offerings

Ayurvedic Consultation with Vaidyaraj Chauhan
Tuesdays 5-8p

Vaidyaraj Chauhan
Vaidyaraj Roop Singh Chauhan is a traditional doctor of Ayurveda (Vaidyaraj). He is in the vanguard of the new generation of Vaidyas seeking to spread Ayurveda’s message of wellness through proper lifestyle and techniques of treating chronic diseases. He is a pioneer in the field of Ayurveda and naturopathy. His mission is to integrate the concepts of  complementary and conventional medical systems as we move into the new millennium. He is widely credited with melding modern theories of health with the timeless wisdom of ancient Ayurveda. As an Ayurvedic specialist, he is dedicated to catalyzing the evolution of the prevailing health care system to a “healing system.” He has also formulated protocols for treatment and management of chronic diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, obesity, migraines, bronchitis, allergies, asthma, hepatitis, leucoderma, psoriasis, eczema, arthritis, cervical and lumbar problems. Vaidyaraj was born near the foothills of the Himalayas into a long line of Ayurvedic practitioners where Ayurveda was woven into daily life. His mother Kalawatti was an eminent herbalist and his grandfather Vaidyaraj Bajiraji was the physician to the royal family. He studied with two famous Ayurvedic physicians – Vaidyaraj Pt. Amarnath Dogra and Acharya Ved Varat Sharma who taught him Shalakya Tantra (Ayurvedic Ophthalmology) and Rasa Shastra-Kimiya (an ancient branch of Ayurveda). He has degrees in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (G.A.M.S.) from the Dayanand Ayurvedic college in Jalandhar, Punjab in addition to a Doctorate of Naturopathy from the Ministry of Ayurvedic and Naturopathy in New Delhi, India. He is board certified as an Ayurvedic and Holistic practitioner by the American Ayurvedic Medical Association and the American Association of Drugless Practitioners, USA. He was honored with a degree of M.D. Ayurveda (Honoris-Causa) by the International Ayurvedic Medical Association of Germany in 1999. Vaidyaraj Chauhan is the author and co-author of over 90 books and articles on Ayurveda with an emphasis on healthy living and wellness. He has lectured on Ayurveda in many countries in Europe and Asia. Vaidyaraj Chauhan has founded the Ayur Research Foundation in India to spread the message of holistic living and preventive methods for health care.

Consultations are between 30 minutes and an hour. First consultation $125; $80 thereafter.
Contact Vaidyaraj Chauhan: rasayurvedany (at) gmail.com

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Therapeutic Massage with Ade Collman

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Ade focuses on muscular skeletal disease, neck and shoulder pain, back pain, knee and foot pain, and muscle pain. His specialty is releasing pain caused by injury or deep emotional blocks. He has been practicing the art of therapeutic massage for the past ten years. He studied at the Swedish Institute School of Massage Therapy and Acupuncture and holds a Masters Degree in Acupuncture and an Associate Degree in Massage Therapy.
Ade views acupuncture & massage as powerful healing tools that facilitate a state of balance and relaxation that can empower individuals to lead their best lives.

Swedish
Deep Therapeutic
Prenatal Massage
Baby Massage

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Contact Ade: 718.755.2369, ade.empiricaltherapeutic@gmail.com

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Shamanic Healing with Ava Gerber
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Ava Gerber is committed to living in awareness and using the breath to stay grounded and embodied as the ​magic​​ of this beautiful life unfolds. Her fascination with multi-cultural religious ritual, ceremony, and expression has spanned the past two decades, and she sees moving the body as a way to connect to the here now and what needs to be moved through. She has studied African dance and the dance of the diaspora for the past 2​3 years, and is a Yoga Alliance certified teacher​.​ She has also ​studied Tibetan Buddhism extensively, complete​ing all 36 Asian Classics Institute courses,​pass​ing her Maroke,​ and is initiated as a Tantric Priestess.​Ava ​holds an Ayurveda Certification with ​the​ Shivananda lineage​ and continues to explore plant medicine.​ She is an ordained Shamanic Minister and a Certified Shamanic Breathwork facilitator​. She also holds a level one Reiki empowerment. Ava has lead numerous yoga retreats, juice fasts, cleanses and​ Shamanic Journeys. She​ utilizes food as medicine​, essential oils, and meridian points to heal​, balance and live in lightness. She utilizes Shamanic ​Journey​ and Dream Tea Ceremony to bring the hidden self / shame-based self to the surface and integrate us back to whole and blissful beings acting from heart not habit.

oils
drums
crystals
meditation

Contact Ava: 917-589-7119, luckylotusyoga@gmail.com

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Mindful Music Psychotherapy
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Katie Down, MMT, MT-BC, LCAT, is a board-certified, licensed psychotherapist in the state of New York. She received her master’s degree in music psychotherapy at New York University and additional trauma training at the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy and with Laurel Parnell in EMDR and is a member of EMDRIA, the national organization for EMDR practitioners. Katie’s mission for Mindful Music Psychotherapy, is to create an environment of healing, compassion, presence, and joy. Through mindfulness meditation techniques, talk therapy, music and sound, Katie helps people facing issues of grief, depression, anxiety, loss, trauma, and neurological challenges such as stroke and traumatic brain injury. Working on a holistic level with the idea that everyone is entitled to wellness, we look into the root causes of symptoms and chronic issues, through a compassionate, non-judgmental approach giving everyone the encouragement to develop personal strengths and full potential while gaining tools for understanding, accepting, and letting go of emotional, behavioral, psychological blockages.
Benefits from music psychotherapy come through deep listening, creating new neural pathways for optimal health. More info at www.mindfulmusicpsychotherapy.com/
Contact Katie: glassmusicsound@gmail.com

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