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Ayurveda and The Elemental Qualities of Essential Oils

“Just like foods, essential oils have qualities that are either suited for an individual or contribute to an imbalance. Every scent is made up of some combinations of the five elements. As a result, they have their own unique combinations of the ten pairs of opposite qualities. Knowing the major qualities of the aroma will tell you a lot about its effects on the mind.

Ayurveda and The Three Pursuits (Natural Instincts) of Life

The Caraka Samhita, India’s ancient text on Ayurvedic medicine, states that there exist three natural instincts of human life. 

Ayurveda and quote from Sri Ramana Maharshi

"Your own Self-realization is the greatest service you can render the world." ~ Sri Ramana Maharshi, 1879-1950


Ayurveda & The Unique Nature of the Person, the Medicine and the Disease

One of the things that makes Ayurveda so effective is that it understands each person as a unique individual. To make proper health recommendations, Ayurveda says that there are 3 Things That Must Be Known: 


Ayurveda & Headaches

Headaches are one of the most common health challenges. At one time or another, most people suffer from headaches. When suffering from a headache, most people reach for Asprin, Tylenol or Ibuprofen. While pain killers offer temporary relief, they do not address the cause, and often headaches return.

Ayurveda, Exercise & Weight Loss

We all know the importance of exercise. And yet there is often a misconception about what this means. How much? How intense? Ayurveda has some important pointers to help guide your exercise practice. 

The Benefits of Yoga Nidra

 Becoming more and more popular, Yoga Nidra has been entering the mainstream now for nearly a decade. Few, however, know what it is. Those who do, associate it with deep relaxation. Indeed, a successful practice of Yoga Nidra brings a person into an unrivaled state of relaxation. No wonder Yoga Nidra translates as "yogic sleep". Those who know more have heard that one hour of Yoga Nidra practice will refresh your body as deeply as three hours of regular sleep. I can tell you that this is true.

Yoga Nidra Teacher Training: The Art of Conscious Deep Relaxation and Healing

 Thursday, June 23 – Sunday, June 26, 2016

Member: $595.00   Non-member: $595.00
4 full days.
8am to 5pm daily.

Yoga Nidra: Unlocking Your Full Potential - A Yoga Alliance Online Workshop

Yoga Nidra: Unlocking Your Full Potential*
Presented by Dr. Marc Halpern, E-RYT 200
Wednesday, June 29 — 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET

A New Upcoming Public Talk

Enduring Stress and Strengthening Immunity through Ayurveda

Location: Abouassi Medical Center Aley Lebanon

Time: Saturday April 30th at 4:30 PM 

By:  CAS intern Dr. Haifa Abouassi D.C A.H.P.