WELCOME TO

JOURNEY INTO SPIRIT:

A COMPLETE COURSE IN AYURVEDA

Welcome Video

LESSON 1

In Module 1, we cover the some of the basic principles of Ayurveda.  In this lesson, we talk about the origins of Ayurveda and the 5 Elements.

LESSON 2

In this lesson we continue Module 1 and discuss the Three Doshas and Prakriti (Inherent Nature or Mind-Body Type). 

LESSON 3

In this lesson we continue Module 1 and discuss the Three Gunas, the Primal energies in Nature. 

PRACTICE: GUNA QUIZ

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LESSON 4

Building A Sattvik Life: In this lesson we talk about practices and food medicines that build the energy of Sattva.

LESSON 5

Building Awareness is central to self-healing and spiritual practice. In this lesson we discover practices that help build awareness.

LESSON 6

The body has it's own detoxification system. In this lesson you will learn how waste products are removed from the body and how to optimize your own detoxification. ​

LESSON 7

Strengthening Your Aura: Prana, Tejas & Ojas.  The aura is the elecromagnetic field or halo that surrounds you. Learn more about what it is, why it's important and how you can build your aura with prana, tejas and ojas.

LESSON 8

Your Subtle Energy Body: The Seven Chakras.

 

This week's lesson explores our subtle energetic body and how it influences our physical and emotional well-being and vice-versa. 

 

Disease and imbalance are often is rooted in psychological and spiritual disharmony.  Learn to identify these patterns in your life. Awareness of the root cause of imbalance is the first step in healing and letting go especially when the source is spiritual or mental.

This lesson connects the yoga chakras with ayurvedic wellbeing.

LESSON 9

Prana: Your Life-Force

This lesson introduces you to Prana, pranayama and some foundational breathing practices.

LESSON 10

Anatomy & Physiology of Ayurveda: The Five Subtypes of Doshas.  In this lesson we dive deeper into the functioning of doshas on various organ systems of the body and our psycho-emotional states.  

Download this PDF of the 5 Vata-Pitta-Kapha for easier study. 

LESSON 11 & 12

In this lesson you will learn about your Dosha or Mind-Body Type and also about any potential Dosha Imbalance or Vikriti

DOSHA QUIZ

LESSON 13

In this lesson you will learn about the SEVEN CLASSICAL DOSHA Types

LESSON 14

In this lesson, we learn how to make Kitchari step-by-step and also learn about the many healing spices used in this recipe. Kitchari is a staple in ayurvedic medicine and this recipe balances all Dosha mind-body types.

LESSON 15

Hot Water Therapy: In this lesson you learn how hot water detoxes the body and opens up the body channels.

LESSON 16

The Six Tastes (Rasa) and their effects on doshas, emotions, psychology, and physiology. 

LESSON 17

Virya: The Potency of Food. Heating vs. Cooling Foods

LESSON 18

AGNI: The importance of Digestive Fire.

LESSON 19

AMA: Toxic Byproduct of poor digestion.

LESSON 20

Vipaka: Post Digestive Effect

LESSON 21

 Prabhava: The unique properties of food and herbal medicine

LESSON 22

MASTER VATA DOSHA

LESSON 23

MASTER PITTA DOSHA

LESSON 24

MASTER KAPHA DOSHA