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Breaking News at the California College of Ayurveda - Stay Tuned!

 Breaking News!

CBS news visited the college today to report on a major new development at the college. They are breaking the exciting story night on the 10:00 news (in the Sacramento, California area). Tomorrow we will post a link to the news report, so stay tuned for a big announcement!

The Incredible Power and Importance of Ayurvedic Cleansing & Rejuvenation

Is your body filled with toxins? How about your mind? What are you doing about it?

Closing Panel Discussion of the 3rd Annual Sivananda Ayurveda Conference

 The wonderfully successful and inspiring Sivananda Ayurveda Conference closed last night with a fascinating panel discussion by all the presenters in the program.

Fascinating Talk by Dr. Kevin Spelman: "DNA & Your Ayurvedic Constitution"

 At the 3rd Annual Sivananda Ayurveda Conference, Dr. Kevin Spelman, an accomplished molecular biologist, gave a fascinating talk on the scientific model as it relates to ancient Ayurvedic teachings. Dr. Spelman offers a unique perspective on understanding Ayurveda, layering the scientific model with a substratum of recognizing the divine in all things. 

Ayurvedic Uses of Spices: Incredible Powerhouses of Medicinal Benefits!

Why are spices important? What are their benefits?

Why do we get sick? What does Ayurveda have to say about the Cause of Disease?

As part of the 3rd Annual Sivananda Ayurveda Conference, Marisa Laursen taught a program explaining this extraordinarily important and empowering topic: The Causes of Disease. Interestingly, Ayurveda has understood the Cause of Disease for thousands of years.

3rd Annual Sivananda Ayurveda Conference Opening Talk with Dr. Marc Halpern: "The Churning of the Ocean of Consciousness"

 Dr. Marc Halpern opened the 3rd Annual Ayurveda Conference with a lively talk based on the classic Vedic story, "The Churning of the Ocean of Consciousness."

Meet the Speakers for the 3rd Annual Sivananda Ayurveda Conference: Living Healthy in the 21st Century - Jan 25-29, 2016

 The 3rd Annual Conference begins this evening with an opening talk by Dr. Marc Halpern. Stay tuned for daily posts, updates and pearls of wisdom from this esteemed panel of experts in the field of Ayurveda... 

Far left: Kevin Superman, PhD, MCPP

Ayurvedic Doctor and Yoga Swami Sivananda: Serve, Love, Give, Purify, Meditate, Realize

 “Practice meditation regularly. Meditation leads to eternal bliss. Therefore, meditate, meditate.” ~ Swami Sivananda

Eight Ayurvedic Tips to Help you Lose Weight

 Eight Weight Loss Tips to Help you Achieve Your Ideal Weight!

1. Eat your biggest meal at lunch. This is because midday is when digestion is the strongest. The heat of the day supports the heat necessary to digest your food well. Ideally, eat a small breakfast, bigger lunch, and light dinner early in the evening (so it is well digested before bed).

2.  Avoid snacking to force your body to burn stored fat.