Ayurveda

Thank you for sharing your thoughts and feedback on my last blog post, An Ayurvedic Perspective on Coffee. Many of you shared your struggle with sourcing and sustaining your energy naturally and were interested in finding ways to reduce your coffee consumption. I thought it...

As cleansing season wraps up I wanted to share with you my thoughts on one of the questions I hear most often from folks I am supporting with their seasonal cleanse.  Do I have to give up coffee? On the cleanse the answer is “yes”, post...

When I first found Ayurveda I knew that it was different from other healing traditions. I was immediately drawn to its simple truths and connection to nature. I loved how the teachings empowered me to invest in my own health and healing.  Ayurveda means the knowledge...

“Tell me your daily routine and I’ll tell you how healthy your feel.” From the first line of Change your Schedule, Change Your Life I was hooked. The foundation of my healthy lifestyle has long been the Ayurvedic practice of good dinacharya (daily routine), and this...

I am heading to Costa Rica at the end of the week for a yoga retreat and I am stoked! I have led international teacher trainings and retreats but never gone on one myself. I was feeling some guilt about taking a week off but...

I love it when the healing power of Ayurveda goes mainstream. It seems like that is happening more and more these days. When I started my coaching practice nearly seven years ago I remember having to spend a lot of time just explaining what the...

We are all moving through life doing the best we can with the tools and knowledge we have acquired. Still there are times we feel exhausted, irritable, battle digestive discomfort and a whole host of other imbalances. And from what I have seen in my...

If you have ever been to see an Ayurvedic healer you probably answered a long list of questions, your pulse was taken and you were asked to show your tongue. Ayurvedic healers are experts in observing the body and have amazing skills in the power...

There’s been nothing subtle about spring's arrival this year. It showed up just in the nick of time sweeping us off our feet, with its brilliant colors and promise of warmer sunny days ahead. According to Ayurveda spring is the king of seasons. It is a season...

This time of year is a natural time for reflection and intention setting. It’s a time where we are open and willing to make changes and feel the possibilities held in the next 12 months. Sadly only about 10% of people see their intentions realized....