Show cover of Elements of Ayurveda Podcast

Elements of Ayurveda Podcast

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.

Tracks

The Food Channel and the Subdoshas (Anna Vaha Srotas) - 272
The Srotas are channels in the body through which the doshas of Vata, Pitta and Kapha move. There are many types of srotas in the body from the subtle energetic channels called nadis to the largest channel in the body, maha srotas, the gastrointestinal tract. In this episode Colette explains the main channels of the body and she focuses on anna vaha srotas, the food channel. She details what happens when we eat and the journey through the food channel and the subdoshas involved which includes: bodhaka kapha prana vayu sadhaka pitta kledaka kapha samana vayu pachaka pitta ranjaka pitta apana vayu  Colette also discusses the four types of imbalances which can occur in the srotas/channels and how they can manifest in the anna vaha srotas. * Thanks to Kerala Academy for sponsoring this episode - to learn more, visit keralaayurveda.us/courses. For $100 off tuition, use the Reference Code Elements100 when you join a beginner training! * Visit Colette's website www.elementshealingandwellbeing.com  Online consultations Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Educational programs - Daily Habits for Holistic Health Have questions before you book? Book a FREE 15 min online Services Enquiry Call * Join the Elements of Ayurveda Community! * Stay connected on the Elements Instagram and Facebook pages. * Thanks for listening!
18:16 26/01/2023
Ayurvedic Q&A - Intermittent Fasting, Coughs & Congestion, Brittle Hair & Nails - 271
Colette takes questions from the Elements of Ayurveda Podcast community and she answers the following questions: Ayurvedic view on intermittent fasting or time restricted eating and which dosha would benefit the most/least? My family has been suffering with coughs and congestion since early Autumn, what are some natural Ayurvedic tips to help relieve these symptoms and what could be the root cause? Vata type cough - Make a soothing tea with 1 tsp raw honey, 1/2 tsp of ground turmeric & 1/2 tsp ground ginger + 1 pinch of ground black pepper. Golden turmeric milk in the evening with ghee and nutmeg is also helpful for this type of cough. Download the golden turmeric milk recipe here. Pitta type cough - Gargle with 1/2 tsp of neem powder in warm water. A sitopaladi tea with 1/2 tsp sitopaladi powder and 1 tsp raw honey.  Kapha type cough - Make a tea to break up the sticky congestion with 1/2 tsp of ground ginger, a pinch of clove and cinnamon in hot water. Tulsi tea is also beneficial for this type of cough. My nails and hair are very dry and brittle. Is this a sign on an imbalance in a dosha? What can I do to fix it? * Register for the discounted Group Digestive Reset Cleanse starting January 27th, 2023 Do I have an accumulation of ama/toxins in my body? Take this quiz to find out! * Visit Colette's website www.elementshealingandwellbeing.com  Online consultations Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Educational programs - Daily Habits for Holistic Health Have questions before you book? Book a FREE 15 min online Services Enquiry Call * Join the Elements of Ayurveda Community! * Stay connected on the Elements Instagram and Facebook pages. * Thanks for listening!  
21:17 19/01/2023
Ayurvedic View on Osteopenia and Osteoporosis with Dr. Sujatha - 270
Dr. Sujatha Kekada is the Head Physician and Co-Founder of AmrtaSiddhi Ayurvedic Clinic in Ubud, Bali. She is a certified Ayurvedic Doctor (B.A.M.S) with a degree from Rajiv Gandhi University, Karnataka, India. Dr. Sujatha’s profound understanding of Ayurvedic Medicine and her deep love for plants is the basis for her exceptional ability to diagnose the root causes of diseases and to find effective remedies. In this episode Colette chats with Dr. Sujatha about the Ayurvedic view on osteopenia and osteoporosis. They discuss the following: A description of the conditions of osteopenia and osteoporosis. The relationship between the Vata dosha and asthi dhatu (bone tissue). What diet and lifestyle factors can lead to the decrease in bone density. Ayurvedic treatment for these conditions. Diet and lifestyle guidelines to prevent osteopenia and osteoporosis. * Thanks to the sponsor of this episode: Kerala Academy - to learn more, visit keralaayurveda.us/courses. For $100 off tuition, use the Reference Code Elements100 when you join a beginner training! Banyan Botanicals - for those in the U.S., save 15% sitewide on your first purchase when you shop at www.banyanbotanicals.com/elements. If you're outside the U.S., you can find Banyan’s full line at the Vedic Store or Ayurvedic Herbs Direct. * Register for the discounted Group Digestive Reset Cleanse starting January 27th, 2023 Do I have an accumulation of ama/toxins in my body? Take this quiz to find out! * Visit Colette's website www.elementshealingandwellbeing.com  Online consultations Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Educational programs - Daily Habits for Holistic Health Have questions before you book? Book a FREE 15 min online Services Enquiry Call * Join the Elements of Ayurveda Community! * Stay connected on the Elements Instagram and Facebook pages. * Thanks for listening!  
50:40 12/01/2023
Jean's Ayurvedic Journey - From "Doing" to "Being" - 269
Jean shares her Ayurvedic healing journey which has resulted in life-changing decisions as she moves from a life of busyness and ambition to a simpler, more fulfilling life. Colette discusses the following with Jean: Jean's "radical sabbatical" and discovery of Yoga and Ayurveda. Her Digestive Reset Cleanse experience. Gaining clarity on her next stage of life. The urge to purge body and environment. Jean's life-changing experience. * 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 November 30th, 2022 with discount code Elements22.  Visit mountmadonnainstitute.org for further details. * Register for the discounted Group Digestive Reset Cleanse starting January 27th, 2023 Do I have an accumulation of ama/toxins in my body? Take this quiz to find out! * Podcast Survey - I would appreciate it if you would please take this short anonymous podcast survey to give me your feedback. Thanks in advance! Podcast Survey - have your say! * Visit Colette's website www.elementshealingandwellbeing.com  Online consultations Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Educational programs - Daily Habits for Holistic Health Have questions before you book? Book a FREE 15 min online Services Enquiry Call * Join the Elements of Ayurveda Community! * Stay connected on the Elements Instagram and Facebook pages. * Thanks for listening!
29:36 05/01/2023
Eco-Friendly New Year Intentions - 268
Ayurveda teaches us that it is our disconnection from nature and the Circadian rhythm which can lead to imbalances in the body and mind. In studying Ayurveda, we understand that we are a part of nature and we are dependent on nature and therefore, planetary health is a natural and necessary extension of our holistic health. In this solo episode Colette shares ideas on how we can set eco-friendly intentions for 2023 by making some small changes in our daily lives with the goal to connect with nature and to limit our impact on the environment. She covers the following topics: Food Waste Beauty & household products Clothes Travel Energy consumption Water conservation * Thanks to Kerala Academy for sponsoring this episode. To learn more, visit keralaayurveda.us/courses, For 35% off the new Principles of Ayurveda course use the code Elements35 when you sign up! * Register for the discounted Group Digestive Reset Cleanse starting January 27th, 2023 Do I have an accumulation of ama/toxins in my body? Take this quiz to find out! * Podcast Survey - I would appreciate it if you would please take this short anonymous podcast survey to give me your feedback. Thanks in advance! Podcast Survey - have your say! * Visit Colette's website www.elementshealingandwellbeing.com  Online consultations Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Educational programs - Daily Habits for Holistic Health Have questions before you book? Book a FREE 15 min online Services Enquiry Call * Join the Elements of Ayurveda Community! * Stay connected on the Elements Instagram and Facebook pages. * Thanks for listening!  
33:19 29/12/2022
Fertility and Preparing Your Body For Pregnancy with Terra Rafael - 267
Terra Rafael has worked in women's health since 1981, first as a home birth midwife, then as an Ayurveda Practitioner. She shares her years of experience with us in this episode and Colette chats with Terra about the following topics: What is infertility. Preparing the body for conception. What foods, herbs, oils, therapies are best to nourish the reproductive tissues. How physical blockages and depletion can affect fertility. Necessities for healthy conception. * Thanks to the sponsor of this episode: New World Ayurveda - visit the website for more information or book a Free Discovery Call here.  Mount Madonna Institute. Receive $100 off the "Foundations of Ayurveda" course before December 31st, 2022 with discount code Elements22.  Visit mountmadonnainstitute.org for further details. * Visit Terra's website www.wisewomanhood.com * Register for the discounted Group Digestive Reset Cleanse starting January 27th, 2023 Do I have an accumulation of ama/toxins in my body? Take this quiz to find out! Visit Colette's website www.elementshealingandwellbeing.com  Online consultations Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Educational programs - Daily Habits for Holistic Health Have questions before you book? Book a FREE 15 min online Services Enquiry Call * Join the Elements of Ayurveda Community! * Stay connected on the Elements Instagram and Facebook pages. * Thanks for listening!  
59:52 22/12/2022
The Parent's Complete Guide to Ayurveda with Vaidya Jayarajan - 266
Vaidya Jayarajan Kodikannath or Dr. J as he's known is a regular guest on the podcast. He is a classically trained Ayurveda doctor and an accomplished teacher representing a lineage of Ayurveda Practitioners from Kerala, India. Dr. J is CEO of Kerala Ayurveda (USA) and is President of NAMA the National Ayurveda Medical Association in the U.S.  In this episode we talk about his new book 'The Parent’s Complete Guide to Ayurveda’  which won the 2022 National Parenting Product Award by NAPPA (National Association of Parenting Products Award). We discuss the following: The importance of introducing Ayurvedic principles into your child's life. The value of understanding your child's unique mind/body type. Navigating parenting in the digital age. The kapha stage of life, from birth to puberty. Transitioning into puberty and the pitta stage of life. The foundational routines to establish early in life. * Thanks to Kerala Academy for sponsoring this episode. To learn more, visit keralaayurveda.us/courses, For 35% off the new Principles of Ayurveda course use the code Elements35 when you sign up! Visit keralaayurveda.us to find Dr. J's new book and for more information on their educational programs, healing therapies and Ayurvedic products. * Register for the discounted Group Digestive Reset Cleanse starting January 27th, 2023 Do I have an accumulation of ama/toxins in my body? Take this quiz to find out! * Visit Colette's website www.elementshealingandwellbeing.com  Online consultations Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Educational programs - Daily Habits for Holistic Health Have questions before you book? Book a FREE 15 min online Services Enquiry Call * Join the Elements of Ayurveda Community! * Stay connected on the Elements Instagram and Facebook pages. * Thanks for listening!  
54:14 15/12/2022
Tuning Into Your Body with Kate Siraj and Jo Webber - 265
Kate Siraj and Joanna Webber are both Ayurvedic practitioners and are the co-founders of The Ayurveda Academy. In this episode we discuss the importance of tuning into the subtle signals of imbalance from our body and mind. Understanding these early stages of aggravation of the doshas can help us to prevent dis-ease. By implementing small dietary and lifestyle adjustments we can pacify the doshas and bring the body and mind back into balance. We discuss the following: The subtle physical and mental signals our body/mind may give us in the early stage of imbalance. What happens if we ignore these subtle signals or we mask the symptoms with medication. Tips on how to bring our body/mind back into balance before dis-ease manifests. How to cultivate the skill of tuning into our body/mind. Jo gives spice and herbal tea recommendations. Kate shares her experience with shadow work.  * 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 November 30th, 2022 with discount code Elements22.  Visit mountmadonnainstitute.org for further details. * Visit Jo and Kate's website here .... www.theayurvedaacademy.com * Register for the discounted Group Digestive Reset Cleanse starting January 27th, 2023 Do I have an accumulation of ama/toxins in my body? Take this quiz to find out! Visit Colette's website www.elementshealingandwellbeing.com  Online consultations Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Educational programs - Daily Habits for Holistic Health Have questions before you book? Book a FREE 15 min online Services Enquiry Call * Join the Elements of Ayurveda Community! * Stay connected on the Elements Instagram and Facebook pages. * Thanks for listening!
43:00 08/12/2022
How Ayurveda Transformed Kaela's Life - 264
Kaela has a passion for health and fitness and enjoyed working as a personal trainer, however, once she discovered Ayurveda it has led her on a journey which has impacted her whole life. In this episode, Kaela shares her continuing Ayurvedic journey: Kaela's introduction to holistic health via a skin condition. Her different experiences on the Digestive Reset Cleanse. Learning to tune in and listen to her body. The impact of changing her morning and evening routines. Studying Ayurveda and bringing it into her job as a social worker. * Thanks to the sponsor of this episode: Banyan Botanicals - save 15% sitewide on your first purchase when you shop at www.banyanbotanicals.com/elements. New World Ayurveda - visit the website for more information or book a Free Discovery Call here.  * Register for the discounted Group Digestive Reset Cleanse starting January 27th, 2023 Do I have an accumulation of ama/toxins in my body? Take this quiz to find out! Visit Colette's website www.elementshealingandwellbeing.com  Online consultations Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Educational programs - Daily Habits for Holistic Health Have questions before you book? Book a FREE 15 min online Services Enquiry Call * Join the Elements of Ayurveda Community! * Stay connected on the Elements Instagram and Facebook pages. * Thanks for listening!
34:54 01/12/2022
Ayurvedic View on Menstrual Disorders - 263
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 other menstrual cycle disorders, including: Hypomenorrhea - regular but scanty or light menstrual flow. Oligomenorrhea - irregular menstrual cycle. Amenorrhea - an absence of the menstrual cycle. Menhorrhagia - heavy menstruation, including prolonged menstruation. Metrorrhagia - bleeding at irregular intervals outside of your expected cycle. Dysmenorrhea - experiencing pain/cramps during menstruation. * 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 November 30th, 2022 with discount code Elements22. Visit mountmadonnainstitute.org for further details. * Do I have an accumulation of ama/toxins in my body? Take this quiz to find out! * Register for the discounted Group Digestive Reset Cleanse starting January 27th, 2023 Visit Colette's website www.elementshealingandwellbeing.com  Online consultations Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Educational programs - Daily Habits for Holistic Health Have questions before you book? Book a FREE 15 min online Services Enquiry Call * Join the Elements of Ayurveda Community! * Stay connected on the Elements Instagram and Facebook pages. * Thanks for listening!
25:24 24/11/2022
Katie's Ayurvedic Healing Journey - 262
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: Katie's introduction to Ayurveda. How stress was affecting her health and wellbeing. Katie's experience on her first Digestive Reset Cleanse. Learning to accept nurturing and prioritising self-care.  How Katie's Ayurvedic educational journey continues. How Ayurveda has changed the way she lives her life today. * 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 for the discounted Group Digestive Reset Cleanse starting January 27th, 2023 Visit Colette's website www.elementshealingandwellbeing.com  Online consultations Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Educational programs - Daily Habits for Holistic Health Have questions before you book? Book a FREE 15 min online Services Enquiry Call * Join the Elements of Ayurveda Community! * Stay connected on the Elements Instagram and Facebook pages. * Thanks for listening!  
34:08 17/11/2022
Maintaining Mental Health During the Holiday Season with Mary Thompson - 261
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: Building resilience to buffer against stress. Navigating uncomfortable conversations/situations. How each dosha reacts to stress. Recognising the mental imbalances of rajas and tamas. Self-care tips and guidelines for the holidays. * 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 November 30th, 2022 with discount code Elements22. Visit mountmadonnainstitute.org for further details. * Visit Mary Thompson's website here... www.theayurvedicapproach.com * Visit Colette's website www.elementshealingandwellbeing.com  Online consultations Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Educational programs - Daily Habits for Holistic Health Have questions before you book? Book a FREE 15 min online Services Enquiry Call * Join the Elements of Ayurveda Community! * Stay connected on the Elements Instagram and Facebook pages. * Thanks for listening!
54:51 10/11/2022
Ayurvedic Treatment of PCOS with Vaidya Kamya Pillai - 260
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 following: What is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. PCOS symptoms and the doshas. The samprapti or progression of PCOS. Ayurvedic treatment of PCOS. How Ayurvedic diet and lifestyle guidelines can help to pacify imbalances and prevent the progression of dis-ease. * Thanks to Kerala Academy for sponsoring this episode. To learn more, visit keralaayurveda.us/courses and use code elements to save 10% on an upcoming program. * Visit Colette's website www.elementshealingandwellbeing.com  Online consultations Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Educational programs - Daily Habits for Holistic Health Have questions before you book? Book a FREE 15 min online Services Enquiry Call * Join the Elements of Ayurveda Community! * Stay connected on the Elements Instagram and Facebook pages. * Thanks for listening!
54:55 03/11/2022
Emotional Digestion with Dr. Paul Dugliss - 259
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 the wisdom of the emotion and to integrate the lesson. * Thanks to the sponsor of this episode: New World Ayurveda - visit the website for more information or book a Free Discovery Call here.  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. * Check out the heart based meditation by Dr. Dugliss www.heartbasedmeditation.com and his Ayurveda school www.newworldayurveda.com. * Visit Colette's website www.elementshealingandwellbeing.com  Online consultations Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Educational programs - Daily Habits for Holistic Health Have questions before you book? Book a FREE 15 min online Services Enquiry Call * Join the Elements of Ayurveda Community! * Stay connected on the Elements Instagram and Facebook pages. * Thanks for listening!
48:41 27/10/2022
My Ayurvedic Internship Experience in India - 258
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 Bangalore. * Thanks to the sponsors of this episode: Kerala Academy. Learn more at keralaayurveda.us/courses   Banyan Botanicals. Save 15% on my personal favorites when you shop at www.banyanbotanicals.com/elements * Visit Colette's website www.elementshealingandwellbeing.com  Online consultations Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Educational programs - Daily Habits for Holistic Health Have questions before you book? Book a FREE 15 min online Services Enquiry Call * Join the Elements of Ayurveda Community! * Stay connected on the Elements Instagram and Facebook pages. * Thanks for listening!  
24:01 20/10/2022
Pacifying the Mind during Vata Season with Kamalesh Ginger Hooven - 257
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  Buddhi Manas Ahankara Tips to help balance the mind and body. Navigating emotional times. * 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 www.elementshealingandwellbeing.com  Online consultations Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Educational programs - Daily Habits for Holistic Health Have questions before you book? Book a FREE 15 min online Services Enquiry Call * Join the Elements of Ayurveda Community! * Stay connected on the Elements Instagram and Facebook pages. * Thanks for listening!  
54:42 13/10/2022
The Menstrual Cycle, The Doshas and The Gunas - 256
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 the cycle. Pacifying the imbalances of the gunas with the Ayurvedic principle of "like increases like" and "opposites pacify." * Thanks to the sponsor of this episode Kerala Academy. Learn more at keralaayurveda.us/courses For $100 off tuition, use the code Elements100 when you join a beginner training! * Visit Colette's website www.elementshealingandwellbeing.com  Online consultations Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Educational programs - Daily Habits for Holistic Health Have questions before you book? Book a FREE 15 min online Services Enquiry Call * Join the Elements of Ayurveda Community! * Stay connected on the Elements Instagram and Facebook pages. * Thanks for listening!
30:15 06/10/2022
Ayurvedic Approach to Weight Loss with Dr. Sujatha Kekada - 255
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: Understanding our unique constitution and accepting our natural body shape. The four main causes for weight gain and the doshas involved. Weight gain during perimenopause and its role. Important diet and lifestyle guidelines for each dosha. Dr. Sujatha's approach to managing a weight loss treatment program. The emotional component of weight gain. * 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 www.elementshealingandwellbeing.com  Online consultations Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Daily Habits for Holistic Health Program Have questions before you book? Book a FREE 15 min online Services Enquiry Call * Join the Elements of Ayurveda Community! * Stay connected on the Elements Instagram and Facebook pages. * Thanks for listening!
50:37 29/09/2022
Q&A - Ayurvedic Healing Protocol & Self-Care Routines -254
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 like it, however, I notice that my towel is collecting lots of oil. What do you recommend for getting rid of the excess oil in towels used for abhyanga? Jane: How does the Ayurvedic healing process work from the consultation to the treatment? * Thanks to the sponsors of this episode: Kerala Academy - To learn more, visit keralaayurveda.us/courses For $100 off tuition, use the code Elements100 when you join a beginner training! New World Ayurveda - visit the website for more information or book a Free Discovery Call here.  * Visit Colette's website www.elementshealingandwellbeing.com  Online consultations Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Daily Habits for Holistic Health Program Have questions before you book? Book a FREE 15 min online Services Enquiry Call * Join the Elements of Ayurveda Community! * Stay connected on the Elements Instagram and Facebook pages. * Thanks for listening!
24:39 22/09/2022
Ayurvedic Guidelines on Seasonal Changes with Jen Rand - 253
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: The five elements and our connection to nature. Ritusandhi - changing of the seasons. Ritucharya - seasonal guidelines. The gunas/qualities present in Autumn. The recommended seasonal regimen for Autumn to help maintain balance of the doshas. The gunas/qualities present in Spring. How to maintain balance in Spring with ritucharya. * 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 www.elementshealingandwellbeing.com  Online consultations Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Daily Habits for Holistic Health Program Have questions before you book? Book a FREE 15 min online Services Enquiry Call * Join the Elements of Ayurveda Community! * Stay connected on the Elements Instagram and Facebook pages. * Thanks for listening!
43:38 15/09/2022
Ayurvedic View on Snacking with Divya Alter - 252
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 options Snacking with the seasons. How to practice mindful snacking. * Thanks to the sponsor of this episode Kerala Academy. Learn more at keralaayurveda.us/courses For $100 off tuition, use the code Elements100 when you join a beginner training! * Visit Divyas.com to learn more about Divya's offerings and enjoy 15% off when you use the code ELEMENTSOFAYURVEDA15 at checkout. * Visit Colette's website www.elementshealingandwellbeing.com  Online consultations Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Daily Habits for Holistic Health Program Have questions before you book? Book a FREE 15 min online Services Enquiry Call * Join the Elements of Ayurveda Community! * Stay connected on the Elements Instagram and Facebook pages. * Thanks for listening!
59:24 08/09/2022
Healing Hormones and Overcoming Burnout with Dr. Avanti Kumar-Singh - 251
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: Dr. Avanti's personal journey with Western medicine and Ayurveda. Zooming in on the HPA Axis (hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal axis). HPA Axis dysregulation. Implementing Ayurvedic principles to heal HPA Axis dysregulation. Five tips to help you start regulating your hormonal system. * 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 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 with discount code Elements22. * Visit Colette's website www.elementshealingandwellbeing.com  Online consultations Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Educational programs - Daily Habits for Holistic Health Have questions before you book? Book a FREE 15 min online Services Enquiry Call * Join the Elements of Ayurveda Community! * Stay connected on the Elements Instagram and Facebook pages. * Thanks for listening!  
50:05 01/09/2022
Monica's Self Love Journey with Ayurveda - 250
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: Discovering Ayurveda in her Yoga practice. Balancing her Kapha/Vata constitution. Having self-compassion with implementing changes. Reframing self-love and self-care. How the Ayurvedic cleanse resulted in a paradigm shift. *  Thanks to Kerala Ayurveda Academy for sponsoring this episode. Click on this link to learn more and save 10% on an upcoming program by using the code ELEMENTS. * Visit Monica's website www.newarkprenatalmassageandyoga.com * Visit Colette's website www.elementshealingandwellbeing.com  Online consultations Discounted Group Digestive Reset Cleanse starting Sept 2nd, 2022 Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Educational programs - Daily Habits for Holistic Health Have questions before you book? Book a FREE 15 min online Services Enquiry Call * Join the Elements of Ayurveda Community! * Stay connected on the Elements Instagram and Facebook pages. * Thanks for listening!
36:33 25/08/2022
Celebrating 5 Years of the Elements of Ayurveda Podcast - 249
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 cleanse experience. The 'aha' moments during the cleanse. Rediscovering her creativity. The paradigm shift with learning Ayurveda. * Thanks to the sponsors of this episode: New World Ayurveda - visit the website for more information or book a Free Discovery Call here.  Mount Madonna Institute - Receive $100 off tuition when you register for the Ayurvedic Health Counselor Program before December 31st, 2022 with discount code Elements22. * Visit Colette's website www.elementshealingandwellbeing.com  Online consultations Discounted Group Digestive Reset Cleanse starting Sept 2nd, 2022 Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Educational programs - Daily Habits for Holistic Health Have questions before you book? Book a FREE 15 min online Services Enquiry Call * Join the Elements of Ayurveda Community! * Stay connected on the Elements Instagram and Facebook pages. * Thanks for listening!  
33:39 18/08/2022
Ayurvedic View on Headaches and Migraines - 248
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. The four stages of an Anantavata headache or migraine. * 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 Colette's website www.elementshealingandwellbeing.com  Online consultations Discounted Group Digestive Reset Cleanse starting Sept 2nd, 2022 Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Educational programs - Daily Habits for Holistic Health Have questions before you book? Book a FREE 15 min online Services Enquiry Call * Join the Elements of Ayurveda Community! * Stay connected on the Elements Instagram and Facebook pages. * Thanks for listening!
25:19 11/08/2022
Dorothy's Adapting Ayurvedic Journey - 247
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: Dorothy's introduction to Ayurveda. Adapting the cleanse to her busy life with her young baby. Feeling lighter physically, emotionally and psychologically. Setting boundaries to avoid overwhelm. Letting go of perfectionism and being flexible. * 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 with discount code Elements22. * Visit Colette's website www.elementshealingandwellbeing.com  Online consultations Discounted Group Digestive Reset Cleanse starting Sept 2nd, 2022 Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Educational programs - Daily Habits for Holistic Health Have questions before you book? Book a FREE 15 min online Services Enquiry Call * Join the Elements of Ayurveda Community! * Stay connected on the Elements Instagram and Facebook pages. * Thanks for listening!
31:46 04/08/2022
Emotional Transition from the Pitta Stage into the Vata Stage of Life with Dr. Welch - 246
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 following: The stages of life according to Ayurveda. How the emotions are affected during this transition. Each doshas life lessons during this time. Pitta's identification with the mind overriding the body's desires. The invitation of this transition into the wisdom stage of life. * Check out Dr. Claudia's offerings on Satsangam.net and drclaudiawelch.com * Thanks to the sponsor of this episode, Kerala Ayurveda Academy For $100 off tuition, use the Reference Code Elements100 when you join a first level certification! * Visit Colette's website www.elementshealingandwellbeing.com  Online consultations Discounted Group Digestive Reset Cleanse starting Sept 2nd, 2022 Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Educational programs - Daily Habits for Holistic Health Have questions before you book? Book a FREE 15 min online Services Enquiry Call * Join the Elements of Ayurveda Community! * Stay connected on the Elements Instagram and Facebook pages. * Thanks for listening!    
59:00 28/07/2022
Monica's Revealing Insights with Ayurveda - 245
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: Monica's introduction to Yoga and Ayurveda. The mental and physical imbalances experienced pre-cleanse. Tailoring the cleanse to Monica's health needs and lifestyle. Empowering insights of self-compassion, self-care, self-worth and prioritizing health. Post-cleanse results. * 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 before December 31st, 2022 with discount code Elements22 * Visit Colette's website www.elementshealingandwellbeing.com  Online consultations Discounted Group Digestive Reset Cleanse starting Sept 2nd, 2022 Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Educational programs - Daily Habits for Holistic Health Have questions before you book? Book a FREE 15 min online Services Enquiry Call * Join the Elements of Ayurveda Community! * Stay connected on the Elements Instagram and Facebook pages. * Thanks for listening!
28:27 21/07/2022
An Ayurvedic Digestive Reset Cleanse - 244
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 more information or book a Free Discovery Call here.  Mount Madonna Institute - receive $100 off tuition when you register before December 31st, 2022 with discount code Elements22 * Visit Colette's website www.elementshealingandwellbeing.com  Online consultations Discounted Group Digestive Reset Cleanse Sept 2nd - 22nd, 2022 Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Educational programs - Daily Habits for Holistic Health Have questions before you book? Book a FREE 15 min online Services Enquiry Call * Join the Elements of Ayurveda Community! * Stay connected on the Elements Instagram and Facebook pages. * Thanks for listening!
25:52 14/07/2022
Healing, the Chakra System and Radical Acceptance with Dr. Dugliss - 243
Dr. Paul Dugliss returns to the podcast and we discuss our previous two podcast episodes in the context of healing. In episode #219 Dr. Dugliss talked about 'Ayurveda, The Chakra System and Human Needs' and in episode #227  he discussed 'The Ten Facets of the Heart.' In this episode, we get a deeper understanding of what healing is and why radical acceptance can be crucial in promoting healing. We discuss the following: What is healing. How disconnection from source creates imbalance. Why stress is a precursor to many diseases. The mental and emotional connections with the chakra system. Expanding our awareness with meditation to develop an intuitive connection to our body's needs. Loving what arises, the practice of radical healing. * Thanks to the Mount Madonna Institute for sponsoring this episode - receive $100 off tuition when you register before December 31st, 2022 with discount code Elements22 * Visit Colette's website www.elementshealingandwellbeing.com  Online consultations Discounted Group Digestive Reset Cleanse starting Sept 2nd, 2022 Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Educational programs - Daily Habits for Holistic Health Have questions before you book? Book a FREE 15 min online Services Enquiry Call * Join the Elements of Ayurveda Community! * Stay connected on the Elements Instagram and Facebook pages. * Thanks for listening!
55:01 07/07/2022