During fall and winter, the elements air and space reign. Ayurveda, a natural medicinal practice from southern India calls it the Vata season. A time when our schedule overloads, our skin dries out and our appetite craves cozy comfort food while cold dry wind combs the leaves from the trees.
As we bring most of our energy inside to welcome the harvest's fruitful dark, the end of the year can offer an anxious frenzy that can lead to a whole host of unbalanced feelings such as stress, anxiety, panic, insomnia, fatigue, depression and constipation (a common cold weather digestive ailment.) What to do? Follow Mother Nature's cue as she moves into a still point and ground like her. Listen to your inner and outer worlds that are yearning for peace and turn towards what wants to be birthed. Strengthen your roots for its arrival by practicing lower body focused Yoga and applying Ayurveda's natural wisdom.
In this workshop you will be introduced to Ayurveda then led through a 1 hour and 30 minute yoga practice threaded with Ayurveda's insight.
Here you will ground and strengthen your lower body.
Release lower back and hip tension.
Learn what natural foods to eat to soften your skin, decrease high calorie comfy food cravings and regulate elimination.
You will also discover what natural products to use to moisturize your skin and elevate your mood.
As well as take a short written test to find out your dosha type.
Saturday November 9th 4 pm 2 hrs www.bamboomovesenglewood.com Englewood, New Jersey
Saturday November 16th 2 hrs www.bamboomovesyoga.com Forest Hills, New York