ResourcesInterested in exploring Ayurveda in more depth? Check out the books, links and other resources open to you.
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Finding your path to wellbeing should be an exciting adventure. There are so many wonderful resources to help you on your travels.
It is our hope that our resources will be invaluable to you on your journey. Think about combing through every nook and cranny of this site. The Ayurveda Explained section has information on our version of Ayurveda. And check back often. This section is growing and changing as new and different questions come to our attention.
Our Upcoming Workshops (online or practitioner-led) are a great way to dive into a specific topic and learn the material with a group of others. We have three objectives with ever workshop: Provide substantive information, inspire a new way of thinking and enable you to have fun in the process.
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It is a great way to enable a gentle nudge. Plus, it is filled with exciting and informative wellness tips.
Below are few other resources that we have leveraged along our way:
Books and Other Reading Materials
There are a whole host of reading materials on the subject of Ayurveda. Listed below are a few of our favorites:
by Deepak Chopra. Deepak is known in the wellness industry and is very grounded in Ayurveda.
Book of Ayurveda
by Judith H. Morrison. A fairly traditional Ayurvedic book with a good overview and easy-to-follow sections.
Eat-Taste-Heal: An Ayurvedic Cookbook for Modern Living
by Thomas Yarema, Daniel Rhoda and Johnny Brannigan. This is a beautiful cookbook with a nice overview in the beginning. The recipes are yum-yum, too!
Ayurvedic Cooking for Westerners
by Amadea Morningstar. A cookbook that makes Ayurveda practical is always of value. This one does it by exploring Ayurvedic concepts through food.
The 3-Season Diet
by John Douillard. Douillard’s book provides an easy-read explanation of Ayurveda. It explores the benefits of seasonal diet changes.
Ayurveda: The Science of Self Healing
by Vasant Lad. Dr. Lad is well respected in the Ayurvedic community. He is, however, a very traditional Vaidya (Ayurvedic Doctor).
Ayurvedic Supplies Just a Click Away
Below are places we have gone for Ayurvedic spices, herbs and other supplies:
Banyan has a strong commitment to organic Ayurvedic products. Herbs and spices can be purchased in bulk. Banyan also carries their own line of traditional Ayurvedic oils and herbal tablets.
Since 1987 Mountain Rose Herbs has been known for its uncompromising commitment to organic agriculture and freshness of botanical products. They are an options for buying organic oils, conventional herbs and some Ayurvedic herbs.
Maharishi Ayurveda has their own line of Ayurvedic herbal tablets, body oil and foods.
Continuing Your Education
From periodic workshops to year-long programs, here are a host of options:
NWA is a registered school with the Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America (AAPNA). It is recognized as a peripheral program provider by the National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA).
Phytotherapy provides guidance, education and training in the art of phytotherapy & Ayurveda. With on-line and on-campus classes, modules are taught to a broad range of audiences from individuals interested in home Ayurveda to conventional medical professionals. Quality practitioner mentoring programs and professional development are offered upon request.
NAMA is an organization representing the Ayurvedic profession in the United States. Its mission is to preserve, protect, improve and promote the philosophy, knowledge, science and practice of Ayurveda for the benefit of humanity. NAMA also maintains a listing of Ayurvedic schools.
AAPNA strives to strengthen the awareness of Ayurveda as a healing science. The organization bridges the gap between health professions in order to incorporate Ayurvedic healing modalities into mainstream healthcare.