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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.

Ayurveda & Guidelines For Proper Eating: AVOID OVEREATING

 Holiday temptations abound! Challenge yourself to follow one of Ayurveda’s most basic guidelines for healthy digestion: AVOID OVEREATING 

It is best to eat at a moderate pace until you are 75% full.

Ayurveda is the science of knowing what is best for each individual

 Ayurveda teaches that:

“Nothing is right for everyone.

Everything is right for someone.”

We are unique beings, and we each have unique needs.


Ayurvedic Nutrition 101: Taste and the 5 Elements

 “The word “rasa” is the Sanskrit word meaning taste. There are six distinct tastes and each, as with all of nature, is composed of elements. Understanding the elemental make up of each taste is the key to understanding the attributes of each taste.

Ayurveda & Ginger - The “Universal Medicine”

 Cold & Flu Season is Here: Make sure you have ginger on hand!

The Goals of the Ayurvedic Practitioner

 "Ayurvedic practitioners are committed to understanding the principles of Ayurveda so that they can use this knowledge to assist the sick individual to become well again. In addition, it is the responsibility of the practitioner to teach each patient the basic principles of Ayurveda, so that the patient becomes empowered to keep himself healthy.