Director, Blue Lotus Ayurveda
Vishnu Dass is an Ayurvedic practitioner, clinical herbalist, author and the director of Blue Lotus Ayurveda, in here in Asheville, NC. He received his training under the guidance of Dr. Vasant Lad and is a graduate of the Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque, NM. He teaches extensively on Ayurveda and Yoga and was the lead instructor and Dean of Educations for the Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor Program, at the Asheville School of Massage and Yoga for 6 years.
His knowledge in both Eastern and Western herbal traditions combined with two decades of clinical practice comes together in his practical and inspired teaching style. Vishnu Dass is the author of Ayurvedic Herbology, East & West and Vishnu’s Kitchen, A Practical Guide to Ayurvedic Cooking.
The Ayurvedic Approach to Health with Vishnu Dass
Two sessions: 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm
Learn more about India’s ancient healing system of Ayurveda. In this workshop, Vishnu Dass will explore both the theoretical and practical aspects of Ayurveda and how they can be applied through nutrition, herbal medicine, home remedies, yoga practice and self-care. In a time when there are so many varying opinions about health and nutrition, Ayurveda offers a simple, refreshing and common sense approach towards optimal health and vitality that has stood the test of time.
Participants will further their understanding of the following topics:
- Five elements (Pancha Mahabhutas)
- 20 Gunas (Qualities of Nature)
- The Three Doshas
- Psycho-physiological Characteristics of the Doshas
- Understanding our Unique Constitutional Profile
- Management of the Doshas through diet, lifestyles and herbal medicine
Early Bird (until December 15, 2020) – $65
Regular Price (after December 15, 2020) – $75