You might be a Vata if variability and change are your nature. Everything from your digestion, appetite to sleep patterns is always changing. Vata people talk a lot, walk a lot, and complain a lot. They use their hands a lot when they talk as if they were talking with their hands. They are good … Continue reading Vata Dosha
You might be a Pitta if your main personality characteristic is sharpness. Pitta people are good speakers, speaking to the point (no beating around the bush). They are very precise, goal seeking, orderly and tidy. Pitta people are list makers; they can’t do anything unless planned or they have a clear understanding or vision. Pitta’s … Continue reading Pitta Dosha
You might be a Kapha if soft and stable are your main personality characteristics. Kapha people are grounded individuals and help to ground others. By nature, they are the peacemakers of the world with their nurturing ways, loving attitudes, and sweet looks. They want everybody to be happy. Kapha types tend to be shy or soft-spoken … Continue reading Kapha Dosha
At the age of five, maybe even earlier, I was often plagued by stomach aches. It mostly happened after I ate. My parents, relatively western in their ways, did what any suburban middle-class parents would do, they took me to my pediatrician. I loved my Pediatrician. She was untouchable to me. It was so cool … Continue reading Six Tastes of Ayurveda
For thousands of years*, Yoga and Ayurveda have been used to heal, transform and balance the human body, mind, and thus, Spirit. Through globalization, both have spread worldwide assisting people in reclaiming their health and well-being by promoting daily practices to create health, rather than relying on a magic pill. Both systems were suppressed in India … Continue reading The Synergy of Yoga and Ayurveda
These days, "yoga" is a household term in the United States, while the term Ayurveda is still unknown. Ayurveda, yoga's sister science, is also Sanskrit and means Science or Wisdom of Life. It is the oldest and most complete holistic mind-body medicine still practiced on this planet. The ancient texts and complete medical books of Ayurveda are over 5,000 years old! … Continue reading What does it mean to be “Healthy”?
Airuuveeda? huh? Let's start at the beginning. Say it with me. "Eye-ru" "Vay-duh"..."eye-ru-vay-duh." Ayurveda is a Sanskrit word. Ayur = Life, longevity Veda = Science, Wisdom or The Way. Therefore, Ayurveda is the science of life or science of longevity. It is a traditional form of medicine still practiced by medical professionals, researched, and … Continue reading What is Ayurveda?