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Marma Chikitsa: The Inner Pharmacy
Dr. Vasant Lad BAM&S, MAScJune 24th, 2016
Below is full lecture outline (Friday lectures are just an Introduction)Marma points are an important element of Ayurveda’s healing power, Based on knowledge developed centuries ago in India, these energy points profoundly affect the body, mind and spirit and facilitate the deepest levels of healing by tapping into prana, the body’s current of life-infusing energy. Join Vasant Lad, BAM&S, MASc, for one of the Institute’s most popular summer intensives and learn about the physical and spiritual dimensions of 102 different bodily marmani through lecture, demonstration and practicum. Learn how the use of marma points can complement polarity, aromatherapy, gemstone, crystal and color therapies as well as their relevance in yoga asana practice. The knowledge of marma therapy is a valuable resource for students and practitioners alike, from medical doctors to massage and yoga therapists to Ayurvedic and reiki practitioners. A powerful tool for the healing of both self and others, marma unfolds radical, spiritual, and alchemical change in one’s makeup.