Ayurveda Lifestyle Practices for Balance and Bliss

Live Your Healthiest and Happiest Life with the Wisdom of Ayurveda
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  • Lectures 18
  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 9/2012 English

Course Description

Lifestyle expert and author Lissa Coffey introduces her audience to Ayurveda Lifestyle Practices for Balance and Bliss. Ayurveda is the 5,000 year old "Science of Life" from India. It is a sister science with Yoga and Meditation. If you enjoy yoga or meditation, it's time to take your practice a step further by implementing some Ayurveda into your lifestyle. Ayurveda works wonders for keeping us healthy, managing weight, reducing stress, increasing energy and just generally functioning optimally in body, mind, and spirit.

Whether you’re a long-time vegan or new to the practice, you’ll get some great tips for how to eat mindfully. You’ll be introduced to the six tastes, and learn about the Ayurvedic principles of cooking. Included are recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It’s not only about what to eat, but also how to eat it, for optimal digestion, assimilation, and elimination of the food.

Then you’ll sit down with Lissa for a primer on meditation. You’ll learn how to meditate, and get lots of tips for how to get the most out of your meditation practice. You’ll also learn a variety of different kinds of meditation so that you can experience them on your own. Lissa also goes through Ayurveda’s Behavior Rasayanas, specific practices to help elevate your spiritual growth.

Take this Ayurveda Lifestyle course right now and learn how to live your healthiest and happiest life.


What am I going to get from this course?

  • At the end of the course you will have the tools you need to establish a balanced and blissful lifestyle that helps you to be your healthiest and happiest.
  • understand and identify the five elements in Ayurveda
  • understand and identify the three Ayurvedic mind/body types (doshas).
  • understand how to bring out the best in each dosha
  • apply Ayurvedic lifestyle principles to your own life
  • sort out the various types of meditation to choose which one is right for you
  • start cooking vegan right now!

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone who is interested in living a healthy, natural lifestyle and bringing a spiritual practice to the next level.
  • Yoga students who have heard of Ayurveda and want to learn more
  • Meditators who have seen benefits and want to go further in their studies.

What you get with this course?

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Section 1: Introduction and Overview

Lissa Coffey gives an introduction to Ayurveda and the Ayurvedic Lifestyle.

Section 2: Ayurveda for Healthy Living

Learn about the five elements in Ayurveda and how they relate to the three mind/body types, or Doshas.


Lean techniques for how to keep Vata Dosha in balance. Learn the three Pillars of Health in Ayurveda.


Learn techniques for how to keep Pitta Dosha in balance using the three pillars of health in Ayurveda.


Learn techniques to keep Kapha Dosha in balance using the three pillars of health in Ayurveda.


Learn how the Doshas are influenced throughout our lifetime and throughout the seasons of the year.


Learn the Ayurvedic daily routine, how the clock is divided into doshas, and how we can make the most of our day by being in tune with the energies in nature.


Ayurveda is a science, a philosophy, a lifestyle - and we can live it every day of our lives to be our healthiest and happiest.

Section 3: In The Kitchen

Are you thinking about going vegetarian or vegan? There are many benefits to living this lifestyle. Learn how and why it just might be the healthiest thing you can do for yourself to adopt a plant-based diet.


Ayurveda says that food can be divided into six tastes: sweet, sour, salty, bitter, pungent and astringent. When we understand which foods present with which tastes it is easy for us to plan a balanced meal. The Ayurvedic diet is great for digestion, weight management, weight reduction, balance, energy and more.


Ayurveda says that breakfast is the second most important meal of the day. We should not skip it! Learn this delicious recipe for the perfect Ayurvedic breakfast. It's always best to cook at home where you know exactly what is going into the foods that you will be eating.


Ayurveda says that lunch is the most important meal of the day. It should ideally be our largest meal of the day, and it should be eaten between noon and 1 pm if possible. Here is an easy recipe for a vegan quiche and salad. And a little tutorial about what to look for when reading labels on food packages.


We have many options when it comes to plant-based proteins. This is a delicious recipe for lemon "chicken" accompanied by quinoa and asparagus. Yummy for dinner, fast and easy to make. Tri-doshic, meaning that it is balancing for all three doshas.


Ayurveda has some basic rules when it comes to snacking.


There's a saying "you are what you eat." Ayurveda says "you are what you digest." Learn how to optimize your digestion so that you get the most from your foods.

Section 4: Mindfulness

Meditation is the single most important thing you can do to help yourself in all areas of your life. It is particularly beneficial for your spiritual growth. Learn the basics of meditation so that you can start meditating right now.


There are many different types of meditation - let's look at some of the most popular types of meditation and the basics of each one. You can try them out and see which you like the best, which most suits your personality. Some people like to stick to one particular kind of meditation, others like to mix it up with their meditation practice. Either way is fine. It's just good to be meditating every day.


Ayurveda recommends certain codes of conduct, particular ways that we should behave to express our best selves, stay in balance, and be a good steward on this planet.

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Instructor Biography

Lissa Coffey, CoffeyTalk

Lissa Coffey is a Lifestyle and Relationship Expert who serves up an inspiring blend of ancient wisdom and modern style on her website CoffeyTalk and in her e-mail newsletters. She is the host of the CoffeyTalk web series on youtube, blinkx and other online outlets. Lissa is a bestselling author, her new recent book is: “What’s Your Dharma? Discover the Vedic Way to Your Life’s Purpose.” Lissa is often called the “Dosha Diva” - she is world renown as the authority on Ayurveda and Relationships. Her book on the topic is “What’s Your Dosha, Baby? Discover the Vedic Way for Compatibility in Life and Love.”

A sought-after guest expert, Lissa Coffey appears frequently on television and radio and contributes to many national publications with her insightful and compassionate approach to modern-day issues. Her e-mail newsletters are enjoyed around the world by a steadily growing subscriber base. She has traveled the world giving presentations on her “Ancient Wisdom, Modern Style” philosophy. Lissa Coffey is a certified instructor with The Chopra Center, and Deepak Chopra is her mentor. Chopra says of Lissa: “Your heart will thank you for Lissa’s helpful and heartful vision.”

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