The yoga world has a lesser-known sister and her name is Ayurveda. And although some famous mamas like Madonna, Christy Turlington, and Oprah have touted its health-boosting benefits, Ayurveda remains largely an exotic Indian mystery. Here is my mini-Ayurveda primer.
The holiday season brings an abundance of words like happy and merry. From an Ayurvedic perspective, its actually kind of a tough time of year. The drying, cooling aspect of vata dominates. Vata is the energy of movement and change. Its the force that dries up the leaves, flower petals and rivers. Its also the force that dries out our skin, our hair, and what feels like our bones. Here are some light-infusing, warmth-bringing holiday habits to ease into the season.
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That you are what you eat may be standard wisdom, but according to Ayurvedic tradition, the state of your mind, emotions, and your environment while you eat also has direct impact on the way you feel. Here are 10 simple Ayurvedic tips for cultivating calm-body nutritional habits.