Naturally Trim: The Maharishi Ayurveda Approach to Natural Weight Management

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Under construction. Based on Maharishi Ayurveda, the world’s oldest system of natural medicine, the Naturally Trim approach to weight loss and weight management is fundamentally different from any other program you may have tried. It does not involve stress, struggle, guilt, hard exercise, weight scales, calorie-counting diets, psychological manipulation, or artificial diet pills and powders. Naturally Trim is a simple and natural approach to obtaining your ideal weight.

You will learn many effective techniques to help correct imbalances that cause weight disorders and other health problems. These techniques will put you in tune with your body’s needs, and help you to correct the imbalance that caused the weight problem in the first place. You will learn to enliven the inner intelligence already inherent in your mind and body. MORE

Instead of negative side effects, you will be enjoying positive side benefits, like self-discovery and self-confidence. When you lose weight and improve your health, you will enjoy greater energy, vitality, and a sense of youthful happiness.

In this course you will learn how to:

     • Enjoy your food more

     • Reach your ideal weight without following a calorie-counting diet

     • Eat the right amount of food at the right time

     • Improve your digestion

     • Eliminate erratic and compulsive eating habits

     • Identify foods appropriate for your body type

     • Establish ideal balance in your physiology

     • Determine when to start eating and when to stop eating

     • Lose weight without suppressing your natural desire for food

     • Listen to your body – to create balance and  health

You will gain practical knowledge that will help you feel great for the rest of your life and make weight management an effortless process.

The goal of this course is not just to help you lose weight, but to help you create a more balanced mind and body. You’ve embarked on a quest for self-improvement, and you will be creating a more balanced, healthy, blissful you.



Robert Keith Wallace, PhD
Dean • Chair • Professor of Physiology and Health • Director of Research • Co-Director of the PhD Program in Physiology • Trustee of the University • Founding President of Maharishi University of Management • Associate Professor of Maharishi Vedic Science

Dr. Robert Keith Wallace is recognized as the pioneering researcher in the neurophysiology of higher states of consciousness. His research has been published in many journals including Scientific American and The American Journal of Physiology. Dr. Wallace’s research on the physiology of meditation opened the door for the study of the relationship between mind and body and its application in the field of behavioral medicine. After receiving his PhD in physiology at UCLA, he did postdoctoral research at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Wallace is the author of two books, The Neurophysiology of Enlightenment and The Physiology of Consciousness, and has lectured extensively in over 50 countries around the world.

 Paul J. Morehead, PhD
Associate Chair • Assistant Professor of Physiology and Health

Dr. Morehead has nearly two decades of experience in developing and teaching courses in Maharishi Ayurveda and Vedic Science. Courses taught by Dr. Morehead include: Ayurvedic Pulse Diagnosis; Yoga Asanas; Diet, Digestion, and Nutrition. He has been a teacher of the Transcendental Meditation program since 1973.


Robert Schneider, MD, FACC, FABMR
Dean • Chair • Professor of Physiology and Health • Co-Director of the PhD Program in Physiology • Director, Institute for Natural Medicine and Prevention

The Heart Health course is taught by Robert Schneider, MD, FACC, one of the leading authorities in the world on natural approaches to the treatment and prevention of heart disease. For the past 30 years, Dr. Schneider has researched, practiced and taught integrative medicine based on the principles of Maharishi Ayurveda. He is the principal author of the textbook for the course: Total Heart Health. Dr. Schneider is Co-Dean of Maharishi College of Perfect Health at MUM and Director of the Institute for Natural Medicine and Prevention.


Lesson 1: The Inner Intelligence of the Body


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Lesson 2: Ayurvedic Anatomy and Physiology


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Lesson 3: Universal Guidelines of Diet and Lifestyle


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Lesson 4: Personalized Guidelines for Diet and Digestion


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Lesson 5: Ayurvedic Meal Preparation and Herbal Preparations for Weight Loss


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Lesson 6: Five Sense Therapies for Balancing Weight


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