A Beginners Guide to Ayurveda and Holistic Health

Instructed by Jennifer Agugliaro

Length: 4 weeks

Format: Recorded videos, guided meditations, breathing techniques, recipes, quizzes, health protocols

Skill Level: Any

Course Description

Learn the basics of Ayurveda and how to improve your health naturally. This complete series features over two hours of videos, breathing techniques, guided meditation, recipes, quizzes and health routines to teach you, in a easy to follow manner, how to apply the knowledge of Ayurveda to your own life.

What am I going to get from this course?

Learn the principles behind Ayurveda and how to apply them to yourself and the world around you. Improve your health and wellness with a deeper understanding of the 4 pillars of health and how they can contribute to your own healing journey.

Week 1 - Ayurveda Basics
Learn about the five natural elements: fire, water, earth, air and space
Learn about the three doshas: vata, kapha and pitta and what they mean
Take a dosha quiz to determine your personal constitution
Learn how different imbalances can manifest as symptoms or diseases
Learn how to use the universal pharmacy to treat imbalances
Discover the primary cause of imbalances
Learn about the five layers of our being
Discuss why meditation is important and the different types
Learn the breathing technique (pranayama) of the "Healing Breath" and why it works

Week 2 - Digestion and Elimination
Discuss the definition of health
Learn the differences between western medicine and Ayurvedic healing
Learn what digestion truly is
Discover what ojas and ama are (energy and toxins/buildup)
Learn how to increase ojas (energy)
Learn how to prevent/decrease ama (toxins, buildup)
Learn how to reverse lactose sensitivity
Discover the healing properties of herbs and spices
Enjoy recipes for dosha specific spice mixtures, teas and chutneys
Discuss the importance of proper elimination
Review preventative measures for constipation

Week 3 - Sleep
Discuss the importance of sleep
Review the ayurvedic clock and how it corresponds with the 3 doshas
Learn what times of day are best for specific activities
Review two specific sleep disorders (difficulty falling asleep, early morning awakenings) and their treatments
Discover healing through sound
Discover the value of aromatherapy
Discuss the importance of having routines
Learn the benefits of and how to perform oil pulling

Week 4 - Menses
Discuss the social taboos of the female cycle
Discover why the menstrual cycle is so important
Learn about the Ayurvedic Do's and Don'ts of menstruation
Review PMS and cramping causes
Learn treatments for PMS, cramping
Discover why menopausal symptoms are more predominant in the west
Learn treatments for menopausal symptoms
Guided meditation to meet your wise woman

Who is this course for?

Everyone

About the Instructor

Ayurvedic Practitioner
Registered Nurse for 15 years