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CPD 20/25 - Developing the Ayurvedic Lens

4th April 2020 - 5th April 2020
at Online Home event

CPD 20/25 - Developing the Ayurvedic Lens

Tutor: Cathy-Mae Karelse

Date: 4th April 2020 - 5th April 2020

Time: 08:30 - 12:30

Location: Online Home event

Type of Event: CPD Days

Places Available: 4

Due to current circumstances this will run as zoom session online On the 4th April from 8.30 - 11.00 and 5th April 10.00 - 12.30.

Cathy-Mae Karelse is a Yoga Therapy Trainer, a Mindfulness Trainer, with a 
PhD in Mindfulness (SOAS), and an Ayurvedic Practitioner with an MSc in Ayurvedic Medicine.  She is also a BWY Diploma Course Tutor, trains yoga teachers, and is  currently co-tutoring the BWY Ayurvedic Module with Tarik Dervish, offering online training and blended learning options. 

She has a Practice and trains yoga therapists through the Integrated Yoga Therapy programme which is fully accredited by the British Council for Yoga Therapy - these therapists are registered with the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council. She has recently completed a Mindfulness PhD and teaches Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction.

The aims of this CPD Day are to : 

Convey an understanding of the Ayurvedic Lens, i.e. Ayurveda’s fundamental principles and philosophies, noting how this relates to yoga and to everyday life.

·      Establish how the doshas and gunas relate to yoga practice; and attending to   different needs in a single practice

·      Apply Ayurveda to our daily practices and approaches to life

Objectives  - students will:

·        Be able to identify the basic tenets of an Ayurvedic approach to life, and apply this knowledge to better understand their own make-up and imbalances

·        Be able to relate the Ayurvedic teachings to yoga, deepening their understanding of balance, imbalance, mind through presentation, application and practice

·        Consider yoga practice in relation to the teachings of Ayurveda understanding and practicing how to attend to the different dosas and gunas

·        Have an enriched, practical way of applying the tools and teachings of Ayurveda to their practice and to their lives

Other information

Please bring along Patanjali's Yoga Sutras, yoga mats, blocks, blankets, writing material

Pre-course reading (helpful but not essential)

·        Vasant Lad:         Ayurveda: The Science of Life

·        Judith Morrison:  The Book of Ayurveda: a guide to personal wellbeing


Online Home event
St Cuthberts Hall
Tyne & Wear
NE21 5AE


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