Ayurveda with Jackie Van Acker from at the core yoga and ayurveda

by Melissa West on October 29, 2011

 Living Your Yoga is a series of video interviews with some of the most important teachers in the yoga community today. Living Your Yoga takes yoga off your mat and into your life exploring the wider context of what it means to live your yoga.
Ayurveda with Jackie Van Acker from at the core yoga and ayurveda
In this first Living Your Yoga, Dr. Melissa West interviews her friend and colleague, Jackie Van Acker from at the core yoga and ayurveda. Jackie and Melissa discuss ayurvedic medicine and what it means to live your yoga from an ayurvedic perspective. Jackie introduces and clarifies the tri-dosha model of vata, pitta and kapha. Jackie gives you some simple ayurvedic tips to integrate into your day and the seasons. Join our community of yogis taking yoga off the mat and into their lives at http://www.facebook.com/livingyouryoga. To receive a free morning and evening yoga practice register at www.melissawest.com  
Hello and Welcome to Living Your Yoga. I’m your host Dr. Melissa West Yoga Educator, Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapist, Thai Massage Therapist and host of your free weekly yoga video podcast Namaste Yoga. I’m so happy you could join us today. I’ve got a really exciting video interview for you today with Jackie who has had a positive influence on myself and my family through their teachings of ayurveda.Thank you for joining us Jackie!

Tell me a little bit about yourself, your journey and how you became involved in Ayurveda?

Tell me about an average day in the life of Jackie now-a-days.

What does it mean to you to live your yoga?

Tell me about At the Core. (why is it called At the Core, what do you do through At the Core etc.)

Tell us about your teachers.

What is ayurveda?

How can ayurvedic medicine/philosophy help people?

You’ve been teaching a lot of workshops lately, can you tell us a bit about them and what people have been getting out of them?

Can you give our listener some simple tips that they could integrate right away that would make a positive difference in their lives?

You have a pretty big course coming up, can you tell us about that?

Thanks so much for watching today. I encourage you to go to my websitewww.melissawest.com\and sign up for my newsletter. Be sure to join our Facebook community at www.facebook.com/livingyouryoga Remember to check out www.namasteyoga.blip.tv for my free weekly yoga video podcasts. Currently we’re doing a series of classes on the emotions, however I would like to point you to episodes 45-48 for an introduction to yoga and ayurveda.

I’m your host, Dr. Melissa West. Thank you so much for watching Living Your Yoga. Thanks to Greg and Jackie from At the Core for joining us. May the rising sun bless your heart with joy. May the setting sun bless your mind with peace. With much love and gratitude, Namaste.

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