ayurveda course-winter edition
With Rebecca Teague
Ayurveda consultant and yoga teacher
Jan 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th 17:00 - 19:00
£105 FOR 4-SESSION IN-PERSON COURSE
Welcome to our Seasonal Ayurveda Course, a 4-week 101 course on how to move, eat, make-love and live in-line with your body and nature’s changes through the winter season.
Along with finding out your personal body constitution according to Ayurveda, each week you will be led into a unique and specifically designed practice, including yoga for warmth and digestion, dance and movement and self-massage to transform and move any areas of stagnancy in the body and mind.
Following our practice, we enjoy a range of hand-made Ayurvedic tea and snacks crafted by Baba’s Bites to balance the body for the colder months and learn the foundations of how to balance your unique body throughout the year.
WEEK 1 - BASICS OF AYURVEDA & YOUR BODY TYPE
Opening circle, leading to a warming yoga practice, designed to balance your body for the winter season, followed by handmade Ayurvedic tea and snacks. Learn about the foundations of Ayurveda, including how to understand the elements, seasons and the three body types (Doshas) - Vata, Kapha and Pitta. During the session you will find out your own individual body type (prakriti) and begin to learn how to manage any imbalances on a mind, body and soul level.
Ayurveda | Elements | Seasons | Doshas
WEEK 2 - EATING & DRINKING FOR WINTER
Be led into a mindful yoga practice, focussing on digestion and elimination of toxins to build the digestive fire (agni). During this session you will begin to understand how to balance your unique body type through how, what and when you eat and drink. You will learn how this changes during the winter season to make sure you are giving your being all it needs to be well as we come into the new year. Learn about the 7 ayurvedic tastes and Sattvic eating. Enjoy Ayurvedic tea and snacks, handmade with intention to increase digestive fire.
Ayurveda | Food | Drink | Digestion | Agni
WEEK 3 - YOGA, MEDITATION & MOVEMENT FOR WINTER
Experience a fire building dance and movement session, specifically made to transform and move any areas of stagnancy in the body and mind. Understand various techniques and Ayurvedic guidelines of movement, exercise and yoga practice to balance your body type during the winter months, including, yoga postures to balance the Kapha Dosha, building heat, fire and warmth in the body, pranayama techniques and meditative movement to integrate into your everyday life and combat the cold, damp weather.
Ayurveda | Yoga | Movement | Meditation | Pranayama
WEEK 4 - SELF-CARE & LIFESTYLE FOR WINTER
Be led into a warming Ayurvedic self-massage and yoga practice to combat the cold winter months. Learn the secrets of balanced Ayurvedic living, including how to sleep, make love, dress and care for your Self during the winter months and according to your individual body constitution. We will have a closing circle, to take the time for all to reflect together on the experience and any changes they have come across throughout the season.
Ayurveda | Yoga | Self-care | Lifestyle