A Step-by-Step Morning Routine for Sattvic Living

Ayurveda How to work towards a Sattvic mindAuthor: Heather Leigh NelsonEveryone and everything is comprised of three Gunas. Tamas is a state of darkness and chaos. Rajas is a state of passion and activity. Sattva is a state of harmony and peace.It should be clear that...

A Dinner Date With The Three Gunas

Ayurveda Introducing Tamas, Rajas, and SattvaAuthor: Marlee OsbornImagine you’re going to dinner with three of your friends. You arrive at the restaurant first and glance at the menu while you wait.Your first friend arrives. She’s wearing a black sweater and baggy...

Ayurveda for Addiction Recovery

Ayurveda Not why the addiction, but why the pain?Re-framing our understanding of addiction in this way can begin to shed light on how we view and treat the addicted human, and most importantly, in how we can begin to move forward with providing a compassionate and...

Vata Dosha Balancing Asana

jacky@yogavedainstitute.com Following the Ayurvedic principle of “like increases like,” if we can just “keep calm” the spaciness of Vata can be regulated. To counteract the erratic...