Ahararasa Ayurveda

Ahara Rasa Ayurvedic Centre

Dear Valued Customers and Clients,

We are excited to announce the new names and locations of our practices to continue serving you with all of your Ayurvedic needs.  

Michelle Magid will be opening her practice early February in a beautiful space in the Sellwood neighborhood (details soon to follow).  She will continue to carry all the products and herbs you’ve come to know and love and will provide consultations, classes and body therapies.  She has renamed Ahara Rasa Ayurveda to Vibrance Ayurveda and for the time being, while the new website is under construction, can still be found at www.AharaRasa.com, info@AharaRasa.com and 503-788-3038.

Melissa Di Rito is retaining her business name Sister Veda, LLC and is finalizing construction on a home studio to continue serving you.  A new website is in the works and can be found at www.sisterveda.com.  Melissa can also be reached at 503-308-0554 or sisterveda@gmail.com.

We are happy and honored to continue serving you and look forward to seeing you in our new spaces!

“If we don’t change, we don’t grow.  If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.”  ~Gail Sheehy ~

Wishing you a happy & healthy 2016!

Michelle and Melissa



Welcome to Ahara Rasa Ayurveda (ARA). We are Portland’s first and only Ayurvedic store and full scale Ayurvedic wellness center.  ARA is a local, woman-owned business that sources locally and organically wherever possible. We love serving the Portland, OR community and are dedicated to the care of individuals and families of all kinds. BOOK YOUR SESSION NOW!

Treatment Hours:

Everyday, by appointment only

Store Hours:

Monday-Saturday, by appointment only

Sunday: Closed

***BOOK YOUR STORE VISIT HERE or call us at (503) 788-3038 to schedule a store visit. This will ensure that we have what you are looking for and that your herbal formula is ready for pickup. If you need to place an herbal formula order please email it to us at info@AharaRasa.com. ***

At ARA, we aim to help people enjoy abundant, healthful and fertile lives through proper nutrition, natural medicine, yoga therapy  and body treatments. In addition, we provide effective methods of self-care and lifestyle management to empower you to take part in your health. Our experienced therapists range from Ayurvedic Practitioners and Yoga Therapists to Massage Therapists, Acupuncturists, and Chinese Herbalists. We honor where you are presently on your path to optimal health and we will treat your whole self. We specialize in fertility, pregnancy, and  postpartum care and are devoted to promoting the health and happiness of all.

Our retail store has everything you need for your Ayurvedic lifestyle as well as a great selection of Western, Chinese and Ayurvedic bulk herbs and spices. Check out our healthy gift offerings too. We look forward to seeing you!

Click Here for information on the Ayurvedic Store & Apothecary.

Ayurveda means the knowledge or science of life and is the full holistic medical system originating in India more than 5000 years ago.  Ahara Rasa is translated as the essence of food. This is the energy we receive from the abundance we take in from the earth when we eat. The amount and quality of the Ahara Rasa is determined by the strength of our digestion and the quality of our food; and the quality of the Ahara Rasa determines how the cells in our bodies form and the strength of our bodily tissues. The Ahara Rasa is the all important essence that determines the quality of our body, mind and spirit. Ayurveda shows a direct relationship between the Ahara Rasa and the formation of the last of the tissues, the reproductive tissue. Therefore, the fertility of men and women is first determined by what they are getting from their food.



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