What is Ayurveda ?

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Ayurveda translates from Sanskrit to ‘Knowledge of life’ (ayur=life, veda=knowledge or science)

It is recognized as the oldest form of written medicine. The ancient science of Ayurveda originated over 5,000 years ago in India and continues to be practiced today.

 

Ayurveda is designed as a healing system , preventitive medicine and as a lifestyle. It  gives you the tools you need to understand the root of your imbalance and find long lasting solutions and lifestyle changes to live in connection with the seasons and your own nature.

 

Ayurvedic principles hold that the body is composed of a unique combination of three Doshas., your unique physical, psychological and emotional constitution that determines who you are, your personality and your tendancies.

 

Your Unique Dosha Makeup - based on the principles of the five elements:
Water, Air, Fire, Ether and Earth

Each person has their unique combination. There are three Doshas; Vata, Pitta and Kapha. According to the Ayurvedic principles you are predominantly one dosha, but a combination of all in different ratios. We all have a unique makeup, no two individuals are alike. By learning how the Doshas manifest in the body, our emotions and tendencies, we learn how to make daily lifestyle choices to keep them balanced. There is no perfect combination; all doshas have their strengths and weaknesses. The goal is to find balance.

 

  • Vata – Air and Ether/Space (governs movement)

    Vata individuals tend to be generally physically thin and light, with dry skin, they are energetic and mentally restless. In balance, they are charming, sociable, energetic and enthusiastic about life. Extreme imbalance may result in anything from nervous system problems, hyperactivity, insomnia, emaciation, joint pain and chronic fatigue.

  • Pitta – Fire and Water (governs metabolic processes)

    Pitta individuals are medium height and tend to develop good muscular tone, with soft skin that burns easily in the sun. Pitta constitution is often associated with people who are opinionated with sharp concentration and intense digestion. When imbalanced, it can manifest into irritability and excessive anger, heartburn, inflammation, rheumatoid arthritis and ulcers. They are sensitive to the sun and prefer cool weather, like autumn.

  • Kapha – Water and Earth (governs immunity)

    Kapha individuals tend to be more voluptuous, with a beautiful thick hydrated skin that ages well. When in balance, individuals with strong Kapha tend to be physically strong and emotionally calm and patient. They don’t talk much but are deep thinkers. Imbalance can bring lethargy, insecurity and even depression as well as a tendency to be overweight.

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Vanesa Curutchet

Ayurvedic Practitioner

 

Vanesa Curutchet is one of the most sought after Ayurvedic practitioners in Quebec, She focuses on helping individuals find their balance and wellbeing. She has a very holistic yet modern approach that has caught the attention of the media.

Vanesa studied in California and Montreal to complete her 4 year Ayurvedic Practitioner certification.

She now works out of her office in Westmount, continuing to provide the most comprehensive approach to health and wellness in French, English and Spanish.

 

  • Who we are?

    I am passionate about Health and Wellness, specializing in working with women. Wanting what’s best for you and your life. Its all about your wellbeing after all in this fast paced world.

  • Philosophy

    I truly believe that when you get to look good and fell good you cant help but do good for others and for yourself. It makes your world a better place.

  • Results

    My goal is that our sessions will help you but ultimately success will be represented by the teachings and tools I will show you to be your own wellness coach.

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Ayurvedic Detox

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How to prepare for your pregnancy in 3 easy steps

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How to overcome insomnia in 3 easy steps

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During the first Ayurvedic consultation, the complete focus is on you. Who you are, what makes you unique, and why you have symptoms, if any?
In fact, unlike doctor’s visit, you can and should visit an Ayurvedic practitioner  without any symptoms. The goal here is health promotion and disease prevention.

 

During an Ayurvedic consultation we will:

Uncover your unique mind-body constitution

Discover your health history and family medical history

Learn about state of your current health

Get into details of your daily diet

Learn about stresses in your life

Get to know your lifestyle, exercise regimen, etc.

 

Naturopath receipts are available for private insurance

We also offer a 10% discount for Seniors and Students

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