Ayurveda is the oldest medicine in the world and means ‘Knowledge of life’. The aim of Ayurveda is to look at the root of problems and prevent illness by living and eating according to the right standards. In Ayurveda only natural products are used.
During this course you will learn about a few of the basics of Ayurveda. It starts with becoming aware of how your body works and what effect food has on you. We will look at what your body constitution is and what your body requires.
In class we will practice with ingredients that are a betterment for your health, such as cooking oils, Indian herbs and spices, right proteins and carbohydrates and there will be an Indian cooking workshop.
– Yoga and Ayurveda as it is taught in India
– Personal attention
– Practical advice on how to implement Yoga and Ayurveda in your daily life
– Peaceful environment surrounded by nature
– Less than one day drive by car
– Vegetarian meals
The activities are spread over 5 mornings. You can participate to an early morning Yoga Asana class.
Attention is paid to your personal situation or difficulties.
The week is given by Richard Slager.
Together with Pinky More he is responsible for the Yoga retreats en Yoga Teacher Training Courses at Centre Lothlorien, The Yoga Institute France.
For years Richard has worked in the Hotel and Tourism Industry in different countries. In Kerala, India, he has studied the basis of Ayurveda and Herbology. Richard has completed the Yoga Teacher Training Course at The Yoga Institute in Mumbai and is connected as a student with the Yoga Healing Foundation of Dr. ALV Kumar. Now Richard teaches at The Yoga Teacher Training Course at Centre Lotlorien, organises courses about the philosophy of Yoga and Ayurveda and gives workshops on balanced food, the practical use of local herbs and the preparation of oils and other herbal products.