March 2, 2020

“You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You, yourself, as much as anybody in the universe, deserve your love and affection” – Buddha

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February 18, 2020

Without a good night’s sleep we not only feel like crap the next day because we’re tired, but because our bodies and minds have missed out on their chance to recharge. In Ayurveda, sleep is considered one of the three pillars (or necessities) of life, along with food a...

February 4, 2020

It’s easy to forget that we are intrinsically connected to nature. Long gone are the days (in the US anyway) of sleeping on mud floors, cooking over wood-burning fires, and bathing in rivers. It was easier to revere mother nature and sync ourselves to her rhythms when...

January 30, 2020

A shirodhara treatment’s benefits extend beyond the feelings of relaxation you are likely to have with any bodywork treatment—awaken your intuition, improve your sleep, improve your Vata dosha and more.

Ayurvedic bodywork is an ancient and powerful tool for bringing bod...

January 16, 2020

The modern worldview is that duality—materialism vs spiritualism. However, if you look closer, the boundary between mind and body actually can dissolve into unity. Read how you can reunite the mind and body into one reality.

One of the defining qualities of the modern w...

January 2, 2020

" Whether you are in a crowded room or an empty hall, meditation can come to you. Here are some meditation techniques that can be done anywhere "

If you are one of the millions of people in the world who meditate, you know how powerful the benefits can be in your life....

December 17, 2019

For most people, oral hygiene equates to brushing their teeth twice daily. Those who go above and beyond maybe also floss and gargle with mouthwash, taking care of the teeth and gums. But what about the forgotten tongue? Given that it takes up half the space in the mou...

December 3, 2019

Every yoga teacher has their own yoga-during-menstruation theory; there’s no definitive answer. Some say no problem!, some say avoid inversions, and I say take a break. Here’s why.

According to Ayurveda, the monthly cycle is a time of renewal. There’s a lot go...

November 19, 2019

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul. — John Muir

Have you ever experienced the stunning silence of freshly fallen snow?

Discerned the enchanting call of distant birdsong? Stood a...

November 5, 2019

was just learning about herbs and jumped at the opportunity when she offered me her herbs. I put them all on a shelf, organized them by name, and then just looked at them. It was at that moment that I knew I had no idea how to use most of these herbs. This set me on a...

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