A doctor of chiropractic, a specialist in clinical Ayurvedic medicine, a certified yoga teacher in the Sivananda tradition, a specialist in holistic medicine, an author and a teacher, Dr. If you are a student, teacher or practitioner of yoga, you may be wondering how Ayurvedic study can strengthen your yoga offering. He has published hundreds of articles in popular Ayurveda and Yoga magazines and magazines and is a regular speaker at Ayurveda and Yoga conferences. Ayurvedic training is a beautiful way of understanding why yoga is practiced in a particular way, the intention behind the poses and techniques, the sequences and the breathing work for different physical and mental needs, aligning with natural rhythms, avoiding injuries, improving health, encouraging an individualized and holistic practice, improving nutrition, lifestyle and quality of life in general.
Most yoga students are introduced to additional Ayurvedic concepts, such as gunas and doshas, at the certification level for teacher training, although they are not always confident enough to apply Ayurveda to their yoga practice.