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Ayurveda and a Holiday Message from Dr. Marc Halpern ~ "Give yourself the gift of self-love!"

 The holidays are upon us and it is a great reminder to give ourselves the gift of Self-love! Self-love is needed every day. But during the holidays it is even more important. Many people find themselves stressed out and taking care of others. Whether it is buying gifts, preparing meals or entertaining guests, it seems like there is so much to do. If we are not careful, we become depleted.

Ayurveda & PRAKRUTI (the Constitution) and VIKRUTI (the Nature of the Imbalance)

Delicious Ayurvedic Cooking: Vegetable Rice

This delicious, nutritious recipe is relatively easy to prepare. A great main course for vegetarians and vegans, and a fantastic side dish for those who aren't! The cardamom, clove and cinnamon add a unique flavor, and together with the other spices enhance the body’s ability to digest it (which is always important according to Ayurveda!).

Ayurveda & Vision: What Effect Does Watching Movies & Television have on Health?

"When you go out to eat, are you interested in the quality of the food at the restaurant? Does it matter to you what they serve? Of course it does. If the food is not healthy, it will give you indigestion and it can make you sick. The same is true of your choices regarding what you visually expose yourself to. Of course, by this I mean movies and television. 

Ayurveda & Children's Learning Styles

What Kind of Learner is Your Child?
Every child is unique, with a unique learning style. By understanding how your child learns best, you can support him or her to excel - and have compassion if he or she struggles!

Ayurveda & The Human Body: The Incredible, Multi-Functional Liver

How much do you know about the physiology and function of your body? Sadly, many of us never studied this in school. If you don’t know about your body, how can you keep it healthy? Please read on to learn about the function and dysfunction of the liver, as part of our ongoing series on Ayurveda and the Human Body.  


Ayurveda & A Quote from Lord Krishna, Bhagavad Gita

 “Free from anger and selfish desire, unified in mind, those who follow the path of yoga and realize the Self are established forever in that supreme state.”

Ayurveda, Stress & Meditation

  • Feeling Holiday Stress? Make sure you take time to meditate!

Sign Up Now for CLASSICAL AYURVEDIC YOGA THERAPY™ ~ March 10-22, 2016 in the Bahamas!

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? 

Introduction to Ayurvedic Diagnosis - A 90 minute class taught by Dr. Marc Halpern

Ayurveda is unique in it’s approach to diagnosis. The goal in Ayurvedic diagnosis is not to identify a specific disease, but rather, to determine the balance of the three doshas, in order to create an appropriate treatment plan to restore balance to the doshas. When the doshas are in balance, balance is achieved in body, mind and soul.