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Ayurveda for Kids: Is your child scraping her tongue every morning?

We’ve posted articles about tongue scraping in the past, and you may have thought it sounded like a good idea. It is! Hopefully you scrape your tongue each morning to remove toxins from your digestion tract, freshen your breath, improve digestion, restore proper taste, and keep digestive organs healthy (link to previous article below). But how about your kids? Do they scrape their tongues each day also? If not, it’s never too soon to start!

What does Ayurveda have to say about headaches?

Headaches are one of the most common health challenges. At one time or another, most people suffer from headaches. When suffering from a headache, most people reach for Asprin, Tylenol or Ibuprofen. While pain killers offer temporary relief, they do not address the cause, and often headaches return.

Now that we're in the season of all things ORANGE, what does Ayurveda say about it?

We are smack dab in the middle of the “orange” season. Pumpkins, Jack-o-Lanterns, tangerine-colored leaves, pumpkin pie, orange gourds abound. Ayurveda teaches that what we bring in through the five senses always carries with it some effect. So what about the color orange? What effect does it have on our doshas?

Announcing Our New Name for An Ancient Practice: CLASSICAL AYURVEDIC YOGA THERAPY™

We’re excited to announce that our Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy program, which we offer each spring in the Bahamas, has a new name:  CLASSICAL AYURVEDIC YOGA THERAPYRead more

Welcome to our newest group of Ayurveda interns!!

This is such an exciting time for these students, who've been working hard to complete the first two levels of the program, Ayurvedic Principles and Clinical Ayurvedic Medicine. Now they're taking the internship intensive, which will prepare them to finally do what they've been dreaming of for so long; seeing their first patients!

What Our Grads Are Up To: Myrica Morningstar, Kauai, Hawaii ~ Offering retreats, PK, Ayurveda apprenticeships, upcoming book!

Myrica Morningstar, who graduated from the California College of Ayurveda in 1998, specializes in panchakarma retreats and offers apprenticeships to students and graduates in ministering Ayurvedic therapies and creating and holding sacred space for deep healing. 

What Our Grads Are Up To: Jessica Hartley Litton, Yoga Nidra CD & Practice in Grass Valley, California

Namaste! A past graduate, Jessica Hartley Litton, also known as Sica, has a Yoga Nidra album available through her website Check it out!!

Enjoy a lovely cup of Ayurvedic Bliss Tea!

This perfectly named Bliss Tea is light, relaxing, and calming to vata and pitta in the mind.  Most people can enjoy it as a gentle, calming tea throughout the day.  Sensitive individuals may feel a bit sleepy after drinking.  

Ayurveda & The Four Goals of Life ~ Part 4: Moksha (Liberation)


Ayurveda & The Four Goals of Life - Third in a 4-part series: Dharma (service)