Ayurvedic Cleansing

Ayurvedic Cleansing Have you ever tried a detox diet, cleanse or fast only to feel worse than when you started?  All of the new “Detox” diets and cleansing programs that are out there that promise that you’ll feel better fast are really just new age...

How to Balance Dual Pitta-Vata Dosha with Yoga

How to Balance Dual Pitta-Vata Dosha with Yoga A Pitta-Vata yoga balancing practiceAuthor: Heidi HarrabiThere are three doshas – Vata (air and ether), Kapha (water and earth), and Pitta (fire and water). Some people have one dominant dosha, some have two, and...

The Concept of Agni in Ayurveda

The Concept of Agni in Ayurveda An invitation to heal your agni imbalanceAgni literally means fire and refers to the force that’s present in every cell of our bodies. It determines which substances may pass into our cells and which must leave them as waste. It’s...

Ayurvedic Nutrition and the Exact Circumstances of Your Life

Ayurvedic Nutrition and the Exact Circumstances of Your Life Why is conscious living important in an Ayurvedic diet?You’ve heard the phrase, “you are what you eat,” but Ayurveda teaches us that it’s not as simple as that. As well as what you eat, you are also where,...

Ayurvedic Nutrition VS. Western Nutrition

Ayurvedic Nutrition VS. Western Nutrition There are several notable differences when making comparisons between western nutrition and ayurvedic nutrition. These result in an entirely different line of thinking when considering what constitutes a healthy, balanced...