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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 [...]

The three Maha Gunas in Ayurveda and their impact on your mental state

By |2022-11-09T00:36:14+00:00November 9th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The three Maha Gunas in Ayurveda and their impact on your mental state What doshas (Vata, Pitta, and Kapha) are to our physical well-being, Maha Gunas (Sattva, Rajas, and Tamas) is to our mental health. However, unlike our three doshas, our three maha gunas aren’t fixed. We have a lot more freedom over how to manage [...]

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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