Super Easy Ayurvedic Cleansing: A Beginner's Guide to Ayurveda for Natural Healing and Balance (New Shoe Press) (Paperback)
Cleanse your mind and body for health and balance without deprivation or extreme measures using the traditional practice of healing Ayurveda.
Cleanses can promise everything from clear skin, to zero belly fat, to increased energy, to absolute nirvana. But really—what most people need is self-care and the right nourishment, not extreme care and deprivation. Super Easy Ayurvedic Cleansing—adapted from The Simple, Healing Cleanse—is your essential guide to a traditional and accessible four-week cleanse derived from the ancient practice of Ayurveda, the sister science of yoga and an ancient medicine from India, that will restore a sense of calm to your mind and body.
With 50 basic, cleansing recipes and meal-planning tips, it is easy for even those with no extra time to spend in the kitchen to commit and succeed at this 4-week cleanse. Learn how to determine your Ayurvedic type (dosha) and establish the right habits for yours; build a foundation for healthy, life-long dietary choices; bring balance to the body and mind; and cultivate vibrant health. Super Easy Ayurvedic Cleansing will guide you through simple ways to give your digestive system a break, simplify your diet without crazy, unhealthy restrictions, and find lightness, clarity, and ease in your everyday.
This essential guide to Ayurvedic cleansing includes:
- How Ayurveda works—From yoga and meditation to astrology and self-massage, you will discover how Ayurveda works, its principles, what to expect in a consultation, and how to further the benefits of this holistic practice.
- How to determine your Ayurvedic mind-body type, or dosha—Identify your dosha and learn how to set up your cleanse to match your type for the best results.
- Easy-to-understand format for the absolute beginner—Free of complicated jargon, find simple explanations and easy-to-make cleansing recipes with simple ingredients offering a range of seasonal variations, categorized by the common Aryuvedic body types.
- Next steps—The book includes tips to begin the cleanse and to safely reincorporate foods and practices into your life once the four weeks end.
Discover the benefits of this ancient practice that, through a combination of science and philosophy, has been used for over 3,000 years to achieve optimum well-being.
About the Author
Kimberly Larson is an Ayurvedic practitioner and the founder of Lakshmi’s Garden, an Ayurveda and yoga retreat center in Western Massachusetts. She is a massage therapist, yoga instructor, and a graduate of the Kripalu School of Ayurveda. Ayurveda is the framework for her teaching and practice of yoga and bodywork. Her deep healing experiences while traveling, studying, and leading retreats strengthened her desire to spread the healing power of massage, yoga, and Ayurveda. She continues to teach Ayurvedic yoga classes and courses in Ayurveda and Pregnancy with the Kripalu School of Ayurveda. lakshmisgarden.com.