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Feed Your Mind: Unpacking the Ancient Wisdom of Ayurveda

  • Race Brook Lodge Race Brook Lodge SHEFFIELD United States (map)

An informative talk with Cory Tixier & Saadia Khan & Ayurvedic-inspired Dinner

While allopathic medicine tends to focus on the management of disease, Ayurveda provides us with the knowledge of how to prevent disease and how to eliminate its root cause if it does occur.  This profound medical system gives us a framework for uncovering our individual constitution and thus our greatest potential for health. Together we will explore the origins, founding philosophies and basic principles underlining this powerful science. And of course shed light on the mysterious Vata, Pitta and Kapha… Who are these guys anyway? What do they do... And why is it so important for to know about them?  

Whether you wish to deepen your knowledge of Ayurveda or are just curious what all the hype is about; This in-depth discussion will impart in you an empowering perspective on personal health. Great for yoga instructors, health practitioners, or anyone wishing to take their health into their own hands.

6-730pm, Friday July 5th 2019
Pine Grove Porch at Race Brook Lodge
864 S. Undermountain Road, Sheffield MA 01257 (map)
Cost: $45 (includes lecture and dinner) .
For questions, contact us at wellness@rblodge.com or call (413) 229-2916

Cory Tixier is a NAMA Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner and Educator. After completing her studies with Dr. Vasant Lad at the Ayurvedic Institute in 2013, she joined their faculty as both a teacher and curriculum developer. For the past three years Cory has served as the Lead Clinical Supervisor, and assistant to Dr. Lad at his Panchakarma facility in Pune, India where she developed and oversaw their world renowned Therapist Training Program. Currently, Cory is hosting Ayurvedic workshops and trainings in New York, Hawaii and India. She also maintains a private practice providing personalized health consultations and traditional Ayurvedic therapies. Learn more at corytixier.com.

Saadia Shaza is an Ayurvedic Health Practitioner (trained under Dr. Vasant Lad), Doula (DONA) and Ayur-Yoga Instructor. Since 2011, she has been guiding people into deeper harmony with their own natures with dietary and herbal support and daily practices to enhance health and vitality. Saadia's natural ability to lead others to cultivate their full potential is supported by her deep connection to the wisdom of plants and her training in Ayurveda, a 5000 year-old system of knowledge that remains powerfully relevant in modern times.

Ayurveda is translated as the science of life or science of living. It is the science and art of aligning your habits and activities with awareness and rhythm in order to promote health and longevity. Generically known as traditional Indian medicine, Ayurveda aims to treat the individual as a whole, taking into account body, mind and emotions. Ayurveda uses in-depth client intake to determine each individual’s unique constitution and any imbalances within the individual, or lifestyle. By establishing each individual’s personal needs, Ayurveda aims to bring us back to our place of balance, happiness and health.

Race Brook Lodge is a hidden gem in The Berkshires, at the foot of Mt. Race and a short hike from the Appalachian trail. The yoga & event barn at Race Brook is simultaneously rustic and sublime, steeped in hundreds of years of New England history. The Stagecoach Tavern is unpretentious fine dining, exquisite farm-to-table cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere. Much of the food is sourced from Race Farm, right on the property! We offer packages including live music, workshops, hiking and dinner at The Stagecoach Tavern. More info.

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