Would you like to gain some understanding of Ayurveda and how it can benefit your life? This is a free talk/information session so you can gain a better understanding of the sister science of yoga. Come along & learn:
What is Ayurveda & the aim of Ayurveda
The basic principles of Ayurveda :
The 5 Elements
The 3 Doshas
Your Unique body constitution
Agni – The importance of the digestive fire and some take-home Ayurvedic tips to add to your lifestyle.
Ayurveda is a unique science centred around the cultivation of awareness and practices that improve digestion and metabolism (Agni), reduce the accumulation of undigested or poorly digested food toxins in the body (Ama), strengthen the immune system (Ojas) and keep the mind and body peaceful (Sattva) – to prevent the development of disease and maintain optimal health.
It teaches us to view our bodies as a reflection of nature and how to live in harmony with the cycles of the day, year and life.Living the daily and dietary practices of Ayurveda compliments greatly the philosophy, teachings and practices of yoga.
Alicia Hay Ayurvedic Practitioner, Yoga Teacher, Exercise Physiologist, NutritionistAlicia has been part of the health and wellbeing industry for over 17 years. Alicia studied at the AIAS – Australasian Institute of Ayurveda Studies under Vaidya Dr Ajit Singh for 3 years. After graduating as an Ayurveda Practitioner she travelled to India and spent 4 months at Vaidyagrama Ayurvedic Hospital studying under the guidance of Vaidya Dr Ramadas and the team of Doctors there. This provided greater understanding of the traditional texts, Panchakarma, treatment, pathologies, herbs, medicines, and spiritual practices.
She also spent 10 years at Yogareal Yoga Studio in Melbourne studying, practicing and teaching the principles of yoga under teacher Robert Byrne – who’s teacher/guru was Baba Muktananda, predecessor of Bhagavan Nityananda. Alicia hopes to share this ancient science of life, health and healing with all, so it can bring balance, clarity and vitality to people’s lives, as it has in her own life.
Sunday 22nd November