The Mindbody Cleanse: A 14-Day Detox and Rejuvenation Program from Ancient Ayurveda

The Mindbody Cleanse: A 14-Day Detox and Rejuvenation Program from Ancient Ayurveda

by Ronly Blau, Adrian Nowland

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780692646779
Publisher: Laughing Blossom Wellness
Publication date: 03/10/2016
Pages: 290
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.61(d)

About the Author

Ronly Blau is an Ayurvedic Practitioner and Yoga Teacher. She studied Ayurveda at the Mount Madonna Institute and in Kerala, India. She offers health consultations and has been leading cleanse groups since 2008. A yoga teacher since 2000, she studied with Kathleen Hunt, and completed the Mindfulness Yoga & Meditation Training at Spirit Rock. She is informed by her longtime practice in yoga and vipassana meditation and lectures and leads retreats, classes and workshops in both Ayurveda and Yoga. Please visit her website: www.MeadowHeartAyurveda.com for more information on her offerings. She makes her home on Vashon Island with her husband and two daughters.

Adrian Nowland is an Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor and Holistic Health Coach. She is board certified by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners and is a member of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association. She studied at Kerala Ayurveda Academy and the Institution for Integrative Nutrition, as well as attending various Ayurvedic workshops and classes, including pulse diagnosis. She leads group programs, retreats and workshops that share the wisdom of Ayurveda so that others may benefit from the rich teachings. For more information on her offerings, please go to www.laughingblossom.com. At the time of this writing, Adrian lives in sunny North Central Washington with her husband and their spunky daughter.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
How to Use This Book
Contraindications
Our Stories

PART 1: PRINCIPLES OF AYURVEDA AND PANCHAKARMA
Chapter 1 The Ground of Ayurveda
Unique Qualities of Panchakarma
History of Ayurveda
Core Principles of Ayurveda
The Mother Cleanse: Traditional Panchakarma

Chapter 2 Understanding Your Unique Constitution
Dosha Quiz
Balance Using the Qualities

PART 2: THE MINDBODY CLEANSE ESSENTIALS
Chapter 3 Overview of the Mindbody Cleanse
Setting Intentions
The Three Phases of the Mindbody Cleanse
The Three Branches
How to Schedule Your Cleanse
The Mini Cleanse
Enhancements

Chapter 4 Working With Our Indulgences
Key Nutrients in Detoxification
Addiction and Constitution
Caffeine
Alcohol
Tobacco
Sugar
Food

Chapter 5 Stress Management
Yoga for Cleansing
Yoga Sequences
Meditation for Cleansing
Pranayama for Cleansing

Chapter 6 Self-Care
Essential Self-Care Practices
Essential Oils
Optional Self-Care Practices
Working with Emotions

PART 3: CLEANSING PROTOCOL
Chapter 7 The Preparation Phase
Food for Preparation Phase
Herbs
Sample Menu
A Note About Organic Food
Sample Daily Routine
Individualizing Your Cleanse Based on Your Mindbody Type

Chapter 8 The Purification Phase
Food for Purification Phase
Modifications
Ghee Schedule
Purgation
Basti
Sample Menu
Stress Management & Self Care for Purification Phase
What to Expect Day by Day
Troubleshooting

Chapter 9 Rebuilding and Rejuvenation
SECTION I: REBUILDING
Food for Rebuilding Phase
Sample Menu
Stress Management & Self Care for Rebuilding Phase
Completion Practice

SECTION II: REJUVENATION
Food and Herbs for Rejuvenation
Sample Menu
Stress Management & Self Care for Rejuvenation Phase
A Sustainable Maintenance Diet
Basic Dosha Food Guide

PART 4: RECIPES
Food Prayer
Recipe Index
Shopping List
Preparation and Rebuilding Phase Recipes
Beverages
Breakfasts
Veggies
Dressings, Sauces & Spreads
Soups
Grains
Main Dishes
Purification Phase Recipes
Rejuvenation Phase Recipes

Bibliography
Index
About the Authors

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