This lecture is CONO approved for 1.0 Category A credit
Introduction to Ayurvedic Practice for Naturopathic Doctors
Title: Ayurvedic Cleansing Practices for Naturopathic Doctors
Speaker: Dr. Dana Lerman, ND
Duration: 60 minutes
Price: $29.99 CAD
Individual constitution, as well as season, stage of life and lifestyle all influence the type of treatment that needs to be applied for both prevention and treatment. In this lecture on Ayurvedic cleansing practices, Dr Dana Lerman will focus on cleansing practices from an Ayurvedic Medical perspective that support individualized Naturopathic treatment plans. This lecture serves as the conclusion of a three-part series on Ayruvedic Medicine for Naturopathic Doctors.
1. Understand the indications and the components of an Ayurvedic cleanse
2. Discuss the use sweating, therapeutic oils, herbs, & ayurvedic foods for cleansing
3. Explain the specific cleansing practices for each dosha
Dr. Dana Lerman ND
Dana Lerman ND, is a graduate of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto and earned a bachelor of arts degree in Psychology from York University. Dana has a family medicine practice at Jaya Integrative Health Centre, is part of the faculty at the Centre of Ayurveda and Indian Systems of Healing (CAISH) in Toronto, part time faculty at CCNM in Health Psychology, and teaches various classes to the public incorporating Eastern and Western approaches to care. In private practice, Dana works with nutrition, herbs, yoga, meditation, supplements and lifestyle counselling as a means to address the root and individuality of her client’s health care needs. While studying Naturopathy, Dana interned with herbalists Matthew Wood in Minnesota and Christine Denis in Ontario, learning the identification, cultivation and harvesting of medicinal plants. In her fourth year of study Dana trained under Sat Dharam Kaur ND in the Healthy Breast Initiative, an eight week clinician training program. Dana completed her yoga certificate at the Vidya Institute in Toronto which incorporates Hatha yoga and Ayurveda in a therapeutic model of yoga practice. As part of her ongoing study of Ayurveda she completed an Ayurvedic Health Consultant certificate through the Vedic Institute in New Mexico and has studied with Dr. Vasant Lad and Maya Tiwari. Dana has studied Reiki in Toronto and India.