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Elements of Ayurveda

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Empowering you to take charge of your health and wellbeing! Ayurveda is the ancient healing tradition of India and translates to ‘Wisdom of Life’. It is a holistic approach to healing the body and mind naturally, maintaining balance and preventing dis-ease. Ayurveda is a vast science, giving us guidelines on every aspect of our life, it's the manual to life that most of us never received! Colette, the host, will share the teachings of Ayurveda, along with her passion for health and wellness, nutrition, yoga, fitness, meditation, pranayama and much more. Always curious and ready to learn, she will be interviewing inspirational people along the way. Colette’s humble wish is to help people connect to their ‘true nature’, to Mother Nature and to each other.

Empowering you to take charge of your health and wellbeing! Ayurveda is the ancient healing tradition of India and translates to ‘Wisdom of Life’. It is a holistic approach to healing the body and mind naturally, maintaining balance and preventing dis-ease. Ayurveda is a vast science, giving us guidelines on every aspect of our life, it's the manual to life that most of us never received! Colette, the host, will share the teachings of Ayurveda, along with her passion for health and wellness, nutrition, yoga, fitness, meditation, pranayama and much more. Always curious and ready to learn, she will be interviewing inspirational people along the way. Colette’s humble wish is to help people connect to their ‘true nature’, to Mother Nature and to each other.

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United States

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Empowering you to take charge of your health and wellbeing! Ayurveda is the ancient healing tradition of India and translates to ‘Wisdom of Life’. It is a holistic approach to healing the body and mind naturally, maintaining balance and preventing dis-ease. Ayurveda is a vast science, giving us guidelines on every aspect of our life, it's the manual to life that most of us never received! Colette, the host, will share the teachings of Ayurveda, along with her passion for health and wellness, nutrition, yoga, fitness, meditation, pranayama and much more. Always curious and ready to learn, she will be interviewing inspirational people along the way. Colette’s humble wish is to help people connect to their ‘true nature’, to Mother Nature and to each other.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Science of Sleep with Mary Thompson - 168

1/20/2021
Sleep is one of the three pillars of health and of paramount importance to our health and wellbeing. Colette chats with Ayurvedic educator, Mary Thompson about the science of sleep and they discuss the following: Thank you to Banyan Botanicals for sponsoring this episode. Save 20% on your Sleep Bundle and all my favourite Banyan products. Visit banyanbotanicals.com/elements-podcast Visit Mary's website marythompsonayurveda.com Book an online consultation with Colette Check out Colette's...

Duration:01:02:36

Prosperity & Abundance with Amy Wheeler - 167

1/13/2021
Colette chats with regular guest Amy Wheeler about blocks around prosperity and abundance. They both discuss their own work around clearing these energy blocks and they cover the following topics: Check out Amy's website here. Visit Colette's NEW website and NEW podcast community. Register or get more info on Colette's 2 discounted programs starting Jan 22nd, 2021: Digestive Reset CleanseReset-Restore-Renew Program Book a FREE 15 min Services Enquiry Call if you have further questions on...

Duration:01:03:45

Epigenetics & Ayurveda with Vaidya Jayarajan - 166

1/6/2021
Epigenetics is the study of how our behaviours and our environment affect the way our genes work. Therefore, epigenetics plays a major role in determining our health and wellbeing. Colette chats with Vaidya Jayarajan about how the wisdom of Ayurveda aligns with the study of epigenetics. They discuss the following: What is epigenetics.How Ayurveda is in alignment with the new science of epigenetics.How Ayurveda can help us upregulate our genes.Why a personalised approach to health &...

Duration:00:59:32

Cleansing Ingredients for Vata, Pitta & Kapha - 165

12/30/2020
Colette shares her top three cleansing ingredients for Vata, Pitta and Kapha. She discusses in detail the benefits of: Colette also shares how you can use these spices to help cleanse, pacify and heal your body. Thank you to Banyan Botanicals for sponsoring this episode. Save 20% on your Cleanse Bundle and all my favourite Banyan products. Visit banyanbotanicals.com/elements-podcast Check out Colette's Discounted Events starting Jan 22nd: Group Digestive Reset CleanseGroup...

Duration:00:32:28

Experiencing Joy with Amy Wheeler - 164

12/23/2020
Joy is something we all need more of after the year that was! 2020 has brought such stress and strain, however, even in times of stress we can experience joy. Colette chats with regular guest, Amy Wheeler about how to set up our lives so that we can experience more joyful moments. They discuss the following: What is joyWhy we can't seek joy externallyHaving joyful moments during stressful timesDifference between joy and happinessNourishing Sattva to experience more joy Visit Amy's website...

Duration:00:53:12

Healing Journeys with Ayurveda - 163

12/16/2020
Colette chats with three women that she has had the pleasure of working with. LaDonia, Lucy and Ines share their personal Ayurvedic healing journey and experience. They discuss the following: How they discovered Ayurveda.Their personal experience on their Ayurvedic healing journey. How Ayurveda has impacted their life, personally and professionally.LaDonia, Lucy and Ines share insights & tips from their journey. Check out Colette's discounted Digestive Reset Cleanse & Reset-Restore-Renew...

Duration:01:09:35

Accessing Consciousness via TM & Ayurveda with Dr. Donn Brennan - 162

12/9/2020
Dr. Donn Brennan was one of the first western medical doctors to train in India in Maharishi's Vedic Approach to Health. Dr. Brennan became disillusioned with the conventional medical model and was disappointed that the emphasis was on 'disease' rather than on 'prevention' and 'health.' In 1982 he decided to study and practice Transcendental Meditation (TM). He qualified as a TM teacher and was amazed at how many people reported a marked improvement in their health as they meditated. The...

Duration:00:59:32

Food & Mood with Susan Weis-Bohlen - 161

12/2/2020
Susan Weis-Bohlen wrote her first book in 2018 titled, Ayurveda Beginner’s Guide: Essential Ayurvedic Principles and Practices to Balance and Heal Naturally. Her next book, Seasonal Self-Care Rituals: Eat, Breathe, Move and Sleep Better According To Your Dosha, will be released in December 2020. Colette chats with Susan about how our food affects our mood and they cover the following topics: Visit Susan's website here breatheayurveda.com Comment on this episode in the Elements of...

Duration:00:57:20

Equanimity with Amy Wheeler - 160

11/25/2020
Equanimity is a good topic to discuss as we begin holiday season during a divided time in our world. Colette chats with Amy about how to keep our calm and composure during difficult conversations and situations. They discuss the following: Share your feedback and comments over on the podcast Facebook Group. Visit Amy's website to learn about her offerings. Contact Colette on info@elementshealingandwellbeing.com Check out Colette's website elementshealingandwellbeing.com Thanks for...

Duration:00:54:26

Ayurvedic Gunas in Vegetables - 159

11/18/2020
Colette continues the conversation from episode #158 'Focus On The Gunas, Not The Doshas'. In this episode she talks about the gunas/qualities in vegetables and how they affect the qualities/doshas in our constitution. Colette covers the following groups of vegetables: Understanding the gunas/qualities in vegetables will give you confidence in choosing the right vegetables to pacify the qualities you're feeling in your body. Thank you to Kerala Ayurveda for sponsoring this episode. Visit...

Duration:00:19:17

Focus On The Gunas, Not The Doshas - 158

11/11/2020
Ayurveda teaches us that there are 20 gunas/qualities and these qualities are the polarities of all the forces in the universe and everything in the universe can be defined by these qualities. They are put into 10 pairs of opposites: Heavy/LightDull/SharpCold/HotOily/DrySmooth/RoughDense/LiquidSoft/HardStatic/MobileGross/SubtleCloudy/Clear The Ayurvedic healing system is based on these 10 pairs of opposites and the principle that ‘Like increases Like and Opposites Pacify’. In this episode,...

Duration:00:42:30

Ayurveda Cooking for Beginners with Laura Plumb - 157

11/4/2020
Laura Plumb is the author of the bestseller 'Ayurveda Cooking for Beginners, an Ayurvedic cookbook to balance and heal'. Laura helps us to simplify Ayurveda cooking and we discuss the following: Five steps to Ayurvedic eating.Choosing your food by tuning into the qualities/gunas in your body, your mind, your environment etc.Understanding how to choose foods for dual-doshas or tridoshic constitutions.Questions from the Elements community:Best tip for making a meal fast and convenient.Best...

Duration:00:58:13

Accepting Change with Amy Wheeler - 156

10/29/2020
Colette chats with regular guest, Amy Wheeler about the importance of accepting change, especially when it comes to dealing with our current challenging situations in the world. Acceptance not only relieves the emotion around the changing situation, but it also can bring clarity. They discuss the following: Check out Colette's free Pranayama (breath practices) tutorial mentioned in this podcast. Click on the link & scroll to #25. **Limited time discount on Colette's Daily Habits for...

Duration:00:55:51

Ayurveda, Pandemics & the Environment with Madison Madden - 155

10/21/2020
Ayurvedic Doctor Madison Madden wrote a wonderful article titled ‘Ancient Wisdom in the Age of Global Pandemics: Getting to the Root of it with Ayurveda.' In the article Madison laid out the scene in our world currently…. “In a time when we are wrestling with a global health pandemic, climate catastrophe, and seemingly every other manner of human-induced hardship. Ayurveda understands all of these 'symptoms' as fundamentally interrelated.” Colette and Madison discuss this article in detail...

Duration:00:55:43

Q&A - Pacifying multiple doshas, understanding the gunas & more! - 154

10/14/2020
Colette takes questions from the Elements community and covers topics such as: Thank you to Banyan Botanicals for sponsoring this episode. Banyan Botanicals Tooth Powder cleans and freshens the mouth with key ingredients that include charcoal and miswak, a traditional Ayurvedic botanical used for mouth health. Flavored with mint and cardamom. Free of fluoride, additives, and artificial sweeteners, try Banyan’s refreshing Tooth Powder as part of your daily oral cleansing routine. Save 20% on...

Duration:00:39:37

The Pineal & Pituitary Glands with Dr. Sujatha Kekada - 153

10/7/2020
The pineal gland is a pea-sized gland shaped like a pine cone. It's located in the brain near the pituitary gland and the hypothalamus. Colette chats with Dr. Sujatha about these small but very important glands. They discuss the following: Thank you to Kerala Ayurveda for sponsoring this episode. Visit keralaayurveda.us/elements for special offers just for Elements of Ayurveda listeners! ***Limited Time Discount*** Register for Colette's Daily Habits for Holistic Health online course while...

Duration:00:47:21

Grounding & Connecting with Amy Wheeler - 152

9/30/2020
Colette chats with regular guest Amy Wheeler about grounding the Vata energy during this Vata-aggravating energy right now, with the transition of the seasons, Covid virus, climate crisis etc. They also discuss the importance of connection, particularly the connection to your 'true nature', to Mother Nature and in your relationships. Colette and Amy cover the following topics: Visit Amy's website here amywheeler.com Check out Colette's discounted Daily Habits for Holistic Health online...

Duration:00:55:04

Ayurveda & Diabetes with Vaidya Jayarajan - 151

9/23/2020
Ayurveda explains that diabetes is not a single disease but a complex syndrome which is much more than an increase in blood sugar. According to Ayurveda, the body expresses different stages of diabetes. Colette chats with Vaidya Jayarajan Kodikannath of Kerala Ayurveda Academy about the followings: Thank you to Kerala Ayurveda for sponsoring this episode. Visit keralaayurveda.us/elements for special offers just for Elements of Ayurveda listeners! **Limited Time Discount** on the Daily...

Duration:01:05:18

Losing My Mojo! - 150

9/16/2020
Colette talks about the decline of the Pitta fire energy at the end of the Pitta stage of life. This declining Pitta energy can result in a decline in drive, competitive spirit, intensity and ambition and it can be a challenging time for many people if they're not aware of what's happening in their body and mind. Ayurveda teaches us about the life cycles and how the energies of Vata, Pitta and Kapha can rise and fall during our life cycle affecting our own unique doshas. It's important to...

Duration:00:33:09

Dhatu Agnis, Your Health & Consciousness with AD Victor Briere - 149

9/9/2020
Agni is the fire element in the body and it governs the transformation of food and sensations into energy. This fire element is present in all the dhatus or tissues of the body and it's the awareness in each cell of the body. Colette chats with Ayurvedic Doctor Victor Briere about the following: Connect with Dr. Briere and learn more about his offerings here at Pacific Coast Ayurveda. Join Colette's online Digestive Reset Cleanse starting Sept 18th, 2020. Book a private Digestive Reset...

Duration:00:58:56