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What is Ayurveda?

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Diane M. Finlayson, M.A., C-IAYT, ERYT-500
Continuing Education
single webinar*
Ayurveda webinar package* (What is Ayurveda? & Ayurveda: Eat Right for the Season)
Nov 1, 2017 2:00PM - 3:00PM

Ayurveda is the sister science of yoga. Yoga seeks to liberate the spirit. Ayurveda assures a fit vessel for that transformation. This webinar provides basic information on the elemental energies in the world from an Ayurvedic lens.

Discover how these energies create your individual constitution as they move through each day, season and stage of life.

Note: Participants are encouraged to participate in a second Ayurveda webinar with Diane by also registering for Ayurveda: Eat Right for the Season on Thursday, November 2. Register for series here.

Learning Objectives

As a result of attending this webinar, participants will:

  • Develop a basic understanding of the elemental energies of the world from an Ayurvedic perspective

  • Learn how those energies combine to create an individual constitution

  • Develop effective self-care strategies by understanding how the energetic shifts of days, seasons and stages of life impact the individual


Diane Finlayson brings to her position deep institutional history in the field of yoga therapy as well as experience in curriculum development, program design, and teaching. Her master’s thesis was on the practice of Ayurveda in America.

Prior to joining MUIH, Finlayson was the owner of yama studio (Yoga, Ayurveda & Meditation Arts) where she trained over 400 yoga therapists, therapeutic yoga teachers, ayurvedic wellness coaches, and meditation facilitators between 2000 and 2015. Hers was one of the first three studios to offer Yoga Teacher Training in the Baltimore area. She has taught yoga philosophy and Ayurveda courses at Johns Hopkins Odyssey and Osher, Towson Osher, Notre Dame of Maryland University, Carroll Community College and the former Baltimore Hebrew University.

As an avid lifelong learner, Finlayson feels it is important to foster the ongoing love of learning and curiosity in those she teaches, and is committed to maintaining her connection to being a student as well as a teacher.

*MUIH faculty, staff, students and alumni are eligible for discounted rates. Registration coupon codes can be requested from ce@muih.edu.

Register for What is Ayurveda? webinar here

Register for Ayurveda webinar package here

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