Yoga and Ayurveda

A collection of articles on Yoga and Ayurveda by Dr. Marc Halpern.


Pranayama, Yoga, and Ayurveda

Abstract With the growing awareness of Ayurvedai in the West, a more complete picture of the yogic path is beginning to emerge. This path reconnects the knowledge of two of India’s…

Yoga and Ayurveda: Two Sides of One Coin

In our Western culture, many people use Yoga asana as a stretching tool to keep the body limber and agile. To this extent there is no better practice. Traditionally, however,…

The Practice of Yoga Nidra

Introduction Yoga Nidra means yogic sleep. It is a state of deep conscious relaxation and is a form of pratyahara–the turning inward of awareness. It is considered to be an…

Healing through Yoga Nidra and Ayurveda

Yoga Nidra has been rapidly growing in popularity as a practice for deep relaxation.  While it is effective for this purpose, Yoga Nidra is much more than a form of…

What is Ayurveda Yoga Therapy?

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Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy is the traditional system of Yoga Therapy from India. Yoga Therapy is the application of yoga to the healing process. The mechanism of understanding how yoga contributes…

What Does an Ayurvedic Yoga Therapist Do?

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An Ayurvedic Yoga Therapist is a specialist capable of utilizing yoga therapies to alter the physiology of the body in a manner that supports the healing process. As such, Ayurvedic…

Ayurvedic Perspective: Karma

Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy

Karma is action. It is also cause and effect. And it is much more. Karma refers to the actions that we take that set into motion the suffering that occurs…