(PRWEB) October 18, 2013
The ashram is the ideal place to come relax, rejuvenate and detoxify from daily life. This weekend provides an opportunity to receive guidance and nurturing from specialists trained in the ancient healing science of Ayurveda in the form of body treatments, consultations and daily workshops. Participants will practice Yoga asanas (postures), Pranayama (breathing) and meditation twice daily and attend daily workshops on Ayurveda and health. For more details, please visit http://www.sivanandayogafarm.org or call (530) 272-9322/(800)469-9642.
Students will discover personal constitution and learn the basic tools to keep their bodies, mind and spirit in balance through diet, lifestyle and other tools for healthy living. In the course, a practitioner will determine what kinds of activities and changes in lifestyle can best help restore balance. Includes detailed history intake, pulse and tongue analysis, diet and lifestyle evaluation.
Ayurvedic Body Treatments
A beautifully relaxing and luxurious full body treatment. Includes Abhyanga, a herbal oil massage; followed by Shirodhara, a soothing, steady stream of herbal oil poured on to the forehead directly over the third eye, calming and purifying the mind. Last comes Swedhana, a full-body herbal steam treatment, which helps the oil and herbs penetrate the body, nourishing the skin and removing toxins.
The Ayurvedic therapists are graduates of the California College of Ayurveda (http://www.ayurvedacollege.com)
Talks will be given on topics such as: Ayurvedic constitution Signs of imbalance and balancing therapies Proper Digestion Guidelines to healthy eating Ayurvedic lifestyle, seasonal and daily routines
6-8am Satsang: Guided silent meditation practice, chanting and lecture
8-10am Yoga Class
11am Karma Yoga
12-1pm Workshop on Ayurvedic Lifestyle & Routines
1-4pm Free Time and Nature walks
4-6pm Yoga Class
7-8pm Free Time
8-10pm Satsang: meditation, chanting and lecture
All courses and retreats offered at the center provide a fantastic opportunity to awaken or deepen your yoga practice, meet old and new friends, and to be a part of the global yoga community which is growing each day. The experience provides a great way to find long lasting happiness, peace and the ability to share a yogic lifestyle with others.
The ashram also offers a Yoga Nidra course as well as vegetarian cooking classes.
Registration is currently open. For more details, please visit http://www.sivanandayogafarm.org or call (530) 272-9322/(800)469-9642.
About Ambika (Jennifer Andrews)
Ambika (Jennifer Andrews) specializes in the ancient vedic healing sciences of Ayurveda and Yoga. She is the owner and founder of Ambikas Ayurveda. Ambika has a Bachelor of Science degree from The University of Nevada, Reno, Masters of Education degree from The University of Cincinnati, and certificates in Ayurveda from The Institute of Vedic Studies, Santa Fe, New Mexico , and The California College of Ayurveda, Grass Valley, California, and is a certified Sivananda yoga instructor