The Answer To A Healthier Life Is Closer Than You Imagined
Did you know that chronic inflammation can often be an underlying factor for numerous health conditions, including: heart disease, atherosclerosis, and autoimmune conditions? Through the right diet and lifestyle, combined with proven mindfulness and breathing techniques, you can greatly reduce inflammation within your body. During this workshop you will learn how Ayurveda practices can help you to promote positive changes within your body, including reducing chronic inflammation.

What To Expect During Your Inflammation Management Workshop
Throughout the workshop you will receive numerous tools and applicable techniques to help you reduce your body’s inflammation, so that you can lead a happier and healthier life.

  • Complete a dosha quiz to gain valuable insights into your emotional and bodily needs.
  • Learn what superfoods can help to heal and manage inflammation within your body.
  • Discover what breathing, yoga, mindfulness, and meditation techniques can benefit you on a daily basis.
  • Complete exercises that are designed to heal your mind, body, and spirit by releasing negative emotional energy.
  • Enjoy learning a new daily routine that is designed to reduce inflammation, while simultaneously promoting improved liver strength, digestion, and assimilation.
  • For an additional cost, receive a pulse assessment to more intimately know your body’s constitution and what food choices are right for you. Please contact the spa reception at 828-264-8382 to reserve this additional service.

About the teachers


Poornima Sharma

Poornima is a certified yoga instructor and Health Coach with a Ph.D. in Foods & Nutrition and a special focus on obesity, diabetes, and iron deficiency. As a Health Coach, Poornima has had the pleasure of helping individuals from all walks of life take part in empowerment programs that leverage breathing techniques, yoga, and meditation to reduce stress and promote healthier lifestyles. She is also a RYT-200 certified yoga and meditation teacher with the Art of Living and looks forward to helping people focus on eating well, living well, and embracing mindful living to enjoy both positive inner transformations and outer dynamism. With the Poornima’s help, you can let food become your medicine and mindfulness your guide for better living.



Timings: Fri: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Sat: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm and Sun: 9:30 am -12:00 pm

Friday7:00 pm – 8:30 pm 
Session 1: Introduction; Orientation; What is Inflammation? Causes, Symptoms and Effects of Inflammation; Group share

Saturday9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Session 2: Managing Inflammation: A Western and Eastern Perspective. Understanding Inflammation for different body types (Vata, Pitta Kapha); Anti-inflammatory Foods & Super Foods; Experimenting with foods- hands-on experience; Recipes

Sunday9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Session 3: Exploring and learning some tools and techniques to manage/reduce inflammation with Diet, Exercise, Yoga, Stretching, Pranayama (Breathing techniques)- Meditation

Date & Time

Starts: May 04, 2018 07:00 PM

Ends: May 06, 2018 01:00 PM


Poornima Sharma


Starting at $425
Includes room, meals & tuition

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