Nitin Shah, M. D. (Ayurveda)
Nitin Shah, an Ayurvedic Physician and wellness consultant, researcher and academician. He has a broad interest to human health and wellness. He brings a wealth of classroom and practical experience of Ayurveda to Canada. A native of India, land of Vedas, he served for more than ten years as an Ayurvedic proctologist. He holds a Bachelor’s of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) degree from the versatile Gujarat Ayurved University and Doctor of Medicine (Ayurved) (M.D.) He holds a degree from The Institute of Post graduate training and research, Jamnagar, India. Dr. Shah’s academic and practical training include the study of Ayurvedic medicine and surgery as well. He is also a Certified Wellness Consultant and Health Promoter. He has traveled extensively in Europe and North America sharing his knowledge of Ayurveda with Maharshi Ayurveda- Netherlands, Ayurveda academy of America, Ananda Yoga Spa, Jeevan-Toronto, Caish, BYC, Art Of Living ashram in Quebec and many other places. In 2000, he immigrated to Canada with his wife and 2 boys where he offers his services of teaching Ayurvedic Programs in various establishments. Currently, he is spreading the message of Ayurveda under the leadership of his Spiritual Master Sri Sri Ravishanker, Founder of Art Of Living Foundation. Dr. Shah teaches Ayurveda: Mind/Body Healing at Institute of Holistic Nutrition.
AMB02 Ayurveda: Mind/Body Healing
This course incorporates the philosophy of Holistic Nutrition with spiritual and psychological approaches towards attaining optimal health, through the connection and benefits of sound body and mind. This course will explain the principles and practical applications of Ayurveda, the oldest healing system in the world. Students will learn about the three forces – Vata, Pitta and Kapha, that combine in each being into a distinct constitution. Practical dietary and lifestyle recommendations for different constitutions will also be explored in real case studies.