The Healthy Skin Show podcast host, Jennifer Fugo, interviews California College of Ayurveda’s founder and president Dr. Marc Halpern about the ayurvedic approach to skin conditions. Ayurveda is the traditional medicine of India, and it is slowly gaining popularity in the West because of its holistic approach to treating each person based on their unique needs. During this podcast Dr. Halpern discusses how Ayurveda differs from Western Medicine, Doshas, and what they can tell you about your skin type, How certain skin issues relate to the Doshas, What oils and herbs work best for different skin types and how they can aid in skin health.
Dr. Marc Halpern is the founder and President of the California College of Ayurveda and the author of the popular book, Healing Your Life; Lessons on the Path of Ayurveda. A leader in the fields of Ayurveda and Yoga, he is the co-founder of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association (USA) and the California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine. He also sits on the advisory boards of Light on Ayurveda Journal in the United States and the Journal of Research and Education in Indian Medicine in India. Dr. Halpern’s contributions to the field have earned him the highest level of awards in both countries. He has published hundreds of articles in popular journals and magazines of Ayurveda and Yoga and is a regular speaker at Ayurvedic and Yoga conferences. A Doctor of Chiropractic, a Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist, a certified Yoga Teacher in the Sivananda tradition, a Specialist in Holistic Medicine, an author and teacher, Dr. Marc Halpern gives 100% to his passion for healing and removing the causes of suffering.