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), [...]

How Ayurvedic pranayama can help manage your anxiety

By |2022-05-05T16:22:28+00:00October 25th, 2021|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

How Ayurvedic pranayama can help manage your anxiety We are currently in Vata season in the Northern Hemisphere. Late fall and winter are known as “Vata season” because they are marked by some of the same qualities that characterize Vata: cold, dry, light, clear, and moving. These environmental factors influence the human system by increasing the same [...]

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, [...]

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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