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The Everything Guide to Ayurveda

Improve your health, develop your inner energy, and find balance in your life

By Heidi E. Spear; Foreword by Hilary Garivaltis, Dea

Format: Paperback

SKU# W5924

Combining the Sanskrit words ayur (life) and veda (knowledge), Ayurveda is an ancient Indian practice for living that dates back thousands of years. Ayurveda promotes a mind-consciousness-body balance that, when in perfect alignment, results in improved health, outlook, and attitude. This is the optimal guide for families interested in Ayurveda, with information on:

  • The history of Ayurvedic medicine in India
  • Discovering individual doshas, or personality types
  • Incorporating Ayurvedic foods into your everyday diet
  • Yoga and exercise techniques for each dosha
  • Meditation and relaxation tips for the whole family

Packed with information and guidance, plus more than twenty-five Ayurvedic recipes for meals and snacks that your whole family will love, this guide is the perfect resource for transitioning into a healthy, balanced way of living!

Heidi E. Spear is on the teaching faculty at Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, where she leads experiential workshops using meditation, yoga, chakra theory, poetry, theater, and Ayurvedic lifestyle practices to guide participants on the path to joy and overall well-being. Author of The Everything Guide to Chakra Healing, Heidi's latest workshop and forthcoming book focus on the Yoga of Shakespeare. You can visit her website,

Hilary Garivaltis is dean of the Kripalu School of Ayurveda in Stockbridge, MA, and received her training at the New England Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine with advanced training from the Rishikesh College of Ayurveda and the Jiva Institute in India.

SKU W5924
Author/Speaker/Editor Heidi E. Spear; Foreword by Hilary Garivaltis, Dea
File/Trim Size 8 x 9-1/4
Format Paperback
ISBN 13 9781440529962
Number Of Pages 304

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