Fall 2018-2019 Workshops

If you have any questions about the following workshops, please call us at 212 616 4127 or write an Email to: [email protected]

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    Understanding the Basic Principles of Ayurveda                            By: Nisha Saini
            Saturday, Nov 3rd, 2018    7 - 9pm  
           Course Fee : $20                        
           Limited space.                                          This workshop is sold out.
          
Who should attend: Anyone who is interested in understanding the basic principles of Ayurveda, who would like to attend the coming up Ayurvedic Head Massage workshop and Shirodhara workshop.

What will you learn:
Introduction and history of Ayurveda
Objectives and principles of Ayurveda

The three Doshas and how to find out one's body constitution.
Importance of daily routine in Ayurveda
Ayurvedic approach to nutrition, eating and digestion
Treatments in Ayurveda

Advice on breathing exercises based on body constitution

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     Ayurvedic Head Massage Workshop              By: Nisha Saini
            Sunday, Nov 4th, 2018              11 am - 5 pm
         10 Seats only
          (Theory and Practical )                              This workshop is sold out.
          Course Fee $195    
      
          All materials included in course fee.      

Requirements for this workshop:  Must attend "Understanding the basic principles of Ayurveda" Workshop  (Feb 10th, 2018) or have prior basic knowledge of Ayurveda.

Who should attend: Anyone who likes to help family and friends to relax and heal. Great add-on treatment for Estheticians, Massage Therapists or any Holistic Practitioner. 

What will you learn:
In this one day workshop, you will learn how to safely and effectively massage head, neck, shoulder and face to de-stress and achieve deep relaxation and rejuvenation. Head Massage has been practiced in India as a daily family ritual for thousands of years and is an extremely effective and relaxing therapy.  You will also learn about the body types and constitutions in Ayurveda, how to choose appropriate Ayurvedic herbal oils for different body types, and work on the Marma points and three higher Chakras.  


Certificate of Completion (Ayurvedic Head Massage Workshop) will be awarded at the end of the workshop.

Light snacks or lunch will be served.

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         Shirodhara  Workshop                                         By: Nisha Saini
          Nov 11th, 2018     11 am - 5 pm          
         (Theory and Practical )                                                       
         10 Seats only
          Course Fee $225
         
         All materials included in course fee.

Requirements for this workshop:  
1. Must attend "Understanding the basic principles of Ayurveda" workshop or have prior basic knowledge of Ayurveda.
2. Must attend Ayurvedic Head Massage Workshop or previously certified in Ayurvedic Head Massage.

Who should attend: 
Great add-on treatment for Estheticians, Massage Therapists or other Certified Holistic Practitioners. 


What will you learn :
Quick wrap up of Basic principles of Ayurveda, 3 doshas in Ayurveda, determining Dosha types, Marma points on the head and face that relate to different organs and systems of the body, Sequence of Ayurvedic Head massage.

How to conduct Shirodhara treatment single-handedly using appropriate herb-infused oils and equipment.


How to adapt techniques and choose Ayurvedic oils to suit a client's body type or imbalance and/or ailment.

Certificate of Completion (Shirodhara Workshop) will be awarded at the end of the workshop.

Light snacks or lunch will be served.

Note: You must practice multiple times with friends and family and be expert before offering Shirodhara treatment to a client.

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Marma Therapy                                                      By: Dr. Vishwanath Guddadar, BAMS, MD (Ayur)
January 10, 2019       5-9pm
Theory and Practical Training
10 Seats only
Course Fee $125

Must register before Dec 31st, 2018


Requirements for this workshop:  Basic knowledge of the principles of Ayurveda.

Who should attend: Anyone who likes to help family and friends to relax and heal. Great add-on treatment for Massage or Physical Therapists, Nurses, Ayurvedic Counselors, Estheticians or any Holistic Practitioner. 

What will you learn:
Marmas are vital energy points in the body and they affect our mind, body, consciousness. Health or disease flourish on these vital points. In this workshop, you will get theoretical and practical knowledge about Marma therapy through lecture and hands-on training.

Certificate of Completion (Marma Therapy) will be awarded at the end of the workshop.
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Ayurveda & Seasons      
(followed by Meditation and Chanting)
By: Nisha Saini
Saturday, Jan 19, 2019   7-9PM
12 Seats only
Registration Fee: $20 

Must register before Jan 10, 2019

Who should attend: All are welcome!
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Open Reiki Healing Circle and Meditation
 Sunday, Jan 20th, 2019              10-11:30am

 

Get introduced to Reiki Energy Healing by Reiki Master Healers Lia and Nadereh. Find out how Reiki can help to enhance all aspects of life - physical, emotional, spiritual; how to apply Reiki healing in your health and wellness and daily life stress. Experience Reiki Healing in a group session.


12 Seats only
Must register before Jan 15th, 2019
Registration Fee $10




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Khichari Lunch Workshop
By: Nisha Saini
Sunday, Jan 27th, 2019                          10am-1pm

Who should attend:
Anyone interested in Easy Ayurvedic Cooking/healthy lifestyle.
Everybody will benefit from the workshop.

What will you learn:
In this practical Ayurvedic cooking workshop, you will learn basic principles of ayurvedic cooking; important herbs and spices in your kitchen, role of Agni (digestive fire) in overall health; importance of six tastes in Ayurveda; how to combine spices and herbs in your cooking to balance your doshas; using seasonal vegetables and fruits in your diet.

Hands-on Cooking
Ginger Turmeric pickle
Balancing Khichari for each dosha
Buttermilk

We will end with delicious Ayurvedic Khichari Lunch.

8 Seats only
Must register before Jan 17th, 2019
Registration Fee $45





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