HUB Self-Discovery Series: Ayurvedic Wellness

January 28 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

HUB Self-Discovery Series: Ayurvedic Wellness
In this three-part series, discover your unique body-mind based on the wisdom of the sister science of Yoga- Ayurveda. Knowing your Ayurveda constitution is an important part to your self-care. Take the Dosha Quiz here and learn more: In this series you will learn about your Dosha and how to keep those elements in balance with Self-Care Rituals. Learn what food choices, yoga practices, massage and skincare routines, essential oils, spices and meditations to help you live a life of balance, reduce stress, pain and aging.

Session One: What is Ayurveda?
Discover your body-mind type and know “What is your Dosha”,The Three Sister Sciences Yoga, Ayurveda and Jyotisha, How they work together to help you understand your Constitution, Body-Mind type, and your Cosmic Anatomy.
January 28th 1:00-2:00
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Session Two: Ayurveda Self-Care Rituals
In the Second Session we will practice  Ayurveda Self-Care Rituals to balance each Dosha type The Vata Self-Care Rituals to ground, rejuvenate and remove anxieties, learn to relax with Vata reducing practices. The Pitta Self-Care Rituals to soothe, detoxify and release blocked emotions, toxins and tension, learn to relieve stress and intense emotions,clear congested skin and inflammation. The Kapha Self-Care Rituals to invigorate, stimulate, lighten and  move stagnant energy, learn to inspire action and let go of the past and step into a “New You”
February 4th 1:00–2:00
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Session Three: Discover the Third Sister Jyotisha
Learn about your Cosmic Anatomy and discover your Soul’s Purpose with Jyotisha (Vedic Astrology) the third sister. Yoga speaks and provides practices for our Mind. Ayurveda guides us into learning how to live a life of balance with food, herbs, oils, and daily self care practices to keep our bodies well. Jyotisha is the light of the planets that shine on us at the time of our birth that help to shed light on Karmic path and into the discovery of our Dharma (Soul’s purpose). Together they provide a map out of our suffering into the science of Self-Realization, optimum health and living a life of balance. “KNOW THYSELF, HEAL THYSELF”
February 11th 1:00-2:00
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Guest Expert: Andrea Olivera
Andrea Olivera is a seminal figure in Canada’s Ayurvedic spa and beauty industry. For over 20 years, she has worked tirelessly as an Ayurvedic spa specialist and educator, author, speaker, aromacologist, director of Ayurveda expos and creator of Ayurveda Rituals, her unique line of Ayurveda botanical skincare and natural perfumes.

Andrea was mentored by Ayurveda teachers in Jyotish Vedic Astrology, Yogic philosophy and psychology, Ayurveda healing like Abhyanga and Marma Therapy, Ayurveda psychology and philosophy. She received Jyotish and Vedic philosophy and scriptural training from Krishan Mantri, the revered teacher of Hart deFouw and other renowned Vedic astrologers. Andrea is also an initiated Priestess in the Earth Sciences.

As an Ayurvedic educator, Andrea has influenced hundreds of estheticians, RMT’s and individuals beginning their career in the healing arts through her comprehensive training programs for a number of prominent spas in Canada and the US, including Aveda Lifestyle Boutique Toronto and Civello Salon and Spa. She has also provided training for many distinguished yoga studios, including Toronto’s Sananda Devi Yoga Studio, Downward Dog Yoga Studio, The Yoga Sanctuary, Balance Yoga Studio, Bliss Yoga Studio and Calgary’s DownDog Yoga Studio. Andrea is in high demand at community colleges and private schools, including George Brown College, Humber College, College for Aveda and Aveda Maritime Beauty. Andrea also provides private instruction services and customized natural perfumes for an extensive dynamic list of clients, including many performing artists and celebrities.

Andrea is the author of Eye on Yoga, Ayurveda and Jyotish Almanac, 2018, and A Rishi Among Us —Tales of Krishan Mantri. Andrea is currently working on her third book, Elemental Wisdom in the Spa, and preparing Eye on Yoga, Ayurveda and Jyotish Almanac for 2019.

Andrea continues to act as a guide toward Ayurveda awareness and best practices in the spa and beauty industries.