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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 her website elementshealingandwellbeing.

Elements of Ayurveda Podcast Colette Kent

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.7 • 7 Ratings

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 her website elementshealingandwellbeing.

    Ayurvedic Guidelines for Summer Wellness

    Ayurvedic Guidelines for Summer Wellness

    Summer season is associated with the pitta dosha and the hot, intense weather of this season will naturally increase the qualities of pitta in our body and mind. If you have a high pitta constitution or pitta aggravation you will be very sensitive to this increase in heat, however, no matter what your doshic makeup we are all affected by the rise in pitta energy and so we all have to make some adjustments to our diet and lifestyle.
    In this episode Colette gives lots of advice on changes you can make to prevent imbalances and enjoy health and wellbeing throughout the Summer season. She gives guidelines on the following:
    Diet Lifestyle Exercise Self-care Mindfulness practices *
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    • 18 min
    Imbalances in the Anna Vaha Srotas (Food Channel)

    Imbalances in the Anna Vaha Srotas (Food Channel)

    In episode 272 Colette discussed anna vaha srotas, the food channel in detail. In this episode she dives deeper into the imbalances and disorders that can occur in the anna vaha srotas and covers the following topics:
    Early signs of imbalances in the anna vaha srotas. The four types of disorders in this channel. Fourteen types of imbalances including indigestion IBS, IBD and GERD. The causes of these imbalances. Ayurvedic treatment protocol and preventative measures. Download the Food Combining Chart here
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    Online consultations & Gift Vouchers 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
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    • 22 min
    Stress and Weight Gain

    Stress and Weight Gain

    In this solo episode Colette covers a subject which comes up a lot in her online consultations and that’s the relationship between stress and weight gain.  When it comes to weight gain we often focus on our food, but stress plays a major role in weight gain also and particularly weight gain around the midsection of the body.
    She discusses the following in this episode:
    The 2 types of stress. What happens in the body/mind when we perceive stress. The connection between the stress hormone Cortisol and weight gain. The effect of intense exercise on elevated cortisol levels. A holistic strategy to manage stress levels. *
    EWG Clean Fifteen & Dirty Dozen downloads
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    Online consultations & Gift Vouchers 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
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    • 25 min
    Prana - Our Life Force Energy

    Prana - Our Life Force Energy

    Prana is our life force energy and vitality governing all motor and sensory functions. Prana governs respiration, the physiological functioning of the heart, digestion and excretion. It coordinates our breath, our senses and mind. The functions of the mind, memory, thoughts, and emotions are all under the control of prana. 
    In this episode Colette discusses the following aspects of prana:
    The functions of prana. What is optimal prana.  The disorders of prana and how it can manifest in the body/mind. How to enhance this vital life force energy with diet, lifestyle, self-care and mindfulness practices. Download the Pranayama Video Tutorial here
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    Online consultations & Gift Vouchers 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
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    • 17 min
    Ayurvedic Perspective on Eating Disorders with Dr. Sujatha Kekada

    Ayurvedic Perspective on Eating Disorders with Dr. Sujatha Kekada

    Dr. Sujatha Kekada is the Head Physician and Co-Founder of AmrtaSiddhi Ayurvedic Clinic in Ubud, Bali and is a regular guest on the podcast. In this episode Colette discusses eating disorders with Dr. Sujatha and she shares the Ayurvedic perspective. They discuss the following:
    The eating and agni tendencies of vata, pitta and kapha dosha. What role the mind and the mental gunas of rajas and tamas play in disordered eating. Why living a Sattvic life connected to Buddhi is important. The long term physical and mental effect of eating disorders. The Ayurvedic protocol for treating disordered eating. Tips for helping loved ones with an eating disorder. *
    Check out Dr. Sujatha's website here.... amrtasiddhi.com
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    Visit Colette's website www.elementshealingandwellbeing.com 
    Online consultations & Gift Vouchers 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
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    • 45 min
    Tejas - Our Inner Radiance

    Tejas - Our Inner Radiance

    Tejas is the subtle essence of the pitta dosha and agni, our digestive fire. It is considered to be part of the subtle body in Ayurveda which is the energetic field behind the physical body. The subtle body consists of the mind, the emotions and deep thought along with the subtle channels of the nadis, the chakras and the subtle energies of tejas, prana and ojas.
    In this episode Colette shares the Ayurvedic teachings on tejas and covers the following:
    The responsibilities of tejas. The fourteen qualities of tejas. The four disorders of tejas. Holistic tips on how to enhance tejas, preventing imbalances.  *
    Visit Colette's website www.elementshealingandwellbeing.com 
    Online consultations & Gift Vouchers 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
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    Join the Elements of Ayurveda Community!
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    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Manis3426 ,

Great Show!

I loved an episode about Ayurvedic Spices where Colette shares tons of insights on spices. Eventhough, I am living in India for a while now there's a lot I learned about spices from this episode. Would love listening more episodes.

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