Don’t Miss the First Annual Living Ayurveda Symposium & Marketplace: Nov. 9-10, 2013

For Immediate Release

Contact: Jill Leslie
Phone: 707-322-5190
Skype: ayurvedaalchemy

Join Us As We Bring the Ancient Traditions of India to Main Street, CA

Sebastopol CA, September 23, 2013 — Join us for the Living Ayurveda Symposium & Marketplace in downtown Sebastopol on Nov. 9-10, where you’ll get a first hand taste of Ayurveda, yoga’s sister science.

Considered the ancient remedy for healthy, modern living, you’ll get a heaping helping of some of the best insights into this healing practice including:

  • Having the opportunity to take two days of classes with world-renowned Ayurveda teachers,
  • Learning how to care for yourselves, your loved ones, and your clients with this timeless tradition,
  • Exploring the marketplace where you will find essential items for a healthy lifestyle, as well as meet local artists and healers.

That’s not all! You’ll also have the opportunity to:

  • Rejuvenate in Sonoma County’s newest self-care studio,
  • Unwind in the steam room, sauna, and baths,
  • Enjoy a farm-to-table organic vegetarian lunch prepared by top local chefs.
  • And, in the evening of Nov. 9, celebrate with Ananda Rasa , a reggae style Kirtan Band and an enchanting Odissi Dance performance by ShaktiBhakt.

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About Jill Leslie and Ayurveda Alchemy

Jill Leslie is a certified Ayurvedic practitioner, herbalist, wellness chef, and yoga teacher in the San Francisco Bay Area who, for more than two decades, has been immersed in the study and practice of natural healing.

The entrepreneur, who has owned her own businesses since graduating from the University of Maryland in 1986, founded the award-winning retail shop Milk & Honey in Sebastapol, CA, in 1999. She sold it in 2006 so that she could delve deeper into her study of yoga and Ayurveda.

Ayurveda Alchemy: As she discovered the life-changing wisdom of these ancient practices, she began sharing her knowledge at wellness retreats, yoga studios, and through cooking classes. Her passion for herbal medicine and nutrition, and her love of sweets, inspired her in 2008 to found Ayurveda Alchemy.

In addition to hosting classes and events, and providing consultations and dietary advice about Ayurveda, she has created a line of healthy and delicious confections, which are available online at Kitchen Alchemy Treats. “When I learned the adage of Ayurveda, ‘Let your food be your medicine,’ I put on my apron and said, ‘Let your medicine be delicious,’” she says. Learn more at

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