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Physiology and health

One-Pointed to the Max: Michael Hauth’s Passion for Health and Maharishi AyurVeda

I spoke with Michael Hauth, a recent graduate of the BS in Physiology and Health at MUM, to find out what he loved about the program, how he intended to use the knowledge, and what drew him to this unique degree.

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Dharma Parenting: Understand Your Child From an Ayurvedic Point of View

Have you ever wondered what makes you, or your child, tick? Why does one child take their time to change, while another is constantly changing and yet another is trying to convince others to change? Are these unique tendencies nature or nurture? According to neuroscientists Dr. Keith Wallace and Dr. Fred Travis at Maharishi International University, the answer lies somewhere in the middle. 

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Keeping Digestion Healthy: 7 Tips from Maharishi AyurVeda

Health is all about the quality of your digestion. With strong digestion, you can maintain your body’s ideal weight while feeling great. Here are some tips from Maharishi AyurVeda on how to optimize digestion through diet:

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Hot Milk Before Bed: An AyurVedic Treat

A cup of hot milk before bed sets the stage for smooth transition into sleep. It soothes the nerves and, if you prepare it just right, it is tasty and full of nutrients.

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MS in Maharishi AyurVeda and Integrative Medicine: Online Degree Program

A new entry for the online MS in Maharishi AyurVeda and Integrative Medicine coming in August, 2018. This three-year program is designed for those who want to become experts in natural, holistic health care, and, at the same time, unfold their inner potential.

The major focus of this program is on the physiology, pathology, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders from the perspective of Maharishi AyurVeda. The curriculum is also integrative because it includes coursework in other natural systems as well as modern medical knowledge. Many lessons...

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MS in Maharishi AyurVeda and Integrative Medicine Degree Program: Student Highlight

In early June, 2016, I had the pleasure of interviewing two excellent students in the online MS program in Maharishi AyurVeda and Integrative Medicine. Both students, Shellie Lackman and Rick Dunstan, are about to complete the second year of this 3-year program.

Shellie Lackman:

Shellie was naturally attracted to the MS in MAVIM program because she has been committed to healthy living all of her life. She came by this interest naturally because both of her parents were very health conscious.

But her study of Maharishi AyurVeda has taken her...

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“Naturally Trim” Non-Credit Course Now Available


Registration is now open for Naturally Trim, a non-credit online course centered on a natural approach to obtaining your ideal weight.

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MUM Pre-med Student Pursues Career As Integrative MD

I recently spoke with one of our star students, David Wright. In our discussion we talked about his experience at MIU and future goal of becoming a Doctor of Integrative Medicine:

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Maharishi AyurVeda Students Appear on Local Radio Station

Students from faculty member Dinesh Gyawali’s Maharishi AyurVedaSM Wellness Consultant Practicum course recently appeared on KRUU-FM, Fairfield’s local radio station, to talk about their experiences as developing AyurVedic consultants.

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Hungary Conference Highlights Faculty Presentation

A forthcoming conference in Hungary on the topic of “Reinventing Europe” has highlighted a paper by faculty Harald Harung and Fred Travis in their widespread promotion of the event.

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