My Vision for Belly Mind Institute

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Welcome to Belly Mind Institute. This website is a labor of love.  My goal is to share the passion and knowledge I have for all things Ayurveda and Yoga.  These sister sciences view the human being as an inseparable matrix of body, breath, mind emotions and spirit. True health is a result of making lifestyle choices based on this awareness and cultivating daily behaviors which honor the various aspects of our selves. 

Ayurveda and Yoga offer a pharmacopeia of tools to create sustainable, highly individualized vitality and well-being for each person.  My intent is to link Ayurveda’s Universal Principles with common sense practices as they apply to your life. 

I am eager to share this amazing system of wellness to as many people as I can. Ayurveda is truly “the peoples medicine”, with a three thousand year track record of success.

This website is presented in 3 parts:

  • Belly Mind Institute School - offers ongoing educational courses and retreats for those wishing to dive deeper into the Ayurvedic pool.
  • Words of Wisdom delves into the world of Ayurveda with short articles, videos, the wonderful world of herbs and yummy recipes
  • Private Consultationsoffers opportunities for individualized coaching and clinical services.

Belly Mind Institute School- is an accredited school with the National Ayurvedic Medical Association NAMA. The school emerged from my students desires to go deeper into the knowledge of Ayurveda and my passion to teach. We have several offerings every year for those wishing to dive deeper into the Ayurvedic pool. Choose from personal enrichment courses like the Ayurvedic Skills For Living course where you learn the basics of Ayurveda to unleash your inner healer. We also offer short courses on Nutrition, The Yoga Sutras, Lifestyle Medicine, Greece retreats along with our NAMA accredited Ayurvedic Health Counselor and Internship program

There is something here for everyone!

Words of Wisdom - Grab a cup of your favorite beverage, take a seat and explore the offerings of Ayurveda.

Here you will find  short articles introducing you to Ayurveda, the ‘science of life’.  Get to know the basics, including Samhkya, the underlying cosmology of this ancient medical system and Ayurveda’s central concept of the three constitutions (doshas).You can also watch my videos on Belly Mind Institute You Tube channel.  This section “includes ‘The Medicine Chest’, which has informative articles on common herbs and their therapeutic effects and some of my favorite recipes.

Check in on a regular basis as I am always updating with new Words of Wisdom or Ayurvedic WOW

Private Consultation Reason, Season, Lifestyle

“If you keep doing what you are doing, you will keep getting what you are getting”

Private Consultations includes both the clinical application of Ayurveda to remove symptoms and create vitality for each person. It also includes,  “Transform through Practice” which is the section is for those committed to positive change through regular practice.  The Yoga Sutras describes practice as ‘new behavior done consistently for a period of time with conviction and enthusiasm’

Take a moment to reflect on something you do really well (cooking, playing an instrument, speaking a language) and how you got there.   First, you had to learn about it, then you had to practice it, usually with guidance or mentorship.  Remember, how even though it was difficult at first, after a while it became second nature?   

In the context of a safe, supportive relationship, I will help you to clarify your health or life goals.  I will strategize a sustainable plan of action, and support you every step of the way until you succeed. Together, you will be able to transform your life into an amazing adventure who’s only limit is your imagination.  Without  enough information, proper tools and abundant support,  lasting change can be difficult.   We all need someone to teach, model, and support us on our journey.   That’s why I’m here.

Please feel free to explore the website. I have included articles under the blog for those who like a good read.

Here you will find short articles introducing you to Ayurveda, the ‘science of life’.  Get to know the basics, including Samhkya, the underlying cosmology of this ancient medical system and Ayurveda’s central concept of the three constitutions (doshas).

I hope you enjoy the offerings of this website. Please email me at eleniayurveda@me.com if you have any questions?

with love Eleni