Ayurveda

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...

One of the most frequent questions I get asked is how to maintain healthy hair and prevent hair loss and graying. Ayurveda treats hair loss two ways from the inside-out and the outside-in. According to Ayurveda the health of your hair is a reflection of...

Creating a healthy lifestyle that works and that you can stick with can be challenging. Ayurveda understands this, and encourages us to work slowly and consistently when making lifestyle changes. I always tell my clients to practice simplicity over complexity (our lives are complicated enough)...

It’s cleansing season and for me that means it’s time for kitchari. I started my cleanse yesterday, and I am so happy my husband is joining the adventure this time around. Ayurveda cleansing differs from many other forms of cleansing for a number of reasons,...

A few of years back I was experiencing a number of seemingly disconnected symptoms; low energy, joint pain, constant stomach issues, mood swings and headaches. After seeing a number of health professionals from a range of modalities with no resolution I found my way to...

Keeping Cool this Summer - with Ayurveda Summer’s in full swing and BBQs, flip flops and sunscreen are in high demand. According to Ayurveda, Summer is the season of Pitta or the fire element. Pitta is the energy of transformation. It governs our metabolism and intelligence...

Got Ama (toxins)? You may be wondering what the heck is Ama? Well you know when you are feeling heavy, experience low energy, have mental fog, chronic headaches, poor digestion, uncontrolled cravings and your immune system seems to be on the fritz? If you experience one...