Ayurveda and yoga are ancient disciplines of balancing body, mind and consciousness. They are intimately connected both in philosophy and in their practical application. Ayurveda offers a profound framework for understanding the human body, our constitution and most importantly how disease occurs along with its root cause. Recognizing that we are energetic expressions of prana and the five basic elements, this concept becomes the foundation by which Ayurveda rests upon. Though the current model of group Yoga classes serve a very powerful and unique niche market, profound inner healing can be found when one preforms a yoga practice that is tailored to their unique mind-body complex. Thus, whether you are looking for a framework to understand individualized, therapeutic yoga practice for you or your clients, students of this class will come away with
(1) Foundations of AyurYoga®
(2) Asana and Pranayama to support Specific ailments of Vata, Pitta and Kapha
(3) Practices for differing Metabolic Types
(4) Asana/Pranayama to Support Digestive Imbalances
(5) Yoga for Imbalances of the mind
(6) A thirst for the language of Ayurveda and how to apply it to all aspects of your life!
Tuesdays 7-8:15 pm
November 5 – December 17 (no class Nov. 26)
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Emma is a certified Ayurvedic Practitioner with over 1500 hours of training at the Ayurvedic Institute, the leading school for Ayurvedic medicine in the US. She completed her studies under world-renown author and Ayurvedic physician, Dr. Vasant Lad, pursued advanced clinical studies both at the Ayurvedic Institute under Nomi Gallo, AP and in Karnataka, India under Dr. Ashwin Shashtry of Arogyna Niketana. She holds a BSc from Cornell University, is a member of the National Ayurvedic Medicine Association, certified AyurYoga® instructor, Core Synchronism practitioner, and supports women through authentic Ayurvedic pre-natal and post-partum care. By addressing the root cause of imbalances and disease through diet, lifestyle, herbs, yoga, meditation, and subtle energy therapies, clients through her practice, work to reconnect with their optimum health. Emma currently practices in the Burlington, VT area, facilitates classes and workshops, and is available for remote sessions via Skype, Facetime, and phone calls.