5 Tips to Keep Pitta dosha Balanced

By |2022-07-12T18:49:11+00:00July 12th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , |

5 Tips to Keep Pitta dosha Balanced   According to Ayurveda, health is our natural, balanced state. Pitta dosha is one of the three Ayurvedic doshas. It has the energy of fire and water – it is hot, sharp, light, liquid, spreading, unctuous. When balanced, pitta dosha manifests as a sharp intellect, robust health, strong digestion, and [...]

Ayurveda and mental health

By |2022-05-10T19:37:08+00:00May 10th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ayurveda and mental health According to the ancient Ayurvedic texts, a person is said to have good health or swasthya (in Sanskrit) when they enjoy a balance of physical and psychological elements (samadosha), of energies produced in the body (samagnischa), and of tissues in the organs (samadhatu) combined with proper elimination of wastes (malakriya), a happy soul (prasannatma), [...]

Introducing the Ayurvedic cleanse of Panchakarma

By |2022-05-05T14:43:38+00:00May 5th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Introducing the Ayurvedic cleanse of Panchakarma 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 science and an art of appropriate living that helps to achieve longevity.” The mind and body are intricately connected according [...]

Ayurvedic Diet: An Introduction to eating for your constitution

By |2022-05-10T19:00:12+00:00April 6th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , |

Ayurvedic Diet: An Introduction to eating for your constitution 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 one of the oldest healthcare systems to originate in the Indian subcontinent. Ayurveda focuses on eating in a way [...]

What foods to eat if you are Kapha

By |2022-05-05T15:25:14+00:00March 13th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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, so the latter doesn’t surprise me. Diet, lifestyle, and the season can make huge shifts within us, especially during the pandemic. [...]

Introduction to the 20 Ayurvedic Gunas

By |2022-05-05T15:33:14+00:00February 10th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , |

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 in your belly. Why do sun salutations feel energizing from late winter to early spring? Ayurveda identifies twenty qualities ( Ayurvedic gunas) that [...]

What is Kapha Dosha?

By |2022-05-05T15:58:36+00:00November 18th, 2021|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , |

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 of kapha is “that which binds things” or “that which holds things together.” What does Kapha really do? It controls weight, [...]

Why you should know about Vata Dosha this fall

By |2022-05-05T16:48:09+00:00October 7th, 2021|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , |

Why you should know about Vata Dosha this fall What is Vata Dosha? Vata is one of the three doshas in Ayurveda. Vata’s elemental makeup consists of air and ether. The common translation of vata is “that which moves things.” What does Vata do? Vata is responsible for all action in the body. “It governs breathing, blinking, [...]

“Why am I angry all the time?” and how to control that emotion with Ayurveda

By |2022-05-05T17:07:43+00:00August 24th, 2021|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

"Why am I angry all the time?" and how to control that emotion with Ayurveda I remember as a kid, there was a distant Uncle P whom most people didn’t like. Every time that he visited the family, the elders went on high alert. He never seemed pleased with anything. He constantly criticized those around him. [...]

Comments Off on “Why am I angry all the time?” and how to control that emotion with Ayurveda

What Ayurveda can teach you about not being that mean person at gatherings

By |2022-05-05T19:35:10+00:00July 29th, 2021|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , |

What Ayurveda can teach you about not being that mean person at gatherings Ever attended a wedding where a drunk, mean uncle ruined things by criticizing the venue, food, bride, groom, and everyone else? Ever get caught with an aunt who is loud and super difficult to please? Ever felt so intensely involved in the duties [...]

Go to Top