In-Person Sessions Available in Phoenix & Chicago
~ Online Consultation available from anywhere, as it has been since 2017~
consultations / treatment / pricing

An Inviting, Non-Judgmental Space to Cultivate Health & Healing For Adults & Children
Personal wellness sessions are in-depth and will address each person's level of health - on physical and emotional basis.  Be prepared for an in-depth conversation in a relaxed atmosphere.  I love to provide an abundance of information, so feel free to have a notebook on hand if you would like to take notes.  In addition - I will provide a full copy of your treatment plan and recommendations to you. 
Book your desired Consultation below ~ and I will reach you directly to provide an Intake Document and choose the perfect day & time. 
The Intake Document is completed for our first Visit.  I invite you to take your time and allow space & focus to complete.
This allows me to have a gorgeous picture of YOU as an individual and how Ayurveda may assist in walking a very personal path. 
If you desire a follow up discussion and it has been more than 1 year since our last meeting, I will also provide a 'Follow Up' Intake. 
I am available by appointment only.  Please email me anytime with questions. 
HAPPY TO HAVE A SIMPLE, COMPLIMENTARY PHONE CALL TO INTRODUCE AYURVEDA OR ANSWER QUESTIONS.  
PLEASE BE AWARE OF CANCELLATION POLICY :) 
consultations
Initial Consultation
This is where continued discovery of you as a person takes place. 
We will spend up to 2 1/2 hours together.
Underlying qualities which create illness and imbalance are recognized. 
Ayurvedic diagnosis is made by Three-fold Diagnostic Method (Trividha Parīkṣā):
Observation (Darśana)   Physical Exam (Sparśana)  and Questioning (Praśna)
  • Doshic Assessment through questions and Physical exam of attributes 
  • Comprehensive questions on Health, Wellness & Lifestyle History
  • Food/Nutrition Assessment
  • Tongue Analysis
  • Nail, Skin and Hair Analysis
  • Pulse Analysis  (In-Person only)
  • Blood Pressure  (In-Person only) 
  • pH Balance Test with Saliva Test Strip  (In-Person only)
Pulse, BP & pH are, of course, not done for Online Consults, but are not mandatory to understand Doṣa Vikṛtī (imbalance)
Based on Assessment, during this visit, I will provide with various components of the following:
  • The results of your Doṣic Predominance in both Prakṛti (Natural Constitution) and Vikṛti (States of Imbalance)
  • Observation of current state of Maha Guna: Sattva, Rajas, Tamas  (Ayurveda Psychology)
  • A breakdown of Nidana Paćaka: Causative Factors, Represented Signs & Symptoms, Imbalances Present
  • Observation of your current state of Agni (Digestive Fire), Āma (Toxicity) & Malas (Processing of Wastes)                                        These functions exist in the physical, mental, emotional, spiritual & energetic states.
  • Explanation of Ayurvedic Concepts / Sankyha Philosophy (The Mind, Body, Spirit Connection)
  • Explanation of Doṣas and the opposing balancing qualities needed for healing
  • Explanation of Dinacharya:  Doṣa Cycles in Nature (Day, Season, Lifecycle)
  • Explanation of Prāṇa (Vital Energy), Tejas (Radiance) & Ojas (Essence of Life / Vitality / Immunity)
  • Explanation of Saṃprāpti (Pathology of illness) 
  • Initial Personal Suggestions pertaining to AHARA (Food & Fluids) and VIHARA (Lifestyle), based on your unique Prakṛti/Vikṛti
  • Scheduling of future Follow Up, if needed
Ayurveda Plan Components & Ongoing Treatment
May Also Include Referrals to Trusted Practitioners / Herbal Formulations

Initial Plans focus on Ahara (Nourishment), Vihara (Lifestyle) & Auṣadhī (Herbs/If Needed)

Included Initial Suggestions are based on where you are now and what will offer the most success and sustainable implementation

  • An initial focus on Digestion, Cleansing or Weight Loss (or all 3)

  • Thoughts on your current patterns that forth bring balance

  • Current diet & lifestyle patterns that may be in relation to illness, digestive disorders and/or emotional symptoms and why

  • Individualized Diet, Nutritional & Hydration Plan

- Which foods to Favor / Avoid

- The Ayurveda 6 Tastes & You (Rasa Cikitsā)

- Which foods may be raw vs. cooked

- Daily Hydration needs / Options 

- Alternatives to current eating/drinking routine

- Recipes, Resources, etc.

  • Personalized Herbal Remedy (if needed) and detailed information on dosage

 

  • Suggestions on:

- Daily Routines & Time Management

- Physical Exercise & Motivation 

- Shifting Patterns (Sāṃskāras) in Daily Routine (or lack of), Meals, Sleep Cycles & Lifestyle

- Techniques for Relieving / Coping with Stress 

- Yoga for Your Doṣa, Meditation, Pranayama, Mantra, Mudra

  • Rupa Cikitsā  (Sight Therapy):  

      Color, Gems,  Stones, Yantra, Geometry

  • Sabda Cikitsā  (Sound Therapy)

      Vibration, Bells, Bowls, Music, Mantra, Speech, Kirtan

  • Gandha Cikitsā  (Aromatherapy)

      Oils, Essences, Incense, Steam, Fumes, Smoke

  • Sparśa Cikitsā  (Touch Therapy)

      Massage Therapy with Herbal Oils, Powders, Pastes

  • Jyotiṣa  (Astrology) Referral

  • Vāstu  (Architecture & Dwelling Energy Flow)

  • Sūkṣma Cikitsā  (Subtle Therapies)

      Chakra Balancing, Energy Healing, Polarity, Mudra

  • Marma Therapy

      Nadi Acupressure, Acupuncture, Lepana

  • Ayurvedic Body Therapies

      As Therapeutics:  Abhyanga, Śirodhara, Neti, Nasya & More

  • Panchakarma (Deep Healing) Referral

      As Medical Treatment:  Snehana, Swedana, Vamana, Virecana, Basti

For all packages, Herbal formulas are extra, based on recommendation and dosage, but are very affordable and optional. 

I have hand-crafted herbal remedies on hand, or I may suggest that you order them from a reputable source.
 
 
Follow-Up Visits

Here we will discuss changes that have taken place since the implementation of recommendations.

We will discuss the herbal formula (if added to your plan) and improvements or challenges.

We will discuss and address any new symptoms you may be experiencing, answer additional questions, etc.

 

At this time, if you are having any difficulty with implementation, we may devise solutions together.

If you are feeling better, and ready to move forward, I will add additional suggestions to move forward with.

Ongoing suggestions will be focused on pieces of life that are most important to you.

There are times when our focuses shift or suggestions change based on Season.​

During follow ups, we may decide on and schedule additional follow up visits that are tailored to your needs. 

As time goes on, you will have the tools to take an active part in your own health and will need less and less support
from me....OR you may choose to continue to see me for a time frame that suits you best. I am always here for you!
 
Treatment
Let me stress, any natural form of healing takes time, as well as authentic effort on your part, but should also be done with
respect to where you are now and should be implemented in small stages.
That is why in your treatment program, I offer you small changes in one or two crucial areas, rather than trying to do everything at once, which can shock the system.  Over time, as you comfortably acclimate to the small new habits, we will continue to add in others as pieces and enhancements to build on. This will allow you to support yourself in alignment with creating health.
 
Your unique treatment program is designed to assist you in reducing the doshic imbalance so that your body has the best chance possible to heal itself. At each follow up visit, we evaluate how well you have been implementing your recommendations and you are given assistance with difficult areas.
 
Visits will continue at your comfort level. I am here to assist you with a plan that gives your body strength and
nourishment, so it can release the deeper held heat and old emotional states. We may take things one day at a time!
 
Package Cost includes communications, scheduling, paperwork, research, composition of personalized plan & actual meeting time.

packages to fit your needs

Yoga by the Ocean

TOTAL HEALTH

$999  (1-Year Long Program)

Looking for a Life Change?
Significant Weight Loss?

Do Better with Accountability?

Includes:
** Initial Consultation ~ Up to 2 Hours
- In-Depth Evaluation   
- Doṣic / Vedic
Psychology Explanations        - - Initial Recommendations, Q&A
- Email of Discussion Detail

** 6 Follow-Up Visits ~ Every 8 Weeks
   T
o Be Used Within 1 Year
 

    Ongoing Review of Plan Implementation
    Ongoing Discussion of Modalities 

    Additional Recommendations, Q&A
    Cultivation of Ayurvedic Lifestyle

  Physical, Mental, Emotional & Spiritual Support






 
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AYURVEDA INTRO

$199  


Includes:
*
Full Consultation, Evaluation & Suggestions
*** 1 Visit  (2 - 2 1/2 Hours)


- In-Depth Evaluation
- Doṣic / Vedic Psychology Explanations
- Initial Recommendations, Q&A 


       A great Introduction that allows an   
       introduction to Ayurveda Concepts,
    Understanding of Self and the flexibility
   of Following Up whenever you are ready


















 
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NEW LIFE

$599   (6-Month Program)

Includes:
** Initial Consultation ~ Up to 2 Hours
- In-Depth Evaluation
- Doṣic / Vedic Psychology Explanations        - - Initial Recommendations, Q&A 
- Email of Discussion Detail


** 3 Follow-Up Visits ~ Every 8 Weeks
    To Be Used Within 6 Months

   
    
Ongoing Review of Plan Implementation          Ongoing Discussion of Modalities          
    Additional Recommendations, Q&A

    Ongoing Education & Support





  Physical, Mental, Emotional & Spiritual Support






 
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CHILD'S CONSULT (Age 1-17)

$159   

Includes:
*Full Consultation, Evaluation & Suggestions
*** 1 Visit up to 2 Hours

- In-Depth Evaluation
- Doṣic Explanations
- Initial Recommendations, Q&A

- Email of Discussion Detail
 



Packages above may also be chosen to add follow up visits.



















 
Rock Balancing

FINDING BALANCE

$299

Includes:
** Initial Consultation ~ Up to 2 Hours
- In-Depth Evaluation
- Doṣic / Vedic Psychology Explanations       
- Initial Recommendations, Q&A

- Email of Discussion Detail

** 1 Follow-Up Visit ~ After 8 Weeks
    To Be Used Within 3 Months

    Review of Plan Implementation
    Additional Recommendations, Q&A


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Physical, Mental, Emotional & Spiritual Support






 
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FOLLOW UP VISITS

$99

Includes:

** Follow Up Consultation ~ 90 Minutes
 Designed for In-Depth Questions, Continued 
On-Going Review of Ayurveda Suggestions and Physical, Mental, Emotional & Spiritual Support
 
Check In Discussion
Ongoing Review of Plan Implementation    Ongoing Discussion of Modalities    
Additional Recommendations, Q&A
Additional Information / Resources Provided
 
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30-MINUTE CHECK-IN

 $39       For Current Clients
Have you (or or kids) had the onset of  a cold, illness or minor Injury that you would like to treat with Ayurveda?

Let's have a shorter visit to check-in and

speak about Ayurvedic Treatment Options for

Colds, Flu, Respiratory Illness,

Minor Injuries or Pain Management

Cleansing

A Renewed Me 
Group Ayurveda Cleanse

Offered In Annually in April & October
See Dates on Ayurveda Cleanse Page
New Participants   $99    
Current Clients      $69
Past Participants   $29

 

Home-based Cleanse with a personal plan. 

Full Support with Daily Group Facebook Page and Weekly Conference Calls for Questions

You may participate from across the country!

Additional Cleanse Add On - YOGA!

FOR COMPLETE DETAILS, Click HERE​​
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Want to Offer a Package or Yoga Session as a Gift?

Gift Certificates Available

The Gift that 'Keeps on Giving'!

Give the unique gift that includes Physical,

Mental, Emotional & Spiritual Health & Healing, 
Self-Care, Self-Realization, Stress Relief

& Overall Wellness.

Gift-Certificates for your loved ones may be used for Consultation Packages, Ayurveda Body Therapies, Events, Seasonal Cleanses, Workshops, Herbal Remedies or Yoga Classes. 

To Purchase, Click HERE​​
THE FINE PRINT
** PLEASE NOTE: Follow Up Visits in purchased packages are NOT indefinite
Due to the amount of change that takes place in health, symptoms, lifestyle and seasonal climate~
The 6 Follow Up Visits included in  'Total Health' consult must be scheduled within 1 Year of the Initial Consultation.
The 3 Follow Up Visits included in 'New Life' consult must be scheduled within 6 Months of the Initial Consultation.
The 1 Follow Up Visit included in 'Finding Balance' consult must be scheduled within 3 Months of Initial Consultation. 
After these timeframes, the included visits expire and a new Follow Up Consultation Visit is required. 
If it has been more than 3 years since we have done an initial consultation, then a fresh assessment is needed. 
A new package should be selected to include in-depth discovery discussion -  instead of a shorter 'Follow Up' Visit.
Policy:  Pre-Booking Required to Hold Space for Consultations, Body Therapies, Yoga, YTT or Business Mentorship Sessions

Calendar Fills Quickly / Typical Scheduling time may be up to 2 weeks out.  Pre-Booking Buttons on each page of website. 

 

Cancellation Policy:  You may cancel or change your appointment anytime up to 24 hours advance notice. 

Consultations:  If Cancellation is less than 24 hours, or 'No Call/No Show', it is a Forfeit of Visit.

Additional Pre-Book of 'Follow Up' Consultation Visit will be needed. 

Body Therapies:  If Cancellation is less than 24 hours:  $75 due / Remainder Refunded / "No Call/No Show" Forfeits Treatment

Yoga Sessions:  If Cancellation is less than 24 hours or "No Call/No Show" Forfeits Session

Informed Consent, Financial Policies and Additional Information:
All clients who elect Ayurveda/Yoga Healthcare  should be advised of the following:
  • Pre-booking above is required to hold space. I will immediately reach out to you to confirm the best day/time to meet. If you are unsure of which package to choose, you may always choose 'Ayurveda Intro' and we may discuss further options when we meet!
  • Pre-Registration for Seasonal Cleansing Required. As a new participant to the Seasonal Cleanse, a mini assessment will be completed in order to provide a cleanse plan that will serve and balance best. This is not a full evaluation and should be considered as such. Current Client's & Past Participants will not require an additional Assessment. More info on the Cleanse page HERE
  • Consultations for Children & Minors require parental / guardianship presence AT ALL TIMES.
  • Sattvic Sage Ayurveda is not a medical facility.
  • Sattvic Sage Ayurveda does not accept, nor bill, any medical insurance companies.  (I would love to, but they do not cover Ayurveda care!)
  • All payments for services and office items may be made payable to Sattvic Sage Ayurveda.  Cash or Credit Cards/Debit are accepted.
  • Herbal formulas, if recommended, are completely optional and at additional cost.
  • Payment for herbal formulas made be made payable to Sattvic Sage Ayurveda or may be recommended to purchase through an additional resource.
  • You will receive an Email Confirmation of your Scheduled Visit, as well as two (2) Reminder Email Notifications.
  • A 24 Hour Notice required to cancel or change all scheduled visits, including Zoom Video connections
  • Clients are scheduled by Appointment Only, requiring that time/space is blocked specifically for your visit. Cancellation Policy Applies. 
  • Karla A. Cain is an Ayurveda Practitioner, ERYT 500, RYS, YACEP, ACE Certified Fitness Instructor, ACE Certified Behavioral Change Specialist and a Professional Member of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association, but is NOT a licensed MD, Physician or Massage Therapist in the State of AZ.
  • The goal of Ayurvedic Counseling is to create an optimum environment for healing to take place within the body and mind and to maximize your body’s ability to heal.
  • Ayurveda is a holistic complement to western medicine. It is not a substitute for a medical diagnosis or the services of a physician or other licensed health care provider.    I invite you to discuss any recommendations and/or herbal formulas with your primary care physician, obstetrician, gynecologist, oncologist, cardiologist, pediatrician, or any other board certified physician.
  • Sattvic Sage Ayurveda does not provide conventional medical diagnosis, prescription drugs, devices or substances & will never suggest that you alter current prescriptions.  Sattvic Sage Ayurveda will not advise discontinuing a course of care or prescription drug that was prescribed by a licensed health care professional.
  • All information obtained within our discussions it completely confidential and protected by HIPPA regulation, unless you request information to be disclosed in writing.
  • The FDA has not evaluated the herbal supplements that may be recommended.