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Sun, Jan 31



Balanced Living - Ayurveda & Yoga

Join Aimee and Valerie to discover how the sister sciences of Yoga and Ayurveda work inseparably in guiding us towards balanced, healthy lives.

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Balanced Living - Ayurveda & Yoga
Balanced Living - Ayurveda & Yoga

Time & Location

Jan 31, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM PST


About the Event

Although often treated as two separate practices in the States, the sister sciences of Yoga and Ayurveda have been practiced in India for thousands of years together as part of an integrated and complete system of well-being. Just as the well-being of the mind is linked with the well-being of the body, the practice of one is incomplete without the practice of the other. In this two-hour seminar, join Aimee Echo of Ashtanga Yoga Long beach and Valerie Hwang of Intrepid Ayurveda in an interactive discussion on the relationship between these two powerhouse sister sciences and how we can utilize Ayurvedic principles to deepen our Yoga practices and bring greater balance to our everyday lives.

General Event Outline:

I. Yoga, Ayurveda, and their relationship

  • Definition, History, and Goals

II. Digging Deeper: The Three Gunas 

  • Sattva, Rajas, and Tamas

III. How your eating impacts your yoga practice

  • How to eat/the yoga of eating
  • Guidelines for Healthy Eating

IV. Daily Habits for cultivating clarity

The Presenters

About Aimee, Ashtanga Yoga Long Beach: Aimee has since been a dedicated student of R. Sharath Jois and returns regularly to India for intensive study with him. In 2010, Aimee received Sharath’s blessing to teach and is Authorized Level 2. She had the privilege to assist Sharath in the main shala at KPJAYI in 2012 and again in 2016. An avid philosophy student, she began ongoing study of the Yoga Sutras with long-time TKV Desikachar student, Chase Bossart in 2015. Aimee is the owner, director, and primary teacher at Ashtanga Yoga Long Beach. She is the only KPJAYI Authorized Ashtanga Yoga teacher in Long Beach, CA.

Valerie Hwang, Intrepid Ayurveda: Valerie is the owner of Intrepid Ayurveda and is an Ayurvedic Health Counselor certified by the California College of Ayurveda. She is also a dedicated student of Ashtanga Yoga with Aimee and has experienced that through the proper practice of yoga and Ayurveda combined, deep healing and a healthy balance in life can be achieved. 

Registration: Sign up by January 22nd for the Early Bird Discount! For those who might miss the event live, a recording will be e-mailed to all ticket-holders are the event has finished. 

We're very excited to bring this program to our community and beyond. Feel free to e-mail with any questions you want to be answered at the discussion. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you there!


  • Regular Admission




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