208 TUTOR: Sarah Williams
Ayurveda shows how and why each person is different and how this knowledge can be used to help you formulate a tailor- made plan to live a long and healthy life. This course will show you the basics of Ayurveda and how you can apply it to your life. It recognizes that each one of us is unique and shows us how to live a healthier, happier and more balanced life. Discover your doshic type or genetic blueprint and learn how to find balance in your life with nutritional advice, stress reducing techniques, self-massage and breathing, together with what herbs and spices might be most suitable for you. Ayurveda is a complete system of medicine that covers a wide variety of different treatments in order to live a long and healthy life.
Ayurveda is a comprehensive system of holistic health care that originated in India several thousand years ago and is still as relevant today as it was when it was first conceived. Its objectives are to establish optimum health in each individual, physically, mentally and spiritually, through the art of living in harmony with the laws of nature.
Discover your unique doshic blueprint that will provide you with the knowledge to take back control of your health. If your doshas are out of balance steps need to be taken to redress the balance and restore the integrity of your constitution and you will be shown how this can be done
According to ayurveda, health is a perfect state of balance between the body's three fundamental energies or doshas (vata, pitta and kapha) and an equally vital balance in our body, mind and soul or consciousness. Ill health is related to disturbances of the doshas and toxins within the body. You will discover which dosha or doshas are imbalanced, and find out what is causing the disturbance in your lifestyle and diet and how this can be corrected.
- The best food, herbs and spices for your unique doshic type
- Balancing the digestion and the microbiome
- Relaxation and how to deal with stress - Relax and renew yoga and other tips
- Breathing techniques to enhance energy
- Self massage and use of different oils
- Tonic herbs for different times of life
- Simple meditation techniques
On one day you will need to bring a yoga mat or blanket, two cushions, another blanket and two towels for the Relax and Renew session. No previous knowledge of yoga is required.
Sarah studied herbal medicine for four years at The College of Herbal Medicine and has practised for the last 25 years in Zimbabwe, New Zealand and the UK. In Zimbabwe Sarah had her own company and grew her own organic herbs and made capsules, tinctures, creams and teas.She also worked with the University of Zimbabwe researching the medicinal properties of local African herbs and teaching a course on herbal medicine.
Sarah studied Ayurveda with the European Institute of Vedic Studies and completed an internship with Dr. Rao in Pune, India. She has lectured in both herbal medicine and Ayurveda at the College of Naturopathic medicine in London for the past ten years. Functional medicine is another subject which Sarah has studied and is fascinated at how cutting edge research in modern medicine correlates with Ayurveda suggesting that it is as relevant now as it was thousands of years ago.
At the present time Sarah has practice both herbal medicine, functional medicine and ayurvedic medicine at Neals Yard remedies in Salisbury and the Healthy Life Company in Devizes
Ayurveda and herbal medicine is her passion in life and through them she has met many fascinating people and has been to many exciting places. Sarah has travelled to India every year in order to renew her relationship with Ayurveda and to take time out to meditate.
All courses run for 5 days
WK 1 8 Jul - 12 Jul
WK 2 15 Jul - 19 Jul
WK 3 22 Jul - 26 Jul
WK 4 29 Jul - 2 Aug
9.15AM to 12.15PM
1.45PM to 4.30PM
All Day Courses
9.15AM to 4.30PM