Joyful January: Your Yoga Practice is the Ultimate in Resolutions

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Happy New Year to our beloved friends and yogis! As I was perusing the prior years’ newsletters for inspiration this day, Dec 31st, 2012, I felt that last year’s message is definitely worth repeating. The message remains the same, our gratitude for your support expands! As we enter this wonderful new year with happy anticipation of […]

Ayurveda At Home: Watching Your Weight During The Holidays

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In Ayurveda, not only is eating in accordance with your constitutional type important, but developing balanced behavioral tendencies surrounding food can be the most valuable tool to understanding nutrition and controlling weight. Your yoga practice will help you effortlessly bring mindfulness to your eating habits and improve your relationship with food. During the holidays, it seems we are bombarded […]

An Ayurvedic Superfood To Live For

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Today there are so many “health foods” and “superfoods” marketed towards health conscious people, yogis, and athletes that it can be confusing to know what maca, goji, chia-seed, gluten-free, raw cacao, antioxidant rich, dairy-free, organic food to choose from when you peruse the aisles of your favourite health food store. What is great about Ayurveda […]

Living in Harmony with the Fall Season

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With fall’s arrival, it’s an excellent opportunity to make some lifestyle adjustments that honor the changes occurring out in nature. A few examples include: going to bed a little bit earlier each night, slowing down and doing less activity in general, wearing warmer clothes and scarves, saying yes to creative projects and hot baths, strengthening […]

Lose Weight Naturally with Ayurveda

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I wish that I could offer you a tiny magic pill so that you would automatically feel younger, look sexy first thing in the morning even after a bad sleep, and always have your ideal body weight. I can’t do that, but what I can offer you is a way to eat, live, and understand […]

Prevention In Mind: 6 Tips for Transitioning into Fall

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September is often seen as the beginning of the fall season and is considered a “joint season” in Ayurveda, because it is a vulnerable time of year when it’s easy to catch a cold or get sick if your life is moving too fast or is out of balance. Slowing down from a busy, fun […]

Vikruti: Shifting into Spring

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In Ayurveda, we use the word Vikruti to acknowledge your current health condition, which may be affected by seasonal changes, a visit or move to a new geographical location, or the shift from one phase of life to another. Even though your original “yogic DNA” (called Prakriti) will never change, the changes you notice from […]

Celebrate Your Strength With The Art of Retreating: For Body and Mind Self-Repair

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“The soul is dyed of the color of our thoughts. Day by day, what you choose, what you think, And what you do is who you become.“ – Heraclitus – Lets face it, we are all moving around too quickly from one meeting to another, one place to the next, our batteries running on empty and then […]

Ayurveda – Understanding Your Constitution

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Ayurveda literally means the knowledge of life. It is the world oldest wholistic healing system still in use today. The ancient principles of Ayurveda originated in India more than 5000 years ago. They have been passed down as a sacred oral tradition and within the Vedas- the oldest scriptures known to humankind. The essence and […]