Ayurveda and Lifestyle Ailments

With Dr Anjani and Sanjay Kulkarni, Ayurveda Acharyas, Pune, India

 

Further education course:

21 – 25 August 2018

 

Guest lectures as part of yoga vacation:

21 & 23 August 2018, 8 pm

See below for details

 

Dr Anjani Kulkarni

Dr. Anjani Kulkarni

Sanjay Kulkarni

Sanjay Kulkarni

Further education course

Certificate of participation for 47 teaching units of 45 minutes each

 

The ancient science of Ayurveda is a veritable treasure trove for such common modern lifestyle diseases as obesity, diabetes and heart disease. Combined with regular practice of yoga, Ayurveda shows promising results in the prevention and the relief of symptoms of these metabolic disorders.

 

This self-help course held in simple and easy-to-understand language presents the most effective lifestyle changes to give you a new positive outlook on your health.

 

Topics

  • Development of obesity, diabetes and heart disease according to Ayurveda
  • The age of your arteries is your real age
  • The connection between the body tissues and the digestive fire and its imbalance
  • The influence of hormones on your cardiac health
  • How the mind influences your journey towards a healthy body

 

While referring to the original sources of Ayurveda as well as scientific facts, the lectures and discussions avoid any complicated medical or Sanskrit terms and are open to all audiences.

 

Practical applications

  • Assessment of your personal constitution
  • Managing and preventing diabetes and obesity to avoid heart disease
  • Easy-to-use self massage (without oil)
  • Clearing your airways – how to overcome congestion
  • Marma points (vital energy or acupressure points): heart, brain, bladder
  • Elevating the emotions: Kirtan (mantra chanting) and the physical heart
  • Self-pulse-reading after meals, yoga practice and meditation

 

Diet

  • A purifying diet for a balanced metabolism
  • Discovering the sour taste for cardiac health
  • Special recipes with video demonstration
  • Specific herbs and spices
  • Valuable tips on keeping a day to day healthy diet and lifestyle

 

Additional personal dietary advice will be available (extra cost)

 

Rates

See "course rates" below

 

Register for the further education course

 

Guest lectures as part of the yoga vacation programme:
"Ayurveda – An Introduction"

Simple and helpful tips to improve your health which can quickly become part of your daily routine.

 

Topics

  • A healthy diet in accordance with Ayurvedic principles
  • An Ayurvedic lifestyle - daily rules for health

Female participants have the opportunity to enjoy relaxing, Ayurvedic full-body oil massages with Mira, an Ayurveda massage therapist from Kerala, South India (extra charge).

 

Rates

The daily rates for yoga vacation apply.

 

Register for the yoga vacation programme

 

Short biography

Mr and Mrs Kulkarni have spent the last 20 years teaching Ayurveda around the world. They use their profound expertise to give practical advice on how to prevent disease and develop radiant health.

Ayurvedic food
Ayurvedic spices

Course rates

Further education costs: €320
 
Special rates for students & the unemployed: €300

Online registration and payment.
The registration is valid upon full payment of the training costs.

 

Accommodation and meals:

Room

4 nights
Dormitory: €148
Shared room: €172
Double room: €232
Single room: €280

 

All rates include VAT and are subject to a 1.80 € visitor's tax per person per night.

Daily schedule

Arrival day, Tuesday, 21 August (arrival between 2 and 3:30 pm)

  • 4 pm Asana and pranayama class
  • 6 pm Vegetarian dinner
  • 8 pm Evening meditation, mantra chanting and course meeting

 

Wednesday – Friday, 22 – 24 August

  • 6 – 7:30 am Morning meditation, mantra chanting, talk
  • 8 – 9:30 am Asana and pranayama class
  • 10 am Vegetarian brunch
  • 12 – 3 pm Course lecture (with break)
  • 4 pm Asana and pranayama class
  • 6 pm Vegetarian dinner
  • 8 pm Evening meditation, mantra chanting, talk

 

Departure day, Saturday, 25 August

  • 6 – 7:30 am Morning meditation, mantra chanting, talk
  • 8 – 9:30 am Asana and pranayama class
  • 10 am Vegetarian brunch
  • 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Course lecture and leave-taking
  • Departure from 2 pm

 

Individual programmes are subject to change or cancellation.

Room and board

Room and board are in the non-smoking eco-hotel serving wholesfood organic vegetarian meals.
All guest rooms have wooden floors and furniture, health mattresses, shower, toilet, hairdryer, telephone and radio. Most rooms have a balcony. more

What you will need for your stay

A meditation pillow for the morning and evening meditation sessions is recommended. A meditation shawl is also advantageous. 

 

To practice the yoga poses you will need a non-slip yoga mat or wool mat. You will need a blanket to cover yourself at the end of the yoga class during the so-called final relaxation.

 

Pillows, shawls, blankets, mats and much more can be purchased in our online shop or in our boutique after arrival.

 

For your stay you should bring comfortable clothing, slippers, walking shoes, rain gear, torch (flashlight), bathing suit and towels. Eyeglass wearers should bring a hard case for safe storage during the yoga classes.