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Build Resilience to Your Pitta Stress Response

Stress Less: Embrace Your Doshic Tendency to Manage Stress

When the fire and water elements of pitta accumulate in our systems as a response to stress, we get heated and our nerves end up frayed over time. In this video, Kathryn Templeton describes the cooling and nourishing ayurvedic practices we can use in our daily lives to feel less “fired up” in stressful situations. Stop the urge to fight—learn how sleep, herbs, and pranayama can help nurture and tone your nervous system.

Format: Video with audio download
Length: 6 mins

About the Teacher

Kathryn Templeton

Kathryn Templeton, MA, RDT/MT, E-500 RYT, C-IAYT. Ayurvedic practitioner Kathryn Templeton has devoted her life to the health of others. A psychotherapist for 30 years, Kathryn is a Master Teacher in the field of Drama Therapy and continues to work both clinically and as an educator specializing in the treatment of individuals with anxiety, depression, and complex trauma. As a C-IAYT, NAMA-registered Ayurvedic practitioner and Senior ParaYoga teacher, Kathryn has worked to develop specialized treatments integrating the principles of yoga, ayurveda, and clinical psychology. Kathryn is a faculty member at the Himalayan Institute and the founder of the Himalayan Institute Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist program (HIAYS), Torchbearer Mentorship program, AYS Grad School, and The Three Wisdom Traditions: Integrating Yoga, Ayurveda, and Psychology (3WT). She is an Adjunct Professor of Human Development and General Psychology, a contributing writer and educator for Yoga International, and a Banyan Botanicals Ambassador. RDT – Registered Drama Therapist MT – Master Teacher.

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