Emily's Ayurvedic Health Counselor

$6,564 of $14,000 goal

Raised by 60 people in 21 months
At the age of 30 I suffered with chronic pain and was 30lbs overweight. From there I began a journey into yoga and ayurveda that has literally changed my life. Today, I teach yoga classes, cook ayurvedically-inspired meals, lead an active lifestyle, and have community support. I want to give these gifts to others. To aid others to find freedom and health in their bodies through lifestyle changes. 

To do this, I am enrolled in the California College of Ayurveda which has the highest academic and clinical standards in the west. The school also exceeds guidelines for the National Ayurvedic Medical Association.

Breakdown of costs of the the 1300 hour progam:
Full year Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist Program: $12,000 (with books and travel $14,000)
First payment: $6,000 is due August 15th: GOAL REACHED!!!
Second payment due October 2018: $6,000 (Ayurvedic Health Counselor Internship)

I hope to raise money for tuition, books, and travel to the school while simultaneously giving back to those who support and invest in me. Ayurveda promotes active community involvement, eating local, fresh food and building up the constitution of the individual to promote the them as a whole. The two main guiding principles of Ayurveda are the mind and the body are completely connected and nothing has more power to heal and transform the body than the mind.

I teach aspects of Ayurveda in my yoga classes, but I intend to continue to work during my education and offer workshops at the yoga studios I currently teach at to encourage community education. Once I have completed my education I intend to offer 1-hour individual sessions to those who contribute $50 or more to this campaign. Long term, I want to work with small groups in the community where we support each other to cook ayurvedically-inspired meals and lead active, satifying lifestyles.

The Breakdown: 
If 140 people invest $100 Ayurveda here I come! 
If 200 people throw down $70 let the education begin!
If 280 people give $50 we'll unlock the ancient secrets of the Himalayas!
If 400 people donate $35 I'm in! 

I am excited, nervous, hopeful, and humble to offer this endeavor as both personal and collective. Please feel free to share this, my website, or facebook page where I will be updating all on the progress of this campaign and my education.
Website:  www.ritualayurveda.com
Facebook: Emily Ruth
California College of Ayurveda:  http://www.ayurvedacollege.com/

If you have any questions please message me! 

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Creating an optimum environment for healing to take place, Ayurveda is the science of self healing. I'm here to support you in your transformation.
For you wonderful folks who donated to the Ayurveda Health Counselor Fund on gofundme shoot me an email today to set up your 3, 6, or 9 session Ayurveda Wellness Transformation and receive 25% off!
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Hello wonderful community!
I have wonderful and exciting news to share.

I have begun to offer Ayurvedic consultations for those of you who live in San Diego. For those of you outside of San Diego I will begin offering online sessions in a few months and will update you about that.
Because you have supported me along the way I want to thank you by discounting your initial consultation by $50.
Why come in for a consultation?
Reduces stress;
Weight Loss or Maintenance;
Hormonal Balance;
Minimizes Inflammation;
Reduce Symptoms of Illness & Disease;
Cleanses the Body;
Overall Balance;
Helps Insomnia;
Regulate Bloating and Digestion;
Healthy and Glowing Skin.

Please contact me through this site to set up your appointment. I'm so excited to begin to share all this incredible wisdom!
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Online fundraiser begins Friday, August 17.
Here's a list of the thank you gifts for donations for $100+:
*Aromavedic Blue Chamomile Serum for Face and Décolletage/Anti-Aging & Organic Rose Geranium Hydro Essence with Herkimer Diamond Essence: https://www.etsy.com/shop/Aromavedic
*Crystal Bliss Session at Kamali in Carlsbad. Sessions include crystal-infused oils and essences to enliven pulse points and energy channels, intuitively selected crystals to be placed on your body to clear and balance the chakras, aura cleansing to brighten your energy field and a serenade of live sound bath of chakra attuned singing bowls: (There are 3 of these packages available as a thank you gift) https://www.kamalicrystals.com/
*Banyan Botanicals (1) Daily Routine Bundle: https://www.banyanbotanicals.com/shop/category/health-bundles/daily-routine-bundle/
*Banyan Botanicals (1) Deep Sleep Bundle: https://www.banyanbotanicals.com/shop/category/health-bundles/sleep-support-bundle/
*Banyan Botanicals (1) Joint Comfort Bundle: https://www.banyanbotanicals.com/shop/category/health-bundles/joint-comfort-bundle/
*One admission to a Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation Workshop at Pilgrimage of the Heart Yoga in San Diego (good for one year): http://www.pilgrimageyoga.com/workshops-events/upcoming-workshops/
*Ayurveda San Diego, Abhyanga Massage with Jessica Skandunas: https://ayurvedasandiego.com/abhyanga/
*Paavani Ayurveda, Kapha uplifting aromatherapy spray and cool & calm blend tea: https://paavaniayurveda.com/product/kapha-uplifting-aromatherapy-spritzer/
*One admission to Sweet Release Yin Yoga and Self Massage Workshop in San Diego: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sweet-release-yin-yoga-and-myofacial-release-workshop-tickets-48736544316?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
*One clairvoyant reading over the phone or at my office: https://www.ritualayurveda.com/intuitive-sessions-tarot/
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3 months until my Ayurvedic Internship begins!
I offered 4(!) workshops last month to fundraise for school & in August I'll run another thank you gift online fundraiser! This year's thank you gifts are amazing! I'll also offer donation based yoga workshops in August & September in a final push!
I've also launched a new website: www.ritualayurveda.com & am beginning to see clients for clairvoyant & tarot readings again!
I am so grateful for all of the support received so far. And I'm so close! Just $4,000 to go!
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Raised by 60 people in 21 months
Created May 8, 2017
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$200
Bob Wilson
6 months ago

Good luck with your further personal growth

$1,000
Anonymous
7 months ago
$108
Edoho Grobelny
9 months ago

Sat Nam

$20
Kristen Tobiason
10 months ago

You are so inspiring!

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