“I have enjoyed Rakesh’s Ayurveda lecture series and have learned a lot. Rakesh presents the information in a way that offers depth and insight, whether you’re a novice or have a lot of experience in Ayurveda. I would definitely recommend this lecture series for anyone who is interested in gaining a greater understanding of Ayurveda.” – M.H.

Video Course


“Unfold Yourself to Wellness: Awakening the Doctor Within You” 

Featuring Rakesh Sethi, BS, CAHP

You are your First Doctor, food is your First Medicine, and kitchen is your First Pharmacy. Now that you are aware of natural wellness, personalize it! Sweeping generalized recommendations don’t work for everyone. Wouldn’t you agree everyone is unique? So before you start to form any self care plans, you must understand what makes you, “You”? What is your body composition? What is your mind composition? Having Self-knowledge, you will take the guesswork out of prevention and healing yourself. You will learn how to use this awareness and apply it in your daily life to live free of fears, diseases, and stress. Based on ancient Ayurvedic medical science, this video course will awaken the “doctor” in you. If you are a health care professional, you can use this intelligence in your practice.

Table of Contents Brief Descriptions

 1.  Ancient Ayurvedic Philosophy: Basis for Natural Wellness

Each individual is unique. The interaction between the individual and the environment is unique and continuous. Being healthy is NOT a state. Staying healthy is a dynamic process. Participating everyday in your health based on your individual uniqueness. You are both body and mind- matter and energy. Ayurvedic wellness model addresses health at all levels of individual.

2.  Basic Structure of Ayurvedic Science Part  I: Five Great Elements

What makes you unique? Five great elements constitute matter and energy. What are the attributes of five elements in matter? What are the attributes of five elements in three main energies? Mind-body constitution is made up of five elements and three energies. Shift in your energies as per daily, seasonal, and age natural cycles.

3.  Basic Structure of Ayurvedic Science Part  II: Mind-body Constitution

What is your mind-body constitution? What is your quality of mind and consciousness? Find out with Rakesh as he guides you through questionnaire in this critical assessment.

4.  Ayurvedic Physiology: Processes and Functions Part  I

How Ayurvedic science works in your body systems? How three energies facilitate the different functions in both mind and body? Physiology covers which bodily functions are compromised when each of the three energies goes out of balance.

5.  Ayurvedic Physiology: Processes and Functions Part  II

How Ayurvedic physiology is different than conventional? You will learn process of formation of healthy tissues and healthy by products. You will learn what to observe to see if your systems are healthy. You will learn in detail about all “fires”-“main digestive fire” and other fires how they are critical in promoting good digestion, cellular functions, and producing health.

Following three Natural Vedic Psychology sessions describe mind and its connections with the outside and “inside”. It also covers connections between three levels of self- physical body, subtle body, & causal Body. How Vata, Pitta, Kapha energies work at subtle levels? You will discover your inner self and strength. How to apply this knowledge to produce better health, better quality of relationships, and inner peace? How exercise self control?

6.  Natural Vedic Psychology: Mind-Body-Spirit Connections Part I

How individual composition, gross body, and subtle body connections work with each other to produce balance or cause emotional havoc?

7.  Natural Vedic Psychology: Mind-Body-Spirit Connections Part II

Why mind is the root cause of disease? What are characteristics of different quality of mind? Determine your quality of mind and improve its quality- personal development.

8.  Natural Vedic Psychology: Mind-Body-Spirit Connections Part III

What is the role of subtle intellect? What are different spiritual paths? How should you select yours? Discover your inner self awareness and develop to produce harmony.

9.  Ayurvedic Science of Yoga: Back Bone of Natural Wellness

Yoga is more than just physical exercises. Sessions shows how the eight limbs of yoga when practiced in thoughts, words, action, social behavior, physical exercises, self control of vital life forces, self control of mind, and with vigilant intellect, then you unite your spiritual, intellectual, emotional, and physical components all behind one single purpose and that is wellness!

10. Ayurvedic Preventive Care: Putting it All Together- Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

How do you define being healthy? Understand how to make diet and life style adjustments as per day, seasons, & age? Health tips on right exercising and fasting as per your mind-body constitution.  Discover many other tips on how to maintain health and age gracefully?

11. Ayurvedic Disease Management: Most Common Chronic Illnesses

What is the genesis of disease? Understand the disease process. Different mind-body constitutions have different disease susceptibilities. Understand and remove the causes behind diseases. Manage diseases by balancing your energies.

12. Ayurvedic Diet and Lifestyle: Food is Your First Medicine & Kitchen is Your First Pharmacy

What are six tastes and how they impact you unique energies? How to select suitable foods for your unique mind body constitution? Understand how different tastes and foods can balance your energies? How to use different herbs in food for balancing energies? What are more favorable herbs for mind-body constitutions?

               Become yours and your family’s first “doctor”!

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