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Ayurveda and Grief

By |2024-03-21T23:54:58+00:00March 21st, 2024|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ayurveda and Grief Death and grief don’t discriminate. Grief is a universal emotion and an unfortunate but inevitable part of life. It touches each and every person, home, and life at some point. That said, how often grief is dismissed, and people are told, “You are still grieving?” That's why it's important to understand how Ayurveda [...]

Three Pillars of Health According to Ayurveda

By |2023-12-05T20:55:19+00:00September 5th, 2023|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Three pillars of health according to Ayurveda According to Ayurveda, we can only enjoy an optimal health state of health or ‘Svastha,’ when the ‘Three Pillars of Health’ are in proper balance. In Sanskrit, the word for pillar is ‘Sthambha’. The three Sthambhas are the three doshas – Vata(ether and air), Pitta (fire and water), and Kapha (water [...]

Cause of Disease According to Ayurveda

By |2023-09-22T13:06:46+00:00June 19th, 2023|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Cause of Disease According to Ayurveda Ayurveda teaches us that disease begins when we forget our nature or our own true Self.  Ayurveda also teaches us that most diseases don't happen overnight. There are six stages to disease formation. But what is the cause of disease? According to Ayurveda, there are three main causes of disease: [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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