A 6-Day Program with Silence to Deepen the Physical Experience of Panchakarma
November 18–23, 2013 La Costa Resort & Spa • Carlsbad, California
This six-day program, which incorporates three days of silence, is designed to deepen the experience of Panchakarma for guests who have previously attended our six or ten day Perfect Health program. Highlights of the week include experiential lectures, a group excursion to Torrey Pines, evening satsangs (supportive group gathering involving Sanskrit chanting), and experiences that guide guests within so that they can hear the wisdom of their inner voice.
Guests will enjoy a deeper exploration of Ayurveda and the connection between physical experiences and spirituality in addition to daily Ayurvedic spa treatments, Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga classes and group meditations. Participants will develop their own self-trust and inner voice, which will naturally enhance intuition and creativity. This experience enhances balance by deeply attuning participants to their body’s wisdom for in depth healing.
Who is suited for this course:
Prerequisite: Guests must have previously attended a Perfect Health 6- or 10-day program, or our Balancing the Body course.
Experienced meditators who are interested in exploring the benefits of silence (3 days) combined with Panchakarma.
Deeper exploration of Ayurveda & spirituality
Singing bowl meditation
3 days of Silence which supports the integration of Panchakarma & teachings
Group Excursion to Torrey Pines
Ayurvedic Mind-Body Consultation with Board Certified Chopra Center physician
Daily yoga and group meditations
Daily Ayurvedic spa treatments
Post event webinar & after care program
Breakfast and lunch included (except for breakfast Monday morning)
Healthy dinner options available onsite at La Costa
Develop self-trust by listening to your inner voice and be able to freely tap into intuition and creativity.
Experience deep rest by slowing the rhythm of the body.
Eliminate toxins from your body to feel more energized and balanced.
Create balance by deeply attuning to your body’s wisdom and carrying it onward into our everyday life.
Sheila Patel, M.D.
Sheila Patel, M.D. is a board-certified family physician who is passionate about bringing holistic healing practices into the Western medical system. Before coming to the Chopra Center, she practiced full-spectrum family medicine, from prenatal care and deliveries to ER coverage and primary care for all ages. As the Chopra Center’s Medical Director, she offers integrative medical consultations that combine the best in conventional medicine with the wisdom of Ayurveda. Her special interests include preventive medicine and mind-body medicine, with an emphasis on Ayurveda.
Valencia Porter, M.D., M.P.H.
Valencia Porter, M.D., M.P.H. is board-certified in both General Preventive Medicine and Integrative Holistic Medicine. Dr. Porter has an integrative approach that incorporates many areas of health and healing, including Ayurveda, biofield (energy) therapies, and functional medicine.
Before coming to the Chopra Center, Dr. Porter served as a physician and researcher at the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine in San Diego. She also completed a fellowship as a Bravewell Collaborative scholar at the renowned Program for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona.
Tim Brieske, M.D.
Tim Brieske, M.D. is a board-certified family physician, mind-body healing expert, and core member of the Chopra Center medical staff. With his characteristic compassion, wisdom, and lighthearted nature, he provides medical consultations for guests and patients and offers mind-body guidance at the Center’s events and programs. He also teaches the healing tools and techniques of Ayurveda and leads walking meditations in nature.
Before coming to the Center, Dr. Brieske was in medical practice for more than thirteen years in Southeast Alaska and rural Wisconsin, where he was able to experience and practice the full range of primary care and emergency medicine while developing and performing the skills necessary to care for people in all stages and transitions of life.
Rachelle has been with the Chopra Center for Wellbeing since 2007 and currently serves as manager of the Medical Department, working primarily with the Chopra Center’s signature Perfect Health program. Rachelle graduated from Stanford University and has followed a career path that nurtured her love of guiding people towards achieving greater health and wellness.
Jennifer Johnson, Certified Instructor
Jennifer Johnson, bio coming soon.
Deep Prakash Deoja, Singing Bowl Meditation
Originally from Kathmandu, Nepal, Deep is a meditation master creator of Deep Sound Meditation. At his special event at Summoning the Sacred, he will use Tibetan singing bowls, gongs, tingshas, and other ancient instruments to take you into expanded states of awareness and relaxation. The sounds created by the Tibetan singing bowls resonate at frequencies corresponding to the seven chakras in the body. Thus the practice of sound healing is meant to align the chakras for enhanced health, increased focus, and inner quiet.
To promote his global cause of helping those who are suffering, Deep co-founded and is the president of the Bishwa Seva Foundation), a California-based non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. The sole purpose of Bishwa Seva is to assist those in need in underdeveloped regions, including but not restricted to Nepal. Current projects include providing schooling, lodging, and clothing for children in Panauti, Nepal.
6-Day Wisdom Within Program
$3,975 Standard enrollment $3,240* Special pricing expires March 29, 2013
This special pricing is available for the weeks of:
Call 888.736.6895 now to enroll!
*Valid on new enrollments only. Discount can not be combined with other special offers or discount pricing.
Perfect Health: Wisdom Within will take place at La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, California (San Diego County). La Costa Resort boasts luxurious accommodations, a magnificent spa, and a soothing atmosphere that will help you integrate your powerful experiences at Perfect Health: Wisdom WIthin.
La Costa Resort & Spa is just 30 minutes from the San Diego Airport and only 90 minutes from Los Angeles. The Chopra Center has reserved a limited number of guest rooms at La Costa Resort for Perfect Health: Wisdom Within participants. Guests will enjoy staying in this world-renowned resort for a special discounted rate.