134 – Rituacharya, Seasonal Shifts & Sleep With Rima Das, Ayurveda’s Practitioner
Rima Shah’s first Ayurvedic teachers were her grandparents and parents who taught her many Ayurvedic home remedies and spiritual practices. She has been studying herbs and medicinal plants for 30 years, completing both Western and Ayurvedic herbal studies. She was part of the core faculty of Kanyakumari, Ayurvedic school in Milwaukee, WI in 2004-2008. She founded and created the Apothecary at Kanyakumari in 2004 and created some of her signature products. She also has taken numerous trips to India to enhance her knowledge through advance studies in Ayurvedic herbalism, Panchakarma, and women’s health. Rima has maintained an individual Ayurveda practice in the city of Milwaukee for the past seventeen years. She has also counselled women through birth, prenatal and postpartum care using her knowledge in midwifery and doula work, folk medicine and ancient Ayurvedic care for the childbearing woman. She has taught at Kanyakumari Ayurveda and Yoga School, the Bhavana Institute for Ayurveda and Yoga, and currently teaches a federally financially funded Ayurveda program at the Institute of Beauty and Wellness.
- Why should we pay attention to seasonal shifts?
- What happens to our body at specific crossovers between different seasons?
- Do we adjust protocols based open body constitution or season?
- What are times where we are likely to feel seasonal impact as poor sleep?
- What are five specific steps that we must take to navigate seasonal shifts?
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