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Introduction to : Ayurveda Workshop at Sixth Street Community Center

  • Sixth Street Community Center East 6th Street New York, NY United States (map)

Ayurveda is a Sanskrit word meaning life knowledge. It is the name of the world's oldest comprehensive health system, one which offers unique insight into creating balance among all realms of wellness, physical, intellectual, emotional, and spiritual, using tools like diet and plant remedy, lifestyle practices, movement and yoga, and meditation to create harmony between the mind, body, and natural world. 

Balance in mind and body is divine, natural order according to Ayurveda. Balance is our true nature and can otherwise be defined as health and happiness. The goal of this class is to familiarize students with the principles of Ayurveda that teach individuals how to move towards a place of balance, of health and happiness.

In this class, you will learn the basics of Ayurvedic theory, the five elements and 3 doshas, used to determine one’s unique mind-body type and constitution which can be understood as one’s true nature. Following will be an explanation of how physiological imbalances can develop along with how they can be properly identified, eliminated, and prevented in the future.

Handouts will be given and taking notes will be encouraged! Tulsi tea infusions and all participants will receive tea to bring home. 

$15 advance // $20 at the door
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