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Ayurvedic Practitioners in Colorado

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 Boulder, CO

Alakananda Devi, M.D.

Alandi Ayurvedic Clinic , 2457 20th Street, Boulder, CO 80304
Tel: 303-786-7437 Fax: 303-494-7308
Web: www.alandiashram.org  Email: ma@alandiashram.org

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Dr. Alakananda Devi, Ayurvedic physician Click here for more info
Alandi Ayurvedic Clinic, 2457 20th Street, Boulder, CO 80304
Tel: 303-786-7437 Fax: 303-494-7308
Web: www.alandiashram.org

Dr. Sarasvati Burhman, PhD., RYT (500)
Ayurvedic Medicine, Classical Yoga Therapy, Meditation Instructions
PO Box 1121, Boulder CO 80306   Tel:303-443-6923
Email: info@rmiya.org  Web site: www.rimya.org

Nita Desai, MD, East/West Integrated Medicine
737 29th Street, Boulder, CO 80303
Tel: 303-669-2385, Web:www.nitadesaimd.com

Dr. John Douillard, Ayurvedic Consultant
Life Spa, 6662 Gunpark Drive E. #102, Boulder, CO 80301
Tel: 303-516-4848 Email: info@lifespa.com Web site: www.lifespa.com

Patricia Hansen, MA, RYT, Certified Ayurvedic Consultant
Prana Yoga & Ayurveda Mandala Training Center, Denver CO
Tel: 303-512-0819
Email: padmashakti@earthlink.net

Amita Nathwani, Ayurveda Center OF Durango
1099 Main Avenue, Suite 318, Durango, CO 81301
durangoayurveda@gmail.com, www.AyurvedaMedGroup.com

Terra Rafael, Registered Midwife, Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner,
Certified Maya Massage Therapist, Reiki Teacher
737 29th Street, Suite 201, Boulder, CO  80303
Tel: 720-628-5015
Email: resourcing@earthlink.net

Marek Novason Sawicki, CAyu, LMT, RYT
Uma Novason Sawicki,
Offering Ayurvedic Consultations, Therapies, Postpartum Care Panchakarma and workshops.
Touch of the East Ayurvedic Health Care
2019 Grove Street #3
Boulder, CO 80302
Tel: 303-704-5294
Email: ommarek@gmail.com

Ayurvedic practitioners are educated in a variety of schools and colleges. There is a considerable difference in what a practitioner offers due to the background that a practitioner may have brought with them to the study of Ayurveda. For example, the practitioner may be a medical doctor, naturopathic doctor, chiropractic doctor, nurse, yoga teacher, nutritionist, or massage therapist. If the practitioner already had a health career prior to studying Ayurveda, they will likely utilize their knowledge of Ayurveda within that chosen career.

There may be a focus on Ayurvedic spa therapies including abyhanga (Ayurvedic massage), shirodhara (oil streamed onto the forehead), swedana (herbalized steam), stone therapy massage, pizichil (whole body oiling), facials, herbal wraps, ubtans (massage with herbal body paste), and many other specialized Ayurvedic techniques. Other practitioners may focus on teaching and guiding a client through lifestyle changes.

In general, Ayurvedic consultants work to balance the dosha imbalance (imbalance in the body "humors" or characteristics). They may offer the detoxification program known as pancha karma (five detoxification therapies), as well as nutrition and lifestyle guidance, and recommendations of Ayurvedic natural herbs. Through their knowledge of the science of Ayurveda, they can assist a client in setting up daily routines (dinacharya) and seasonal routines (ritucharya) that can bring about the desired balance to release stress and help to ward off dis-ease.


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