Agni: The Key to Good Digestion

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In a day and age in which many people struggle with digestive disturbances, it is important to introduce the Ayurvedic concept of agni. Gluten intolerance, candida, food allergies, bloating, gas, brain fog, fatigue and more can all be connected to an imbalanced agni. Agni, which is the Sanskrit word for fire, refers to our ability […]

Dosha Think It’s Time You Learned About Ayurveda?

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If you’ve been around Joyful Yoga for any length of time, you’ve probably heard words like “dosha” and “Ayurveda” within our classes or spa rooms. Do you REALLY understand what they mean? Why they are important to you and your life? Come to find out more about this ancient science and how it affects your […]

The Perfect Poop

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It is often said that a classic sign of old age is when we start talking about our poop. Maybe it’s just a sign of growing wisdom, as evaluating a bowel movement can reveal much about one’s health. I recently had a patient say that her doctor told her that moving her bowels once every […]

Gotta Lotta Vata?

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As the cool chill of winter descends, do you find yourself more anxious, flighty, or forgetful than usual? It may be more than the holiday frenzy that’s got you feeling frantic—it could be that your vata dosha is out of balance. The most likely of the doshas to slip out of balance in any season, […]

Lose Weight Naturally with Ayurveda

Love Your Body Lose Weight Naturally

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 […]