Introduction to Ayurveda

Introduction to Ayurveda

Ayurveda simply means the “science of life”. It is a 5,000 year old science that originated in India. It is a deeply interconnected union of holistic medicine and spiritual science. The wisdom of Ayurveda gives us a comprehensive understanding of the interconnection between the body, mind and soul. The underlying foundation of Ayurveda is to restore harmony and peace to our inner being, the world we live in and to each other. This is all the more important now that we face the pressure and predicaments of modern life.  

Ayurveda’s primary goal is to maintain or restore balance within the body. When the chakra’s become imbalanced due to factors such as stress, environmental influences and when we experience emotional dis-ease. This is when Ayurveda uses a combination of lifestyle adjustments, yoga asanas, herbal remedies, dietary changes and therapeutic practices to bring you back into balance.

Herbal Remedies

Ayurveda relies heavily on herbal medicine and a plethora of herbs and botanicals that grow in India to address a wide range of aliments. These remedies are often prepared as tinctures, powders or decoctions and are tailored to an individuals doshic balance.

Yoga and Mindfulness

Ayurveda places significant emphasis on the mind-body connection. Yoga and meditation are integral components of Ayurvedic practices, helping individuals not only to strengthen their bodies but to also achieve mental clarity and inner balance. Yoga postures and breathing exercises can improve your resilience and restore balance.

Ayurveda offer a profound and time-tested perspective on health and wellness. Its holistic approach provide valuable insights and rituals to help achieve a harmonious and healthy life!




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