Seminars at The Ayurvedic Instiute
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2014 Fall Seminars and Immersion    

A Weekend of Ayuryoga

Maria Garré, MEd, E-RYT-500
November 7 – 9, 2014

Click here for PDF Flyer of seminarEnjoy a weekend of practice and theory of Ayuryoga®. Each morning begins with sadhana (practice) and afternoon discussions on theory and application. Learn how Ayuryoga practices can support complete health and vitality alongside integrating Ayurveda’s doshic theory to Yoga.

Explore the qualities and teachings of both Surya and Chandra Namaskar to support optimum health. Discover how Ayuryoga’s pranayama practices can radically transform your daily routine. Understand how basic asana can support your constitution and well-being.

Course Outline
Friday | 7 to 9 pm : Weekend opening, Chanting, Chandra Namaskar practice, discuss energetics of Lunar sadhana.
Saturday | 8 to 10 am : Morning Sadhana
10:30 to 12 pm : Discussion of Surya and Solar practices + Pranayama Practicum
12 to 1:30 pm : Lunch
1:30 to 4 pm : Discussion of Pranayama (benefits, progression, indications) , and PK within Ayuryoga
Sunday | 8 to 10 am : Morning Sadhana
10:15 to 12 pm : Pranayama practicum + Ayuryoga home practice design

Pricing
$225 Members, seniors, graduates
$250 Standard enrollment

To register, call our office at (505) 291-9698 then press "0" to talk to our staff. Payment in full is due at time of enrollment.

Continuing Education Units (CEU) are approved for Yoga Alliance (12 YA credits). Certificate of Completion for 12 non-contact hours is provided.

 

Ayuryoga Therapist Training,
Part One

Maria Garré, MEd, E-RYT-500, Ayurvedic Institute faculty including Vasant Lad, MASc
November 7 – 16, 2014

Click here for PDF Flyer of seminarLed by Maria Garré, MEd, E-RYT-500, and Ayurvedic Institute faculty, including Vasant Lad, BAM&S, MASc. AyurYoga®, created by Vasant Lad, Ayurvedic Physician, is a unique system of both Yoga and Ayurveda blending the healing and spiritual modalities of each for complete health and happiness.

During this two part immersion taking place in November 2014 and January 2015, you will learn the basic tenents of Ayuryoga to achieve 200 HR Yoga Alliance® (YA) Certification. In addition, this program serves as the first part of our upcoming Ayuryoga Therapist certification.

In this training you will learn:
bulletPhilosophical roots of Yoga and Ayurveda
bulletIntroduction to Ayurvedic Lifestyles (dinacharya)
bulletAgni, digestion and basic Ayurvedic nutrition
bulletAyurvedic anatomy: dhatus and sub-doshas alongside western anatomy
bulletAyuryoga practices encompassing pranayama, asana and meditation
bullet10 pranayama techniques and their doshic affects
bullet54 asanas as they relate to Ayurvedic paradigm of dosha and dhatus
bulletSurya and Chandra Namaskar within AyurYoga (including modifications)
bulletTeaching methodology and hands-on techniques
bulletBasic assessment skills for creating individualized programs

Pricing
$3,000 With Prior 200 Hour Certification
$3,600 Without Prior 200 Hour Certification *

To register, call our office at (505) 291-9698 then press "0" to talk to our staff. Payment in full is due at time of enrollment.

Continuing Education Units (CEU) are approved for Yoga Alliance (200 YA credits). Certificate of Completion for 200 contact hours is provided. Must complete both parts.

* Additional Training. The 200 hour Two-Part Foundational Immersion is considered advanced training and we strongly urge that each applicant have a prior basic/foundational 200-hour certification to receive the full benefits of this Immersion training. For those who do not have a 200-hour certification, you will be required to attend the January 12-15 basic training.

   

Water: An Elemental Exploration of Ayurveda
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Nomi Gallo, MEd
November 14 – 16, 2014

Water: An Elemental Exploration of Ayurveda Flyer Click HereJoin Nomi Gallo on a journey that takes each student through a guided exploration of the element of water. How do you see it, experience it, invite or recoil from it? We will mark our journey through various sources including the Atharvaveda, theatrical and creative games, hymns, pathology, physiology, and psychology.

We begin our journey with the beginning… the vedas. Reading from the Atharvaveda, we will explore the elemental reality of water through prayer, verse and song.

How to we experience water? What is its form and structure? Using movement techniques, we can experience the boundaries that are created that move the water. Just as every river has its banks and boulders that increase and decrease its speed, flow, and direction, so too do we use boundaries to move our own water.
Ayurveda understands our world and all that is within it through the five basic elements. Once we have a sense of what water is, we will explore how it manifests as physical and psychological imbalances. We then discuss how to use this understanding to identify the imbalance and then treat it.

As we move from our elemental understanding into the practical use of elements, we can expand then to see the element of water on the cosmic level, to experience water as consciousness. Learn techniques to develop consciousness; experience techniques to create water in our lives.

Join us for this unique journey into the watery depth of meditation, spirituality, health, and consciousness as we dive into the ocean water.

Pricing
$225 Members, seniors, graduates
$250 Standard enrollment

To register, call our office at (505) 291-9698 then press "0" to talk to our staff. Payment in full is due at time of enrollment.

Continuing Education Units (CEU) are approved for Yoga Alliance (12 YA credits). Certificate of Completion for 12 non-contact hours is provided.

   
2015 Winter-Spring Seminars & Immersion

Ayuryoga Therapist Training,
Part Two

Maria Garré, MEd, E-RYT-500, Ayurvedic Institute faculty including Vasant Lad, MASc
January 16 – 25, 2015

Click here for PDF flyerLed by Maria Garré, MEd, E-RYT-500, and Ayurvedic Institute faculty, including Vasant Lad, BAM&S, MASc. AyurYoga®, created by Vasant Lad, Ayurvedic Physician, is a unique system of both Yoga and Ayurveda blending the healing and spiritual modalities of each for complete health and happiness.

During this two part immersion taking place in November 2014 and January 2015, you will learn the basic tenents of Ayuryoga to achieve 200 HR Yoga Alliance® (YA) Certification. In addition, this program serves as the first part of our upcoming Ayuryoga Therapist certification.

See Part One for full details.

 

Pranayama: Secrets to a Deeper Meditative State

Vasant Lad, BAM&S, MASc
January 30 – February 1, 2015

More details available soon.

Enrollment begins October 1st.

Pricing
$ Members, seniors, graduates
$ Standard enrollment

To register, call our office at (505) 291-9698 then press "0" to talk to our staff. Payment in full is due at time of enrollment.

Continuing Education Units (CEU) are approved for Yoga Alliance (12 YA credits). Certificate of Completion for 12 contact hours is provided.

   

Ayurvedic Cooking for Self-Healing
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Vasant Lad, BAM&S, MASc and Usha Lad
February 27 – March 1, 2015

Food is Consciousness. Food nourishes not only the body but the mind and your awareness as well.Learn how to choose foods for your constitution, emotional patterns and environmental fluctuations. A standard tri-doshic diet is suitable for everyone and we will learn a practical, simple way of cooking balancing foods.

Healthy food is equal to a healthy body and a happy, healthy human being. Learn about the energetic effects of different foods, the role of taste in Ayurveda, their effects on the doshas, and their actions on the body and mind.

Enjoy a combination of lecture and practical “hands on” cooking as Usha Lad brings her decades of Ayurvedic cooking experience to the classroom. Vasant Lad, BAM&S, MASc, discusses the importance of proper food combining and gives appropriate diets based on the season and geographical location.

Enrolment begins October 1st.

Pricing
$ Members, seniors, graduates
$ Standard enrollment

To register, call our office at (505) 291-9698 then press "0" to talk to our staff. Payment in full is due at time of enrollment.

Continuing Education Units (CEU) are approved for Yoga Alliance (12 YA credits). Certificate of Completion for 12 contact hours is provided.

 

How to Heal Psychological Trauma in Daily Relationships
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Vasant Lad, BAM&S, MASc
March 27 – 29, 2015

More details available soon.

Enrollment begins October 1st.

Pricing
$ Members, seniors, graduates
$ Standard enrollment

To register, call our office at (505) 291-9698 then press "0" to talk to our staff. Payment in full is due at time of enrollment.

Continuing Education Units (CEU) are approved for Yoga Alliance (12 YA credits). Certificate of Completion for 12 contact hours is provided.

   

Palmistry Paves the Path to Perfection: Practical Guidelines to Medical Palmistry
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Vasant Lad, BAM&S, MASc
May 15 – 17, 2015

More details available soon.

Enrollment begins October 1st.

Pricing
$ Members, seniors, graduates
$ Standard enrollment

To register, call our office at (505) 291-9698 then press "0" to talk to our staff. Payment in full is due at time of enrollment.

Continuing Education Units (CEU) are approved for Yoga Alliance (12 YA credits). Certificate of Completion for 12 contact hours is provided.

 

Pratyahara: Shifting the Senses from Outward to Inward
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Claudia Welch, DOM and
Robert Svoboda, BAMS
May 22 – 24, 2015

More details available soon.

Enrollment begins October 1st.

Pricing
$ Members, seniors, graduates
$ Standard enrollment

To register, call our office at (505) 291-9698 then press "0" to talk to our staff. Payment in full is due at time of enrollment.

Continuing Education Units (CEU) are approved for Yoga Alliance (12 YA credits). Certificate of Completion for 12 contact hours is provided.

     
All of Vasant Lad’s Friday Evening Lectures, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm, are free and open to the general public! We also record them during the lecture and broadcast them later. This page has all information to see how you can watch!

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