Beauty: Ayurveda Rituals, by Leanne Wood

Practicing any kind of sacred ritual can bring about awareness and transformation. Be it a puja, guru’s blessing, communion, mantra practice or the like, I’m pretty much game to try anything that sounds like it will help me live a more mindful and thus happy life. I think many of us don’t readily think of our daily skin care practice in the realm of sacred ritual, but after I was introduced to an Ayurveda skincare and perfume line, I grew to see this differently. For those unfamiliar or needing a brief re-introduction, Ayurveda is a holistic system for healing and wellness that originated in the Vedic culture of India over 5,000 years ago. With...

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Dr. Robert Svoboda

“For over a decade Andrea Olivera has worked to generate an Ayurvedic community in Ontario, spreading the wisdom of Ayurveda by organizing lectures and seminars, and by fusing the principles of Ayurveda with the art of aromatic blending to create unique and revivifying cosmetics. I can testify from personal experience of her products that her nourishing and satisfying skincare line brings the rejuvenating effects of Ayurveda directly to the skin.”...

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Mother Maya and Andrea

“Andrea Olivera is a dynamic and informed Ayurveda entrepreneur who is gifted with the both the skills and Shakti of an Ayurvedic alchemist. She has been producing a magnificent line of Ayurveda products, and is also a beloved advocate of Ayurveda and an exceptional medium for Wise Earth Ayurveda education which she introduced to Canada more than 12 years ago. It is my pleasure to lend my support to Andrea’s remarkable work and spirit. Now you can buy Mother Maya’s book, Path of Practice, at the toronto centre, yoga show toronto, and lethbridge yoga rituals studio!”...

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Shahrad Jah

“I was in pain, I had nightmares, I had so much trouble even dealing with my image in the mirror, I was giving up under the heavy weight of life, I was lost, really lost, no seriously, couldn’t see bad from good anymore. My agony continued till I met this warm-hearted lady, Andrea was her name, how did we meet!? Well God has his ways my friend, in matter of no time I could feel my wounds being healed, I could wake up again and smell LIFE, and I could walk and feel my being. I still don’t know what happened, I’m still puzzled how she could get inside me and bring my life...

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Natalie Brown

“My name is Natalie Brown, and I have worked in the fashion and entertainment industry for over 15 years. I’ve been featured in campaigns for: Max Factor, Noxzema, Vidal Sassoon, Infusium, and Bonne Bell, as well as a few American and Canadian magazines including: Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Glamour, Wish, Flare, FASHION, Chatelaine and Canadian Living. I’ve also been in several national and international commercial campaigns for: Bailey’s Irish Cream, L’Oreal, Salon Selectives, Clean and Clear, and a variety of car and liquor companies. Many of these ads have placed an emphasis on hair and skin care, and my job demands that I follow a very reliable and healthy beauty regimen. I have been a...

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Daphne Zuniga

“I’m blessed to know you, Thank you a million times for...

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