Ayurveda in the 21st Century


Presented by Kerry Harling, a recognized leader in the field of integrative medicine and the ancient healing science of Ayurveda

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. Doors open 6:15 pm for light reception.

East End Cooperative Ministry

6140 Station Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

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Living in harmony with our true nature as spirit...

Ayurveda, which literally means "The Science of Life," is the healing science from India. It has been practiced for over 5,000 years by millions of individuals to assist the body in journeying back to optimal health. More and more people are discovering that these ancient principles are easily applicable to modern life and that they have the power to create health and contentment. Health comes when we live in harmony with our true nature as spirit. Ayurveda allows us to get a glimpse of our individual true nature and to find the best ways to live a life of balance. It provides holistic understanding and healing to people on all levels: physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Ayurveda uses a multitude of healing modalities including herbs, diet, aromas, lifestyle recommendations, meditation, and yoga.

In this interactive workshop, we will discuss how to understand your constitution, and how this information can help you to find your unique state of balanced health. We will discuss how to use food as “medicine,” as well as how to improve digestion and increase immunity through simple Ayurvedic recipes and remedies.

We will start by:

  • Taking a modern dosha questionnaire to learn your body/mind constitution
  • Receive specific tips on how to utilize herbs and diet and other lifestyle practices to rejuvenate your health and reconnect with your true nature.
  • How to create a balanced diet and lifestyle to suit your body type (dosha).
  • Simple Daily Rituals for Optimal Digestion
  • How to use Food as Medicine to relieve gas, heartburn, indigestion, and constipation

Kerry is a globally recognized leader in the field of integrative medicine and the ancient science of health known as Ayurveda. She is passionate about raising awareness for the need for a change in contemporary medicine that focuses on patient empowerment and a health based (rather than disease-based) medical system. Kerry practices at The University of Pittsburgh Center for Integrative Medicine and remains a pioneer in the field of integrative medicine where she has developed a personalized system to manage chronic disorders by incorporating fundamental changes in diet, behavior, and stress while focusing on genetics. This individualized program is so successful that many of her clients have achieved maximum healing and vitality after years of chronic problems.

Kerry is a published author of The 25-Day Ayurveda Cleanse and Ted Talk presenter of ‘Context is Everything’.


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