Are you a yoga teacher? Ready to bring the healing wisdom of Ayurveda into your Yoga classes – and take things to a WHOLE NEW LEVEL?
"My heart goes out those who died or were injured in the Paris attack as well as their families and friends. Shock and outrage was my first reaction. Bewilderment. Not sure what to do. How do we deal with such an atrocity? Clearly something must be done. Hate has caused so much pain. I lit a candle and prayed.
How does a delicious steaming hot cup of homemade chai sound?
’Tis the season of chai! Chai is not only delicious, but because it is warming, it stokes your digestive fire! This makes it great for those of vata and kapha constitution or imbalance. Not as good for pitta, as it can be too heating.
In part I, I discussed the importance of creating stillness in the mind and how challenging it is to succeed in doing so. Without stillness, the mind runs wild, out of control, like a monster that haunts every waking hour. The mind gets caught up in the dramas of life and gets consumed with fear, anger, sorrow and self-pity. There is no peace. The monster takes control and slowly destroys physical and mental health.
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.
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?