5 Tips to Stay Hydrated the Ayurvedic Way

5 Tips to Stay Hydrated the Ayurvedic Way

How many times have you been told that you should drink eight glasses of water a day to stay hydrated? Well that’s not exactly accurate according to ayurveda. It’s a little bit more complicated than that. We have to take a few things into consideration; the season,...

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3 Daily Rituals to Keep You Calm and Happy

3 Daily Rituals to Keep You Calm and Happy

In a world that is many times faster than it was for our ancestors self-care is imperative. It is all too easy to get lost in the rush, the hussle and the bustle and look back years later wondering what happened and how you got to where you are. There isn’t one secret...

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Rasayānas: Why detoxing is only half the work

Rasayānas: Why detoxing is only half the work

Detoxing has been all the rage the last decade or so. We at yoga veda are totally for this trend. However (and it’s a rather important however), it really doesn’t stop there. In ayurveda detox programs called Panchakarma पंचकर्म are temporary measures used to...

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What is an Ayurvedic Practitioner?

Āyurvedic Practitioners (AP) are competent in managing and treating diseases from the Āyurvedic perspective, using Āyurvedic etiology (nidāna), pathology (samprāpti), diagnosis and management of diseases (kāya cikitsā), in addition to practising and teaching the...

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What is an Ayurvedic Health Counselor

Becoming an Āyurvedic Health Counselor is the first step on the educational path for any new student of Ayurveda.  Students take part in a 600 hour program typically over the course of 1 - 2 years.  As of July 1, 2021 students will be required to complete a minimum of...

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NAMACB Exam Preparation

NAMACB Exam Preparation

Have you been hearing about the NAMA board exam and do your nerves immediately set in?  This article will help to sooth those nerves and provide you with helpful information on how to prepare should you decide to take the exam. Remember that Ayurveda is still a legal,...

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Mindfulness

Breathe and Smile to Everything you Encounter. The Buddhist monk, Thich Nhat Hanh, led a retreat in Montreal, Canada.

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Surrender to What Is

There once was a son and his father living in a small village in Japan. They had a horse that helped them plow the field and bring food to the table. One day, the horse was gone.

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