Ayurveda for Body, Mind & Spirit
Ayurveda teaches us that we all have the power to heal ourselves, but many times we don't know where to begin. We are looking for a guide to help us on our wellness path. Let us be your guide! At Five Prana, we offer Ayurvedic services in like Health & Wellness Consulting; luxurious Spa Treatments such as Abhyanga and Shirodhara; Ayurvedic Yoga Classes; and Ayurvedic Cooking Classes and Demonstrations. For those of you who are interested in delving deeper into the study of Ayurveda or who are just interested in Ayurvedic approaches to health and wellness, we also lead monthly workshops on a variety of topics related to Ayurveda including cooking, skin care, cleansing practices and more. For our eco-friendly and health conscious consumers, we offer a handmade, natural Ayurvedic products line that will support you during your transition to the Ayurvedic lifestyle. We offer a range of products carefully crafted using the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda. At Five Prana Ayurveda, we want to support you on your Ayurvedic journey. Choose from one of our offerings or contact us so we can craft an Ayurvedic wellness approach customized to meet your specific needs. We are here to help. Peace, love and health from Five Prana.
Five Prana Ayurvedic Consultations are not "one size fit all." We give you individualized recommendations to support you on your Ayurvedic journey. You will discover your dosha or Ayurvedic Body Type as well as receive personalized guidance on the Ayurvedic diet and lifestyle.
Let us care for your skin with our Five Prana Ayurvedic Skincare products carefully crafted using the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda. Our Ayurvedic products are for eco-friendly and health conscious consumers who are looking for a natural alternative to commercial health and beauty products.
Learn Ayurvedic Home Remedies to cleanse your body both inside and out with the Five Prana Ayurveda workshop series. Workshop topics include Ayurvedic cooking, Ayurvedic skincare, Ayurvedic yoga classes and more.
Marissa Mele is the owner of Five Prana and is a certified Ayurvedic Health Counselor through the NAMA (National Ayurvedic Medical Association) organization. She received her Ayurvedic Health Counselor as well as her Panchakarma training from Dr. (Vaidya) Lina Thakar B.A.M.S. at the Ayurvedic Integrative Wellness Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Marissa is also certified in Ayurvedic Body Treatments such as Abhyanga, Shirodhara, Nasya, and Swedana from the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center at the Sivananda Yoga Ashram. She has also completed a certification in Marma Therapy with Dr. Vasant Lad at the Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Marissa is also a dedicated and devoted yogi who has been practicing yoga for over 20 years. She received her yoga teacher training certification in 1998 with Joanne Evans of the Deerfield Beach Yoga Center. Marissa is a member of the AAPNA (Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America) and NAMA (National Ayurvedic Medical Association). Marissa is also a graduate of the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor and the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA. She relishes the opportunity to share her Ayurvedic knowledge with the community of Asheville and beyond. Marissa is available for virtual consultations as well as in-person consultations in the Asheville, North Carolina area. Schedule an appointment today!