The Tantrik yogis understood that in order to experience a different life—one that feels more stable, more sublime, and more connected to others—we have to effect change from within. And one of the key ways to alter the inner reality is working with the chakras, the body’s energetic centers.
What is this secret doorway into the Divine? It’s simple. It’s profound. And it’s not always easy to find. It’s just silence.
It’s the New Year and we are all a-buzz with that excitement of new vistas and catalytic potentialities. The best way to super-charge your dreams is to take care of your body. Here is my basic Daily Ritual, pulled straight from my soon-to-be-published book on living healthy, happy and sexy with ancient Ayurveda.
The single most common complaint I hear from my students and clients? I don’t feel at home in my body. I want to offer you some simple Ayurveda-inspired, no-more-band-aid tips that will help you feel at home in your body again. And these techniques aren’t about imposing hard and fast rules – they are about …
When I feel the chill of winter near, I start to dream of warm, foamy chocolate; hot toddies; and long, luscious sleep. And this is a good thing. Naturally, the fall and early winter season season beg for more heaviness and warmth in both the foods we eat and in our lifestyle routines. The downside of this season is that it is also a time for overindulgence and strong cravings, especially when we couple the cold weather with the stressors of the holiday rush.
Check out this interview in Fit Fem’s “Healthy Bod” series. We talk about how to know your Ayurvedic type (or better said, the ways you are imbalanced), as well as why we should be more compassionate with our own body types, according to this ancient science.
Here is my remedy for the ten p.m. “I really wanna hot fudge Sundae in bed” cravings. It includes turmeric, a well-known anti-inflammatory, anti-tumor, pain-reducer, antiseptic, digestive and anti-allergy medicine.
In this 35 minute interview with Where is My Guru, I dive deep into the feminine and today’s yoga culture – something that is never talked about.
Whether you suffer from insomnia or sleep like a log, the ancient teachings of the Vedas tell us that the way we set up our bedroom can have a powerful impact on the depth and quality of our sleep. Here is my modern interpretation on a simple vastu bedroom wisdom. Use it to optimize your sacred sleep chamber.
Watch this half hour Google + panel where I joined some great experts to answer questions on how to incorporate yoga, exercise and good nutrition into our busy lives.