Category Archives: Body Therapies
[ 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 [...]
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 [...]
Wintertime is the time of year when we tend to slow down. The bear spirit is strong during this time. The cold, dark days mark the time to sleep more, store reserves, slow down, and emotionally, people tend to go inward, into a lot of self-reflection. Hibernation. It is hard for us as a culture [...]
[ November 14, 2010; 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. November 16, 2010; 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] This training is being held at Bhavana Institute in LeGrange, IL and open to students of Ayurveda. This small class setting is designed to teach the individual how to perform a shirodhara on clients and learn about the effectiveness and indications of herbalized steam in removing toxins. Call Diva Ayurveda or contact Bhavana Institute for [...]
[ December 10, 2010; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Level 4: Pinda Swedhana, Udvarthana. Learn these deeper therapies to help further eliminate toxins from the body. This class teaches the students the essential Ayurvedic and Western herbs used for these treatments.
December 10th, 2010 10-3 p.m. cost: $300
[ November 12, 2010; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Level 3: Nasya, Netra Tarpana, and Karana Purana. This class teaches you how to cleanse the five senses as well as nourish them. You will learn many techniques of massage and steam and the use of oils and ghee for cleansing the senses.
November 12th, 2010 10-3 p.m. cost: $200
[ October 8, 2010; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Level 2: Shirodhara and Swedhana. This class teaches you how to set up a complete shirodhara, the ancient practice of pouring herbalized oil over the third eye. Swedhana is the use of herbalized steam for removing toxins and detoxifying the body.
October 8th, 2010 10-3 p.m. cost: $200
[ September 10, 2010; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Level 1: Abhyanga. Learn the Foundation of this ancient practice. This class teaches you the techniques to confidently perform a full body oil massage using specific oils.
September 10th, 2010 10-3 p.m. cost: $200