Ayurveda

Ayurveda Balance: The Hub of the Wheel

Attention to all 8 Spokes on the Wheel of Life is Important for Wellbeing

The Wheel of Wellbeing is our internal navigational device. Learning how to steer it confidently to our intended destination ensures security, accomplishment, and happiness for ourselves as well as for those who rely on us. This wheel consists of eight integrated spokes […]

By | May 4th, 2016|Ayurveda|0 Comments

Ayurveda for Daily Life

Retrain your Taste Buds

We are creatures of habit and our habits then perpetuate everything about us as a creature. For example, our relationship with our taste buds is in some ways a habit. We become habituated to taste and this affects how we we then make choices about what we eat based in […]

By | April 1st, 2016|Ayurveda|0 Comments

Self-Care As Self-Love

Self-care practices rich in nourishment and self-love can be found in Ayurveda.

For any operating system, regular maintenance is key to optimal performance and longevity. For our human operating system maintenance includes regular self-care in order to experience a finely tuned physical body, healthy state of mind, a well-balanced emotional operating system, and a daily dose of […]

By | March 28th, 2016|Ayurveda|0 Comments

Weathering a Windy Day

7 Ayurvedic Antidotes for Energy of the Vata Dosha

The windows rattle, the cold seeps in through the cracks, branches crash onto sidewalks, we may have trouble sleeping, and we feel the chill on our face and neck. I know that I feel the effects when the wind does its dance on windy […]

By | March 28th, 2016|Ayurveda|0 Comments

Rest and Relax to Counteract Adrenal Fatigue

Why so many yogis have problems with their adrenals and what to do about it.

Healthy, relaxed, peaceful, flexible, a layer of core strength and a generous dollop of surrender. These are some of the qualities that may come to mind when we think of yoga. Advertisements for yoga studios and […]

By | January 26th, 2016|Ayurveda|0 Comments

Demystifying Tongue Scraping and Neti Pots

Practices for a Supportive Daily Routine

By Jeff Perlman

Photos by David Young-Wolff

How often do we really observe our tongues?  This may not be a common habit for most people but Ayurveda believes that the tongue reveals information about our internal health; and in the daily practice called Dinacharya, […]

By | December 7th, 2015|Ayurveda|0 Comments

The Magic of Maca

Looking for a brew that delivers?

We love a steaming mug of filled with a hot drink—comforting and complex in flavor. Coffee (served in the billions of cups), black or green tea, chocolate, or herbal infusions are common choices. Every day there is a new news report about the health benefits—or drawbacks of coffee […]

By | December 1st, 2015|Ayurveda|0 Comments

The Magic of Nasya

An Ayurvedic Practice to Awaken Perception

By Jeff Perlman

Imagine taking a simple inhalation that is far more powerful than one of the hundreds of unconscious breaths you take each day.  This inhalation carries the magic of an Ayurvedic herbal formula that not only awakens your perception, but also stimulates your intelligence […]

By | October 30th, 2015|Ayurveda|0 Comments

Elixir of Immortality

Sip on this potent herbal tea daily for anti-aging and increased vitality.

By Rehmannia Dean Thomas

Ancient Chinese history is replete with tales of wise elders (men and women) who lived as recluses in the high forests of China’s five sacred mountain ranges. Legend states they attained immortality by taking elixirs of special herbs. Scroll paintings depict […]

By | September 30th, 2015|Ayurveda|0 Comments

Falling into Autumn Rhythms

Shiva Rea guides an Ayurvedic Fall Practice for Peace

 

In the end

these things matter most:

How well did you love?

How fully did you live?

How deeply did you let go?

Siddhartha Gautama

 

In the Fall Equinox, or Alban Elfed in the Celtic tradition, we are […]

By | September 16th, 2015|Ayurveda|0 Comments