Overview

 

Become your own wellness alchemist with renowned Ayurvedic cooking instructor Nalini Mehta. During this program, we will explore the different dosha body types and how best to nourish them throughout each season. The Vata dosha, easily aggravated by cold, windy, and dry conditions, is susceptible to imbalance during the winter months. In summer, the Pitta dosha benefits from extra dietary care and attention, and the Kapha dosha can become unstable in the transitional seasons of autumn and spring. Lean how to best nourish your body type and thrive in every season, through Nalini’s masterful demonstrations of authentic ayurvedic food preparation. This program will walk you through theory, recipes, and dietary strategies to keep you healthy, happy, and whole all year!

This 3-day weekend retreat will be hosted at the Art of Living Retreat Center located in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

During this program, you will:
• Learn how to cook delicious meals with fresh ingredients
• Get a deeper understanding of your Ayurvedic body type
• Gain insights to your body’s unique dietary needs
• Learn to engage your senses through yoga and meditation
• Learn how to best use different seasonal flavors
• Explore the relationship between food and health
• Further, develop your knowledge and gain new perspectives on essential components of the better food movement
• An Ayurvedic massage treatment is also included

About the Teacher


Nalini started teaching Ayurveda cooking classes 12 in NYC years ago . She began her career in the food industry as a culinary instructor at the Natural Gourmet Institute for Food and Health followed by Whole Foods Culinary Center, Institute of Culinary Education and NY Open Center teaching vegetarian cooking classes. She has also worked at Candle Café restaurant and Hampton Chutney in New York City.
She has been a speaker at several institutes like Baruch College, Rubin Museum of Art and Princeton University, United Nations Spice Club. Her classes seemed to fan people’s passion, curiosity and interest in a unique experience of India through its holistic food.
Through RTI she offers an array of vegetarian cooking classes options all rooted in the science and philosophy of Ayurveda along with annual Ayurveda Culinary trips to India.Today RTI has shared this rich culinary experience with over 1500 people by offering public and online classes as well as corporate team building courses

Date & Time

Starts: Aug 11, 2017 08:00 AM

Ends: Aug 13, 2017 05:00 PM

Teacher

Nalini Mehta

Rate

Starting at $474
Includes room, meals & tuition