Ayurvedic Health for the New Year

    Special Event
    Wednesday January 9, 2013 @ 7:00 PM

    Price: $25.00
    Member Price: $22.50

    With Hilary Garivaltis
    and Jurian Hughes

    Presented in association with Kripalu

    $25/$22.50 for Members


    The stand-by list becomes available at the admissions desk exactly two (2) hours before the start of the program.  You must be physically present to sign up on the list.  Any available tickets will be released to the stand-by list, in order, beginning ten minutes before the start of the program. Each person can purchase up to two tickets.  You must be physically present at the time your name is called or your place in line will be forfeited.  Unfortunately, we are unable to predict how many tickets, if any, may become available.

    Chairman's Circle members of the museum have first priority to purchase tickets for sold-out programs, should tickets become available.  Please call 212.620.5000 ext. 344 to inquire about membership.

    Discover new ways to support your health this year using the time-honored tools of Ayurveda, the sister science of yoga. Originating in India more than 5,000 years ago, Ayurveda offers practical self-care techniques that can help reinvigorate your body, replenish your spirit, and support your overall health.

    This insightful workshop covers topics such as:
    • The doshas, or physical constitutions
    • The Ayurvedic approach to nutrition
    • Nourishing Ayurvedic recipes
    • Simple methods for creating more balance and harmony in your life
    • The benefits of following the rhythms of nature
    • How Ayurveda affects the mind
    • The role of yoga and pranayama in fostering well-being.

    About the Workshop Leaders

    Hilary Garivaltis, Dean of the Kripalu School of Ayurveda, has nearly 15 years of experience in teaching Ayurvedic daily living tools and Ayurvedic therapy techniques. She received her training at the New England Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine, with advanced training in India from the Rishikesh College of Ayurveda and the Jiva Institute. She continues to train with the world's leading teachers in the United States and in India.


    Jurian Hughes, E-RYT 500, MFA, is a director of the Kripalu School of Yoga and a senior faculty member at Kripalu, where she teaches yoga and YogaDance on the staff of Healthy Living and R&R retreats, as well as leading 200- and 500-hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training programs. A graduate of Williams College and New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, Jurian is also a performer and actor-trainer. She leads programs throughout the country that draw on her many years of experience as a committed practitioner of yoga, dance, movement, and theater.