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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.

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“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

The Lastest From Amadea's Blog

Adapt Recipes Use Ayurveda with Ease

Adapt Recipes Use Ayurveda with Ease

February 12, 2024

Adapt Recipes Use Ayurveda with ease is a creative process. You can play with the food you eat in fresh ways, to make it just right for you. Ayurveda has tremendous tools to specifically hone recipes to suit you and/or your household, using the 21 gunas, the 6 tastes, breath, and marma. When our daughter…

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4 Quick Ways to Ground in Awareness

October 13, 2023

How can Patanjali, Ayurveda and Polyvagal Theory interact to make an effective shift in patterns? Here’s 4 Quick Ways to Ground in Awareness, which make healthy shifts a lot easier. Both Ayurveda and Polyvagal Theory use simple techniques to bring our awareness into the present moment, thereby reducing stress and suffering. Here’s how you can…

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Patanjali Ayurveda and Polyvagal Theory

Patanjali Ayurveda and Polyvagal Theory: Fresh Approaches in Ayurvedic Nutrition and Marma Therapy

October 6, 2023

How do Patanjali Ayurveda and Polyvagal Theory mesh to create more effective healing through nourishment and touch? Many years ago I was fortunate to hear a lecture by Ayurvedic yoga therapist Mukunda Stiles on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. I came away from his talk struck by how Patanjali’s description of the  human mind directly…

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