AYUR = LIFE
Ayurveda is much more than medicine: it is the way of life to have a natural balance of body and mind
It is clear that if we want to change the world and live on a healthy planet we must start with ourselves. This is what prompted us to study and practice Ayurveda, traditional Indian medicine, as well as to be passionate about its philosophy and its profound coherence, beyond medicine. “Ayur” means life and “closed” knowledge. We wanted to learn to heal our relatives, our friends, ourselves, and whoever needed it, providing them with treatments and medicines without serious side effects or dependencies, more in accord with the natural balance. The more we knew about their approaches the more we understood about our own functioning, the more we understood that health is in full equilibrium in all senses, and that balance produces rejuvenation, longevity, strength, well-being and a healthy and positive mental state. We also understood that health is not sold or bought, health is lived day by day, that each one heals itself, although relying on doctors, therapists and ancestral methods of proven effectiveness for millennia. Ayurveda does not speak of blind faith in a healer or a new method which has only been proven by a number of adepts, but it gives us methods to cure diseases, disorders, and toxicities, being the longest known medicine.
The world has been governed by competition and their own interests at the expense of others. And so it goes: imbalances in all senses. If we make AyurVida Ibiza a pure business with the sole intention of making profitable the production and profit, that is what we will continue to offer to the world. The intention is that we continue to grow and develop our bodies and souls without a bond of dependence and fear like the one that has gripped us until now.
There are many people with wonderful abilities who are surviving on a tightrope, with their dreams about to be awakened by the word “crisis”. We believe that there is no crisis of inspiration, of ideas, of creation, or of illusion, there is no crisis of human capacities or lack of synchronicities or “coincidences” that activate all this; the fields are still fertile, it’s still raining, and people still want to live free and in peace. It is a project, like so many, to interrelate human beings with human beings and with Nature, and the natural mind, to create, learn, express, share, enjoy and continue with the path we are traveling on this earth. A project of cooperation between people with ideas and with desire to live.
We want a fairer, more natural world, and we have to start building it. This project is one more among the thousands that are coming out in the world, not to compete with them, but to cooperate with each other. We are joining together, they have separated us too much time and they have canceled us and now it is time to activate. A grain of sand to get a little closer to that world with which we dream so much …
At AyurVida Ibiza we are offering different courses to learn about the philosophy of Ayurveda (history, causes of diseases and their treatment, rejuvenation techniques, diets and behaviors) and another practical massage and therapies. In addition to different types of massages, therapies and training, meetings … We also have the collaboration of Carlos Méndez Ocaña, certified physiotherapist and expert in traditional Thai massage (manual and instrumental) and the consultations of different Ayurvedic doctors, such as Dr. Shiyas Hussain Sheriff, doctor Vaidya (traditional) from Kerala (India), and the Tibetan doctor Sangye Dolma.
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AyurVida Ibiza & Clínicas Fisioquiros
Avenida de España 93-95, Eivissa
609 07 15 75 / 609 77 68 12
Originally published in the magazine Aarti, May 2014