Student Experiments with Eliminating Migraines through Ayurveda

As part of Axis Yoga’s teacher training program, students are taught basic ayurvedic principles as they apply to their lifestyle, diet and yoga practice.  As a component of this exercise students also take on a personal experiment to begin to implement these teachings.  One of Axis Yoga’s guiding principals is that students need to embody the teachings into their lives for optimum learning to transpire.  This is not to say they should accept everything we say as gospel, rather they should check it out with their own experience.  The ayurvedic experiment provides the support and guidance needed to start that process.
This student removes wheat from her diet while integrating ayurvedic principles in the hopes of relieving migraines she has been suffering from for ten years. Below is an account of her experiment.