Ayurveda - The Beginners Guide

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    Chapter 1: Introduction to Ayurveda: Understanding  Ayurveda and the Ayurvediclifestyle.When one commits to living the Ayurvedic lifestyle one is learning techniques and personalizing tools to incorporate in one's daily life.

    Chapter 2: The human constitution as per Ayurveda: Understanding the 5 natural elements and Doshas (the natural forces) that make up our constitution

    Chapter 3: AyurvedicPhysiology: Human Physiology and the significance of good digestion per Ayurveda.

    Chapter 4: How Ayurveda Cures imbalance and Disorders : Being aware of one's dominant dosha and eating foods and performing activities to support them is key to maintaining good health. When you work with an Ayurvedic doctor, they help you assess and understand your dominant dosha and then based on that help you develop a daily lifestyle and diet routine that supports your basic constitution, thereby ensuring long term health.

    Chapter 5: The Mind - as described in Ayurveda: According to Ayurveda there are three types of Minds (Gunas). Self awareness is important to know which Gunaor trait we are manifesting. If we are not selfaware, our actions will display these traits and also impact our physical balance. 

    Chapter 6: Ayurvediclifestyle - Emphasis on a daily routine

    Chapter 7: Important elements that make up an Ayurvedicpractice: 5 important modalities used as part of Ayurveda (Abhyanga (Daily  oil Massage); Panchkarma(Detox/Cleanse); Use of Herbs, Meditation &Yoga

    Chapter 8: How to find and AyurvedicPractitioner: Understanding Licensure requirements for Ayurveda