It is beginning to cool down and even snow in the mountains, and we are steadily getting into real winter. Winter is the season when we thrive on warm food and drinks, root vegetables, prepared with healthy oils (such as ghee or olive oil), soups and broths. Everything that these things give us helps our body and mind quietly flourish through the winter months. You can try our simple kichari to stay warm and healthy.
After winter comes spring. How simple and wise nature is! Spring is the best time of the year (together with the autumn) for purification, detoxification and cleansing. This spring I am very happy to have the opportunity to share with you Panchakarma, the ancient detoxification system of India, which is one of the most powerful aspects of Ayurveda.
Purification by Panchakarma has been the main focus of my work over the years. I have twice returned to India to further my studies and gain greater depth of understanding in this remarkable system of cleansing. I developed my first clinic in California, where I guided my patients through this gentle, yet very effective detoxification process.
This spring you can enjoy Panchakarma in the beautiful Czech mountains of Krkonoše!
I have discovered a very special place to hold these detoxification retreats, or perhaps it discovered me. This treasure, located in the beautiful Czech mountains of Krkonoše, is the lovely guesthouse, U Kotle. It is perfectly suited for relaxation, detoxification, and rejuvenation.
Our spot is located about 1 km from Horní Mísečky up in the hills and away from civilization. The main building has two cozy fireplaces, a dining room lit by large windows overlooking the valley and beautiful, old-world appeal. There is a charming atmosphere as soon as you enter the house and it seems the weight of everyday life falls off your shoulders as soon as you enter it . . .
Every morning we start with relaxing Ayurvedic yoga, followed by pranayama (breathing exercises) and meditation. Then we enjoy a light breakfast, a short walk and a full-body oil massage. At noon we will have a healthy, easily digestible lunch, another short walk and shirodhara.
In the evening, we’ll share our dinner meal together. The dinner is prepared in such a way to assure you a deep and relaxing sleep. Each day will end with a brief talk about Ayurveda and how, even after returning from your stay, you can apply this ancient wisdom in your modern everyday life.
What a better gift to give to yourself or your loved ones than a gift of health?
DATES AND PRICES FOR AYURVEDIC DETOX PROGRAMS SPRING 2012:
|March 16 – 23, 2012
|March 29 – April 1, 2012
|April 20 – 27, 2012
Detox programs are available for all people speaking Czech, English or German. If you have further questions about the programs or want to sign up, please contact us.
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"I use the 100x washed ghee as a moisturizer and on tiny eczema patches I get once in a while. I also give it to my mother who uses it on her psoriasis. She calls it "liquid gold." -Mary K., Massachusetts
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Ayurvedic Workshops, Prague, Czech Republic*
Rejuvenate Your Body & Mind with Ayurveda, Dum Jogy, Praha, Czech Republic, February 4.-5., 2012
Very hands-on workshop, where you will learn how to apply the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda in your everyday modern life. We will practice self-oil massage, ayurvedic yoga, Alternate Nostril Breathing, and Meditation. We will talk about Healthy Eating Habits, Daily Routines and much much more. You will leave relaxed, rejuvenated and full of energy for your life.
Ayurvedic Diet and Detoxification, Dum Jogy, Praha, Czech Republic, February 18.-19., 2012
The basics of healthy Ayurvedic diet, spices, and recipes. You will learn how to use these simple secrets in your everyday life. Ayurvedic detoxification (Panchakarma) helps to purify your body & mind. Making ghee and cooking Kichari are also part of this fun, hands-on workshop!
Ayurveda, Yoga and Our Mind, Dum Jogy, Praha, Czech Republic, February 25.-26., 2012
If your mind is something that fascinates you like it fascinates me, this is a wonderful workshop for you. We will learn how Ayurveda and Yoga view our mind, but mostly play with our mind and realize that we are not our minds!
For more information about all of these workshops, please visit Barbora's Czech Website
*Workshops are in Czech. If you are interested in having ayurvedic workshops in your area, please contact me. We can offer the workshops in English and Czech.
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Have a wonderful, calm winter and remember to nourish your body & mind with warm food and drinks.
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"I use the 100x washed ghee as a moisturizer and on tiny eczema patches I get once in a while. I also give it to my mother who uses it on her psoriasis. She calls it 'liquid gold.'" -Mary K., Massachusetts