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Ayurveda: A Personalized Approach to Healing Body, Mind & Spirit
Dr. Vasant Lad BAM&S, MAScJanuary 25th, 2019
Below is full lecture outline (Friday lectures are just an Introduction)
Intensive yoga classes, raw food, high-intensity interval training … health trends can be both impermanent and ineffective, depending on the individual, proving that “one man’s medicine is another man’s poison”. How do you know which foods you should eat and which to avoid? What kind of exercise is appropriate for you as an individual? Is there a personalized path to balanced health, free from the roller coaster of health trends?
In this weekend seminar, learn the logical, personalized approach of Ayurveda that helps you return to balance by basing diet, lifestyle, herbal medicine and treatment recommendations on your individual unique prakruti or constitution (what we think of today as your genetic code). Learn easy ways to determine this constitution by looking at your individual face and form, by asking logical questions about your health and family history, and finally, by taking your pulse. Based on the results of these personalized in-class assessments, each person will learn how to adjust their diet and lifestyle to best suit their individual constitution.
Explore subtle techniques for balancing the mind and emotions through meditative practices best suited to each constitution. Discover ways to prevent future-onset diseases by protecting your inherent khavaigunya, that is, weak areas or places where the dormant seeds of disease are lodged.
Join Vasant Lad for a weekend of exploring your individual constitution and learn guidelines for radiant health.
In the truest sense, Ayurveda is individualized medicine for mind-body-spirit. ~ Vasant Lad, 2018