Nest is pleased to offer Ayurvedic consultations and therapies to our community. Let us help you rejuvenate your mind, body, and spirit with a holistic, highly-personalized approach to wellness.
what is ayurvedic medicine?
Ayurvedic medicine (also called Ayurveda) is one of the world’s oldest medical systems, originating in India more than 3,000 years ago. The term “Ayurveda” combines the Sanskrit words ayur (life) and veda (science or knowledge).
Ayurvedic healing is focused on achieving balance and alignment. Key concepts of Ayurvedic medicine include universal interconnectedness (among people, their health, and the universe), the body’s constitution (prakriti), and life forces (dosha). Using these concepts, an Ayurvedic physician can identify potential causes of imbalance and offer appropriate treatment options, including herbal remedies, as well as diet, exercise, and lifestyle recommendations.
About our practitioner
Sudeep Chitnis is an Ayurvedic Physician who graduated from the University of Mumbai. His training in India covered both Ayurveda and Western Medicine. His Canadian experience includes working as an Ayurvedic Physician at Elemental Embrace, a health resort in Brighton, Ontario.
Sudeep is a strong advocate of Lifestyle medicine, especially diet modification to help promote a state of “health”. His thoughts have been regularly published both online and in print. He also regularly holds workshops and small group classes to promote healthy lifestyle and Ayurveda.
A typical Ayurvedic Consultation with Sudeep is 60 – 90 minutes. He will ask several questions to gain a good understanding of your overall health and lifestyle (including diet and exercise) and the issue(s) that are of most concern to you. The physical part of the consultation includes a quick check of your pulse(nadi), blood pressure, tongue, eyes and rest of the body. Based on his assessment, he will develop a treatment plan to help address your issues. Herbs, supplements, dietary and lifestyle changes may be recommended as part of your treatment plan.