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Empowering you to take charge of your health and wellbeing! Ayurveda is the ancient healing tradition of India and translates to ‘Wisdom of Life’. It is a holistic approach to healing the body and mind naturally, maintaining balance and preventing dis-ease. Ayurveda is a vast science, giving us guidelines on every aspect of our life, it's the manual to life that most of us never received!
Colette, the host, will share the teachings of Ayurveda, along with her passion for health and wellness, nutrition, yoga, fitness, meditation, pranayama and much more. Always curious and ready to learn, she will be interviewing inspirational people along the way. Colette’s humble wish is to help people connect to their ‘true nature’, to Mother Nature and to each other.

Elements of Ayurveda Colette Kent

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 164 Ratings

Empowering you to take charge of your health and wellbeing! Ayurveda is the ancient healing tradition of India and translates to ‘Wisdom of Life’. It is a holistic approach to healing the body and mind naturally, maintaining balance and preventing dis-ease. Ayurveda is a vast science, giving us guidelines on every aspect of our life, it's the manual to life that most of us never received!
Colette, the host, will share the teachings of Ayurveda, along with her passion for health and wellness, nutrition, yoga, fitness, meditation, pranayama and much more. Always curious and ready to learn, she will be interviewing inspirational people along the way. Colette’s humble wish is to help people connect to their ‘true nature’, to Mother Nature and to each other.

    Ayurveda and Candida with Dr. Jayarajan

    Ayurveda and Candida with Dr. Jayarajan

    Vaidya Jayarajan Kodikannath is a classically trained Ayurveda doctor and an accomplished teacher representing a lineage of Ayurveda Practitioners from Kerala, India. He is CEO of Kerala Ayurveda (USA) and is President of NAMA the National Ayurveda Medical Association in the US, with a mission to make Ayurveda as a credible profession in the Western world.
    In this episode, Colette talks with Dr. J about candida, a condition that's very common today. They discuss the following:
    What is candida. What are the conditions in which candida grows. Ayurveda's view on candida. The stages of a candida infection. Clearing up the myths about candida. Ayurveda's approach to treating candida with the diet and lifestyle.  *
    Visit keralaayurveda.us or call 888.275.9103
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    Visit Colette's website elementshealingandwellbeing.com 
    Next discounted group Digestive Reset Cleanse starts January 21st, 2022.
    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
    Please share your feedback via info@elementshealingandwellbeing.com
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    • 54 min
    Yantras and Ayurvedic Astrology with Sarah Tomlinson

    Yantras and Ayurvedic Astrology with Sarah Tomlinson

    Sarah Tomlinson, an internationally acclaimed Yantrika (Yantra teacher and practitioner) returns to the podcast to discuss her process of combining Yantras and Ayurvedic Astrology. Yantras are geometric symbols that contain the specific energy of a planet or deity.
    In this episode, Colette and Sarah discuss the following:
    Colette's update on chanting to Ganesha since episode #201 and how it helped secure a new home. Sarah's process of combining yantras and Ayurvedic astrology in her consultations. A sample consultation, where Sarah reads Colette's chosen yantras. The importance of creative play. The eight archetypes or areas of potential. *
    Visit Sarah's website sarahyantra.com to find her books, events, offerings and social media links.
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    Next discounted seasonal cleanse starts January 21st, 2022!
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    Visit Colette's website elementshealingandwellbeing.com for
    Online consultations Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Educational programs - Daily Habits for Holistic Health Please share your feedback via info@elementshealingandwellbeing.com
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    Join the Elements of Ayurveda Community!
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    • 54 min
    Ayurvedic Cooking Q&A with Divya Alter

    Ayurvedic Cooking Q&A with Divya Alter

    Divya Alter is a certified nutritional consultant, educator, and co-founder of Bhagavat Life, the only Ayurvedic culinary school in Manhattan.
    She and her husband Prentiss also own Divya’s Kitchen, an Ayurvedic restaurant in Manhattan. Divya is the author of 'What to Eat for How You Feel: The New Ayurvedic Kitchen.'
    In this episode, Divya answers questions from the Elements of Ayurveda Community and Divya's Kitchen Community. She answers the following questions:
    Can you please speak about the use of tofu and tempeh in Ayurvedic cooking? Can/do you ever use peanuts? I am curious about the use of chutneys and pickles in Ayurvedic cooking. What is the purpose of chutney in a meal? I’m cooking for the holidays. Do you have any suggestions on how to plan a holiday feast and keep the recipes tridoshic? How do you drop perfectionism in cooking and eating? Tips for staying hydrated as it gets colder and drier outside? Are there recipes you find hydrating? What's your go-to dish for fall right now?  Are there Ayurvedic cookbooks by other authors that you recommend for the "new to Ayurveda" cook? *
    Visit divyaskitchen.com/shop and enjoy 15% off your first purchase by using the code ELEMENTSOFAYURVEDA15
     
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    Check out Divya's online cooking classes at the Bhagavat Life Ayurvedic Cooking School bvtlife.com
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    Visit Colette's website elementshealingandwellbeing.com for
    Online consultations Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Educational programs - Daily Habits for Holistic Health Book a FREE 15 min Services Enquiry Call  Please share your feedback via info@elementshealingandwellbeing.com
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    • 53 min
    Overwhelm with Dr. Bhaswati Bhattacharya

    Overwhelm with Dr. Bhaswati Bhattacharya

    Dr. Bhaswati Bhattacharya is a physician-scientist bringing the wisdom and science of authentic medicines such as Ayurveda back to the people. She is Harvard-educated, licensed, board-certified, trained in family medicine and preventive medicine. Dr. Bhaswati is the director of The DIN-acharya Institute in NY.
    In this episode, Colette chats with Dr. Bhaswati about overwhelm which is having negative consequences on our health and our societies. They discuss the following:
    How we experience overwhelm in our world today. The impact of overwhelm on our health and in our society. How competition and comparison lead to overwhelm. Ayurveda's teachings on Manobala - 'Strength of Mind'. The importance of being in the present moment. How dinacharya or daily self-care routines can provide a framework for our day, preventing overwhelm. * 
    Visit Dr. Bhaswati's website www.drbhaswati.com
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    Online consultations Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Educational programs - Daily Habits for Holistic Health Book a FREE 15 min Services Enquiry Call  Please share your feedback via info@elementshealingandwellbeing.com
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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Diaphragmatic Breathing and the Conscience with Leonard Perlmutter

    Diaphragmatic Breathing and the Conscience with Leonard Perlmutter

    Leonard Perlmutter is the founder and director of the American Meditation Institute in Averill Park, NY and is the originator of National Conscience Month.
    In episode 204 Colette chatted with Leonard about his new book, 'Your Conscience - the key to unlock limitless wisdom and creativity and solve all of life’s challenges.'
    In this episode, they discuss the following:
    Using the breath to optimize the conscience. The process of diaphragmatic breathing. What happens when our emotions affect our breath. Making diaphragmatic breathing our default breath. How to practice diaphragmatic breathing. How our breath keeps our doshas in balance. *
    Visit Leonard's American Meditation Institute website here americanmeditation.org
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    Purchase Leonard's book on yourconscience.org
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    Download the Pranayama tutorial for directions on the Nadi Shodhana (alternate nostril) breathing practice here.
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    Visit Colette's website elementshealingandwellbeing.com for
    Online consultations Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Educational programs - Daily Habits for Holistic Health Book a FREE 15 min online Services Enquiry Call Please share your feedback via info@elementshealingandwellbeing.com
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    • 55 min
    Cooking with Intention with Divya Alter

    Cooking with Intention with Divya Alter

    Divya Alter is a certified nutritional consultant, educator, and co-founder of Bhagavat Life, the only Ayurvedic culinary school in Manhattan.
    She and her husband Prentiss also own Divya’s Kitchen, an Ayurvedic restaurant in Manhattan. Divya is the author of 'What to Eat for How You Feel: The New Ayurvedic Kitchen.'
    In this episode, Colette and Divya discuss the subtle and vibrational aspects of cooking and they cover the following topics:
    The importance of intention setting. How to set intentions in your kitchen. The consciousness in which you prepare food. What is conscious ingredient selection and cooking. Sattvic cooking methods. *
    Thanks to Kerala Ayurveda Academy for sponsoring this episode. Please visit visit Kerala Ayurveda to learn more.
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    Visit divyaskitchen.com/shop and enjoy 15% off your first purchase by using the code ELEMENTSOFAYURVEDA15
     
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    Check out Divya's online cooking classes at the Bhagavat Life Ayurvedic Cooking School bvtlife.com
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    Visit Colette's website elementshealingandwellbeing.com for
    Online consultations Private at-home Digestive Reset Cleanse tailored to you Educational programs - Daily Habits for Holistic Health Book a FREE 15 min Services Enquiry Call  Please share your feedback via info@elementshealingandwellbeing.com
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    Join the Elements of Ayurveda Community!
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    Thanks for listening!
     

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Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
164 Ratings

164 Ratings

Arlie K ,

Empowering + Inspirational!

As a relative newbie to the world of Ayurveda, I have so appreciated the nourishing conversations and valuable insights shared on this show. Colette is a warm and sincere teacher, and I can tell the guests she brings on are people she is genuinely excited to share with her listeners. No matter the topic, you're sure to gain something from every episode!

amatpeace ,

Abundance of Wisdom

This is in my top 5 Ayurvedic podcasts to listen to. Every week I look forward to each topic . Each episode is approached with an authentic voice that carries knowledge I can instill in my own day to day life . Because of this series I have been inspired to make changes in my own life both personally and professionally . Thank you Colette!

XxxSiobhanxxX ,

Kind, humble & knowledgeable

What a beautiful podcast. So incredibly informative.
Thank you so much 😊

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