Ayurveda is known as the science of life. This study teaches us how to live day to day in a balanced way.
It acknowledges that human beings are of nature in which the body, mind and consciousness are in constant interaction and relationship with all that is living and nonliving. Nature being composed of the five elements: Space, Air, Fire, Water and Earth. These five elements combine to form the three vital energies or doshas. The mix of these three doshas (Vata, Pitta, Kapha) exist in all beings and they determine the physical constitution or body type.
It is said that what we can digest becomes our strength, what we cannot digest becomes our weakness. Once it is understand what the body needs, modifications can be made to reach the ultimate goal of obtaining balance through healing, prevention and maintenance.
The following are some issues that Ayurveda has been known to help:
Inflammatory skin disturbances (acne, eczema, etc.)
Stress and anxiety
Weight lossAyurveda stands beautifully on its own but also pairs harmoniously with Traditional Chinese Medicine. Both describe the human body as being an extension of the universe with the structure rooting in the five elements. TCM can often approach dis-ease or pain quickly while alleviating symptoms in a short time frame to find balance, while Ayurveda helps to maintain this balance.
What to expect?
During the first consultation the client’s constitution (mind-body type) and imbalances will be established. After the consultation, a protocol will be created specifically to fit the client’s needs. It will include a daily plan with dietary recommendations,recipes and daily lifestyle modifications. With time and patience one can begin to find peace within through creating a prosperous relationship with nutrition, mind and body.