The Elements of Ayurveda Podcast empowers you to take charge of your health and wellbeing! Ayurveda is the ancient healing tradition of India and translates to ‘Wisdom of Life’. Ayurveda teaches us how to live in tune with nature and our unique mind/body type in order to maintain balance and prevent dis-ease. It's a vast science, giving us guidelines on every aspect of our life. Ayurveda is the manual to life that most of us never received! Connect with Colette on Instagram and on her website at elementshealingandwellbeing.
Durga Leela is a person in long-term recovery, a certified Ayurveda Practitioner, yoga teacher and yoga therapist from the UK and now based in the US.
Her book, Yoga of Recovery - Integrating Yoga and Ayurveda with Modern Recovery Tools for Addiction published in May 2022 and it presents a complete resource for working with individuals recovering from addiction.
Durga and I chat about the following:
Divya Alter is a certified nutritional consultant, educator, and chef in the Shaka Vansiya Ayurveda tradition. In 2016 Alter and her husband Prentiss founded Divya’s Kitchen, a plant-based restaurant in New York City that reimagines classic dishes through an Ayurvedic lens.
In this episode, Colette chats with Divya about how Ayurveda describes food through the five properties of:
Kamalesh Ginger Hooven is Provost of Mount Madonna Institute. She is the Director of the Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy program. Kamalesh has a Master’s degree in Ayurveda and is a Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner as well as a Certified Yoga Therapist.
Colette chats with Kamalesh about the following:
Miranda: I would like to know when is the most opportune time to have juices and smoothies.
Sophie: We're moving into the cooler season here in Australia and I would like to know what shifts should I be making in my diet.
We’re living in challenging times and this is resulting in a feeling of uncertainty and lack of stability in our foundational needs, like that of safety and security. This underlying stress can affect our body, our mind, our emotions and our behaviour.
In this episode, Colette gives some great advice from Ayurveda on how to manage these stressful times. She focuses on simplifying the information on how to balance the doshas with th...
Judyth Shamosh, Ph.D. is a systems herbalist and has been a clinical practitioner since 1994. She practices Ayurvedic, Classical Chinese, and Western herbal medicines.
In this episode Colette chats with Dr. Judyth about her new book The Poetry and Physics of Eastern Herbal Medicine. They discuss the following:
The first female lineage-holder of her distinguished Vedic tradition, Acharya Shunya is an internationally renowned scholar, teacher, author, speaker and scholar of nondual wisdom (Advaita) from India, and a classically-trained master of Yoga and Ayurveda.
In this episode, Colette chats with Acharya Shunya about her most recent book, Roar Like a Goddess: Every Woman's Guide to Becoming Unapologetically Powerful, Prosperous, and...
Jennica's career in aquaculture has spanned 20-years. Currently, she is the Research Director for Ocean Era, a Hawai’i-based small business that focuses on developing, and commercializing, ways that marine aquaculture can combat climate change and decrease pressure on wild fisheries.
Jennica and I discuss the following:
Robin Mastro is co-founder of Vastu Creations, LLC, and the American Institute of Vastu - consultancy, design, and educational companies that focus on eliminating environmental stress for greater productivity, improved health and wellbeing. Her research in accessing the power of altars in the Vedic tradition led her to study ancient cultures around the world and how they connected with unseen forces to support their daily lives.
Dr. Paul Dugliss is a pioneer in the American medical system being one of the first physicians to integrate the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda into modern healthcare. He returns to the podcast as a follow-up to episode #219 'Ayurveda, The Chakra System and Human Needs.'
In this episode, we discuss the ten facets of the heart and cover the following topics:
Sarah, a native of Ireland is a busy mother of three. After several years of living a hectic pace in life including the birth of her children, her work as a pharmacist and relocating to the U.S., she experienced some health challenges.
In her search for answers to her health concerns, she discovered Ayurveda. In this episode, Sarah tells Colette about her awakening journey with Ayurveda. They discuss the following:
Divya Alter is a certified nutritional consultant, educator, and chef in the Shaka Vansiya Ayurveda tradition. In 2016 Divya and her husband Prentiss founded Divya’s Kitchen, a plant-based restaurant in New York City that reimagines classic dishes through an Ayurvedic lens.
Colette chats with Divya about dairy alternatives and they discuss the following:
Allycia has worked with Colette for the past two years and in this episode she shares her journey with Ayurveda. They discuss the following:
Michael Mastro is North America’s leading expert on Vastu. Vastu Shastra is the "Science of Building" and focuses on balancing the five elements in your environment.
Colette chats with Michael about this sister science of Ayurveda and they discuss the following:
Claire Blackie is a Clinical Aromatherapist based in the UK. In this episode, Colette chats with Claire about aromatherapy and essential oils. They discuss the following:
Dr. Bhaswati Bhattacharya is a physician-scientist bringing the wisdom and science of authentic medicines such as Ayurveda back to the people. She serves as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at Cornell Medical College in NY. She’s also best-selling author of Everyday Ayurveda.
In this episode, Colette talks with Dr. Bhaswati about Ayurveda's perspective on dairy and they discuss the following topics:
Colette takes questions from the Elements of Ayurveda Podcast Community. She covers the following topics:
How to help family members engage in an Ayurvedic lifestyle.
Preparing and recovering from frequent business travel.
How to find my true calling.
How to marry Ayurveda and modern medicine advice.
Ayurveda's perspective on cereals.
Thanks to Kerala Ayurveda Academy for sponsoring this episode. Please visit Kerala Ayu...
Dr. Paul Dugliss is a pioneer in the American medical system being one of the first physicians to integrate the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda into modern healthcare. He has devoted his life to bringing Ayurveda to the mainstream with the New World Ayurveda School and continues to bring to his students an ever-evolving understanding of what living as a conscious, whole person, rooted in the heart means.
In this episode, Colette chats ...
Dr. Shamini Jain is a psychologist, scientist, and social entrepreneur. In this podcast we discuss her new book; Healing Ourselves - Biofield Science and the Future of Health.
I chat with Dr. Jain about the following topics:
Colette shares what strategy she uses to reflect on where she is in life and how she sets intentions for the year ahead.
She uses the Wheel of Life, a very simple self-assessment tool that’s commonly used in coaching. The Wheel of Life gives you a snapshot of how you’re doing in different areas of your life. The areas Colette chooses are:
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