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Online Weekend Retreat: Essentials of Ayurveda
Presented by The Ayurvedic Institute (New Mexico)

Friday, August 14 @ 6:30 pm - Sunday, August 16 @ 1:30 pm

Essentials of Ayurveda

Tuition: Sliding Scale- $30 – $120


Ayurveda, Yoga’s sister science, is a 5,000-year-old system of natural healing rooted in the ancient culture of India.
During this Weekend Retreat, learn the essentials of Ayurveda from teachers of the Ayurvedic Institute in New Mexico. You will learn to create harmony between the body, mind, and spirit with Ayurveda. Maintaining this balance prevents illness, treats acute conditions, and contributes to a long and healthy life. Each day you will be guided with different topics, with availability for interaction and Q & A.

About Aryuvedic Institute: Through the teachings and guidance of Dr Vasant Lad, the Ayurvedic Institute has been educating leaders in alternative and complimentary healthcare since the 1980’s. His students have gone on to pioneer some of the first Ayurvedic clinics, retreat centers, and international organizations under the creed of lasting health and longevity within the United States, Great Britain, and Germany. The Institute continues to educate dedicated practitioners of the science of life at its flagship center in Albuquerque New Mexico. Under the personal guidance of Dr Lad, students gain first hand clinical experience in the fields of personalized nutrition, lifestyle coaching, panchakarma techniques, and Vedic herbalism to name a few.
More Info: www.aryuveda.com

Program Schedule:

Friday, Aug 14th @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm (Eastern Standard Time)
Introduction to the Building Blocks of Ayurveda

During this introductory session you will learn the basics of Ayurveda.
We will explore the Doshic dance of balance and imbalance, “like increasing like”, and how these concepts form the foundation for Ayurvedic and Doshic theory.

Saturday, Aug 15th @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
The World of Ayurvedic Nutrition

What grounds Vata? What calms and cools Pitta? What stimulates and inspires Kapha? In this follow up session, we will provide tips and tricks to bring harmony and balance to your Doshas.

Sunday, Aug 16th @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Dinacharya: Basic Components of a Daily Routine

In this final session, understand why Ayurveda places so much emphasis on a daily routine. How does a lack of routine impact your digestion and stress levels?
We will introduce simple activities you can implement into your daily routine to bring longetivity and lasting health.

Connection Information

Streamed Live by Zoom
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Shannon Kelly

Shannon Kelly graduated from The Ayurvedic Institute’s Ayurvedic Studies Program Levels 1 and 2 as an Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant and as an Ayurvedic Practitioner. She is now a senior student of Dr Vasant Lad and a leading faculty member at the Institute. She served as the Panchakarma Assistant in the Ayurvedic Institute’s Panchakarma Therapist Program at VIOA, and also teaches the Gurukula Program in collaboration with the VIOA. Shannon’s lightheartedness, sincerity, and humor bring to life and shed light on the ancient principles of Ayurveda.


Sneha Raichada

Sneha Raichada currently serves as the Dean of Education at the Ayurvedic Institute. She started in the healing arts by completing her Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy. She is a graduate of The Ayurvedic Institute’s Ayurvedic Studies Program Levels 1 and 2 as an Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant and Ayurvedic Practitioner, then furthered her Ayurvedic Studies with six months of study in India. Sneha shares her enthusiasm and inspiration about Ayurveda in the classroom and the clinic with the students as an instructor and clinic supervisor, as well as in the Panchakarma Department with clients. She continues to practice through the integration of Physical Therapy, Yoga, and Ayurveda.



Friday, August 14 @ 6:30 pm
Sunday, August 16 @ 1:30 pm


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