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Discover easy, supportive ways to get healthier in your own life. You can use nutrition, Ayurveda, yoga, or touch therapy to substantially improve your well being. Amadea creates an individualized program specifically designed for you and your needs with simple healing changes you can weave into your life. Schedule a consultation today.

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Amadea Morningstar
The Ayurveda Polarity Therapy & Yoga Institute

Amadea Morningstar, MA, RPE, RYT, CGC, meets you where you are. Her great strength is to discover your strengths, and help you to apply them in a supportive, clear environment. Whether you are looking for a one on one consult, an in depth class, an opportunity to mentor, or the inspiration within her blog, Amadea is available with respect and expertise. Her 40 years of professional experience includes Ayurveda health care education, Western nutrition, Polarity Therapy, Marma Therapy, Integral yoga, and nature-based approaches.


Her school, The Ayurveda Polarity Therapy and Yoga Institute, provides hands-on experiential and academic training in the fields of Ayurvedic nutrition and herbology, self care, Marma therapy, and Polarity Therapy. The Institute is committed to integrating these with the ancient art of yoga to create win-win opportunities for sustainable healing.

Marma Mind Mahagunas

Sattva Marmani  Image by Angela Werneke

Easy Healing Drinks from the Wisdom of Ayurveda

Full color four seasons paperback



Marma Mind Mahagunas


In this course within the Dynamics of Ayurvedic Nutrition series, Amadea explores

Marma Therapy as guided self care

Reflective Listening to potentiate healing

The Mahagunas in relationship to Polyvagal Theory


Two sections are now open. Your choice of

Tuesdays, October 10 & 17, 5 - 8 pm MT or

Thursdays, October 12 & 19, 10 am - 1 pm

Interactive Online courses


Enjoy Easy Healing Drinks from the Wisdom of Ayurveda

by Amadea Morningstar & Renee Lynn

Enjoy our exclusive website price for the four seasons full color paperback

of Easy Healing Drinks from the Wisdom of Ayurveda for $18.00.  

Access cooling drink recipes here in spring-summer eBook recipes

For friends in the Southern hemisphere, you can also access winter recipes

in the Easy Healing Drinks Winter eBook


Dr. Vasant Lad, MASc, Ayurvedic Physician

Purchase your copy now


NEW! Watch Quick Summer Drink videos from Easy Healing Drinks


“Thank you Amadea for …your part in the absolutely wonderful, delightful workshop. Your beautiful energy radiated what I needed to hear. I am back on track on a healthy diet & have gained courage to do what I have wanted to do for a long time, using the polarity work with clients." Susan B., 2016


“I completed my Ayurvedic Lifestyle Certification (750 hours) at Kripalu last year. The courses I took from you, Amadea, were a perfect mix of review and new information that helped to make the completion of the 750 hour course much easier. Thanks… Your courses are wonderful.” Brenda D., 2011

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How is autonomy intrinsic to Mood & Food? Autonomy is self government, the capacity to make an informed, uncoerced decision. We need to be able to make our own choices to effectively take charge of our own lives, as much as possible. This might seem obvious, yet in childhood, it is common to not be…

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