Ayurveda is India’s ancient medicinal practice. Similar to the practice of yoga, it is focused around prevention and well-being to promote superior health. Join Adeline Instructor Jessie Holland for this Introduction to the basic traditions of Ayurveda.
In this first session, you will learn about the doshas, or “constitutions”, the simple principles to help you tune into your own individual constitution. This will provide you with the tools to learn how to live more harmoniously with the environment around you.
This class will be an interactive lecture style, come dressed to sit comfortably.
$45 per person
This is the 1st workshop in a 2-part series, and a key part of the Sadhana Studies program.
Part 2: Introduction to Ayurveda – Establishing Healthy Habits – Friday May 3rd.
Drop ins to any session are welcome
Jessie Holland is a certified Iyengar yoga instructor, emphasizing precise alignment, and sustained reflection on the connection of the body, mind and breath. She has been teaching Iyengar Yoga for 15 years. She is also a Licensed Acupuncturist, Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist and Pancha Karma Specialist. She teaches Iyengar yoga at studios throughout the East Bay. She has attended both a 200 and 500 hour Iyengar teacher training, studied with the Iyengars in India, and completed clinical Ayurvedic internships with Dr. Vasant Lad. Jessie offers Ayurvedic consultations to explore diet and lifestyle choices for optimum health, and a variety of Ayurvedic body therapies, including abhyanga and shirodhara. She also leads clients through PanchaKarma, the Ayurvedic cleansing procedure. Additionally, Jessie offers Acupuncture and Chinese medicine treatments, where she uses a variety of techniques including Acupuncture, moxibustion, cupping and massage to balance body and mind. Jessie’s private practice is on Summit Street in Oakland. Visit her website at www.jessieholland.com.