Friday, November 11: Free Intro Evening 8-10pm
Yoga Desa, Topanga Canyon
120 N Topanga Canyon Blvd
Saturday, November 12: Ayurveda and Aromatherapy
Sunday, November 13: Ritual of Sacred Scents
9am - 5pm
Location: Private Residence
Directions Upon Registration
Contact: Janice Craig
$150 both days (early registration before October 21)
$175 both days (after October 21)
$100 one day only
Mail to PO BOX 503, Topanga, CA 90290
The use of aromatic plants and essential oils is a branch of Ayurvedic and Tibetan medicine. This workshop presents the use of essential oils according to Ayurvedic principles. The class covers the most important essential oils used currently in aromatherapy, categorized according to the doshas (constitutional types), subdoshas (physiological functions of the doshas), the five elements, prana (life force), and ojas (nutritional essence).
Ritual of Sacred Scents
History and therapeutic benefits of some of the most powerful exotic and renowned plants, their medicinal and spiritual uses.
The use of sacred oils, resins and herbal incense for increasing concentration and memory, relaxation and meditation.
Featuring fragrant woods such as sandalwood, agarwood, cedar, and juniper; purifying resins such as frankincense, myrrh, and copal; intoxicating flowers such as roses, jasmines, and saffron; perfumed roots such as vetiver and jatamansi; and a rare selection of ancient temple incenses.