Amber completed her NAMA (National Ayurvedic Medical Association) approved Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor program in 2015. The training is designed to enhance her 20 years of experience in the healing arts. If you are interested in an Ayurvedic consultation please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHAT IS AYURVEDA?
Ayurveda is the sister science of yoga and means “the science of life” (ayu = life, veda = knowledge). This ancient art of healing has been practiced for over 5,000 years. According to Ayurvedic and Yogic philosophy, our natural state is one of health and happiness. Ayurvedic practices aim to restore balance in the individual, so that optimal health can be achieved. Health is defined as the body being clear of toxins, the mind is at peace, emotions are calm and happy, wastes are efficiently eliminated and organs are functioning normally. In a busy, stressful and toxic world, our physical and mental systems accumulate toxins causing deterioration of bodily functions. This eventually weakens our systems, which opens the door for chronic, degenerative, and non-specific diseases to develop. Over time these can evolve into serious specific diseases, ultimately damaging an individual’s health and wellness. Ayurveda has brought true health and wellness to millions of individuals throughout the ages with simple changes in daily living practices. Incorporating just a few of these proven methods into your lifestyle can bring about radical changes in your life.
WHAT CAN I EXPECT?
During an Ayurvedic consultation we first meet to find your dosha (the innate prakruti and current vikruti) to better determine the appropriate therapies for your specific constitution. This is not about adding anything or fixing anything; it’s about bringing the body and the mind back to a natural way of being. Once your doshic constitution is discovered, holistic therapy treatments are prescribed. These treatments could be in the form of unique diet recommendations, preferred asana, pranayama, pratyhara, dharana, dyhana or any other daily practices that can guide you back to your natural way of being. The body, for the most part, is designed to run efficiently and wants to be in an optimal state of health – it strives for it. All you have to do is learn to behave the way your constitution requires. In other words, you’re coming back to yourself.