EDIBLE AYURVEDA

Where Ancient Wisdom Meets Modern Nutrition:
Digestive Physiology Through the Ayurvedic Lens

With DeAnna Batdorff and Mary Sheila Gonnella
Starting October 15th, 2021

Early Registration is NOW OPEN!

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Are you ready to own your health and eat your way to vitality?

If so, then it's time to nourish yourself deeply with the Ancient Wisdom of Ayurveda!

Ayurveda is the traditional, holistic health system from India, a time-honored science of self care, that gives you the tools to tap into exactly what your body needs, now, so you can truly support yourself from the inside out.

Ayurvedic principles reflect the internal design of YOUR body, the natural rhythms of each day, seasonal influences, and elemental qualities. When you understand how to combine these factors for your own unique physiology, you'll have more control over how you feel, begin to heal on a deep level, and bring balance to all the seasons of your life!

Imagine having plenty of energy for all the things you aspire to! You CAN feel connected to the variety, diversity, and healing potential of food, to the wisdom of your own body, and to the powerful life force within!

Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.

Hippocrates

Do you struggle with:

  • Wanting to eat right, but not sure what’s right for you?
  • Trying to learn Ayurveda, but always forgetting how to apply this science to your unique constitution?
  • Sneaking food or adult beverages that are starting to impact your health?
  • Feeling like you are in a food rut and uninspired in your kitchen?
  • Resorting to your kids leftovers?
  • Feeling bad about what you're feeding yourself and your family?
  • Having a bowl of popcorn for dinner because you just don’t have the energy to cook?
  • Skipping meals and, instead, snacking all day?
  • Being confused by all the food trends and fads, and wish you could find something consistent that really works for you?

We get it.

We see it all the time with our clients and in our classes.

And we know that the timeless wisdom of Ayurveda can give you the ability to feed yourself, your family, and your clients in a delicious, satisfying, and nourishing way.

That's why we created a course to give you exactly what you need!

Introducing:
EDIBLE AYURVEDA

A 2-Part, Online Course focused on Whole Food Nutrition & Digestive Physiology.
Take the guesswork out of eating, and chart a clear path to vitality and longevity!

We designed this course to help you identify your symptoms, understand how to apply elemental Ayurvedic remedies, and bring balance to your body, mind, and spirit.

Each week, we will deliver content that is expertly spiced and easy to digest, so you can apply it to your life with tools that will last a lifetime.

When these principles become a part of your daily routine, you'll recognize healthy and unhealthy patterns more quickly and make powerful, positive, purposeful choices that unlock your natural vitality and longevity.

Edible Ayurveda gives you self-care tools to use food as medicine - the oldest form of health care and something you can tap into every day!

Edible Ayurveda at a Glance

Appetizer Course
October 15 - December 10, 2021

Edible Ayurveda begins with an 8-week, foundational overview of Whole Food Ayurvedic Nutrition to wet your whistle and spice up your life! Explore and integrate the following topics:

Ayurvedic Elemental Theory Understand your body as its own ecosystem by identifying the internal principles of Cold, Dry, Hot, and Wet.

Macronutrients  – Discover how proteins, fats, and carbohydrates meet your physiology and how to choose their quantity and quality to best serve YOUR Ayurvedic constitution. 

Mindful Eating Uncover and practice the principles of mindful eating, including:

  • Emotional eating
  • Quantity vs Quality
  • Healthy habits
  • Timing your meals
  • Meals vs. Snacks
  • Transit time
  • Bioavailability

Who, What, When Learn to track the ongoing changes in your symptoms and apply elemental principals to identify the best foods and remedies for your unique physiology at any time of day, year, or life!

$997 only $799 or 2 payments of $420

Entree & Dessert Course
January 21 - March 12, 2022

In Part 2 of Edible Ayurveda, we follow your gut to Digest More! Take this deep dive into physiology, symptomology, & custom remedies for YOU. Master these principals:

Digestive Physiology Discover the roadmap of your digestive tract, one organ at a time, to understand how healthy digestion functions:

  • The mouth
  • The stomach
  • Small Intestine
  • Microbiome and Immune System
  • Colon
  • Liver and Gallbladder
  • Pancreas
  • Kidneys
  • Nutritional Skin Care & Anti-Aging Foods

Make the Emotional Connection Your cells are receptive to your words and thoughts. Connect the dots to identify where emotions get trapped in the body and become physical symptoms.

Tracking Symptoms – Witness the process of absorption & assimilation in action with Elemental Ayurvedic Theory.

Remedies Bring the elements into balance with tried & true Ayurvedic remedies & modern science.

$997 only $799 or 2 payments of $420

Best Value:

$1994 only $1598 or 4 payments of $420

Here's How it Works

Each 8-Week Course Includes:

  • 8 Pre-Recorded Classes, delivered weekly, to guide you through the material.
  • Valuable Handouts to accompany each class and boost your learning potential.
  • 4 Live Group Calls held over Zoom every other week.
  • 1 Bonus Call to conclude the course with celebration and gratitude.

All delivered through an easy-to-use online platform with ongoing membership access.

That's Not All!

Sign up for the Full Edible Ayurveda Course (Appetizer, Entree & Dessert)
You'll also get this Exclusive Bonus:

Virtual Ayurveda Cooking Class
with Mary Sheila and DeAnna
(an $85 value ~ for no extra charge!)

Join us during the Appetizer Course for tips and tricks in the kitchen to bring all the Edible Ayurveda goodness to life!

Who is Edible Ayurveda for?

You are ready to take your health into your own hands with deep nourishment and ancient wisdom.

As a health practitioner you want to apply the elemental principals of Ayurveda to give your clients more tools to heal.

You're new to Ayurveda or Nutrition and looking for support to create radiant health and a life of balance.

You feel eager for a more holistic lifestyle that honors the wisdom of mind, body, spirit, and nature.

You're looking for inspiration in the kitchen, relief from chronic symptoms, and/or custom solutions for self-care.

Who is Edible Ayurveda for?

You are ready to take your health into your own hands with deep nourishment and ancient wisdom.

As a health practitioner you want to apply the elemental principals of Ayurveda to give your clients more tools to heal.

You're new to Ayurveda or Nutrition and looking for support to create radiant health and a life of balance.

You feel eager for a more holistic lifestyle that honors the wisdom of mind, body, spirit, and nature.

You're looking for inspiration in the kitchen, relief from chronic symptoms, and/or custom solutions for self-care.

Mary Sheila and DeAnna have been teaching Edible Ayurveda for Years!
Here's what people have to say about this transformative course:

"I loved this class. The teachers, Mary Sheila Gonnella and DeAnna Batdorff, translate broad subjects into specific ways we can integrate this wise medicine and self care into our everyday lives. Highly recommended!" -Ellen Marie

"The class was incrEDIBLE Ayurvedic learning! As always, DeAnna and Mary Sheila make a great team and do not disappoint! So much creativity, nourishment, & flavor to savor!" - Sergio De La O

"Mary Sheila's skill with nutrition and online learning & DeAnna's expertise as a long-time Ayurvedic practitioner were a match made in heaven. They nurtured a group spirit and nourished each of us in mind & body by lovingly taking us on an exploratory journey into the wide world of digestion. We laughed & cried, but mostly, we learned about food, drink, spices, & ourselves This may have been my favorite course of the decade!" - Donna O’Malley

"I have been able to incorporate small practices into my routine & know that, as I grow, I have an outstanding resource to pull from to add more practices into my life. I am so grateful to be able to take this course & learn from 2 exceptional teachers! Mary Sheila & DeAnna are simply the best!" - Katherine Collins

Mary Sheila and DeAnna have been teaching Edible Ayurveda for Years!
Here's what people have to say about this transformative course:

"I loved this class. The teachers, Mary Sheila Gonnella and DeAnna Batdorff, translate broad subjects into specific ways we can integrate this wise medicine and self care into our everyday lives. Highly recommended!" -Ellen Marie

"The class was incrEDIBLE Ayurvedic learning! As always, DeAnna and Mary Sheila make a great team and do not disappoint! So much creativity, nourishment, & flavor to savor!" - Sergio De La O

"Mary Sheila's skill with nutrition and online learning & DeAnna's expertise as a long-time Ayurvedic practitioner were a match made in heaven. They nurtured a group spirit and nourished each of us in mind & body by lovingly taking us on an exploratory journey into the wide world of digestion. We laughed & cried, but mostly, we learned about food, drink, spices, & ourselves This may have been my favorite course of the decade!" - Donna O’Malley

"I have been able to incorporate small practices into my routine & know that, as I grow, I have an outstanding resource to pull from to add more practices into my life. I am so grateful to be able to take this course & learn from 2 exceptional teachers! Mary Sheila & DeAnna are simply the best!" - Katherine Collins

DeAnna Batdorff:

DeAnna Batdorff began her career in 1987 and is the founder of The dhyana Center of Therapeutics, Inc.

She is an Ayurvedic and Tibetan Practitioner and Educator, Massage Therapist, Western Herbalist, Nutrition Counselor and Clinical Aromatherapist.

She presently oversees The dhyana Center in the heart of Sonoma County. DeAnna is committed to inspiring all people to heal, learn and grow through elemental theory, understanding how the body works, and making the connection between mind, body, and spirit.

She lovingly credits all of her teachers along the way: Michael Tierra, Marcel Lavabre, Dr. Lobsang Rapgay, Swami Niranjananda, Dr. Lad, and Ed Bauman. DeAnna has supported well over 150,000 clients and students and considers them to be the best teachers she could ever have.

Mary Sheila Gonnella, NC, BCHN:

Mary Sheila brings over 12 years of experience in the nutrition, health, and wellness world.

She provides the information, insight, empowerment, and support you need to take charge of your health and live the life you were meant to live.

Her mastery is in a clinical focus on GI health, hormonal harmony, blood sugar balance, diabetes prevention and reversal, mood regulation, and cultivating right-size body weight.

Mary Sheila combines holistic nutrition, clinical Ayurveda, adrenal support, and amino acid therapy to create a unique, supportive experience for her clients and students.

Her passion makes nutrition concepts come to life and leads her clients to consistently successful outcomes.

We invite you to join us for a deep, Ayurvedic dive into all things Edible -
merging modern science with ancient wisdom.

Three Options to Bring Edible Ayurveda Home:

Appetizer Course:
Oct 15 - Dec 10

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Entree & Dessert Course:
Jan 21 - Mar 12

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The information in this course has the power to change your life.

Questions? Talk to someone to see if Edible Ayurveda is right for you!

Contact Andrea @ education@dhyanaessentials.com or Mary Sheila @ occidentalnutrition@gmail.com