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Mind Body Detox with Nicole Centeno of Splendid Spoon
Jan
28
3:00 PM15:00

Mind Body Detox with Nicole Centeno of Splendid Spoon

Join Nicole Centeno and Noël Graupner for a workshop on the mind-body detox.

This workshop is designed to guide you into a deeper connection with the natural rhythms of the body and mind using the principles of Ayurveda and mindfulness practice. The idea of a detox or cleanse has been misappropriated in many ways in recent years, but it is true that our modern environment (incessant technology, over abundance of sweets, processed food and alcohol, pressure to socialize) causes undue stress on our physiology. We’ll provide you with tools to help your digestive system rest and strengthen. This is wonderful medicine any time of year but particularly powerful after a full holiday season.

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Introduction to Ayurveda
Jan
10
7:00 PM19:00

Introduction to Ayurveda

In Sanskit, the word Ayur means 'Life' and Veda means 'Knowledge.' Ayurveda, the world's oldest and most comprehensive health system, is about using the Knowledge of your Life—of every part of yourself—to guide you as you manage inputs like diet, exercise, environments and relationships. A part of this philosophy is based on preventing physical or physiological imbalances, such as maintaining a healthy body and mind. Ayurveda is the mother of all medicine, one which teaches individuals how to align themselves with Mother Nature.

In this class taught by Ayurvedic Nutritionist Noel Graupner, who also designed The Assemblage Food & Beverage program, you will learn the basic principles of Ayurveda, beginning with the basic definition of 'health' as balance. We will discuss the theory of the five elements and three doshas, and take a quiz to help you identify your constitution, your number one tool to find and maintain your own unique balance! Handouts will be given and note-taking is encouraged.

This event is free to members and non-members with RSVP.

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Kitchari Cleanse with Modo Yoga West Village
Apr
9
to Apr 15

Kitchari Cleanse with Modo Yoga West Village

For many, the journey to  Ayurveda arrives from the bountiful relationship with yoga, when we realize the practices of asana, pranayam, and meditation are shared components of the Ayurvedic life sciences. Another critical component to complete wellness, especially in the modern world, is Panchakarma: seasonal cleansing rituals. Cleansing rituals are critically important to urban people in these times. The Panchakarma traditions of India are ancient, yet powerful, as if intended to be carried into this active modern world to enable deep healing. Through Panchakarma, we are able to address many of the acute and equivocal factors of dis-ease at the roots of the matter. 

MYNYC is teaming up with Ayurvedic nutritionist and cook Noël Graupner to offer Modo yogis a unique opportunity to learn about Yoga's sister science, Ayurveda, and experience a comprehensive Ayurvedic Spring cleanse (also known as Panchakarma) which includes diet, herbal, and movement purification practices aimed at helping the body identify stored winter fat tissue as useable energy, resetting the metabolic function and digestive capacity of all the tissue layers of the body. Accumulated and stored toxins are brought to the surface of tissues and gently escorted out through elimination channels. The result of the Spring Panchakarma are empowered digestive and immune systems as well as a purified mind to transition gracefully and energetically from the heavy, dulled winter into the light, auspicious Springtime. 

The cleanse will be offered in 3-, 5-, and 7- day packages, and will include a daily 3-meal supply of Ayurvedic kitchari*, daily herbal tisanes*, a jar of Noël’s home made ghee*, a pouch of triphala*, as well as a daily yog classes at Modo West Villag. A complete toolkit containing Ayurvedic cleansing tools and oils (herbalized body massage oil, herbalized oil-pulling oil, herbalized nasya oil, copper tongue scraper, copper neti pot, thymed-neti salt) may also be purchased separately for $130. 

Daily kitchari and tisanes may be picked up at Modo West Village between 730-8am.
*All organic ingredients
*Background classes on Ayurvedic and Panchakarma theory will be taught in March and are highly recommended but not mandatory for the cleanse. 

$135 3-day cleanse
$225 5-day cleanse
$300 7-day cleanse 

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Ayurvedic Spring Detox Dinner : Kitchari
Apr
5
6:15 PM18:15

Ayurvedic Spring Detox Dinner : Kitchari

Ayurveda recommends a cleanse to accompany a change in season, to clear channels and rid the body of accumulated toxins. Spring is an especially important time of the year when nature re-awakes and provides us with all the food tools we need to rid the body of excess fats and heavy proteins! As an alternative to ascetic juice cleanses, Noël will ntroduc uests o a traditional Ayurvedic recipe that is satisfying to the palate and detoxifying for the body: kitchari. 

This will be an educational dinner, with a brief introduction to Ayurveda Spring Cleansing. Guests will have an opportunity to practice Ayurvedic mindful eating techniques during dinner. Recipes will be shared, and all guests will take home a sample of Noël's spring digestion tea. 

Menu: 
Savory Digestion Tea
cumin, coriander, fennel, lemon, ginger

Spring Vegetable Kitchari
split moong bean + basmati rice porridge
asparagus, burdock, mustard, kalonji
fresh ghee (side)

Deep Sleep Tonic with alendula
citrus, cardamom, cinnamon

$20
tickets: https://kitcharidinner.eventbrite.com

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Intro to : Ayurvedic Spring Cleansing Workshop
Apr
2
12:00 PM12:00

Intro to : Ayurvedic Spring Cleansing Workshop

In Ayurveda, an ancient medical science from India, toxins that accumulate in the body are called ama. These toxins result from the accumulation of impurities in our bodies as a result of improper diet, chronic stress, and exposure to chemical pollutants in the products we engage with and environments within which we operate. Symptoms of ama accumulation are lethargy, low energy, generalized aches and pains, lack of mental clarity, heaviness in the body, digestive problems (such as constipation, gas, bloating, acidity, heartburn…), weakened immune system, frequent colds and sinus infections, coated tongue, body odor, etc.

Ayurveda recommends a cleanse to accompany a change in season, to clear + open physiological and psychological channels and to rid the body of these accumulated toxins. Spring is an especially important time of the year when nature re-awakes from the long, heavy winter and provides us with all the food- and herb-tools we need to rid the body of excess fats and heavy proteins which keep toxins bound to our bodily tissues! A Spring cleanse helps the body to identify stored fat tissue as useable energy, retraining and firing up digestive capacity within the GI tract, bodily tissues, and the mind. As an alternative to ascetic juice cleanses, Noël will introduce participants to the traditional Ayurvedic Spring Cleanse, or Panchakarma, routines, herbs, and kitchari recipes that are satisfying to the palate and detoxifying for your entire organism. You will learn not only why it is important to detoxify the internal organs and the sense organs, but how to do it yourself with a step-by-step practical guide. This is a great opportunity to learn more + join in on the group kitchari cleanse that will accompany Modo’s April 30-Day Challenge. 

APRIL 2 | 12-130PM
Modo Yoga West Village
434 6th Avenue, #2

$20 | 15% off for MYNY members

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Intro to : Ayurveda Workshop
Mar
26
12:00 PM12:00

Intro to : Ayurveda Workshop

In Sanskrit, the word Ayur means ‘Life’ and Veda means ‘Knowledge’. Ayurveda is about using the Knowledge of your Life, of every part of yourself, to guide you as you manage inputs like diet, exercise, environment, and relationships in a way that prevents physical or physiological imbalance, i.e. how to maintain a healthy body + mind.

In this class, you will learn the basic principles of Ayurveda, beginning with the basic definition of ‘health’ as balance. We will discuss the theory of the 5 elements and 3 doshas, and take a quiz to help you identify your constitution, your number one tool to learn how to find and maintain your balance! Handouts will be given and note taking is encouraged.

MARCH 26 | 12-130PM
Modo Yoga West Village
434 6th Avenue, #2

$20 | 15% off for MYNY members

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Ayurvedic Stress Relief
Feb
12
11:00 AM11:00

Ayurvedic Stress Relief

Modern life is incredibly demanding. Here in NYC, we are inundated with pressures from work, society, environmental inputs like noise, pollution; the intensity of living in the city that never sleeps may be raising our levels of stress without us even realizing it! For others, everyday stress is so commonplace that it has become a way of life - we are a society running on stress!

Stress is one of the greatest threats to our wellbeing + overall health, influencing physiology, thoughts + feelings, then ultimately our behavior. Because it weakens the immune system, stress plays a role in the onset of just about every imbalance or disease, from digestive distress to the common cold to heart disease. Our high levels of stress are influencing the way we project ourselves as individuals into the world - fatigued, irritable, impatient, and generally unwell.

Fortunately, the ancient healing science of Ayurveda offers many solutions to combat daily stress. In this class, we will discuss inputs of external stress, how they influence the body + mind at a chemical level. I will introduce specific, simple + practical dietary, herbal + lifestyle remedies that can be easily incorporated into your daily routine to quickly improve your ability to manage and eliminate accumulated stress. The wisdom of Ayurveda gives insight into developing a strategy to gain control over the mind, enabling you to access the personal power necessary to create the experience of peace of mind. You will leave this class with tools and tips to bring your mind, body + spirit into a more balanced, satisfied + serene state. Come one, come all stressed-out New Yorkers !

$30 pre-register | $35 day of
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AYURVEDIC AUTUMN CLEANSE AT MODO YOGA WILLIAMSBURG
Nov
2
to Nov 5

AYURVEDIC AUTUMN CLEANSE AT MODO YOGA WILLIAMSBURG

AYURVEDIC AUTUMN CLEANSE

MYNYC is teaming up with Ayurvedic nutritionist and cook Noël Graupner to offer Modo yogis a unique opportunity to learn about Yoga's sister science, Ayurveda, and experience a comprehensive 5­ day Ayurvedic Autumn cleanse (also known as Panchakarma) which includes diet, herbal, and movement purification practices aimed to alleviate the body of stored heat which has accumulated throughout the summer.

The cleanse begins with a 2 hour introduction orientation on Sunday, in which participants will be introduced to Ayurvedic theory, receive a kit of tools to use throughout the cleanse, and have the opportunity to sign up for a 30 minute private consultation (included) with Noël. In the week following, there will be a 5­day detox beginning each morning with a class at Modo (incorporating pranayma and meditation), after which all participants will receive a juice and a daily supply of cleansing yet nourishing Ayurvedic kitchari. The result of the Panchakarma cleanse is a restored and rejuvenated digestive and immune system, and a purified mind to move gracefully into the colder months with strength and clarity.

West Village: Intro Workshop on Sunday Oct. 23rd 11am-­1pm, Cleanse Oct. 26­-30th
Williamsburg: Intro Workshop on Sunday Oct. 30th, 11am­-1pm, Cleanse Nov. 2­-6th

$300 ­which includes:
* 2 hour Intro to Ayurveda + PK Orientation
* 30 min private consultation + daily check ins
* Ayurvedic Tool­Kit
* 5 Yoga classes with Pranayam + Meditation
* 5 days of 1x serving fresh breakfast juices, made with all­organic ingredients
* 5 days 3x servings of kitchari, made with all organic ingredients

Ayurvedic tool­kit includes:
* a jar of homemade organic ghee
* a pouch of organic triphala powder, and a secondary powder blend (if personally necessary)
* a tisane of cleansing herbs for this seasonal transition
* a bottle of massage oil, (blended oils if necessary)
* a bottle of nasya oil
* cleansing tools: dry brush, tongue scraper, neti pot, jar of thymed salt

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AYURVEDIC AUTUMN CLEANSE AT MODO WEST VILLAGE
Oct
26
to Oct 30

AYURVEDIC AUTUMN CLEANSE AT MODO WEST VILLAGE

AYURVEDIC AUTUMN CLEANSE

MYNYC is teaming up with Ayurvedic nutritionist and cook Noël Graupner to offer Modo yogis a unique opportunity to learn about Yoga's sister science, Ayurveda, and experience a comprehensive 5­ day Ayurvedic Autumn cleanse (also known as Panchakarma) which includes diet, herbal, and movement purification practices aimed to alleviate the body of stored heat which has accumulated throughout the summer.

The cleanse begins with a 2 hour introduction orientation on Sunday, in which participants will be introduced to Ayurvedic theory, receive a kit of tools to use throughout the cleanse, and have the opportunity to sign up for a 30 minute private consultation (included) with Noël. In the week following, there will be a 5­day detox beginning each morning with a class at Modo (incorporating pranayma and meditation), after which all participants will receive a juice and a daily supply of cleansing yet nourishing Ayurvedic kitchari. The result of the Panchakarma cleanse is a restored and rejuvenated digestive and immune system, and a purified mind to move gracefully into the colder months with strength and clarity.

West Village: Intro Workshop on Sunday Oct. 23rd 11am-­1pm, Cleanse Oct. 26­-30th
Williamsburg: Intro Workshop on Sunday Oct. 30th, 11am­-1pm, Cleanse Nov. 2­6th

$300 ­which includes:
* 2 hour Intro to Ayurveda + PK Orientation
* 30 min private consultation + daily check ins
* Ayurvedic Tool­Kit
* 5 Yoga classes with Pranayam + Meditation
* 5 days of 1x serving fresh breakfast juices, made with all­organic ingredients
* 5 days 3x servings of kitchari, made with all organic ingredients

Ayurvedic tool­kit includes:
* a jar of homemade organic ghee
* a pouch of organic triphala powder, and a secondary powder blend (if personally necessary)
* a tisane of cleansing herbs for this seasonal transition
* a bottle of massage oil, (blended oils if necessary)
* a bottle of nasya oil
* cleansing tools: dry brush, tongue scraper, neti pot, jar of thymed salt

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AYURVEDIC AUTUMN CLEANSE INTRO AT MODO YOGA WEST VILLAGE
Oct
23
11:00 AM11:00

AYURVEDIC AUTUMN CLEANSE INTRO AT MODO YOGA WEST VILLAGE

AYURVEDIC AUTUMN CLEANSE

MYNYC is teaming up with Ayurvedic nutritionist and cook Noël Graupner to offer Modo yogis a unique opportunity to learn about Yoga's sister science, Ayurveda, and experience a comprehensive 5­ day Ayurvedic Autumn cleanse (also known as Panchakarma) which includes diet, herbal, and movement purification practices aimed to alleviate the body of stored heat which has accumulated throughout the summer.

The cleanse begins with a 2 hour introduction orientation on Sunday, in which participants will be introduced to Ayurvedic theory, receive a kit of tools to use throughout the cleanse, and have the opportunity to sign up for a 30 minute private consultation (included) with Noël. In the week following, there will be a 5­day detox beginning each morning with a class at Modo (incorporating pranayma and meditation), after which all participants will receive a juice and a daily supply of cleansing yet nourishing Ayurvedic kitchari. The result of the Panchakarma cleanse is a restored and rejuvenated digestive and immune system, and a purified mind to move gracefully into the colder months with strength and clarity.

West Village: Intro Workshop on Sunday Oct. 23rd 11am-­1pm, Cleanse Oct. 26­-30th
Williamsburg: Intro Workshop on Sunday Oct. 30th, 11am­-1pm, Cleanse Nov. 2­6th

$300 ­which includes:
* 2 hour Intro to Ayurveda + PK Orientation
* 30 min private consultation + daily check ins
* Ayurvedic Tool­Kit
* 5 Yoga classes with Pranayam + Meditation
* 5 days of 1x serving fresh breakfast juices, made with all­organic ingredients
* 5 days 3x servings of kitchari, made with all organic ingredients

Ayurvedic tool­kit includes:
* a jar of homemade organic ghee
* a pouch of organic triphala powder, and a secondary powder blend (if personally necessary)
* a tisane of cleansing herbs for this seasonal transition
* a bottle of massage oil, (blended oils if necessary)
* a bottle of nasya oil
* cleansing tools: dry brush, tongue scraper, neti pot, jar of thymed salt

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Intro to : Ayurveda at Soho House NYC
Jun
13
7:00 PM19:00

Intro to : Ayurveda at Soho House NYC

In Sanskrit, the word Ayur means 'Life' and Veda means 'Knowledge'. Ayurveda is about using the Knowledge of your Life, of every part of yourself, to guide you as you manage inputs like diet, exercise, environment and relationships in a way that prevents physical or physiological imbalance, i.e. how to maintain a healthy body + mind.

In this class, you will learn the basic principles of Ayurveda, beginning with the basic definition of 'health' as balance. We will discuss the theory of the 5 elements and 3 doshas, and take a quiz to help you identify your constitution, your number one tool to learn how to find and maintain balance! Handouts will be giving and note taking is encouraged.

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Dinacharya: Ayurvedic Daily Rituals for Healthy Body + Happy Mind at Sixth Street Community Center
Jun
8
7:00 PM19:00

Dinacharya: Ayurvedic Daily Rituals for Healthy Body + Happy Mind at Sixth Street Community Center

Ayurveda teaches that to maintain a healthy life free from disease, we must follow a daily routine or daily flow of ritual conduct. The Ayurvedic Rishis, the insightful sages who defined the Vedic Sciences, considered a daily routine to be a stronger healing force than any other medicine.

The art and science of Dinacharya offers an outline of rituals to align our internal circadian rhythm with the natural cycles of nature. These rituals provide a scaffolding for the day. In this class, you will learn a number of techniques and tools to incorporate into your morning routine that improve detoxification of the body and others to use during the evening that nourish the body and settle the mind before rest. You will learn best times of the day to exercise, eat, and work. Learning and applying the components of dinyacharya will help you stay in balance wherever you are, prevent disease, and treat almost any disease. All participants will leave with a gift to help start the day well!

Cost
$25

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NEW YORK PEACE OF MIND : Ayurvedic Stress Management
May
24
7:00 PM19:00

NEW YORK PEACE OF MIND : Ayurvedic Stress Management

A Y U R V E D I C  S T R E S S  M A N A G M E N T

Modern life is incredibly demanding. Here in NYC, we are inundated with pressures from work, society, environmental inputs like noise and pollution; the intensity of living in the city that never sleeps may be raising our levels of stress without us even realizing it! For others, everyday stress is so commonplace that it has become a way of life - we are a society running on stress!

Science is finally recognizing that stress is one of the greatest threats to our wellbeing + overall health, influencing physiology, thoughts + feelings, then ultimately our behavior. Because it weakens the immune system, stress plays a role in the onset of just about every imbalance or disease, from digestive distress to the common cold to heart disease. Our high levels of stress are influencing the way we project ourselves as individuals into the world - fatigued, irritable, impatient, and generally unwell.

Fortunately, the ancient healing science of Ayurveda offers many solutions to combat daily stress! In this class, we will discuss inputs of external stress, how they influence the body + mind at a chemical level. I will introduce specific, simple + practical dietary, herbal, + lifestyle remedies that can be easily incorporated into your daily routine to quickly improve your ability to manage and eliminate accumulated stress. We will also discuss sources of invisible stress, stress that is generated internally. The wisdom of Ayurveda gives insight into developing a strategy to gain control over the mind, enabling you to access the personal power necessary to create the experience of peace of mind. You will leave this class with tools and tips to bring your mind, body, + spirit into a more balanced, satisfied, + serene state. A warming de-stressing tonic will be served in class, and all participants will leave with a sample of Noël’s calming tea. Come one, come all stressed-out New Yorkers !

MAY 24 2016 // 7-9PM
GRIND NOMAD // 1216 Broadway, 2nd Floor
$30 early bird // $35 at the door

>> $20 for Grind Members <<
email cassidy@grindspaces.com for discount code

tickets : https://nypeaceofmind.eventbrite.com

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Intro to: Ayurveda at the East Meets West Medicine Fest 2016
May
22
1:30 PM13:30

Intro to: Ayurveda at the East Meets West Medicine Fest 2016

In Sanskrit, the word Ayur means 'Life' and Veda means 'Knowledge'. Ayurveda is about using the Knowledge of your Life, of every part of yourself, to guide you as you manage inputs like diet, exercise, environment and relationships in a way that prevents physical or physiological imbalance, i.e. how to maintain a healthy body + mind.

In this class, you will learn the basic principles of Ayurveda, beginning with the basic definition of 'health' as balance. We will discuss the theory of the 5 elements and 3 doshas, and take a quiz to help you identify your constitution, your number one tool to learn how to find and maintain balance! Handouts will be giving and note taking is encouraged.

SCHEDULE HERE: http://www.eastmeetswest.nyc/2016-nyc-schedule-1/

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THE BABE COLLECTIVE PRESENTS : FEAST ; A COMMUNITY DINNER AND WELLNESS WORKSHOP
May
18
7:00 PM19:00

THE BABE COLLECTIVE PRESENTS : FEAST ; A COMMUNITY DINNER AND WELLNESS WORKSHOP

This month's menu theme is APHRODISIACS and it is based on Spring foods which become available to us just as our bodies need light, warm, dry, and rough foods. They are the antidote to the dampness of the Spring Season and the heaviness that has accumulated throughout the Winter Season. In Ayurveda, these are called Kapha pacifying foods. Our meal will be filling but without leaving you feeling heavy. In fact, the foods and herbs included in these dishes will help kindle your internal fire, brighten your light, and perhaps draw you towards the radiance of the other guests as each dish contains at least one aphrodisiac. Find yourself first admiring your dinner, then perhaps your neighbor ...

As each dish is served, the healing properties of the relevant ingredients will be explained. 
Guests will leave with a sample of Noël's aphrodisiac tea along with aphrodisiac bliss balls. We'll talk about mindful eating as well and be led in a guided meditation with Robin to set the stage for bliss and pleasure. 

appetizer
Tulsi, Red Clover Tea with Rose Hips

Beet Hummus with Spring Seasonal Crudite
sliced asparagus, endive, carrot, peas

main
Leek, Kohlrabi, Coconut Soup
roasted radishes, maca + almond kale crisps

Spring Lentil, Root + Sprout Salad
black lentils, pea micro greens, pumpkin seed, avocado, pickled fennel, soft boiled egg

dessert
Beet + Banana Ice Cream
topped with vanilla mochi + poppy seed

Aphrodisiac Hot Chocolate
almond milk, cacao, cinnamon, ginger, damiana

WHENWednesday, May 18, 2016
7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

WHERE
Uhuru Design
74 Franklin Street, NYC

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Summer Tonics at CAP Beauty
May
11
7:00 PM19:00

Summer Tonics at CAP Beauty

SUMMER TONICS 

Join us as Chef and Ayurvedic practitioner Noël Graupner blends tonics to support the body's transition to warmer days. Learn what herbs and ingredients to incorporate into your tonic regimen as you prepare for the seasonal shift. From an adaptogenic morning blend to a calming nightCAP, Noël's recipes cover all the bases. 

Wednesday May 11, 2016
7-8PM
238 W 10th Street, NYC

RSVP : EVENTS@CAPBEAUTY.COM

 

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Intro to Ojas : Ayurvedic Beauty + Happiness Juice
May
2
6:30 PM18:30

Intro to Ojas : Ayurvedic Beauty + Happiness Juice

BUILDING OJAS  

Do you find yourself feeling timid, anxious or depressed? Does your body or mind feel physically sluggish, weak or fatigued? Does your hair lack luster or your complexion lack a healthy glow? 

According to Ayurveda, the world’s most ancient and most comprehensive medical system, these are all signs of feeble or depleted ojas. Ojas is a very subtle essence that is the foundation of immunity and longevity and is responsible for  cheerfulness and joy, radiance, vigor, youthfulness, mental clarity, creativity and serenity. Though it’s subtly makes it immeasurable, Ayurveda describes ojas as a biological substance that results as the end product of healthy digestion and metabolism. 

Choosing ojas building/nourishing substances and practices through out the day is literally choosing happiness! In this class, you will learn about the foods and habits that weaken ojas, those that promote and revitalize ojas, and also how to protect your ojas . A warming tonic will be served at the end of class and all participants will leave with a sample of Noël’s ojas rejuvenating tea.

When
May 3, 2016 > 630-8PM

Where
Lululemon HUB seventeen > 114 5th Ave, NYC, downstairs

$20
 ** Please register ahead of time **
Tickets: http://ojas.eventbrite.com

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Ayurvedic Spring Detox Dinner
Apr
22
6:30 PM18:30

Ayurvedic Spring Detox Dinner

AYURVEDIC SPRING DETOX DINNER

Ayurveda recommends a cleanse to accompany a change in season, to clear channels and rid the body of accumulated toxins. Spring is an especially important time of the year when nature re-awakes and provides us with all the food tools we need to rid the body of excess fats and heavy proteins ! 

As an alternative to ascetic juice cleanses, Noël ill ntroduc uests o traditional recipes that are satisfying to the palate and etoxifying for the body. 

This will be an educational dinner, with a brief introduction to Ayurveda. Noël Graupner will teach guests the fundamentals of an Ayurveda, along with an explanation of the practice of Panchakarma or Ayurvedic Seasonal Cleansing. Guests will have an opportunity to practice Ayurvedic mindful eating techniques during dinner. Recipes will be shared, and all guests will take home a sample of Noël's Spring Kitchari spice blend. 

Menu
Savory Digestion Tea
Kitchari (Moong Bean + Basmati Rice Porridge)

with Mustard Greens and Mushrooms
+ Fresh Ghe
Deep Sleep Tonic ith Calendula

Come with a hungry belly and hungry mind!

When
April 22, 2016 >> 630-8PM

Where
Lululemon HUB seventeen > 114 5th Avenue, downstairs, NYC

$20

ONLY 25 SEATS AVAILABLE
** Please register ahead of time so food can be prepared accordingly **

Tickets: http://ayurvedadinner.eventbrite.com

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Ayurvedic Spring Cleanse Series: AGNI
Apr
16
11:00 AM11:00

Ayurvedic Spring Cleanse Series: AGNI

Do you find yourself feeling lethargic and dull at the end of this Winter season?

It could be that your agni, or digestive flame, has been worn out and dulled by the heavy diet of the Winter. Strong agni, what may be understood as metabolism, is essential to maintenance of proper health. Ayurveda recommends a cleanse to accompany a change in season, to clear channels and rid the body of accumulated toxins. Spring is an especially important time of the year when nature re-awakes and provides us with all the food tools we need to rid the body of excess fats and heavy proteins built up in our bodies through the cold Winter.  

In this class, you will learn the basics of Panchakarma, or Ayurvedic seasonal cleansing, which aids in the elimination of ama, and rejuvenates, strengthens, and return balance to your body and mind. We will discuss practical dietary guidelines with reference to what to eat, which teas to drink, and which herbs to take to ignite your agni, boosting sluggish metabolism and gently removing ama, or waste, from the body tissues. We will also discuss rituals to incorporate into your daily routine to promote detoxification of the body and mind.

Handouts will be given and taking notes will be encouraged! A cleansing nettles tea will be served during class.

Spring Kitchari made from moong dahl, basmati rice, spring vegetables and spices will also be available for lunch for an additional $12.

Cost
$35 early bird | $40 day of

Purchase Tickets Here: http://www.maharose.com/collections/events/products/saturday-april-16th-ayurvedic-spring-cleansing-part-2-agni

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Introduction to : Ayurveda Workshop at Sixth Street Community Center
Apr
12
7:00 PM19:00

Introduction to : Ayurveda Workshop at Sixth Street Community Center

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. 

Cost
$15 advance // $20 at the door
Purchase Tickets Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/introduction-to-ayurveda-tickets-22743894601

 

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Ayurvedic Spring Cleanse Cooking Class
Apr
11
7:00 PM19:00

Ayurvedic Spring Cleanse Cooking Class

In this two-part series that is a cooking class and informational lessons, Noël Graupner will teach students on the fundamentals of an Ayurvedic diet, so that they can lead a happier and more mindful relationship with food. The second class of the series will be an Ayurvedic-based detox in time for the changing seasons. As an alternative to ascetic juice cleanses, I will walk students through recipes that are satisfying to the palate and our bodies.

AYURVEDIC FOR SPRING
Ayurveda recommends a cleanse to accompany a change in season, to clear channels and rid the body of accumulated toxins. Spring is an especially important time of the year when nature re-awakes and provides us with all the food tools we need to rid the body of excess fats and heavy proteins. Familiarize yourself with these cleansing foods and how to incorporate them into a day's worth of delicious Ayurvedic dishes and beverages.

Ayurvedic Spring Cleanse Menu
Savory Digestion Tea
Ghee
Kitchari (Moong Bean + Basmati Rice Porridge)
with Mustard Greens and Mushrooms
Deep Sleep Tonic Calendula 

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Introduction to: Ayurveda Workshop at Grindspaces
Apr
7
6:30 PM18:30

Introduction to: Ayurveda Workshop at Grindspaces

In Sanskrit, the word Ayur means 'Life' and Veda means 'Knowledge'. Ayurveda is about using the Knowledge of your Life, of every part of yourself, to guide you as you manage inputs like diet, exercise, environment and relationships in a way that prevents physical or physiological imbalance, i.e. how to maintain a healthy body + mind.

In this class, you will learn the basic principles of Ayurveda, beginning with the basic definition of 'health' as balance. We will discuss the theory of the 5 elements and 3 doshas, and take a quiz to help you identify your constitution, your number one tool to learnhowto find and maintain balance! Handouts will be giving and note taking is encouraged. Tulsi tea and small bites will be served. 

Cost
$30 early bird | $35 at the door

Tickets Here: http://ayurvedaatgrindspaces.eventbrite.com

 

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Six Tastes of Ayurveda Cooking Class
Apr
4
10:00 PM22:00

Six Tastes of Ayurveda Cooking Class

In this two-part series that is a cooking class and informational lessons, I will teach students on the fundamentals of an Ayurvedic diet, so that they can lead a happier and more mindful relationship with food. The first part explores the Six Tastes of Ayurveda to understand how to certain combinations influence our mental and physical condition. 

SIX TASTES
Ayurveda believes that for a meal to feel complete and satisfying (satiating) each of the six tastes — sweet, salty, sour, pungent (spicy), bitter and astringent — must be represented. The taste of food is not a coincidence. Each taste corresponds with a combination of elements and has an influence on your mental and physical condition. Learn to define the six tastes and how to use taste as roadmap to healthy nutrition intuition.

Six Taste Menu
Tulsi Ginger Tea
Leek, Pea, Fennel, Soup with Mint Chutney
Wild Fermented Cabbage
Raw Golden Beet, Carrot, Dandelion Slaw with Mung Bean Sprouts
Golden Milk

 

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Ayurvedic Spring Cleanse Series : AMA
Apr
2
11:00 AM11:00

Ayurvedic Spring Cleanse Series : AMA

In Ayurveda, toxins that accumulate in the body are called ama. The toxins result from the accumulation of impurities in our bodies as a result of improper diet, chronic stress, and pollutants from the environment. Symptoms of ama accumulation are lethargy, low energy, generalized aches and pains, lack of mental clarity, heaviness in the body, digestive problems (such as constipation, gas, bloating, or heartburn), weakened immune system, frequent colds and sinus infections, coated tongue, body odor, etc.

Ama is a special concept in Ayurvedic medicine, described as the underlying cause of many health issues. In this class, you will learn about the three types of ama, how ama forms, signs and symptoms of ama, and most importantly, how to eliminate from your body through diet, herbs, daily routines and lifestyle practices. During class we will sample several herbs and prepare a cleansing tea. Everyone will leave with a sample of tea.

*The goal of this two-part series is to describe the relationship between ama, or toxic materials in the body, and agni, or digestive fire*

Cost
$35 early bird | $40 day of

Purchase Tickets Here : https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/home?studioid=152258

 

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Ayurveda for a Healthy Period
Mar
19
11:00 AM11:00

Ayurveda for a Healthy Period

Have you ever found yourself inexplicably raging, or maybe even crying, extra sensitive to everything around you only to get your period the next day? Does your appetite run wild for sugar and chocolate when your period is on its way, or do you find yourself bloating and breaking out?

Many women suffer from (pre- and) menstrual imbalances like acne, anxiety, fluid retention, sugar and chocolate cravings, mood swings, irritability, bloating, edema, headaches, cramping, breast tenderness, fatigue and lean on a limited number of tools for support. In fact, these major indicators of hormone balance are often minimized, as women accept PMS discomfort and irregularity in flow as normal. Symptoms like these should not be taken lightly! The healing system of Ayurveda teaches that PMS problems are warning signs from the body that something is out of balance. Your body is communicating to you and it’s time to start listening! According to Ayurveda, the varied symptoms of the cycle are not random, but actually indicate different types of ‘doshic’ imbalances.


In this class, you will learn to identify premenstrual and menstrual symptoms as the manifest through the 3 doshas: Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. We will discuss foods to include/to avoid to improve flow, along with food remedies and herbs to treat symptoms relative to each dosha. We will also talk about general Ayurvedic recommendations to balance hormones and create a balanced cycle. During class we sample some of the herbs blended into a tonic, and students will leave with recipes and a sample of tea.

Cost
$35 early bird, $40 day of

Tickets Here: 
http://www.maharose.com/collections/events/products/saturday-march-19th

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Ayurvedic Herbs for the New York Woman
Feb
6
4:00 PM16:00

Ayurvedic Herbs for the New York Woman

Ayurveda considers a woman to be the embodiment of of the Creative Cosmic Energy. She is identified as Shakti, a sanskrit word that translates to power, and it is through her that the dynamic forces of the universe flow to generate ideas, growth and change within the world. When a woman is connected with Nature, she is alive, luminous and desirable! She feels vital and full of energy, with a clear and inquiring mind, glowing skin, and courage and residence in the face of stress. 

The modern woman, especially in urban settings like New York City, has grown distant from her innate relationship with Nature. In the city she is inundated by stress, high-demands, pollution, and adulterated views of reality that can weigh down her spirit and cause imbalance in the physical, mental, and emotional bodies. Fortunately many of these imbalances can be easily remedied through the wisdom of Ayurveda!

In this class, I will be introducing several powerful Ayurvedic herbs and spices that, used properly, improve the body’s ability to manage the stresses of life in New York City, help to balance hormones, improve digestion and generally bring the body, mind, and spirit to a balanced state. In class we will sample some of the herbs blended in a tea and in an evening tonic, and students will leave with recipes and a sample of tea. Come one come all New York women to help regain your Shakti!

Cost
$35 early bird, $40 day of
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New Year, New You: Restoring Cleanse Cooking Class (Part 2)
Jan
18
7:00 PM19:00

New Year, New You: Restoring Cleanse Cooking Class (Part 2)

All relationships require mutual respect and appreciation. This sentiment should also translate to our relationships with food and what we eat. For us, cleansing isn't about crash diets, instead, we believe that cleansing is about re-centering your connection with food.
 
In this two-part post-holiday cleanse class, I will teach you how to incorporate foods and cooking methods that stimulate the digestive fire, detoxify the liver, and move stagnating lymph without cooling the channels of the body too much during the middle of Winter. We will learn about digestive herbs, healthy fats and proteins, and cleansing vegetables while putting together a meal that will leave you happy and satisfied.

Classes can be purchased individually or as a series.

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Ginger-Tulsi Tea
Pungent Yoga Pot Soup
Spicy Broccoli Rabe with Sunflower Sauce
Lentil Pappadam
Hazelnut Lassi with Hazelnut Milk

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Ayurvedic Dinacharya: Daily Rituals for a Health Body and Happy Mind
Jan
14
7:00 PM19:00

Ayurvedic Dinacharya: Daily Rituals for a Health Body and Happy Mind

Ayurveda teaches that to maintain a healthy life free from disease, we must follow a daily routine or daily flow of ritual conduct. The Ayurvedic Rishis, the insightful sages who defined the Vedic Sciences, considered a daily routine to be a stronger healing force than any other medicine. 

The art and science of Dinacharya offers an outline of rituals to align our internal circadian rhythm with the natural cycles of nature. These rituals provide a scaffolding for the day. In this class, you will learn a number of techniques and tools to incorporate into your morning routine that improve detoxification of the body and others to use during the evening that nourish the body and settle the mind before rest. You will learn best times of the day to exercise, eat, and work. Learning and applying the components of Dinyacharya will help you stay in balance wherever you are, prevent disease, and treat almost any disease. All participants will leave with a gift to help start the day well!

Cost
$25 early bird // $30 day of
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