1 Day Workshop: Introduction to Ayurvedic Diet and Lifestyle

Teacher: Anu Paavola, B.Sc (Hons) Ayurveda, MAPA, Author of Ayurveda Detox

Date: Sun 7 July 24

Location: Jivita Ayurveda

89 Chamberlayne Road, London NW10 3N
Anu Paavola Jivita Ayurveda founder

What's in it for me?

Ayurveda is an ancient knowledge designed to allow anyone to live and thrive in tune with the seasons, the local environment and their personal life cycles. 

During this one day workshop you will learn the foundations of the Ayurvedic natural diet and nutrition created for humans and we will share with you very simple guidelines and tips, which can be immediately and easily implemented in your daily life to start improving your health and boosting your energy levels. 

Ayurvedic Diets

Who is it for?

This workshop is for everyone, and requires no previous experience in Ayurveda. However, if you are considering diving deeper in your Ayurvedic learning journey, this course is an excellent opportunity to learn more about our accredited Jivita Academy Ayurvedic Nutrition Course and our Ayurvedic Health Coaching program. During the day we will explain more about these programs and you will be able to ask questions and discuss with Anu how to take your next step into becoming an accredited Ayurvedic Nutritionist or choose the path more appropriate to your personal or professional goals.

We explore the foundations of natural diet and nutrition for humans and the cycles of life. Learn how can you personally benefit from this deep, sophisticated and common sense wisdom of sustainable and healthy living the way nature intended.

The Price


Workshop Content

  • What is Ayurveda?
  • What is Ayurvedic nutrition?
  • What is a Natural diet?
  • Gunas and the principle of opposites
  • Rasa, the role of taste in nutrition
  • Doshas
  • Cycles of nature and the ideal diet for humans
  • Daily routines
  • How to build up an ayurvedic meal
  • Q&A
kitchari, Healthy Ayurvedic recipe Jivita Ayurveda Kensal Rise

About Your Teacher

Anu is the founder of Jivita Academy of Ayurveda and author of Ayurveda Detox: How To Cleanse, Balance and Revitalise Your Body.

She has been involved in education in Finland already when studying in the university of Helsinki in the Nineties. The real passion for teaching was inspired by her turn of career from language studies to Ayurveda. 

Trained in clinical Ayurveda, Anu released soon that to get results with clients they needed fundamental education on basic healthy living. Ayurveda is mainly about self-care and most of the times clients need help in understanding what is in their power to do.

Having started teaching in a yoga teacher training school called Yoga London in 2010 she developed her interest in education and launched Jivita Academy of Ayurveda to respond to the high demand of quality courses with hands-on approach for therapists and nutritionists.

Two main courses are offered by the academy at the moment: a 200h intensive training for therapists and a 200h certified online program for Ayurvedic Nutritionists.

Her passion in education is also visible in client work. Anu is passionate about translating ancient wisdom of healing into modern context. She empowers her clients to take charge of their own health by increasing awareness in nutrition based on their individual needs. Incorporating her twenty years of practice and teaching of yoga Anu’s approach to healing is almost unique to anywhere in London or the UK.

Anu has created a community of enthusiasts by teaching that health in its right form brings about joy in life. Healing and recovering in her opinion do not exclude fun and enjoyment but are an extension of balanced and abundant life.

Anu Paavola Jivita Ayurveda founder

Free On-Demand Workshop

Not quite ready to commit? Check out our free on-demand workshop where you learn to use food as a medicine.

In this training you will learn a fresh model that allows you to practice and apply authentic Ayurveda by syncing with the seasons and timing your activities right.
Anu will lay out the Ayurvedic diet and lifestyle into an easy and fun everyday practice without complicated food lists and doshas to think about. THere’s no obscure terminology and – if you stay to the end – there’s even more more free learning material.

Get the Ayurveda Detox book

How To Cleanse, Balance and Revitalise Your Body

Ayurveda Detox Book Anu Paavola

Your course leader Anu is the author of Ayurveda Detox:  How To Cleanse, Balance and Revitalise Your Body, available from Amazon, Waterstones and Blackwell’s. 

Her book will inspire you to try pace your daily and seasonal rhythms in a way that additional detox programs become almost redundant. Ayurvedic living is detoxifying per se and if you haven’t experienced it yet, learn from this book and create a new detox program for yourself that not only cleanses you but teaches you habits of a lifetime. 

Find out more about Anu’s Ayurveda Detox book.

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