Ayurveda

“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....

I went on a road trip to Portland with a good friend last weekend. One of my favorite things about road tripping beside good music and great conversation are the snacks. I stopped by Whole Foods and picked up a bunch of snacks including wasabi...

Cleansing season is just around the corner and you know it’s one of my favorite times of year. The practice of cleansing is a vital part of an Ayurvedic lifestyle. Seasonal cleansing can improve energy, boost immunity, create clarity, improve sleep and encourage weight loss....

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...