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Whats on at Ayurveda TLC: This year there are weekend workshops (see below) and Yoga classes, plus consults and therapy sessions (see Services pages)
Mountain correa (Correa lawrenceana var. glandulifera)
This is a low growing bush with long green/cream bell shaped flowers, fused petals, 2-3cm long, it is Fuchsia-like. Hairy dark green leaves are lighter very hairy on the paler undersides. A cold weather plant, it glows with buttery flowers and bright leaves.
This is a yin and yang essence, it balances right and left sides of the body, aids both action and meditation.
Yin classes: Tuesday nights at Spotswood, 7.30 to 8.30 pm. Small classes, aimed at developing your home practice. Booking essential as space is limited.
Monday afternoons 2-3 pm also available for yin or private Hatha classes.
Email me at for bookings or phone 0419221956.
Workshops in 2018
Reiki shares and training are held at Woodend, St Andrews Church, Forest Drive.
Contact me if interested
Ayurveda TLC (Tender Loving Care) aims to use the best features of both Western and Ayurvedic herbal therapy to promote lifelong physical and spiritual health.
My motto is “Health for Life”, to help you heal yourself for long-term health and enhanced quality of life.
Western herbal medicine
Many herbal remedies are purchased over the counter, from supermarkets, pharmacies and health food shops, and there is strong community support for their use. However, expert knowledge in the preparation of individual prescriptions for specific problems, with know-how on the combination of prescription drugs and herbs, can dramatically improve the effectiveness of herbal therapy.
Many Western herbal therapies have now been tested in clinical
trials and shown to be effective in treating chronic conditions such as depression, diabetes, arthritis and allergy.
Ayurveda uses yoga and herbs from an ancient Indian health care system.
Ayurvedic herbs are appearing in Western herbal preparations, but are often used without an understanding of the Ayurvedic applications. My training provides an ability to use Indian and Western herbs together for maximum benefit.
Please note that I am an Ayurvedic therapist, trained in massage and body metabolism analysis. I can prescribe herbs and can recommend yoga and diet and lifestyle changes, but I am not an Ayurvedic medical practitioner (that takes 6 years of medical training). My therapies complement both Ayurvedic and Western medical methods, but do not replace other therapies (see Therapy).
If you have a serious medical condition and are looking for a medical practitioner sympathetic to alternative therapies, I suggest you contact the National Institute for Integrative Medicine (see Links page)