Ayurveda

At times, establishing and maintaining optimal wellness can seem overwhelming. A holistic approach to creating a balanced mind, body and Spirit requires attention to your diet, physical activity, mental health, job satisfaction, sleep routine, self-care and relationships. Whew! No wonder it seems overwhelming. Ayurveda offers...

Something I get asked about all the time is what are some good books on Ayurveda? Ayurveda is a complete system of healing that goes well beyond dosha tests and food lists. Ayurvedic concepts can seem overwhelming if you’re new to the subject but luckily...

One of the first questions I ask my clients is how do you define wellness? Interestingly enough, for most people it is a difficult question to answer. I find they know they want to feel different — lose weight, increase energy, sleep better, connect to...

During seasonal transitions we celebrate the wondrous changes in nature. In the spring we enjoy the cherry blossoms, the happy songs of the birds and the arrival of our favorite flowers.  In spring, nature comes alive—with the arrival of spring showers that cleanse the accumulated...

The wisdom of Ayurvedic nutrition rests in your taste buds. Taste, or rasa in Sanskrit, is the keys to understanding Ayurvedic nutrition.  According to Ayurveda, the sense of taste is a natural guide towards proper nutrition. For ages, humans relied largely upon taste to discover...

Do you ever finish a meal and feel tired, heavy or experience gas and bloating? Well you’re not alone.  About one in three Americans has some kind of digestive problem. Poor food combining can wreck havoc on your digestion and your health.  Ayurveda believes that...

This weekend I taught a class on Ayurveda herbal healing basics. What fun! Yogi Bhajan said, “If you want to learn something, read about it. If you want to understand something, write about it. If you want to master something, teach it.” I don't know...