14 DAYS YOGA And
AYURVEDA RETREAT


It’s an ancient Science of Healing emerges from Vedas the ancient source of human culture and exercises. It’s like sister concern of yoga, a scientific method to understand body, mind and spirit. One can apply this beautiful science in practical life by just applying these natural laws for a joyful healthy and prosperous living. We will understand here to apply these scientific approach of this ancient science through Herbs and basic constitution of Ayurveda. The course is divided into two parts:

Part I - Introduction to Ayurveda


+ Fundamentals of Ayurveda
Origin, meaning and scope of Ayurveda / objective of Ayurveda.
             
+ Principles of Ayurveda

Basic principles: theory of creation; the five elements; composition of human beings; balance of elements; three qualities; modern application of Ayurvedic principles.

 + Physical Constitution
Thri-dosha; dosha formation; dosha states and balance; evaluating dosha type; dosha characteristics; reasons for disturbance; remedies to alleviate.

 + Psychological Constitution
Tri-guna; mind types; mind balance; diet and nutrition; Lifestyle; Emotions.
  
+ Metabolism & Digestion
Four states of agni; digestive process; digestion, atma and disease; wastes; elimination of wastes
  
+ Physiology
Tissues; formation and imbalance of tissues; ojas; channels; function and impairment of channels. 

This yoga teacher training will be held at Yoga Vidya Mandiram Yoga School, Rishikesh, India. In nearby places there is Dehradun’s Jolly Grant Airport (DED) which is 15 kilometers from our center. The yoga school is located in the heart of the sacred township of Rishikesh on the bank of the holy river Ganges and at the foothills of the Himalayas, the abode of yogis. The school is in a wonderful magical place only a short walk from the main town and the bank of the river, it is the perfect location for your activities.

Part II - Health & Ayurveda


Nutrition
Effects of food; principles of food: taste; qualities; potency; digestive effect

Diet
Dietary guidelines; quantities of food; digestive power; sattvic food; other considerations

Disease
Cause of disease; role of doshas; tendency to disease; identification of disease; patient examination; stages of manifestation; classification of disease

Therapies
+ Detoxification (Panch karma),
+ Rejuvenation therapy (rasayana),
+ Treatment for addictions (madaatya)

 Home Remedies
Home remedies for common ailments: anxiety and depression; arthritis; asthama; coughs and colds; fatigue; headache; indigestion and constipation; insomnia; obesity; skin problems

Daily Schedule


Fees (includes boarding & lodging)

U.S.$ 775 - 14 DAYS (SHARED ACCOMOADTION)
U.S.$ 900 - 14 DAYS (PRIVATE ACCOMOADTION)