Ayurveda: A Holistic Way of Life
With S. K. Kamlesh, Ayurveda Acharya
Saturdays and Sundays, 20 March – 25 April 2021
11:30 am – 1 pm, Central European Time (CET)
Shanti Kumar Kamlesh
Shanti Kumar Kamlesh is a 7th-generation Ayurveda Master. He graduated from Nagarjun Ayurvedic College in Lucknow, and has been teaching the fundamentals of the Ayurveda science of life, Ayurvedic cooking classes, and giving personal health consultations at Sivananda Yoga Centers worldwide for over 20 years.
The schedule (central european time)
Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30 am to 1 pm
From 20 March to 25 April 2021
The online course will be taught in English with translation into German, French and Spanish.
Registration is possible for individual parts or for all three parts.
Part 1 : 20 March – 28 March
Day 1 Introducing a vegetarian diet: which food items should be left out and which ones should be introduced – how to manage a balanced transition – do’s and don’ts in vegetarian diet
Day 2 How the constitutions of vata, pitta and kapha relate to sattva (purity), rajas (passion) and tamas (laziness)
Warning signs – how patterns of Imbalance can be seen in the body
Day 3 The important role of carbohydrates, protein, fat, minerals, and vitamins in the body: how these nutrients are digested and absorbed in the body – the 6 tastes as a guideline for the proper balance of these nutrients
Day 4 Rejuvenation of the body with common herbs and spices
Part 2 : 3 April – 11 April
Day 5 The Law of Karma (cause and effect): how our thoughts, actions and food choices define our health and well-being
Ayurveda and values for a complete life: dharma (moral value), artha (material value), kama (esthetic value), moksha (eternal value)
Day 6 Yogic cooking: practical tips for the kitchen – how to store food and spices – how to prepare yourself for cooking and eating – good and bad times for eating – recipes which suit all body constitutions
Day 7 Food for Thought: how mental impressions affect our health. Examples of soothing sensory input. How to develop psychosomatic health in daily life
The changing needs of body and mind: how to apply Ayurveda health principles during childhood, adult life and old age
Day 8 Practical Cooking Class: lentils or dal soup with vegetables (sāmbhar) – dry curry of potatoes with vegetable and cashew nuts – popular Indian pancakes (dosas) – coconut chutney with fresh coriander and spices
Part 3 : 17 April – 25 April
Day 9 Good Sleep: how to sleep properly – how to end you day – how to start your day – how to wake up and get out of Bed – morning cleansing – respecting natural functions of the body
How to bathe properly: when, how and how often to take bath – how to treat your skin – importance of fresh clothes – how to clean your eyes
Day 10 Weight Gain and Weight Loss according to Ayurveda: the Body Mass Index (BMI) – the ideal weight according to Vata, Pitta, kapha – learning how to chew properly
Day 11 How to improve your immune system: mechanisms of immunity – sattwa, the importance of a pure atmosphere and surrounding – ojas and how to increase natural body resistance – recipes to boost your immune strength
Day 12 Food Allergies: different types of food allergies, practical ways to adjust your diet
How to improve your Brain Power and Memory with yogic diet
Language: English with simultaneous translation into German, French and Spanish
Participation fee: 54 € for each part or 150 € for the whole course
As all our current online activities, the programme will also be taught through zoom.
The daily programme with zoom links will be sent 24 hours in advance.
Registration and payment
Ayurveda : A Holistic Way of Life
150 € for full course
54 € for each part