“AYURVEDA ROCKS” (the sister science of Yoga) – Elsie Matthijssens
The Basics of Ayurveda (a holistic approach to life and living in balance)
This 3-day workshop is a wonderful introduction to Ayurveda, ‘the science of life and living’. Ayurveda is the study of personality, of health and of how to live, eat & sleep so that you can get the most out of life, instead of life getting the most out of you. This knowledge will help you to acchieving a balanced/though exciting live.
Tuesday: 05/06/2018 09.30h – 12.30h
Wednesday: 06/06/2018 09.30h – 12.30h
Thursday: 07/06/2018 09.30h – 12.30h
Elsie Matthijssens has been obsessed with movement her entire life. She started as a ballet dancer, starred as a professional Nike Elite Trainer for 17 years and has now been passionate about yoga for 20 years. Elsie has over 20 years of international experience learning from pioneers, and teaching all over the world. Anthony (Prem) Carlisi was Elsie’s first teacher and he remains a very close friend. His vast teachings on Ayurveda from her first experience with yoga onwards opened a whole new world for her that she has not stopped exploring ever since. Elsie is talented, energetic and full of life. It is with great humbleness and enthusiasm that she spreads her knowledge. She is the founder of AntwerpYoga, one of the most inspiring and successful yoga schools in Belgium. www.antwerpyoga.be
Day 1 – The basic principles & What’s your Dosha
During this first day, the basic principles of Ayurveda will be explained. The world will be introduced in terms of life’s main qualities according to the ancient ayurvedic rishis (see-ers) and the 5 elements. They will serve as the basis for determining what your most dominant dosha, your constitution, is. Knowing your dosha, you will find out why your body reacts the way it does, why you feel what you feel and why you think what you think and this may be so different from people who are close to us.
Day 2 – Balancing your dosha: Prakruti & Vikruti Understanding your dosha is just one aspect of living an authentic & balanced life. This second day, you will learn how your constitution is two-fold, and how it is affected by food, seasons, time spans during the day, smells, sounds, etc. Balancing your dosha is a fundamental aspect to realizing a healthy self. From this, your relationship with your environment will start to shift in a positive direction that is nourishing and energizing.
Day 3 – How to apply Ayurveda in your practice and in your life Lastly, applying the principles of Ayurveda in your yoga practice and extrapolating them to your life is not a dogma or a chore. It is a way of life that is sustainable and true to yourself. Together, we find out how through yoga, food, rhythm, friends, relationships…
€. 85,- pp (3 day workshop)
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