In the course, the role of food and nutrition in Ayurveda alongside methods of food preparation and consumption will also be discussed. We will also study the protocols to keep the body in good health through daily and seasonal routines (Dinacarya & Rtucarya). Students will develop an understanding of the stages of manifestation of illness in the body and how Pancakarma treatments and Ayurveda’s therapeutic formulations address them to maintain homeostatic balance in the body.
Course Learning Objectives:
In this course students will be able to:
- Understand and apply the principles of Ayurveda to enhance their lifestyle.
- Learn how to identify imbalances in their body and utilize the power of Ayurveda to address mild imbalances.
- Use consciousness-based principles of Ayurveda to improve interpersonal relationships
- Integrate Ayurveda and Ayurvedic protocols to make lifestyle adjustments for the whole family
There will be a minimum of 1 contact hour with the faculty every week. The curriculum will include reading, reflection, observation, and interactive practices. The class time will include an additional 30 minutes that will provide an opportunity for Q&A and group discussion.
Required / Elective: Elective
Area of Study: Text & Traditions
Prerequisites: Admission into a Program of Study
Faculty / Instructor: Ms. Luvena Krishnamurthy
Time: 09:00 pm EST – 10:00 pm EST
Start Time: 16th April 2021
End Date: 25th June 2021
Quarter Offered: Spring 2021