Introducing to Panchakarma: Ayurvedic cleanse
Introducing to Panchakarma: Ayurvedic cleanse In talking about an introduction to Panchakarma, Dr. Vasant Lad, one of my teachers and renowned Ayurvedic physician, reminds us, “Ayurveda is more than a mere healing system; it is a [...]
Intro to Pranayama: 3 Styles to Get Started
Intro to Pranayama: 3 Styles to Get Started The breath plays a vital role. We know that without breath, there is no life. Did you know that Pranayama can help control the breath? If you [...]
Ayurvedic Eating: Recipe for Health & Vitality
Ayurvedic Eating: Recipe for Health & Vitality Ayurveda is the oldest continuously practiced medical system in the world. The term Ayurveda is derived from the Sanskrit words ayur (life) and veda (science or knowledge). Ayurveda also translates to knowledge of life. It is [...]
What foods to eat if you are Kapha
What foods to eat if you are Kapha Have you been told by an Ayurvedic practitioner that you are predominantly Kapha Dosha or that your Kapha Dosha is imbalanced? Well, we are in Kapha Season, [...]
Introduction to the 20 Ayurvedic Gunas
Introduction to the 20 Ayurvedic Gunas Have you noticed that on a cold and windy day a cup of warm soup nourishes you? Think of a hot summer day when a non-spicy meal feels good [...]
How to Keep your Kapha Dosha Balanced!
How to Keep your Kapha Dosha Balanced! A little Ayurveda refresher Just as everyone has a unique fingerprint, each person has a particular pattern of energy, which comprises their own constitution or dosha. One of [...]
13 ways Kapalabhati Breathing Helps You become Healthier
13 ways Kapalabhati Breathing Helps You become Healthier Have you ever seen any videos of people seated on the floor with their legs crossed, eyes closed, but not meditating? Instead, it might seem like they [...]
What is Kapha Dosha?
What is Kapha Dosha? Made up of the elements of earth and water, Kapha is one of the three Ayurvedic doshas. The qualities are heavy, slow, steady, solid, cold, soft, and oily. The common translation [...]
How can you use Ayurveda to sleep better?
How can you use Ayurveda to sleep better? I often hear people bemoan getting in those 7-8 hours of sleep. The jokes, the snide remarks, the detachment to sleep is astounding. Some of the same [...]
How Ayurvedic pranayama can help manage your anxiety
How Ayurvedic pranayama can help manage your anxiety We are currently in Vata season in the Northern Hemisphere. Late fall and winter are known as “Vata season” because they are marked by some of the [...]