ELEMENTS OF MAGIC, PART 1: THE 5 ELEMENTS THROUGH THE LENS OF AYURVEDA W/ RAVEN OLAY
Understanding of the 5 elements (air, ether, fire, water and earth) is fundamental to cultivating a life of magic lived in deep connection to the earth and the cosmos. In this workshop, we will come together with visiting Ayurvedic Practitioner Raven Olay, owner of Vancouver based Blumhouse Wellness, to explore the 6000 year old Ancient Indian healing system of Ayurveda (the science of the 5 elements) , it’s core concepts, and how to begin to work with everyday culinary herbs to consciously create food as medicine. We will engage our senses of smell, touch, and taste with varying teas, essential oils, culinary herbs and spices to allow for experiential exploration of the fundamental concepts of Ayurveda, including:
• The 3 Doshas: The study of the way the 5 elements combine within our bodies to create the individuals Dosha or constitution: Vata, Pitta, or Kapha.
• Gunas: The characteristics of the elements (Doshas) when they land in the body
• Rasas: The 6 flavors and how they relate to the elements
When : Sunday, July 8th
Time : 9 to 11 am
Where : Harlow Atelier, 655 east 15th Ave.
Cost : $48