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What are the three Ayurveda body types?

By |2023-12-04T02:20:39+00:00March 24th, 2023|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

What are the three Ayurveda body types? Ayurveda is an ancient healing science, which is over 5,000 years old. Ayu means life and Veda means Science in Sanskrit. Ayurveda is the Science of Life. This wisdom stems from India. According to Ayurveda, the human body is governed by three fundamental energies or doshas. The three Ayurveda [...]

Ayurvedic Care for the Eyes 

By |2023-02-22T16:34:04+00:00February 22nd, 2023|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ayurvedic Care for the Eyes I don’t know about you. But I feel like since the start of the pandemic … I have been using my eyes more than ever. They have been pushed to the point of exhaustion. More screentime, more remote working, more laptop staring, more gadgets, more at-home research. The unnatural light emitted [...]

Wondering what to wear every day of the week? Ayurveda can help!

By |2023-01-25T21:02:48+00:00January 25th, 2023|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Wondering what to wear every day of the week? Ayurveda can help! Raise your hand if you find yourself asking the same question every morning, “What do I wear?” What if I told you that Ayurveda offers a simple solution to harmonize your wardrobe with Vedic Astrology? For starters, Ayurveda is an ancient system of healing [...]

Surya Bhedana Pranayama: Right nostril breathing to warm up the body

By |2023-12-02T00:29:02+00:00January 16th, 2023|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Surya Bhedana: Right nostril breathing to warm up the body If you live in the northern hemisphere, winters can feel harsh. The low temperatures, short days, and an envelope of darkness can feel depressing. Surya Bhedana is a warming pranayama that can help drive the winter blues away. Unlike Chandra Bhedana Pranayama, this breathing technique activates [...]

The three Maha Gunas in Ayurveda and their impact on your mental state

By |2022-11-09T00:36:14+00:00November 9th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The three Maha Gunas in Ayurveda and their impact on your mental state What doshas (Vata, Pitta, and Kapha) are to our physical well-being, Maha Gunas (Sattva, Rajas, and Tamas) is to our mental health. However, unlike our three doshas, our three maha gunas aren’t fixed. We have a lot more freedom over how to manage [...]

9 Ayurvedic sleep remedies to manage insomnia

By |2023-09-13T17:31:39+00:00October 26th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

9 Ayurvedic sleep remedies to manage insomnia Optimal health, according to the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda, can only be achieved when there is a proper balance of the three pillars of life.  Ayurveda considers sleep as one of the three important pillars of health. In this blog post, learn about how not only can Ayurveda help [...]

Yoga to release heat from the body

By |2022-10-24T18:01:49+00:00October 19th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Yoga to release heat from the body Just because the weather is becoming cooler … it doesn’t mean the heat has completely left our bodies. The transition from summer (Pitta season) to fall (Vata season) takes some intentional work. It needs working on our diet and lifestyle while honoring the change in seasons. A client recently said [...]

Agni and Ama: The foundation of Ayurvedic Digestive Health

By |2022-10-14T01:31:01+00:00October 11th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Agni and Ama: The foundation of Ayurvedic Digestive Health Did you know that several diseases and health conditions begin in the gut? Ayurveda teaches us that the health of our digestive system is the singular most important factor that determines our health and wellbeing in the long term. The same way as western medicine reminds us [...]

What is Ama in Ayurveda?

By |2022-10-14T01:33:23+00:00October 11th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

What is Ama in Ayurveda? The other day, a client asked me about, ama, a unique concept in Ayurveda. "Ms. Vikram, what is ama? What does it do? Why does it ammeter?" In Sanskrit, ama means toxin or undigested metabolic waste. Ama translates literally to mean things like “unripe,” “uncooked,” “raw,” “immature,” or “undigested.”[1] What causes ama? There are [...]

What is Agni according to Ayurveda?

By |2023-12-04T02:19:24+00:00October 11th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

What is Agni according to Ayurveda? It is crucial to understand the role of Agni in Ayurveda and its impact on our bodies. In Sanskrit, our digestive fire, is known as agni, and it is responsible for transforming the food and beverages that we intake. Agni also absorbs, assimilates, and converts the food into energy. It regulates the body temperature. [...]

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