Ayurveda means (ayu = life – veda = science) the science of life. Ayurveda originates from the ancient Vedas (there are 4 Vedas) written 5,000 years ago by great Sages.
The ancient writings explain how man/woman can attain harmony within themselves and with nature.
Ayurvedic Lifestyle – is to maintain the health in healthy people and help manage disease in the sick. Ayurveda treats the whole person. Daily and seasonal practises and various therapies are given in the texts to maintain the health.
Utilizing ancient herbal remedies (that every culture in the world practise and which allopathic medications were originally created from) to treat common and complex complaints and also tonics as a preventative. Diet and lifestyle – to bring about balance. Treating the whole person.
Yoga means to yoke or to join. It unites the individual consciousness with the universal consciousness.
Yoga harmonises the body, mind and emotions through the practise of postures (asana), breathing techniques (pranayama), mudra (psychic attitudes), bandha (physical locks), shatkarma (cleansing techniques), relaxation (yoga nidra), concentration and meditation (dharana and dhyana).
Reiki is of Japanese origin and means – rei = higher wisdom and ki = life-force energy.
It is a system of hands on healing and distance healing – handed down by the founder of this technique Dr Mikao Usui through a long lineage of practitioners to the present times utilising healing symbols, intention and treatment techniques.