Grapefruit

Grapefruits decrease Vata, mildly increase Pitta and liquefy Kapha. They are alkalising, stimulant, expectorant, astringent and mucolytic. They help to digest sugars, fats (hypolipidaemic) and stimulate the liver & gallbladder (chologogue). They are high in anti-oxidants, promote longevity and are high in spermidine, lycopene & vitamin C. Tastes: bitter, sour & sweet. Grapefruits are a great option for breakfast if you are feeling... Read More

Take a Dosha Quiz

THE DOSHA QUIZ 1=Rarely 2= Sometimes 3=Often 4=Mostly (Be honest…) DOSHA QUIZ Vata I tend to do things quickly 1 2 3 4 I learn & forget easily   1 2 3 4 I am energetic and  upbeat 1 2 3 4 I have a lean physique and an active mind 1 2 3 4 I move and talk quickly 1 2 3 4 I often get cold hands & feet 1 2 3 4 I am prone to anxiety and stress 1 2 3 4 I dislike cold weather 1 2 3 4 My sleep is disturbed easily 1 2 3 4 My skin is often dry... Read More

Tips for a healthier Spring

Unfortunately the transition into Spring can sometimes be tricky for our bodies!  For many, Spring is associated with  congestion & excessive amounts of mucous which may lead to conditions such as sinusitis, coughs, colds, asthma, hay fever, digestive problems, joint pain, etc. On a positive note, Spring is a great time for doing a detox, for losing weight, improving fitness & kickstarting your health. From the Ayurvedic perspective,... Read More

Nutrition Intensive

Join our Ayurveda Cooking & Nutrition Intensive April 20-22nd. More details here  Read More

Diploma 2018

Our 2018 Diploma course is now taking enrolments. Please call or email for an application form.  Read More

Tips for late Winter…. 

(According to Ayurveda late winter lasts from approx. mid January to mid March). Late Winter is one of the harshest seasons in the Ayurvedic calendar.  The bitter cold winds & long dark nights can play havoc with our bodies & minds (if we are unprepared.…). Ayurveda is all about balancing our internal environment with whatever the external environment throws at us! For late Winter Ayurveda recommends extra TLC for body, mind &... Read More

Practitioners

Satmya is owned & run by Doug & Yvette Hyde who have over 15 years experience in the natural medicine sector. Both Doug & Yvette are Irish but trained in Australia. They started Satmya in 2007. DOUG HYDE ADV DIP AYUR, B.A. (BIOLOGY) Ayurvedic teacher/therapist/practitioner, meditation teacher & retreat facilitator Doug is the Ayurvedic practitioner & co-owner of Satmya. He was first introduced to Ayurveda whilst taking... Read More

Clinic

At Satmya we run a full time clinic. We offer consultations in Ayurveda & Naturopathy and have a full range of treatments available. The clinic at Satmya is open from Monday to Friday from 10am until 6pm. Saturday and after hours are by appointment only. Please make an appointment for a full consultation at the Satmya Clinic. Ayurveda Herbalism Homeopathy Naturopathy Therapeutic treatments Please click here for the list of conditions that... Read More

Learning Centre

Satmya has a range of professional & public courses available throughout the year both at our premises in Killaloe & various other venues throughout the country.  Diploma of Ayurvedic Studies Diploma of Indian Head Massage Ayurvedic Cooking & Nutrition  Kickstarter Health Hatha Yoga Mindfulness Meditation Residential Retreats & more Meet our teachers Satmya Courses Diploma of Ayurvedic Studies Deposit €900.00 EURDiploma... Read More

Chickpea & Spinach Curry

Chickpea & Spinach Curry (top left) Ingredients 1 large cup of chickpeas (either pre-cooked or a tin) 1tsp of Salt 1stp Turmeric 1tsp Chili 1 Onion 1 Tomato 2 cloves of garlic knob of ginger (tsp) 1tsp Ghee 1tsp Cumin Asofoetida (pinch per serving) 200g Spinach   Method (if you are using dried chickpeas – soak overnight and boil in salt water (1 tsp) for 2 hours or until soft. Finely chop onion, tomato, ginger and garlic. In a frying... Read More