LINKS TO GREAT COMPANIES OFFERING PIONEERING WORK IN AYURVEDA AND ALLIED SCIENCES
Ayurvedic Rasayanas - is committed to providing quality herbal remedies and sharing Ayurveda knowledge in order to promote healthy lifestyles. If you are in the area, please stop by our Gopi store and get a free tester of the Rasayana of your choice!
Banyan Botanicals - Premium quality Ayurvedic products made from certified organic herbs that are sustainably sourced and fairly traded.
Om Sweet Om Yoga Studio - Building a Sanctuary for IN DEPTH STUDY as Southern Oregon’s Premier School of Yoga with programs, series and courses for all ages, that are available for those interested in more insight into the key factors that inform the practice: Ayurvedic Influences, Foundational Alignment, Energetic Awareness Training for Subtle Bodies and Yoga for Emotional Body Intelligence plus hosting amazing guest teachers!
Ayurvedic Institute - recognized as a leading Ayurvedic school and Ayurveda health spa outside of India, was established in 1984 to teach the traditional Ayurvedic medicine of India and to provide these ancient therapies.
California College of Ayurveda -Established in 1995, the California College of Ayurveda is the longest running, State-approved college offering professional training program for the study of Ayurvedic Medicine in the West.
Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health- In the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts
Center for Mind Body Medicine-is a non-profit, 501(c) (3), educational organization dedicated to reviving the spirit and transforming the practice of medicine. The Center is working to create a more effective, comprehensive and compassionate model of healthcare and health education. The Center’s model combines the precision of modern science with the wisdom of the world’s healing traditions, to help health professionals heal themselves, their patients and clients, and their communities.
Hippocrates Institute- Deemed the world's number one teaching institute in 2000 by Spa Management Group, this historic and thriving center was founded by visionary and humanitarian Ann Wigmore and is currently under the leadership of Brian and Anna Maria Clement, PhDs. For a half of a century, the Institute has helped hundreds of thousands of guests realize that good health is every person’s birthright, and that a life free of disease and pain is our human legacy.
Cleveland Clinic- Holistic Medicine is a wellness-based approach to medicine. It emphasizes the need to look at the whole person, which encompasses the physical, nutritional, environmental, emotional, social, spiritual and lifestyle values. Holistic medicine focuses on education and personal responsibility to achieve balance and well being.
Preventative Medicine Research Institute-PMRI is a non-profit research institute that performs scientific research investigating the effects of diet and lifestyle choices on health and disease.
Center for Spirituality and Health-The Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health is based in the Center for Aging at Duke University Medical Center and focuses on conducting research, training others to do so, and supporting dialogue and discussion on spirituality, religion, and health as related to public health and clinical practice.
MD Anderson Integrative Medicine Program- The Integrative Medicine Program provides structure and direction for research, education and patient care efforts in complementary and integrative medicine.
University of Maryland Integrative Medicine Center- Founded in 1991 by Brian Berman, M.D., the Center for Integrative Medicine (CIM) is an inter-departmental center within the University of Maryland School of Medicine. A leading international center for research, patient care, education and training in integrative medicine, the CIM is a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Center of Excellence for research in complementary medicine.
National Center for Complimentary and Alternative Medicine-The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) is the Federal Government's lead agency for scientific research on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). We are 1 of the 27 institutes and centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Center for Mind-Body Medicine- The Center teaches scientifically-validated mind-body medicine techniques that enhance each person’s capacity for self-awareness and self-care to health professionals around the world, including those in traumatized communities in the greatest need.
Scripps Center for Integrative Care- The Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine combines the traditional benefits of conventional medical care with evidence-based complementary methods. Our complementary therapies recognize that optimal healing takes place when care providers address patients’ emotional, mental and spiritual health in addition to their physical needs.
Diamond Way Ayurveda -AYURVEDA is the 5000-year old science of health and longevity that forms the core of traditional Indian and Tibetan medicine. And the lifestyle, healing modalities, and its many bodywork treatments of Ayurveda make it today's most sought after form of traditional medicine for people looking to reduce stress, heal, and experience rejuvenation.
National CAM Centers
Wholeness Center- Wholeness Center represents a new vision of medical care designed to foster strong vibrant health for you and your family. Our passion supports a very comprehensive view of health for attaining your goals. In our collaboration with you, we emphasize skill-building, healthful nutrition and lifestyle adjustments as well as strong focus on the power of relationships.
Fern Life Center- offers you a life-transforming journey into wellness through balance. Learn how the integration of the timeless wisdom of Ayurveda from the East, allopathic medicine of the West, and Functional medicine's latest evidence-based scientific research can assist you in restoring optimal health, lasting balance in your life, and the nurturing of mind, body, and spirit. Keesha Ewers, ARNP, Ayurvedic and Functional Medical practitioner, combines over 26 years of formal education, life learning, and clinical practice to provide primary and preventitive integrative medical care for the whole family through our Signature Renewal Medical Programs.
Dr. Thomas Yarema- has passionately committed to bridge the best of all systems of medicine – East & West, Conventional, Non-Conventional, Scientific & Intuitive.He has learned that much of good medicine is common sense, resource management, and respect for an individual’s dignity. His professional tools consist of Allopathy, Ayurveda, Traditional Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture, Immune Stimulation, and Intra-Venous Nutrition & Heavy Metal Detoxification Therapy. Dr. Yarema is a co-author of “Eat, Taste, Heal: An Ayurvedic Guidebook & Cookbook for Modern Living,” a seven-time National award-winning book, and co-owner of Five Elements Press
Heatlh Care without Harm -"First Do No Harm" ... Together with our partners around the world, Health Care Without Harm shares a vision of a health care sector that does no harm, and instead promotes the health of people and the environment. To that end, we are working to implement ecologically sound and healthy alternatives to health care practices that pollute the environment and contribute to disease.
Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Database-great searches on chemical constituents of medicinal plants.
Search Massage & Bodywork magazine’s archived articles for ideas and reference.
Massage Therapy Foundation’s Massage Therapy Research Database
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine—The National Institutes of Health.
National Institutes of Health
Touch Research Institute