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Helen Leece Ayurveda Lifestyle Consultant

About Ayurveda

About your Ayurveda Consultant

My name is Helen Leece and I am an Ayurvedic Practitioner and Lifestyle consultant practicing in the Northwest of England. I have worked with alternative health, Reiki and Massage for many years and latterly trained at the exceptional Ayurveda Pura Academy in London with Dr Deepa Apte. My aim is to help restore health and wellbeing using the natural holistic approach of Ayurveda.

Ayurveda assist's me to help promote wellness in people and create balance in those who are unwell. Ayurveda believes that all foods and herbs have medicinal properties and recognized healing benefits. Where possible I use fresh herbal preparations in my treatments. I incorporate advice on herbal remedies, Yoga, lifestyle routines and diet using nature's divine medicine food. As a practitioner I feel privileged to have learnt this unique healing system and I look forward to working with you.

Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultation

A detailed and indepth look at your health situation using tongue and pulse diagnosis to discover your natural constitution. This also identifies your imbalance which is causing your health problem. As a practitioner I recommend appropriate Ayurvedic treatments helping to bring about wellbeing. Included will be lifestyle advice and a tailor made therapy plan including herbal remedies, yoga and optimal dietary guidelines.

60.00 - 1 hour 30mins (10% off first two Ayurvedic treatments when booking a consultation)

What are Doshas?

Dosha's are energies which are a combination of elements. Dosha's carry the elements around the body moving around the body and eventually forming structure and tissues. The word dosha means that which changes and they are responsible for many things. Each person has one dosha more prominant that the rest. If this dosha becomes out of balance or in excess specific dosha diseases and dysfunctions start to occur.

The qualities of dosha pacifying herbs and foods accompanied by Ayurvedic treatments help prevent these imbalances occurring and brings one body back into balance. Ayurvedic massage is an integral part of the Ayurvedic System various techniques help the rest of the medical treatment succeed by irradicating toxin build up and using stimulating rejuevenation therapy (rasayana).

Ayurvedic massage has a different approach to western massage with the main aim to open up the energetic channels know as Nadis. When the Nadis channels are open the dosha's can flow uninterrupted around the body carrying vital nutrients and life force energy. Marma massage is an Ayurvedic speciality as Marma points are the keys to this energetic flow, acting like a secret centre and co relates to various other parts of the body and organs.

By analyzing a persons individual constitution known as (Prakruti) which is almost like their genetic makeup, the practitioner can also detect the various causes of dosha imbalance. From this detailed observation the practitioner will devise the correct lifestyle and dietary needs, to return the patient back to their natural constitution. The 3 Dosha's present in a patient can vary at different levels,a patient can show signs of all doshas present but all of us are unique, therefore each level of dosha is different, no two people will be treated with the same approach in Ayurveda.