Ayurveda and Yoga are two activities that have been a part of Sri Lankan culture for thousands of years. Ayurveda, a holistic approach to health, is a method to live a healthier and more balanced lifestyle, it has become popular in the western world as a miracle treatment against the stress of daily life. People who are looking to create a more peaceful and relaxed state of mind usually gravitate towards Ayurveda as it creates a sense of balance. Ayurveda differentiates itself from the traditional methods of medicine as it uses a holistic approach. Ayurveda focuses on achieving a healthier lifestyle through exercising the body and mind through diet, yoga and meditation. Through yoga and meditation one can create a closer connection to the inner core and create a balance within oneself, which in return can improve health, reduce weight and alleviate illnesses both mental and physical and complete a full circle of harmonious living.