015; ] Rima Shah & Jackie hill of Diva Ayurveda have created a comprehensive training program encompassing their experience practicing & providing Panchakarma for the past 11 plus years. Their extensive studies in India as well as many years of teaching students these therapies at their wellness center make them experts in this area. They created and [...]
April 29, 2012 Level 5 Basti Class
9 a.m.-12 p.m.
This is an optional Level 5 Class to teach you how to effectively use and incorporate bastis (dough dams) and lepas (herbalized pastes) on key areas of the body such as the heart, liver, lower back, adrenals, and eyes. You will learn several different types of bastis [...]
Vata Season in this part of the country occurs from about Oct/Nov to February. The qualities of this Fall/Winter season are cold, damp, dry, mobile, and dark. Our bodies starts using its nutritional reserves from the summertime, and we go into a sort of hiberation, Bear Energy. We need to sleep more, eat more grounding [...]
The Harmonizing Effect of Ayurveda during Transitions of the Seasons: Look ahead to balancing yourself from Winter to Spring
Our treatment space at the Riverwest Healing Arts Center
The weather has changed very quickly from cold drier days to warmer and wetter weather. Most of us felt these changes in one way or another, whether by experiencing Spring allergies, itchy eyes, lethargy, disturbed sleep, or changes in digestion and mood, or heightened emotional symptoms such [...]
Ayurveda is a 5000 year old science in which it’s foundation is based on balancing the body through regular detoxification and regular rejuvenation of the body. Ayurveda holds importance in the fact that one should not allow toxins, called AMA to accumulate and spread in the body. Therefore, Ayurvedic daily routines are strongly recommended [...]
Springtime, in Ayurveda, is considered one of the most important transitions of the year. This time is marked by damp, wet weather and the increasing return of the sun’s energy and heat. The long months of winter hardened many of the toxins in our bodies. Native people talk about how the spirit of [...]
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