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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.

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.

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Ayurvedic View on Menstrual Disorders - 263

11/23/2022
Colette continues her discussion on the Ayurvedic view of the menstrual cycle from episode #256 where she talked about the menstrual cycle, the doshas involved at different stages of the cycle and the gunas or qualities that you may experience throughout your cycle. In that episode she also discussed how PMS or pre-menstrual syndrome is a sign of aggravation in the doshas and gunas along with how to use the principle of opposites to pacify any imbalances. In this episode Colette covers...

Duration:00:25:22

Katie's Ayurvedic Healing Journey - 262

11/16/2022
Katie first contacted Colette in October 2021 to participate in the group cleanse. She had endured a lot of stress in recent months with her job and a serious car accident. In this episode Katie shares her healing and educational journey with Ayurveda. Colette and Katie discusses the following: * Thanks to Kerala Academy for sponsoring this episode. To learn more, visit keralaayurveda.us/courses. For $100 off tuition, use the code Elements100 when you join a beginner training! * Register...

Duration:00:34:06

Maintaining Mental Health During the Holiday Season with Mary Thompson - 261

11/9/2022
Ayurvedic educator Mary Thompson returns to the podcast to discuss tips on how to manage our mental health during the stressful holiday season. Stress can manifest in many ways over the holidays, be it family dynamics, economical, travel, social stress, loneliness etc. In this episode Colette chats with Mary about the following: * Thank you to the sponsor of this episode, Mount Madonna Institute. Receive $100 off tuition when you register for the Ayurvedic Health Counselor Program before...

Duration:00:54:46

Ayurvedic Treatment of PCOS with Vaidya Kamya Pillai - 260

11/3/2022
Vaidya Kamya Pillai is a specialist in Ayurveda, with more than a decade of clinical experience. Coming from a family of teachers and healers, it has always been a calling as well as a privilege for her to choose this noble profession and serve the community. She believes in helping her clients through creative practical tools using the principles of Ayurveda and Yoga. Colette chats with Vaidya Kamya about the common endocrine disorder, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). They discuss the...

Duration:00:54:55

Emotional Digestion with Dr. Paul Dugliss - 259

10/27/2022
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. In this episode Dr. Dugliss chats with Colette about emotional digestion and they discuss the following: What is emotional digestion.How do we know if we have old emotional baggage.What inhibits the digestion of emotions.What happens to unprocessed emotions in the body.How being heart-centered can help us have awareness, receive...

Duration:00:48:41

My Ayurvedic Internship Experience in India - 258

10/20/2022
In this solo episode Colette shares the experience of her recent trip to India, where she spent three weeks continuing her Ayurveda studies. She discusses the following: Her 10 day internship at an Ayuredic Health Village in Kerala which included: Visits to local Ayurvedic clinics In-house practicums Visit to the herbal gardens Ayurvedic medicine factory visit. Outreach day in the local community. Cooking classes, temple visits and more! Five days as a rogi at an Ayurvedic resort in...

Duration:00:24:01

Pacifying the Mind during Vata Season with Kamalesh Ginger Hooven - 257

10/13/2022
Kamalesh Ginger Hooven is interim Provost of Mount Madonna Institute, a regionally accredited college located on the central coast of California where she is the Director of the Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy program. In this episode Colette chats with Kamalesh about the mind and in particular, balancing the gunas/qualities of the mind during Vata season. They discuss the following: How the mind is affected during Vata season.The three gunas/qualities of the mind.The four minds:Chitta...

Duration:00:54:42

The Menstrual Cycle, The Doshas and The Gunas - 256

10/6/2022
In this episode Colette discusses the role the doshas of Vata, Pitta and Kapha play in our menstrual cycle. What doshas are dominant at the different stages of the cycle, how dosha aggravations can manifest in our cycle and how to pacify these aggravations. She discusses the following: The Vata phase of the menstrual cycle.The Kapha phase of the menstrual cycle.The Pitta phase of the menstrual cycle.How aggravations of the doshas can affect the gunas/qualities and how they may manifest in...

Ayurvedic Approach to Weight Loss with Dr. Sujatha Kekada - 255

9/29/2022
Dr. Sujatha Kekada from Amrtasiddhi Ayurvedic Clinic in Bali is my guest today. In this episode I chat with Dr. Sujatha about the Ayurvedic approach to weight loss and we discuss the following: * Thanks to the sponsor of this episode Mount Madonna Institute. Receive $100 off tuition when you register for the Ayurvedic Health Counselor Program before November 30th, 2022 with discount code Elements22. Visit mountmadonnainstitute.org for further details. * Visit Colette's website...

Duration:00:50:35

Q&A - Ayurvedic Healing Protocol & Self-Care Routines -254

9/22/2022
Colette takes questions from the Elements of Ayurveda Podcast Community and answers the following questions: Betty: I’m enjoying learning about Ayurveda from your podcast and in particular, I’m learning a lot about how to manage my Vata dosha. I understand that routine is very important for Vata and I have great intentions, however, I find it to figure out what type of routines to focus on. Any tips would be very helpful. Thank you!Carla: I’m doing a daily abhyanga oil massage and really...

Duration:00:24:36

Ayurvedic Guidelines on Seasonal Changes with Jen Rand - 253

9/15/2022
Ritucharya is the Ayurvedic practice of changing our diet and lifestyle routines with the seasons in order to maintain balance and prevent dis-ease in the body or mind. "Ritu" means season and "charya" means regimen or discipline. In this episode Colette chats with Jen Rand of the Mount Madonna Institute about the seasonal guidelines for the coming seasons of Autumn in the Northern hemisphere and Spring in the Southern hemisphere. They discuss the following: * Thanks to the sponsor of...

Duration:00:43:35

Ayurvedic View on Snacking with Divya Alter - 252

9/8/2022
Divya Alter is a certified nutritional consultant, educator, and chef. In this episode she discusses snacking with Colette and in particular, Ayurveda's view on snacking. They discuss the following: The general principles of good snacking.Having awareness around the impulse behind your snack i.e. hunger, thirst, emotions etc.The importance of routine in eating, good food combinations and nutritious foods.The problem with ultra-processed snacks.Good snack optionsSnacking with the seasons.How...

Duration:00:59:21

Healing Hormones and Overcoming Burnout with Dr. Avanti Kumar-Singh - 251

9/1/2022
Dr. Avanti Kumar-Singh, is an Ayurveda Wellness Expert on a mission to show how Ayurveda is a health catalyst to achieve optimal wellness in modern life. In this episode, Colette chats with Dr. Avanti about hormonal health and how Ayurveda can help to prevent and heal hormone dysregulation. They discuss the following: * Visit Dr. Avanti's website www.avantikumarsingh.com * Thanks to the sponsors of this episode: Kerala Ayurveda Academy Click on this link to learn more and save 10% on...

Duration:00:50:04

Monica's Self Love Journey with Ayurveda - 250

8/25/2022
Monica is a busy single mother with her own prenatal massage and yoga business. She had been practicing yoga for many years and when she discovered Ayurveda it deeply resonated with her. Monica connected with Colette in 2021 to help her tailor the Ayurvedic wisdom to her needs and help her implement the practices into her life. She then went forward to do the Ayurvedic Digestive Reset Cleanse in July 2022. In this episode they discuss the following: * Thanks to Kerala Ayurveda Academy...

Duration:00:36:30

Celebrating 5 Years of the Elements of Ayurveda Podcast - 249

8/18/2022
August 17th is the 5th anniversary of this podcast!!! I started this podcast back in 2017 as I couldn't find any regular podcasts on Ayurveda, so I decided I had to share this amazing ancient wisdom with the world. Here I am 5 years later and now on episode 249!!! In this episode I share a little about the start of this podcasting journey, podcast reviews and a recent chat with my client Amy. Amy and I discuss the following: Allergies, lethargy and digestive issues. Amy's digestive reset...

Duration:00:33:37

Ayurvedic View on Headaches and Migraines - 248

8/11/2022
Ashtanga Hridayam, one of the primary ancient root texts of Ayurveda lists eleven types of headaches. In this episode, Colette details the following: The eleven types of headaches.What causes headaches.How to determine which dosha(s) are aggravated and manifesting in a headache.How to treat a headache. * Thanks to the sponsor of this episode, Kerala Ayurveda Academy Click here to learn more and save 10% on an upcoming program by using the Reference Code ELEMENTS at checkout. * Visit...

Duration:00:25:17

Dorothy's Adapting Ayurvedic Journey - 247

8/4/2022
Dorothy has had many life changes since starting her journey with Ayurveda and she shares her experience with incorporating an Ayurvedic lifestyle as a new mother. We chat about the following: * Thanks to the sponsors of this episode: Kerala Ayurveda Academy Click on this link to learn more and save 10% on an upcoming program by using the code ELEMENTS.Mount Madonna Institute Receive $100 off tuition when you register for the Ayurvedic Health Counselor Program before December 31st, 2022...

Duration:00:31:44

Emotional Transition from the Pitta Stage into the Vata Stage of Life with Dr. Welch - 246

7/28/2022
Dr. Claudia Welch has practiced Ayurveda and is licensed as a Doctor of Oriental Medicine. She has lectured internationally on Oriental medicine and Ayurveda, exploring how Eastern medicine applies to Women’s Health, and today's reality in general. In this episode we discuss the emotional transition between the Pitta stage of life into the Vata stage of life, the challenges that can arise and how we can navigate this transition in order to benefit from our body's wisdom. We discuss the...

Duration:00:58:58

Monica's Revealing Insights with Ayurveda - 245

7/21/2022
Monica from Tasmania shares her experience with the Digestive Reset Cleanse. Her jobs as an engineer and yoga teacher keep her busy and tailoring the cleanse to her lifestyle was essential. We wanted to make sure there was no added stress creating overwhelm in her already hectic schedule. We discuss the following: * Thanks to the sponsors of this episode: Kerala Ayurveda Academy Click on this link to learn more and save 10% on an upcoming program by using the code ELEMENTS.Mount Madonna...

Duration:00:28:25

An Ayurvedic Digestive Reset Cleanse - 244

7/14/2022
Colette talks about the importance of regular cleansing in Ayurveda and how it plays a major role in keeping the doshas in balance, preventing aggravations and disease. She discusses the following: How toxins form in the body.Signs of toxins in the body and mind.How dosha accumulation during the seasons can affect our health.Details of an Ayurvedic cleansing program.The benefits of cleansing the body. * Thanks to the sponsors of this episode: New World Ayurveda - visit the website for...

Duration:00:25:50