In todays environment of high stress levels, low nutritional benefits in foods we eat, and a rising percentage of people developing physical ailments that include, but aren’t limited to; heart disease, stroke and Diabetes, it has become more common for individuals to seek out alternative health practices. For starters buying a bestselling book by Dr. Deepak Chopra on Ayurveda, could enhance your knowledge on alternatives. Ayurveda is the ancient Indian science of medicine, shown to have greater efficacy in dealing with many health problems that Western medicine hasn’t been able to avail effective remedies.
For some individuals just choosing a lifestyle change is their start and finish, for others it may just be the beginning of their journey to a wholeness they have never known before. Some of the practices they seek out goes beyond just better nutrition, and includes different modalities of massage and therapeutic treatments and exercise. Many have begun to look into Yoga as an exercise, only to find that it becomes an integral part of their lifestyle.
Over the years, there has been a growing interest in the practice of Yoga in one’s life, resulting in many new business opportunities for those interested in the well being of others. One such business endeavor is Integral Yoga Programs Satchidananda Ashram, Yogaville at 108 Yogaville Way in Buckingham, Virginia. They are offering two wonderful Fall retreats in October and you may get all the information you need on their website of www.integralyogaprograms.org You may call Yogaville at 1-800-858-9642 to speak with someone directly about upcoming events and what they have to offer that will suit your needs most.
From October 21st through the 23rd, Satchidananda Ashram, Yogaville is offering a retreat called; Healing the Ayurveda Body and the Yoga Mind, which will be taught by Mas Vidal who is the founder and Director of www.dancingshevayoga.com in Hollywood California. * “Mas Vidal’s teachings are a dynamic and practical combination of Raja-Bhakti Yoga and Ayurveda’s tri-dosha, to create a perfect balance between the physical and the spiritual.”
Also in celebration of Fall, The annual Fall Silent Retreat program will be available in sessions beginning October 16th and available through November 13th. This is a special time to stop all of the busy activity that has found it’s way into all of our lives and learn to enjoy being still. They invite you to come for time away by yourself, or share it with a loved one so that you may each regain proper focus on what is important in life and living to enjoy the healthful benefits of this very special time of unwinding, long enough to feel your body and your mind relax.
There is something to be said about enjoying the outdoors this time of year and this retreat can give you a place to feel enlightened by creation and the artistic beauty of it all, as you embrace the importance of living life in balance with your own self, creation and those whom you care for deeply. So set some time aside for this retreat and embrace what living a serene life has to offer.
* Quote of credits to Mas Vidal’s teachintgs, from Satchidananda Ashram Yogaville Newsletter