The Ayurvedic Daily Routine

Dinacharya for Health and Well-Being
  • Kimberly Rossi
  • eLearning Course
  • On-Demand

Connect to the rhythms of nature for health and well-being.

The science of Ayurveda—a time-tested 5000-year-old natural system of medicine—is based on strengthening the body, mind, and spirit with holistic practices and therapies. While Ayurveda has always emphasized the significance of a connection with nature, Western scientists have only recently begun to grasp the importance. This disconnection from the circadian rhythms has been linked to a host of health concerns, including poor cognitive function, mood and sleep disorders, diabetes, obesity, daytime sleepiness, reduced school performance, substance abuse, heart disease, and some cancers.

Ayurveda tells us that on any given day, there are two cycles of change that exist—the sun cycle and the moon cycle—and they are connected with the Ayurvedic body type or doshas (vata, pitta, or kapha). Dinacharya (a Sanskrit word made up of ‘dina’ meaning day and ‘acharya’ meaning activity) is a daily routine designed to connect us to our circadian rhythms, or the internal body clock. 

Dinacharya guides us—based on our unique constitution—on the best times to sleep, eat, exercise, work, relax, and more. We’ll explore this daily routine and how to incorporate its components into your life with

  • Meditation and mindfulness for better sleep, emotional balance, and a quieter mind
  • Yoga and pranayama to alleviate stress, promote relaxation, and naturally lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels
  • Self-care practices that nurture physical, mental, and emotional well-being, balance hormones, and promote longevity
  • Herbal treatments, oils, and dietary practices that promote healthy, beautiful skin
  • Ayurvedic routines and therapies to reduce inflammation, increase energy, and promote healing
  • Detoxifying spices, herbs, and other dietary components to optimize digestion and organ function
  • Spiritual practices that unite body, mind, and soul—promoting healing from within.

This experiential program is ideal for anyone looking for accessible, holistic ways to live a more authentic and balanced life. You’ll learn practices and tips to keep you feeling confident, balanced, and happy. 

Features

Learn the basics of Ayurveda

Ayurveda is a system based on strengthening the body, mind, and spirit, allowing the body’s own natural healing mechanisms to work to their fullest potential.

Identify Dosha and Imbalances

Identifying your dosha, or unique constitution, is the first step in creating a plan of lifestyle habits, therapies, and practices for health and well-being.

Create a Personal Daily Routine

Dinachayra establishes balance, regulates hormones, aids digestion, boosts confidence and discipline, and promotes peace, happiness, and longevity.

This course includes

On-Demand Video

More than 45 minutes of lectures and visual presentations in five video lessons.

Resources

• Ayurvedic Recipes and Meal Plans
• Printable Dinacharya Sheet
• Program Handouts

Articles

Specially curated educational and inspirational articles from Ayurveda, meditation, and yoga experts.

Course Content

Intro to the Ayurvedic Daily Routine

Ayurveda teaches us how to obtain optimal health through a deeper understanding of ourselves and our unique nature in relationship to the world around us.

Dinacharya—Lifestyle and Daily Routine

Self-care practices; Ayurveda routines, therapies, and treatments; lifestyle choices; and dietary guidelines to unite body, mind, and soul to promote healing from within.

Abhyanga​

Learn the very specialized self-massage technique of Abhyanga—including what oils work best for your personal dosha—to improve skin appearance, circulation, detoxify, and calm the whole being. 

The Ayurvedic Diet

Explore the Ayurvedic diet—when to eat, what to eat, and how much to eat—and create a foolproof sustainable diet plan for yourself based on your unique constitution.

Summing it All Up​

Gear yourself up for success with a personalized plan to incorporate everything that you’ve learned into your Ayurvedic daily routine—for a life full of happiness, well-being, and vibrant health.

Presenter

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Kimberly Rossi

Kimberly Rossi has been studying, practicing, and teaching Vedic science—Ayurveda, yoga, pranayama, and meditation—since 1998.  Her passion is sharing the teachings, making things easy to follow, and empowering people to make positive lifestyle changes, so one may be happy, healthy, and whole—the best version of themselves and creators of the best life possible. Her professional career has been leading wellness-based businesses in four and five star destinations around the world for more than 25 years. Currently, she is the Director of Business Development at the Art of Living Retreat Center and Shankara Ayurveda Wellness.

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Retreat Cancellation Policy

Refunds are available (less a $50 processing fee) up to eight days before your program. 
 
Nonrefundable credit toward a future AOLRC program or stay (less a $50 processing fee) is available if you give notice between seven and one day(s) before your program or stay. Credit may be applied to any AOLRC program or stay for one year following the date of issue.

No credit or refund will be given if you cancel on the program start date, if you do not show up, or if you do not complete the program. No refund will be given if you attend a program and are dissatisfied with its presentation or content.
 
AOLRC reserves the right to cancel a program at any time. If AOLRC cancels a program, you will receive a full refund. Some programs may have special cancellation policies; see individual workshop descriptions.

Your program is hosted on Zoom. In order to participate, you will need one of the following:

  • Computer: Windows or Mac computer with speakers and a microphone. (Note: Webcams are recommended but not required.)
  • Mobile Device: iOS or Android 
  • Phone: mobile, desk or landline.

You can find out more about using Zoom here. 

Once you register and reserve your spot, you will receive a confirmation email with detailed instructions on how to access the online sessions. If you have any problems or questions, please feel free to reach us at 800-392-6870.

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