Welcome to Ayurvedic Healing.


Welcome to Ayurvedic Healing! This is the website for Dr. Shaun Matthews. I am a medical doctor, Ayurveda and Yoga therapist based in Sydney, Australia. Ayurveda, the traditional system of healing that has arisen in the Indian subcontinent over the past 6,000 years, is my enduring passion.

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Dr. Shaun Matthews


I am a Sydney based medical doctor, Ayurveda and Yoga therapist and writer. This website contains general information about Ayurveda, the traditional healing system of India and presents Ayurvedic medical services and products, including my book – ‘The art of balanced living – the right diet and lifestyle for your body type’ and USB “Meditation for healing and relaxation”. There are also free Ayurvedic recipes for the current season and articles on various aspects of Ayurvedic healing which can be downloaded.

dr shaun matthews

Holistic Medical Practitioner & Ayurveda and Yoga Therapist

M.B., B. Ch. (National University of Ireland),

Cert. Ayu Med (Gujarat, India),

Cert. Yoga Teacher Training (Bihar, India),

Cert. Somatic Integration, Cert. Iridology. Cert. Astrology.

Over 25 Years Of Experience

“Good health requires appropriate diet and lifestyle for your body type, supported by self-care practices such as meditation and living in line with your core values.”

Consultation Process

Ayurveda Principles

Assessment of Ayurvedic body-type

dietary and lifestyle counselling

Dietary and lifestyle counselling


Prescription of kitchen and medicinal herbs


Instruction in yoga postures and breathing exercises

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Instruction in meditation practices

News and Articles

Jan 09, 2023

Khichari – nutritious dahl and rice stew

Ingredients ½ cup of basmati rice ½ cup of split mung dahl (or red lentils) 8 cups of water 1 TB of ghee A pinch of ...
Ayurvedic cooking
Jan 09, 2023

Seven things I love about Ayurvedic cooking and nutrition

1.Ayurvedic cooking is sensual. It encourages us to tune into all of our five senses when preparing a meal. How the food sounds, smells, feels, looks and ...
body language
Jan 24, 2023

Understanding the language of your body

In the ancient healing tradition of Ayurveda the human body is seen as wise. It is the physical expression of a complex matrix that also includes our emotions, ...

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