ondon Study Retreat: Ayurveda - the essential guide to healthy living

This course provides an introduction to the ayurvedic principles of health care and a balanced lifestyle. Ayurvedic nutrition offers a delicious and healthy alternative to conventional food choices as it considers food to be both nourishment as well as medicine.

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Where

45-51 FELSHAM ROAD, LONDON GB SW15 1AZ
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Type of Event

  • Course

Yoga Styles

When

May 3 to
May 5
2019
15:00 pmto15:15 pm

Price

£225

Full Description

Early May Bank holiday Weekend: 3 – 6 May

This course provides an introduction to the ayurvedic principles of health care and a balanced lifestyle. Ayurvedic nutrition offers a delicious and healthy alternative to conventional food choices as it considers food to be both nourishment as well as medicine.

Topics
- Introduction to the Ayurvedic types of constitution: vata, pitta, kapha
- The three gunas: energy principles for a balanced lifestyle
- Dinacharya: daily and seasonal health regimen
- Prana, tejas and ojas: how to balance the subtle energy systems of body and mind
- How to improve digestion
- Learn to prepare a basic, nutritious ayurvedic meal

Programme:

Friday 3 May (arrival around 3pm):
3.30pm Welcome and introduction to the course
4.00pm Asana and pranayama class
6.00pm Vegetarian dinner
7.30pm Satsang: meditation, chanting, talk

Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 May:
06.30am Satsang: meditation, chanting, talk
08.00am Light breakfast
10.30am Ayurveda workshop
12.00pm Vegetarian lunch
1.30pm Ayurveda workshop
4pm Asana and pranayama class
6pm Satsang: meditation, chanting, talk
7.45pm Vegetarian dinner

Monday 13 August (departure around 3pm):
06.30am Satsang: meditation, chanting, talk
08.00am Asana and pranayama class
9.30am Breakfast
10.30am Practical Ayurvedic cooking workshop
1.30pm Vegetarian lunch
2.30pm Departure

Teacher:
Angela Hope-Murray has been practising alternative medicine for over 30 years. She has been studying Ayurveda for many years with Dr Vasant Lad and she is a colleague of Robert Swoboda. She is also an osteopath and dedicates her time to the promotion of Ayurveda in the UK.