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. [...]

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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 [...]

What is Pitta according to Ayurveda?

By |2022-05-05T19:52:12+00:00July 28th, 2021|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , |

What is Pitta according to Ayurveda? Want to learn about Pitta dosha? Okay, so, if you tend to gravitate towards spicy foods, type-A personality, driven to the point of burnout, you might be Pitta predominant.Here is what it means and how it applies to you. A little history of Ayurveda Ayurveda is over a 5,000-year-old ancient healing [...]

Why Ayurvedic Abhyanga, “Self-Massage,” is the best gift to self

By |2022-05-05T20:18:54+00:00June 23rd, 2021|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , |

In Ayurveda, anointing oneself—from head to toe with warm oil—is called Abhyanga. Typically, a massage therapist performs abhyanga where they apply the oil to the entire body, from the scalp to the soles of the client’s feet. But if you grew up in an Indian home, you have noticed babies getting daily, warm oil massages. They [...]

How to establish an Ayurvedic morning routine to boost your productivity

By |2022-05-05T20:29:49+00:00June 14th, 2021|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , |

How to establish an Ayurvedic morning routine to boost your productivity A friend recently asked, “What’s your secret? How are you so high-energy in the morning?” I wish I had a fancier or more eloquent answer, but the truth is, there is no secret. I rely on Ayurveda's teachings. Ayurvedic morning routine can help elevate my productivity. The [...]

Understanding the three Ayurvedic doshas: Are you Vata, Pitta, or Kapha?

By |2022-05-05T21:19:46+00:00October 13th, 2020|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Understanding the three Ayurvedic doshas: Are you Vata, Pitta, or Kapha? According to Ayurveda, in every biological organism, there exist three psycho-physiological forces, known as “doshas,” a Sanskrit word literally meaning “stain” or “lesion” but in effect conveying chiefly the notion of “something that can be injured or imbalanced.”  These doshas are given the names kapha, [...]

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