How do you explain ayurveda to your family?

One question that our students tell us year after year, cohort after cohort is their friends, community, neighbors, and work colleagues- are asking what Ayurveda is.

One cut, copy, and paste standard answer is Ayurveda is a holistic health modality from India that is 5000 years old. First of all, that definition doesn't tell them anything. Second, Ayurveda is a lot more than 5000 years old.

In the PODCAST below, our beautiful Ayurveda students and practitioners discuss how they introduce Ayurveda to the community, friends, family, and new clients. This is an excerpt of an actual class for Ayurveda Counselor.

Whether at a dinner party, or, with a skeptic scientist, the minute we start learning this new "easter" mystical modality, there are a lot of questions.  "What you studying, Jane? asks your Aunt at the holiday dinner.  What is this Ayurveda business, asks your Nurse friend? What do we say? Find out in this discussion. 

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