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  • $380.00 – Program Price

Date & Time Details: Live sessions with Durga
Thursday, Jun. 3
6–9 pm
Friday, Jun. 4
6–9 pm
Saturday, Jun. 5
11:30 am–2:30 pm
4–7 pm
Sunday, Jun. 6
11:30 am–2:30 pm
4–7 pm

Live Event: The main program sessions are live and all sessions are in ET. The live sessions will be recorded and posted to the Online Programs access page if you are unable to join us live for that session. Recordings* are usually posted within one day and are available to program participants and presenter(s) only.
*You're welcome to turn off your camera if you don't wish your image to be recorded.

*You will have access to the video recordings for 8 weeks after the program ends.

Registration: Please register by 5 pm on Jun. 3


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Intro to Ayurveda – Online

with Durga Leela, E-RYT 500

June 3 - 6, 2021

Join Durga Leela, founder of Yoga of Recovery®, for an introduction to Ayurveda, the Eastern holistic healing science. Yoga and Ayurveda are sister sciences for healing and transformation throughout all levels of our being: Ayurveda focuses on the treatment (chikitsa) of the body and mind, while the goal of Yoga is self-development and realization.

Ayurveda is recognized as one of the most important systems of mind-body medicine, and its popularity is spreading in the west. This foundational online workshop will introduce you to Ayurvedic concepts and language.

Topics of study include:

  • Philosophy of Ayurveda
  • Fundamental Ayurvedic qualities of the universe: three gunas, five elements, and three doshas
  • Constitutional examination and mental nature

This workshop is part of Basics of Ayurveda – Online on June 3–15, 2021, a longer, more in-depth course on Ayurveda. If you would like to go deeper in your study of a holistic model of Yoga therapy based upon Ayurveda, you have the option to register for the longer course.

Live sessions with Durga on Thursday and Friday at 6–9 pm and Saturday and Sunday at 11:30 am–2:30 pm and 4–7 pm ET.

You will have access to the video recordings for 8 weeks after the program ends, until August 1.

In addition, you will have access to the Ashram’s Live Hatha Yoga classes at 5 pm ET, recorded Ashram meditations, and inspiring talks with Sri Swami Satchidananda. You will also have access to an online social community to connect and communicate with other participants about this course.

Continuing Education (CE) Opportunities


Durga Leela is a treasure. She’s one of the best instructors I’ve ever had. — Past Participant

The teacher’s knowledge and generosity were outstanding. — Pat Ramirez

Durga is a true example and knowledgeable. She Rocks! — Kathleen, 27 years recovery, Ph.D. Psychology

Thank you Durga for sharing so much information in such a short time! — Maheshwari


Durga Leela, E-RYT 500
Durga Leela is a person in long-term recovery, a certified Ayurveda Practitioner, yoga teacher and yoga therapist (IAYT certified) and author of “Yoga of Recovery: Integrating Yoga and Ayurveda with Modern Recovery Tools for Addiction” published in 2022. She is certified as a Peer Recovery Support Specialist and has shared Yoga as a Recovery Pathway in several Recovery Conferences over the last 20 years. She has also served as the Director of the Ayurveda Programs at the Sivananda Ashram in California since 2003, and is a professional member and speaker for the National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA). Learn more about…
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