Axis Yoga Trainings’ students received customized feedback and suggestions for their ayurvedic experiments. Here is what Susan Bernhardt, AYT’s lead ayurveda instructor, had to say about this students process.
“What a great insight: “”mindfulness can be tough because the minute you really start paying attention, buried thoughts and patterns begin to come to light and you inevitably begin to shift a little bit.”” So true.
I love that you started involving yourself more in your son’s routine. It’s a wonderful way to create a dinacharya and to be with him. It’s perfectly fine to create your own dinacharya to fit you and your situation. One of the keys to reducing vata is to have a routine – it’s the fact of a routine rather than the particular routine that is most important. And, of course, the self-care component of what you did is huge.
I’m glad that overall you found the experiment to be positive. It’s a process for sure, but it sounds like you are well on your way!
Thank you for the thoughtful experiment and paper.