San Diego College of Ayurveda Blogs about Ayurvedic Medicine
Wednesday October 1st 2014
Ayurveda College in San Diego was founded to promote vegetarianism, Ayurveda, Holistic Health Education, Workshops, Ayurvedic Massages, Panchakarma and Consultations for an affordable price. Our Online Ayurveda college offers online courses, and, is a virtual provider of Ayurveda courses all over California, New York, Chicago, Arizona, Nevada, Florida and even in Canada.

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Panchakarma Workshop

Panchakarma Workshop

July 20th 2011 - 3 days - Panchakarma workshop and retreat will include: • Shirodhara • Abhyanga • Svedanam • Marma • Nasya • Basti • Karnapurnam Introduction to Panchakarma (detoxification) & Shaman Chikitsa Therapy workshop for Massage Therapists, Ayurvedic Practitioners, and Herbalists. Registered Nurses can [...]

Body Odour Herbs in Ayurveda

Body Odour Herbs in Ayurveda

by Dr. Santosh Jalukar Online Faculty: San Diego College of Ayurveda All of a sudden a phone bell rang and an old friend after long time said, “Hi doc, how are you?” I am fine, how about you? “I have been facing one problem for couple of months and I need your advice in this issue.” “Tell me what it is about.” “It [...]

Ayurveda in the 21st Century

Ayurveda in the 21st Century

By Debra Gomez Student San Diego College of Ayurveda In the 21st Century, the popularity of holistic methods has grown, especially in the United States, as people realize the importance of mind over body and choosing homeopathic alternatives rather than Western medicine. This could be because of the expense of healthcare costs and [...]

Maintaining Health during Season Change

Maintaining Health during Season Change

The Ayurvedic principles according to the seasons is called Ritucharya. Remembering the universe is made up of the 5 elements, there is always a strong existence between life and nature. We must consider where we live, daily routine, profession etc. Our doshas change under the influence of seasons so it is best to try and control them in [...]

Ayurveda, Yoga and Nadis

Ayurveda, Yoga and Nadis

By Courtney Bean, Student: San Diego College of Ayurveda Nadi- Literally, a river, a channel or passageway; the pulse; there are innumerable nadis in the human body, from the very subtle to the very gross, carrying substances into, out of, or throughout the body. (Lad, M.A.Sc, Vasant, 2002) In many eastern health sciences, nadis are [...]

Ayurvedic Marma Massage

Ayurvedic Marma Massage

Trigger Marma Points on the face Ayurvedic Marma Massage - Ayurveda's version of acupressure, a therapeutic massage that releases muscle soreness. It is the Ayurvedic version of Accupressure and uses 107 vital marma points, that are gently massaged in a circular stroke then pressed to release pain. The marma massage can be done with clothes [...]

Ayurveda Head Therapies

Ayurveda Head Therapies

Note: Above is a picture of Shirodhara I did for Pitta Prakrati, who had red eyes and falling hair, insomnia and stress. In Ayurveda, we say there was a problem with Alochaka, Sadhaka and Bhrajaka. We used organic rose water with jasmine, and sandalwood oil. Please note that this was not commercial rose water, but organic. We also did [...]

Yoga Therapy

Yoga Therapy

By Toongi Miller Why is it that being healthy and fit equals spending money. Why do we have to join expensive gyms and private fitness coaches to lose weight? Why do we pay so much more for organics or fresh groceries. The truth is, that the world WANTS us to be unhealthy, so that they can market their ‘healthy’ mantras to us, and, make [...]

Ayurveda Yoga Therapy for Health

Ayurveda Yoga Therapy for Health

By Monica Bhatia, PHD (Faculty: San Diego College of Ayurveda, Florida Vedic College) Modern life in cities is fast paced and we have sacrificed good food and physical exercise for ‘convenience’. Caffeine fixes, breakfast on the go, eating junk food, processed food, empty calories, wrong foods has ensured that stressful diseases such as [...]

What is Ayurveda?

What is Ayurveda?

What is Ayurveda? What are Tridoshas? What is our body Constitution? Unlike western medical system, that reduces the disease to the minute possible reason and singles it out – For example, caused by virus, caused by bacteria, caused by plaque in cell, caused by overactive thyroid, caused by toxins, caused by side effect of a drug, caused by [...]

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