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What Our Grads Are Up To: Ayurvedic Approach to Colds & Flu Workshop - St. Paul, MN

 Join Minnesota Ayurveda Association (MAA) members Marcia Meredith and Dena Jackson for a discussion on adapting routines for the autumn season to prevent colds and flu.  We will also examine Ayurvedic treatment options for those times when, despite our best efforts, we end up experiencing one of these conditions.

What Our Grads Are Up To: Katrina Svoboda Johnson hosting Ayurveda Awareness Month during October - Bellingham, WA

Earlier this year CCA graduate Katrina Svoboda Johnson purchased the successful Ayurvedic Health Center & Wellness Shop located in Bellingham, WA.  The Ayurvedic Health Center & Wellness Shop offers Ayurvedic consultations, Ayurvedic yoga, Ayurvedic body

What Our Grads Are Up To: Autumn Routines Workshop with Dena Jackson, Oct. 5, Bloomington, MN

Autumn Routines Workshop

with Dena Jackson from Pure Freedom Wellness 
Monday, October 5, 2015 6:00-8:00 pm 

Jefferson High School, Bloomington, MN

4001 West 102nd Street

Ayurvedic Recipe for Strength & Vitality: Ojas Balls

Ayurveda teaches that when we properly digest wholesome foods, the end result is that ojas is created.  According to Dr. Marc Halpern, “ojas is the stabilizing force of the body and mind. It allows the body and mind to resist stress.

Ayurveda & Affirmations: Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life!

Every single thought you think has power. Power to bring you towards health or towards disease. Towards peace of mind or mental anguish. In order to achieve health, you must first understand, and admit to, your power to create disease.

How do you know that God exists? ~ Q&A with Swami Swaroopananda

“God is a name that we give to a certain reality, so there is a more important question that should come first, which is, "How do I know that I exist?" In the same manner that I know I exist, I can know that God exists, not just as a theory but as a reality. 

Join Us for the 3rd Annual Sivananda Ayurveda Conference! January 25-29, 2016

Learn Ayurveda in the stunning beauty of the Bahamas!

Mark your calendar now for this exciting upcoming special event:


Ayurveda and Cycles of Time: How the Doshas Rule the Day

Have you ever found that if you sleep in, you feel heavy and sluggish all day? Or that at about 10 pm you get the munchies? Do you sometimes wake up at 4 am worrying, and have a hard time falling back asleep?


Ayurveda and the Concept of Karma

“Karma is often defined as the law of cause and effect or action and reaction. This law states that for every effect, there must be a cause. Something must set into motion a force that creates the eventual effect. In this context, karma is a physical force that creates our experience of the world. 

Ayurvedic Seasonal Routine for Autumn

 During the autumn months, the accumulated heat of summer leads to dryness in the world around us. Winds often blow, which increases the dryness. The earth cools. Leaves wither and drop from the trees. The qualities of roughness, lightness, dryness, mobility and coolness pervades the atmosphere, and thus, our selves.