Sarah Dunfee

Hello, I’m
Sarah Dunfee

Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner

Sarah Dunfee is a NAMA Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner. She graduated from the Ayurvedic Practitioners Program at The Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque, New Mexico in June of 2021. Prior to that, she apprenticed in Panchakarma and graduated from the Ayurvedic Counselors Program at the Ayurvedic College for Wellbeing in Rincon, Puerto Rico in 2017. Sarah has also taken a course in Ayurvedic Therapies Training at Vaidyagrama Healing Village in Coimbatore, India in 2018, along with many other Continuing Education courses in Ayurveda and its sister sciences. In addition to Ayurveda, Sarah holds two 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Certificates: one in Ashtanga Vinyasa Primary Series from Ashtanga Yoga Mysore in Mysore, India (2018) and one in Yoga Inbound from the Yoga Inbound school in Vrindavan, India (2018). She teaches Ayurveda virtually to Hot Yoga Dundrum in Dublin, Ireland for their Yoga Teacher Trainings.

Sarah gives private Ayurvedic Consultations through her Limited Liability Company, Bhumi Shakti Ayurveda, LLC. She currently works in the Chopra Education Department as a Student Support Advisor for the Health Enrichment & Certifications Programs.

Articles

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Ayurveda

On Agni and Āma: The Sacred Fire of Digestion and Metabolic Impurities

The cornerstone of health in Ayurveda comes back to the simple concept of agni, our digestive fire. Likewise, the seed of disease comes back to the concept of āma, toxins. Balanced agni is the key to proper digestion, assimilation of nutrients, sustained energy, healthy aging, and maintaining homeostasis. Quality agni can prevent, āma from forming and burn existing impurities that are stagnated within the body and mind.

Sarah Dunfee
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Ayurveda

Practical Tips for Easing Back Into Eating After a Cleanse

It is not only what we do during cleansing that results in a healthier, happier state of the body, but what we do after cleansing that determines the longevity or transience of any changes we undergo. Properly coming off a cleanse is a vital stage for achieving cleansing success. In all stages of a cleanse, patience is key to honoring the time that it takes for the body to metabolize the toxins lodged in our deep tissues, so the ama can return to the central digestive tract to be excreted.

Sarah Dunfee
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Ayurveda

Reducing Toxins During the Peak of Holiday Season

During the winter season and holidays, many of us have the tendency to want to stay inside, snuggle up, share cookies, food, and wine with friends and family. While having small amounts of our favorite holiday treats is an innocent celebration, if we over-indulge for too long, we will inevitably start facing the consequences of imbalance and the increase of toxins.

Sarah Dunfee