Sarah Guglielmi has been on a personal journey of healing and spiritual growth for over 15 years. She has taught yoga since 2002 in corporate, studio, and clinical settings. Originally drawn to yoga practice to relieve chronic stress and illness, Sarah has not only regained her health, but has discovered a spiritual dimension of life she finds rich and inspiring. Sarah serves on the teaching faculty of the Himalayan Institute and is the Professional Education Manager at their headquarters, where she has lived in residence since 2004. She holds a Masters Degree in Materials Engineering from the University of Delaware, and completed an eight-year engineering career with W.L. Gore and Associates, prior to joining the Himalayan Institute.

Sarah instructs the following:
  • Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist- Unit 3
  • Unit 3. Improving Our Digestion of Foods, Thoughts, and Actions

    This Workshop is Friday- 5:30- 9 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

    The six tastes and the ayurvedic diet
    Developing clinical awareness of asana, pranayama, meditation and diet/lifestyle as it relates to digestion and assimilation
    Learn to make ghee, kitchari, medicinal oils and teas; includes demonstrations, samples and recipes

    The AYS four-unit program will provide you with the knowledge and skill to design dosha balancing asana practices, use food with awareness, and create a lifestyle plan for yourself and for your students based upon specific needs and goals. You will also be able to offer ayurvedic consultations and confidently teach ayurvedic principles in the classroom. Add another dimension to your life and teaching and learn more about the exciting science of ayurveda!

    AYS Topics include:

    How prana and ojas (deep vitality) can be cultivated to regulate and support agni (digestive fire) for optimal health
    A deeper knowledge of the ayurvedic maps: doshas (constitutions), gunas (psychological tendencies), vayus (winds or movement of prana), and koshas (sheaths)
    How to adapt asana and pranayama to kindle agni and better circulate prana for efficient energy management
    The alchemy of yoga and ayurveda along with diet and lifestyle adjustments to adapt to daily, seasonal, and stage-of-life changes
    How to identify typical constitutional imbalances and address vikruti (imbalances) through asana, pranayama, deep relaxation, meditation and diet, cleansing, and lifestyle adjustments

    Cost: $399 per Unit; $1396-AYS Full Course, paid in full