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Ayurvedic Body Therapy Training

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 … Continue reading

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Ayurveda for the Childbearing Years-3 Part Series

Learn about the ancient Ayurvedic protocols for the childbearing years.  Topics include Ayurvedic herbalism, nutrition and diet, herbs, body therapies, and detoxification.  Classes will be held at 8Branches Chinese Wellness Center.

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Upcoming Class: Level 5 Bastis and Lepas

April 29, 2012 Level 5 Basti Class 9 a.m.-12 p.m.   Greetings!   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 … Continue reading

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Pinda/Udvarthana Level 4 Body Therapies Training

Come learn the deeper therapies of Ayurveda in Level 4 Training.  The first part of the day will focus on Pinda Swedhana, using boluses to induce sweating and detoxification to the body.  The second part will teach you Udvarthana, an … Continue reading

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The Harmonizing Effect of Ayurveda during Transitions of the Seasons: Look ahead to balancing yourself from Winter to Spring

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 … Continue reading

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Ayurveda for the Childbearing Years

This one day class focuses on the prenatal, pregnancy, and postpartum periods in a woman’s life.  We will weave a relationship between folk medicines from the West and Ayurvedic ancient therapies and remedies from the East.  The class will be … Continue reading

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Making Ayurvedic Tinctures

February 26th.  Making Ayurvedic Tinctures. Make your kitchen come alive this winter by using medicinal plants and making them into herbal medicines.   You will take home the tinctures that you make and continue to watch them cure and form … Continue reading

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Ayurveda Cooking Class

$35.  Call or email to reserve a spot.  Spaces are limited. Learn how simple it is to make seasonal appropriate Ayurvedic meals that are healthy and tasty.  You will learn how to make a complete Ayurvedic meal:  A grain dish, … Continue reading

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Wintertime Specials

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 … Continue reading

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Body Therapies Level 2: Shirodhara and Swedhana

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 … Continue reading

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