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Ayurvedic Training 4-Day Intensive

April 6 - April 9

with Sachi Doctor

Take part in an integrated Ayurvedic curriculum designed to enhance your yogic studies, whether you are just beginning to dive deeper or you are a long-time student.This four-day intensive with Sachi will cover the core concepts of Ayurveda, specifically its applications for asana, pranayama, mantra, and the subtle body.

The course will provide you with a solid foundation from which to apply Ayurveda to all aspects of life. Though not limited to yoga teacher-trainees and active teachers, this course will emphasize how to bring these ancient teachings to students, including customizing yoga classes to be dosha-balancing and teaching seasonal flows as well as classes that are designed by time of day.

The sister science of yoga, Ayurveda literally means science of life (Ayur = life, Veda = science or knowledge). It is an approach to living in harmony with the universe — with nature’s cyclical rhythms — in order to achieve optimum mind-body health. Understanding its main tenants, then, heightens our connection to self while giving us the confidence to bring this 5,000 year old technology to friends, family, and students alike.

Highlights of study topics:
• History & Philosophy of Ayurveda
• The Ayurvedic Clock & Dosha Balancing
• Prana and the Physiology of Subtle Energy
• Psychology from an Ayurvedic Perspective
• Ayurvedic Body Maps—Vayus, Nadis, Doshas, Gunas, etc.
• Dinacharya—Purifying Routines for Health and Well-being
• Healing Mantras

Required Reading:
Ayurveda and the Mind by Dr. David Frawley

Schedule:

• April 6-7 (Thurs + Fri)
9am-5pm
• April 8-9 (Sat + Sun)
12pm-8pm

This course provides 32 Elective Contact Hours for YGSF’s 300 Hour Program [32 Yoga Alliance® CEUs].

For more about our 300 Hour Teacher Training CLICK HERE.

Tuition is $585, or $485 if you enroll with a $150 deposit on or before 3/1.

YGSF Members receive 10% off the regular price of this workshop. Alumni receive 15% off the regular price of this workshop.

About your instructor

Sachi Doctor is an Ayurvedic health practitioner and yoga teacher. She is the founder of Elemental Alchemy, which offers holistic care and self-healing techniques for those navigating their way towards optimal mind-body health.

Sachi is a board member of the Prison Yoga Project and also serves as an ambassador for Yoga Gives Back, a non-profit that raises funds within the US yoga community to support microcredit programs for women in India. Sachi holds a Msc from the London School of Economics.

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