Women's Natural Transitions

Ayurveda's Holistic Approach to Menopausal Wellness

A 4-Week Online Retreat for Women of All Ages​

Women's Natural Transitions

Ayurveda's Holistic Approach to Menopausal Wellness

A 4-Week Online Retreat for Women of All Ages​

Embrace Change with Confidence

Embark on a transformative journey of embracing the natural transitions of peri-menopause and menopause at our exclusive online Ayurveda retreat. If you find yourself on the brink of menopause, facing uncertainties or apprehensions, our retreat is tailored to provide the personalized care your body and mind deserve. Unlike one-size-fits-all approaches, we recognize that each woman’s experience is unique.

During this transitional time of life, women often face a multitude of challenges, from insomnia and brain fog to fatigue, hot flashes, mood swings, weight gain, vaginal dryness, and a reduced sex drive. However, Ayurveda offers a holistic approach that helps alleviate these symptoms. It provides tools and practices to soothe and restore balance, empowering women to navigate with greater comfort and vitality.

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Holistic Approach

Our Ayurvedic experts seamlessly blend ancient Ayurvedic wisdom with modern wellness practices for a comprehensive experience.

Personalized Care

Our experienced practitioners tailor each aspect to your unique needs, ensuring a deeply enriching journey.

Empowerment Through Connection

Connect with like-minded women on a similar journey, fostering a sense of camaraderie and shared experiences.

About the Retreat

Our retreat is crafted to cater to the specific needs and challenges of peri-menopause and menopause, fostering balance and harmony in every facet of your being. What sets us apart is the sense of community you’ll find—knowing that you’re not alone on this journey. Cultivating a sense of belonging and connectedness enhances well-being, promotes positivity about menopause, and may even alleviate menopausal and depressive symptoms. 

Weekly Pre-Recorded Education and Insights

Each week, access 2.5 hours of prerecorded lessons from experts on important Ayurveda and menopause topics.

Live Weekly Sessions

Lectures, cooking demos, experiential practices, and Q&A—Informative workshops in women’s health, Ayurveda, and holistic wellness where our experts share empowering insights, tips, and remedies.

Yoga & Meditation

Learn practices that harness the power of holistic practices to ease physical and emotional symptoms.

Ayurvedic Consultation

One-on-one personalized Ayurvedic consultation to address your unique needs during this profound life stage.

Resources

• Workbook & Quizzes
• Printables
• Recipes & Meal Plans

Private Facebook Group

Access to our member's-only Facebook group to stay connected to your new community.

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Monthly Follow-Up Sessions

Monthly virtual follow-up sessions to ask questions, discuss your progress, and meet others who have taken the program.

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20% Future Discount

Save 20% on an all-inclusive in-person retreat at the Art of Living Retreat Center in Boone, North Carolina.

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By the end of this 4-week retreat, you will have

  • Rediscovered a sense of equilibrium
  • Rekindled your joy
  • Reconnected with your inner strength
  • Gained a deeper understanding of your body’s changes
  • Developed a personalized plan for optimal well-being during this phase of life
  • Embraced the transformative potential of this time in your life.

You deserve to sleep better, feel stronger, and thrive.  You deserve this retreat!

Course Content

Week 1

A. Intro to Ayurveda, Daily Routine (Dinacharya), & the Program | Kim Rossi
• Identifying your constitution and current state of imbalance.
B. What is happening with my hormones? | Suzanne Sifri
• Western Perspectives on Hormones/Biochemistry—What is Going on in Your Body?
• Western Paradigm & Ayurveda Translation
• Optimizing Digestive Health (Agni)

LIVE Session | Team
• Healing Foods (Kitchari) Cooking Demo
• Importance of Seasonal Cleansing

Week 2

A. Common Disorders of Dryness and Depletion (Vata) | Emma Landau

B. Resolving Vata Imbalances, with Diet, Lifestyle & Herbs
• Mood swings
• Scanty bleeding during menopause
• Insomnia
• Decreased concentration due to spaciness
• Dry skin & mucous membranes, including the vagina
• Constipation & irritable bowel
• Reduced libido
• Anxiety, fear, & worry
• Bone loss

LIVE Session | Team
• Self-Care Techniques for Deep Nourishment

Week 3

A. Common Disorders of Inflammation & Irritability (Pitta) | Suzanne Sifri

B. Resolving Pitta Imbalances, with Diet, Lifestyle & Herbs
• Hot flashes
• Heavy bleeding during perimenopause
• Skin rashes
• Anger, irritation, jealousy, criticism, & competitiveness
• High blood pressure & heart disease

LIVE Session | Team
• Yoga Practices to Soothe & Pacify Body, Mind, & Spirit

Week 4

A. Common Disorders of Congestion & Stagnation (Kapha) | Medha

B. Resolving Kapha Imbalances with Diet, Lifestyle & Herbs
• Weight gain (overweight)
• Fluid retention (edema)
• Depression, sadness, greed, & attachment
• Decreased concentration due to dullness
• High cholesterol
• Thyroid

LIVE Session | Team
• Discussion: Eastern & Western approaches to Hormone Replacement Therapy

Presenters

Kimberly Rossi is the Director of Wellness and Business Development at the Art of Living Retreat Center/Shankara Ayurveda Wellness, one of the top-rated wellness retreat centers in the US. She has over two decades of ayurvedic practice specializing in ayurvedic nutrition, weight balancing, cleansing, aging gracefully and naturally through menopause. She has studied with renowned Ayurvedic doctors in the west, and has co-lead women’s health workshops with Dr. Nisha Manikantan, Director of Sri Sri Ayurveda at the Art of Living in Bangalore, India.

Suzanne Sifri is an Ayurvedic practitioner with more than 3,700 hours of academic and clinical training through the California College of Ayurveda. She works individually with clients to treat both acute and chronic conditions in order to bring balance to the body, mind, and spirit. She is a passionate Ayurvedic educator and enjoys empowering others with accessible tools that practically and significantly improve the quality of daily life. Suzanne weaves the wisdom of Ayurveda and yoga together in her work and is a certified hatha and yin yoga instructor.

Bio Pics Medha Garud

Medha Garud is an experienced Ayurvedic consultant and has been extensively trained in Ayurveda at the International Art of Living Foundation’s Panchakarma Center and the Sri Sri Ayurveda Hospital in Bangalore, India. Medha trained with the world-renowned Ayurvedic practitioner, Dr Vasant Lad as well as leading Ayurvedic expert Dr Suhas Kshirsagar. She coordinates the Ayurveda and Panchakarma programs at Art of Living’s Shankara Ayurveda Wellness.

Emma Landau

Emma Landau is an Ayurvedic Clinician with over 10 years of study and practice. She received her BSc from Cornell University and training includes graduate-level studies under renowned ayurvedic physician Vasant Lad, BAMS. She is passionate about educating women of all ages and specializes in metabolic imbalances, menstrual disorders, hormone imbalances, postpartum care, and menopause

Program Value, Cost, & Savings

Save over $2,000 with our special retreat package.
$ 999
  • Pre-recorded Sessions $1,000
  • Weekly Live Sessions $575
  • Workbook and Resources $150
  • Community Access $199
  • Monthly Follow-Up Sessions $600
  • In-Person Retreat Discount $300
  • Ayurvedic Personal Consultation $175
Save $2,000!

Online Program FAQs

Retreat Cancellation Policy

  • Refunds are available (less a $50 processing fee) until you access the course content in our eLearning platform. 
  • After you have accessed the content, a nonrefundable credit toward a future AOLRC program (less a $50 processing fee) is available if you give notice before the start date of the program.  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 or after the program start date, or if you do not show up or complete the program. No refund will be given if you attend a program and are dissatisfied with its presentation or content.

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.

Talk to an Ayurveda Specialist

Price
$999 $749

Early Bird Discount! 25% off the April retreat when you book by March 31!

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Program Dates

  • Apr 6–May 4, 2024
  • May 4–Jun 1, 2024
  • Jun 1–Jun 29, 2024

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