Ayurveda with Matthew Remski

Course Description

Ayurveda offers an ancient language to help you become a poet of your internal experience. Its holistic practices of mindful, sensual awareness offer resilience against the inevitable changes of season, place, work, and identity.

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What you will receive

  • Lifetime access to over 20 hrs of video instruction
  • Downloadable .pdfs and illustrations
  • Library of practical exercises
  • Desktop, iOS and Android compatible formats
  • Certificate of completion from Naada Yoga

Very Useful Texts You’ll Want on Hand:

  • Studying Ayurveda: A Manual in Progress, Remski. Available here.
  • Ayurveda, The Science of Self-Healing, Vasant Lad.
  • Prakriti, Your Ayurvedic Constitution, Robert Svoboda.
    • Full course bibliography is here.
    • Other texts, links, and research resources will be offered along the way.

Instructor Bio

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Matthew Remski (RYT500, YT) has been practicing and facilitating courses in Ayurveda courses since 2006. He has consulted with over a thousand clients. His presentations are interdisciplinary, respectful of biomedicine, informed by feminism and social justice work, non-dogmatic, and practically mindful of the stresses of business and family life. He lives in Toronto with his partner Alix Bemrose and their sons, Jacob and Owen. See his full bio here

Course Content

Lessons Status
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1. INTRODUCTION: Logistics and Resources

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2. SCOPE OF PRACTICE AND POSITIONALITY

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3. TWO WINGS OF PRACTICE AND SELF CARE

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4. A BRIEF HISTORY OF AYURVEDA

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5. AYURVEDA AND BIOMEDICINE: Tensions and Harmonies

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6. FINDING SOLAR NOON: The First External Tool of Practice

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7. FEELING THE SOLAR CYCLE

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8. INTROCEPTION: The First Internal Tool of Practice

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9. POLYSEMIC LANGUAGE AND THE POETRY OF INTERNAL STATES

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10. ELEVEN KEY TERMS: Elements

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11. ELEVEN KEY TERMS: Moods

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12. ELEVEN KEY TERMS: Dhatu/Dosha

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13. DHATU/DOSHA: 3 WINDOWS INTO DOWN-REGULATION

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14. THE STORY OF AYURVEDA IN SEVEN POINTS

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15. CONSTITUTION AND ITS DISCONTENTS

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16. CONSTITUTION AS RELATED TO ASANA PRACTICE

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17. AYURVEDA AND ASANA: Self Care and Sustainability

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18. FIRE AT THE CENTRE: Agni

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19. 4 TYPES OF DIGESTIVE FIRE

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20. AGAINST FADS: Ayurveda and Common Sense

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21. CHARAKA'S LIST OF 11 GUIDELINES

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22. CONGESTED DIGESTION: What to Try

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23. INFLAMED DIGESTION: What to Try

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24. VARIABLE DIGESTION: What to Try

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25. 6 TASTES: Navigating Those Food Lists

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26. TISSUES AND CYCLES OF DIGESTION

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MID-COURSE REVIEW

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27. PLASMA: Meanings and Care

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28. BLOOD: Meanings and Care

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29. MUSCLE: Meanings and Care

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30. FAT: Meanings and Care

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31. BONE: Meanings and Care

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32. NERVE: Meanings and Care

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33. REPRODUCTIVE TISSUE: Meanings and Care

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34. SEXUAL VITALITIES IN AYURVEDA AND YOGA

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35. SUBLIMATIONS: Prana, Tejas, Ojas

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36. NETI POT DEMO

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37. SIMPLE PRANAYAMAS FOR STRESS RELIEF AND IMMUNITY

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38. INTRO TO 5 DIRECTIONS OF PRANA

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39. PRANA VAYU: In Life and Asana Practice

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40. UDANA VAYU: In Life and Asana Practice

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41. SAMANA VAYU: In Life and Asana Practice

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42. VYANA VAYU: In Life and Asana Practice

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43. APANA VAYU: In Life and Asana Practice

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44. DAILY ROUTINE OVERVIEW

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45. VATA RULES TRANSITIONS

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46. MORNINGS WITH KAPHA, PITTA, VATA

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47. MIDDAY WITH KAPHA, PITTA, VATA

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48. AFTERNOON WITH KAPHA, PITTA, VATA

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49. EVENING WITH KAPHA, PITTA, VATA

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50. BRAHMA MUHURTA: Finding the Holy Hour

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51. BASIC MEDITATION

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52. THE LIFE CYCLE