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16. Holly Padove

16. Holly Padove

16. Holly Padove

Holly Padove is a clinical Ayurveda specialist, yoga teacher and Qi Gong instructor.  She is the founder of Balanced Living Ayurveda in Arroyo Grande, CA.  She offers yoga and Qi Gong classes as well as Ayurveda consultation both in person and online.  Michelle chats with Holly about Ayurveda, Qi Gong, and Yoga Nidra.


Holly’s story 2:00

Ayurveda 8:20

Five senses therapy 9:20

Bio-individuality 14:40

Seasonal eating 18:10

Home cooked food 24:45

Client stories 28:00

Qi Gong 33:00

Qi Gong vs Tai Chi 36:17

Yoga Nidra 39:37

Practical takeaways 43:25

How to connect with Holly 46:52


Balanced Living Ayurveda

IG: @Holly_Padove

Welvil: Holly Padove

Handbook for Higher Consciousness

Autobiography of a Yogi

15. Jeff Perlman

15. Jeff Perlman

15. Jeff Perlman

Cordon Bleu chef, Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist, Iyengar Ayurtherapist and herbalist Jeff Perlman tells the story of how he went from professional chef and restauranteur to holistic health practitioner.  He shares his deep knowledge about Ayurveda, Panchakarma, Marma, herbs, and more.


Jeff’s story 1:30

Iyengar yoga 5:06

Finding Ayurveda through Iyengar 11:28

Energetic and elemental significance of the 6 tastes 12:37

Ayurvedic constitutions and doshas 15:40

Eating with the Ayurvedic seasons 19:44

Herbalism 21:48

How Ayurveda changes your relationships 34:24

The Vedas and history of Ayurveda 37:50

Traveling to India 38:40

What is Panchakarma? 42:10

How Jeff supports clients in Panchakarma 47:49

Marma therapy in person and distance 49:22

What an initial Ayurveda evaluation looks like 54:09

How to find Jeff 1:00:43


Three Seasons Ayurveda

Facebook @jeffperlman


Original Music by Benjamin Plumpton