In the early stages of Spring the cold and heaviness (related to kapha dosa) of Winter is still dominant and starts to melt away as the temperature rises – which is why you may see an increase in spring colds and hay fever. This is a common time to cleanse the body and to assist the kapha heaviness out of the body with a spring cleanse.
IN SEPTEMBER 2018, WE WILL BE UNWINDING IN THE PARADISE ISLE OF SRI LANKA, OFTEN REFERRED TO AS THE PEARL OF THE INDIAN OCEAN. SRI LANKA IS RENOWN FOR HER PRISTINE BEACHES, LUSH TROPICAL MOUNTAINS, COCONUT GROVES AND A RICH AYURVEDIC TRADITION PERVADING THROUGH FOOD, LIFESTYLE, SPIRITUALITY, ART AND BEAUTY CULTURE.
JOIN US AS WE SHARE OUR LOCAL KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERTISE TO TAKE YOU ON A JOURNEY TO EXPLORE THE SOUTH COAST OF SRI LANKA FOR 9 DAYS OF HEALING, GROUNDING, REJUVENATING AND BLISSING OUT.
A traditional practice that is challenging and balancing all at the same time. Systematically develop your strength, flexibility, fitness, balance, concentration and build mental fortitude. With a regular practice you will experience the far reaching effect on all bodily functions, including better digestion, stronger immune system, balanced nervous system and equilibrium in the mind and emotions.
Leave your city life behind and rejuvenate on our long weekend yoga immersion retreat! This is a convenient way to recharge your batteries, soak up some pristine natural countryside, practice your yoga, eat nourishing vegetarian meals and enjoy the company of new friends.
Learn how to respond to these changes using ayurvedic dietary and lifestyle guidance. Join us and settle in with a relaxing chai and refreshments, to explore:
- An introduction to Ayurveda and its core principles
- How to cleanse in between seasons
- How to prepare for Autumn
- Discuss sample meal plans
Join our Spring Seasonal workshop as we explore the key elements of Spring and how our body, mind and health may be affected by these. In line with key principles of Ayurvedic living and "ritucarya" (seasonal adjustments and living), we’ll discuss key dietary & lifestyle changes, appropriate herbs to use, and exercise, yoga & meditation techniques that can be used to bring about optimal health.
The workshop will kick off with a refreshing yoga and meditation session that is aligned to the Spring season, then refreshments and chai followed by a workshop and discussion.
An easy, fun and informative session to learn the art of making two delicious and nutritious pantry staples… ghee and paneer! These two ingredients are used in most South Asian kitchens to bring taste and texture to dishes and enhance the flavours of spices.
Saturday 3 June, 2.30 - 5.30pm
An Ayurvedic diet is designed to bring balance to the body and mind. It centers on balancing the 6 tastes found in different food groups. We will explore some of the basics of an Ayurvedic diet and discuss key kitchen ingredients, spices, herbs and cooking methods.
In this 3 hour workshop you can expect to:
- learn the key qualities & tastes of some everyday food groups and how you can use them
- practice how to prepare an ayurvedic breakfast, lunch dinner & snack options
- receive handouts of the recipes for all the meals that are practiced
- discuss how to increase efficiency by making dishes that can be creatively used across meals
- share these freshly prepared meals with a refreshing chai
Cost: $80. Places are limited & bookings essential. At Yoga in Daily Life Richmond.
OR $140 for the workshop and a personal Ayurvedic consultation or 45 minute Ayurvedic massage (for anytime after 3 June)