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 [...]

Chandra Bhedana: Left nostril yogic breathing to cool the body

By |2022-10-14T01:57:58+00:00August 24th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Chandra Bhedana: Left nostril yogic breathing to cool the body In all likelihood, if you are reading this post, you are familiar with pranayama and yogic techniques to cool the body, especially alternate nostril breathing. In Chandra Bhedana Pranayama, we breathe through the left nostril and exhale via the right nostril. A breathing technique of yoga to cool the [...]

Learn about Pitta Dosha Diet

By |2022-10-19T18:29:30+00:00August 23rd, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Learn about Pitta Dosha Diet My husband and I recently traveled to Newfoundland in Canada. This part of the country has nature caressing it from every angle. Despite being happily layered between mountains, the Atlantic Ocean, and the cooler temperatures (I wore a windbreaker on some days and hoodie everyday), I felt a lot of aggravated [...]

5 Tips to Keep Pitta dosha Balanced

By |2022-10-12T17:18:06+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 |2022-11-09T13:59:32+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), [...]

“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 [...]

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