Mauna: A Practice of Silence

Mauna: A Practice of Silence

Author: Jacky Rae Once the disciple approached his Gruu and asked him where that Eternal, the Supreme Infinite, the Brahman of the Upanishadas, was. The master spoke not. The disciple asked him again and again, but the master did not open his mouth. He...

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Ginger: the Universal Medicine

Ginger: the Universal Medicine

Author: Jacky RaeZingiber officianle, or ginger, also known as the Universal Medicine, is a root with the following properties:Carminative (antigas)Cardiotonic (cardiovascular enhancing)Antiatherosclerotic (cholesterol-reducing)Antimicrobial (reduces...

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The Elements of Ayurveda: Your Roadmap to Balance

The Elements of Ayurveda: Your Roadmap to Balance

Author: Jacky RaeAyurveda describes the special relationship we have with the universe. It provides the roadmap that can lead us to perfect balance and harmony. All we have to do is follow the signposts it sets out for us. These signposts come in the form...

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The Future of Ayurvedic Medicine in the United States

The Future of Ayurvedic Medicine in the United States

Author: Jacky RaeWith the launch of the new National Ayurvedic Medical Association Certification Board (NAMACB) begins an exciting time for the Ayurvedic Profession in the United States and beyond.  Students are now required to obtain a NAMACB...

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Career in Yoga Therapy

Career in Yoga Therapy

Author: Jacky Rae The Sister Sciences {reunited as skilled practitioners of Yoga and Ayurveda} find that by combining these practices on a professional level holds an incredibly powerful, therapeutic tool.   The Ayurvedic Yoga Therapist (AYT) holds an...

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Top 10 Reasons to do a Yoga Teacher Training in Mexico

Top 10 Reasons to do a Yoga Teacher Training in Mexico

Author: Jacky Rae 1. Experience a Whole New World - Many of our students have never ventured outside their home country before.  Taking a Yoga Teacher Training (YTT) in a new country gives students the opportunity to explore a new environment in the safety...

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NAMA Announcement

NAMA Announcement

Author: Jacky Rae The National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA) has made an important announcement that concerns all current or prospective students of Ayurvedic Medicine in the USA and abroad.   All future NAMA Approved Programs are now required to...

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NAMA Grandfathering

NAMA Grandfathering

Author: Jacky Rae The National Ayurvedic Medical Association has announced their Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy Educational standards and the Grandfathing Window for qualified AYT’s is closing in April of 2019.  This unique opportunity offers Ayurvedic...

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Patient Encounter Guidelines

Patient Encounter Guidelines

Author: Jacky Rae 1. How does Yoga Veda Institute meet the Patient Encounter (PE) requirements for the National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA)? 2. What is the Patient Encounter requirement for the Ayurvedic Health Counselor Diploma?  For the...

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