The Wellspring of Kapha – An Ayurveda-Inspired Cooking Class

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February 13, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, register by clicking the RSVP button above or by emailing

You will receive the Zoom information no later than the morning of your program.

with Chef Cathryn Pethick

Ayurveda Cooking Class

The Wellspring of Kapha

Ayurveda-Inspired Cooking Class


Spring: The season of renewal and growth, awakens latent earth to all its potential. Spring is a time for a fresh start, cleansing and rejuvenating the body after Winter’s cold dormancy. It’s also a season when the awakening body may be beset by seasonal allergies, a sense of heaviness, lethargy.


It’s time to balance the Kapha dosha in this moist, fertile, warmer season with the appropriate diet to support lightness, dryness and the heat our metabolism requires, by emphasizing the proper tastes and cooking methods. Join us to explore the nourishment this beautiful season has to offer!


Recipes from the class will be emailed to you as a part of this program.

And, check out more of Chef Cathryn’s programs on our YouTube channel, under “Nutrition & Cooking.”

Suggested Donation: $10

About Cathryn Pethick

Cathryn Pethick

Cathryn Pethick, AA, AYS, C-IAYT is a certified yoga therapist and teacher, Ayurveda specialist, and professional chef- whole foods cooking and nutrition instructor. She shares those skills with private clients through her own Well-Being, founded in 2012, and is on staff with Maryland University of Integrative Health’s Masters in Nutrition degree program. At Smith Center, Cathryn teaches cooking and nutrition classes, gentle yoga, and contributes to Smith Center’s wonderful integrative cancer support retreats as chef and yoga therapist. She has decades of experience in diverse culinary settings, practicing/teaching yoga from a therapeutic perspective, meditation, and the study of Ayurveda, diverse spiritual and philosophical traditions, and Oriental healing/martial arts. Cathryn shares the intention of nourishing well-being for us individually and as a collective with yoga, meditation and food-as-medicine, by cultivating the healing power of balance, optimal nutrition that supports our vitality, and compassionate presence that nurtures us all.

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