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Mar 16: Ayurveda Dinacharya and Circadian Rhythms


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A growing body of research is discovering how circadian rhythms impact our bodies, right down to each and every cellular function. In 2017, the Nobel Prize was awarded to three physiologists for their research on the body’s clock and circadian rhythms. These internal clocks control inflammation, detoxification, digestion, sleep, weight, and much more. This internal wisdom programs the body’s physiological pathways to do certain things at certain times. For example, our liver and gallbladder detox at night. Living according to ayurvedic principles and in sync with these circadian rhythms can help optimize health. Let our clock genes guide our daily schedule (dinacharya) versus our schedules misguiding our clock genes.


This Ayurveda Dinacharya and Circadian Rhythms workshop is ideally suited for beginners to Ayurveda or individuals seeking to refresh their foundational knowledge of this ancient healing tradition. Whether you're embarking on your Ayurvedic journey or aiming to deepen your understanding, Dr. Devgun's workshop offers invaluable tools and insights for all.


Participants will delve into the essence of Ayurveda, gaining invaluable insights into the following key aspects:


  • Familiarize Yourself with Ayurvedic Philosophy: Immerse yourself in the profound teachings of Ayurveda, often referred to as the 'Science of Life.' Through Dr. Devgun's expert guidance, discover the timeless wisdom that forms the cornerstone of holistic wellness.

  • Learn about Daily Circadian Rhythms: Explore the intricate rhythms that govern our bodies' internal clocks. Gain a comprehensive understanding of how these rhythms influence vital functions such as inflammation, detoxification, digestion, sleep, and more. Learn how aligning with these natural cycles can optimize your health and vitality.

  • Master Your Daily Rituals: Gain practical insights into crafting a personalized daily schedule (dinacharya) in harmony with Ayurvedic principles and circadian rhythms. Discover the optimal timings for essential activities such as eating, sleeping, hydrating, exercising, and more, empowering you to cultivate balance and well-being in every aspect of your life.


What to bring:

  • Students may bring or choose to use the studio's blankets, blocks, and bolsters for floor seating.

  • Notebook and pen to capture key insights and reflections during the workshop.


More about Dr. Amrit Devgun:

  • Dr. Amrit Devgun is a naturopathic doctor and an ayurvedic practitioner who has been in clinical practice for over 28 years in the Twin Cities. She is passionate about connecting the dots between ancient wisdom and modern science.


Workshop format:

  • This is a hybrid workshop taking place in-person at the studio at One Yoga (2637 27th Ave S, #207, Minneapolis, MN 55406), as well as online via Zoom. Online pre-registration is strongly encouraged. If you register for the online version, the Zoom link to join the workshop will be sent via FitGrid one hour prior to the start of the workshop. Please email any questions about your online account or the workshop to info@one-yoga.org.


Pricing:

  • This workshop is priced on a sliding scale. Choose an amount that feels right for you.


Date & Time:

  • Saturday, March 16, 2024

  • 2:30-4:00pm


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