All Downloads

All Downloads

Below is a list of all downloads in the Resources section:

News and Events

Stuff I'm Teaching

People and Places

Balanced Rock

A Yosemite based non-profit providing yoga, backpacking and mindfulness courses

Pure Training Studio

A Mariposa based fitness club

Jack Caraco

A Bootjack based acupuncturist and one of my personal heros
(209) 742-4211

Heather Sullivan

An El Portal based Shiatsu massage therapist.

Dr. Linda Ottemoeller

A Merced- based gynecologist, recommended to me by a friend
(209) 383-7575

Michalene Seiler

A Bootjack-based homeopath

Penny Otwell

A local artist who created and generously shared the painting featured on this website entitled “Cranes and Flowers Fly Over the Canyon”

California Vipassana Center

A Northfork based meditation center

Lotus Ayurveda

A Santa Cruz-based Ayurveda practice, specializing in Pancha Karma, also offering weekend courses in Ayurveda and massage

Banyan Botanicals

An excellent source for organic herbs, spices and oils

Herbs of Ayurveda

A mail order herb company specializing in custom herbal formulas, abhyanga oil and other Ayurvedic products
(530) 273 1103

Blue Oak Ayurveda
(209) 617-1945

Mount Madonna Institute

A retreat center near Santa Cruz which offers courses in yoga and Ayurveda, and a masters degrees in Ayurveda

John Doulliard at Life Spa

A Boulder, CO based Ayurvedic practitioner.  His website provides Ayurvedic remedies for many imbalances.

Richard Freeman

A Boulder, CO based yoga guru.  His website offers great podcasts on yoga philosophy under the “library” tab.

Recommended Reading


  • A Life of Balance,  Maya Tiwari
  • Perfect Health, Deepak Chopra
  • Balanced Your Hormones, Balance Your Life,  Claudia Welch
  • Ayurveda and Panchakarma, Sunil Joshi
  • The Secret of Self-Healing, Vasant Lad
  • Turmeric, The Ayurvedic Spice of Life, Prashanti de Jager
  • The Ayurvedic Cookbook, Amadea Morningstar
  • Light on Ayurveda, a monthly Ayurvedic journal.
    Visit to subscribe


Introduction to Insight Meditation, for a free copy of this concise little booklet write to:
Sanghapala Foundation
16201 Tomki Rd.
Redwood Valley, CA  95470


  • The Mirror of Yoga, Richard Freeman
  • Yoga, the Iyengar Way, Silva, Mira and Shyam Mehta

About Your Constitution

To learn about your constitution, either visit the What's Your Dosha page, or download the PDF.


Daily Routines



Resources for PK:

Panchakarma Process (PDF document)

On-Line Sources for PK supplies (PDF document)

Sample Custom Home Cleanse (PDF document)

Pre-PK preparation (PDF document)

Pre-PK and Post-PK supply list (PDF document)

Basti Instructions (PDF document)

How to make Kitchari  (Recipe)

How to make ghee (Recipe)

Learn more about residential panchakarma retreats (lNFO)


Overview of Ayurveda