"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better." - Albert Einstein

Welcome to Ayurvedic Health Education Services LLC and Hilary Garivaltis

We are proud to be presenting a variety of Ayurvedic programs across the United States and Canada. We are dedicated to offering comprehensive and high quality trainings to anyone interested in learning the healthy living principles of Ayurveda including yoga teachers, health professionals and budding holistic health practitioners. Our offerings include introductory level courses that can be customized for you and your audience such as Tools for Healthy Living, Ayurvedic bodywork trainings  and our Vedic Psychology series.  

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Location: Medford, MA


Vedic Psychology: Troubleshooting Your Mind


Satya Narayana Dasa and Jessica Richmond


Learn how to apply ancient wisdom from Vedic scriptures to manage your mind's reactions, desires and emotions. Explore the Vedic perspective on the mind (manas), intellect (buddhi), ego (ahankara), and the unconscious mind (chitta), and how they dynamically interact to create your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Nurture change inside yourself by practicing new techniques for balancing mood).We will be teaching about how to identify and manage the trouble spots in our minds.
The weekend will be a combination of lecture, storytelling, practical exercises, and group discussions.
Walk away with practical tools on how to bring your mind into a state of peace.

 SND1-1 Satya Narayana Dasa, PhD, is the author of 15 books related to Indian culture and philosophy. Founder of the Jiva Institute of Vaishnava Studies in Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh, India. The Institute promotes Vedic culture, philosophy and Vedic education. He regularly teaches in India, Europe, Africa an the USA. www.jiva.org 


jessica richmond-13 (1) Jessica Richmond, LMHC, is a psychotherapist and Vedic Psychology Consultant. Jessica studies people, their behavior, and their mind, teaching them the tools to manage any kind of unstable mental state from anxiety to depression to anger and grief.

Dr. Satya Narayana Dasa and Jessica blend Vedic and Western psychology, teaching people how to understand, control and ultimately transcend the mind. www.jiva.org/psychology 

COST: $200.00 

HOUSING: June 28-30 (two nights) $250 - RSVP - limited space for rooms at venue

NAMA PACE Credits available for NAMA Professional members

CONTACT: Hilary Garivaltis
                (413) 441-6534



Hilary Garivaltis

Ayurvedic Health Counselor and Educator

Hilary is the founder and former Dean of the Kripalu School of Ayurveda and has 16 years of experience in teaching Ayurvedic daily living tools and Ayurvedic therapy techniques. She received her training at the New England Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine with advanced training in India from the Rishikesh College of Ayurveda and the Jiva Institute. Hilary has served on the board of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association since 2006 and is the current Executive Director. She continues to train with the world’s leading teachers in the United States and in India.