Blog

Welcome to my Blog!

Here you will learn simple truths about Ayurveda, yoga and holistic health and wellness. I deliver tips, tools, recipes and soul musings that are aimed to be easy, impactful and to support your whole health evolution mind, body, Spirit.

Enjoy,
Kate

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Want to relieve aches and pains, reduce inflammation and heal your digestive tract? One of Ayurveda’s most powerful healing agents can be found right on your spice rack. One thing I love about Ayurveda is that all medicine comes from nature and therefore herbal medicine...

“There is more to life than merely increasing its speed” ~ Mahatma Gandhi Like all things in nature, we have an inherent rhythm that moves within us. The most obvious example is the rhythm of our heartbeat. I love Ayurveda because its wisdom is rooted deep...

I know what you are thinking, cold soup? Yeah, I get it. I was not into cold soups either until our recent teacher training at beautiful Mar De Jade in Mexico. The chef there was amazing and served some incredible cold soups including a watermelon gazpacho. I...

Lately, in my day-to-day life, I have been feeling like I barely have time to breathe. Between teaching yoga classes, seeing private clients, working in my business, leading teacher trainings, taking trainings, maintaining relationships, and finding time for self-care, I am barely keeping up. Because I...

I have tried to make my own energy bars and energy bites a few times over the years and each time they have been epic fails. Some were too sticky, others too dry and some just didn't taste that great. This time I was determined...

The Summer solstice is just around the corner and back yard BBQ’s are in full swing. According to Ayurveda we are entering the season of fire and water elements governed by pitta dosha. Like pitta the summer season has the qualities of hot, sharp, expansive...

Spring is in full swing! Local farmers markets are opening and fresh greens, sprouts, asparagus and berries have come into abundance. Spring is Mother Nature’s detox season, and the pungent (spicy), bitter and astringent foods that are in season help us to naturally cleanse our bodies...

Why Sprout? Sprouting is the practice of germinating seeds to be eaten raw or cooked. Sprouts are a common ingredient of the raw food diet and in Eastern Asian cuisine. Chances are you have had sprouts on salads, sandwiches or with your pho but did you...

Spring has happily arrived here in Seattle. In spring, nature comes alive and so do we. We begin to feel more energetic, spend more time outdoors, open the windows and shed winter’s heaviness. Spring is a season of new beginnings, renewal and growth.  This is a...

A manifesto is a statement of intention, ideals or purpose. It can be a bold and sometimes rebellious call to action and often manifestos are politically fueled. Writing a manifesto can be a great catalyst to spark change, to help you set clear intentions and...