Gratitude as an Act of Devotion

When the hustle and bustle of the holiday season grabs you by the arm, neck, throat, or well, you know what, rather than fight back, smile at it this year and say, “Thank you.” Huh? Thank you??? Yep, “Thank You!” with a big smile of course. With this week being Thanksgiving we are constantly being … Continue reading Gratitude as an Act of Devotion

What “yoga is” to me.

At some point during my studies in Yoga, Oriental Medicine, Hawaiian Healing and Ayurveda a teacher once shared with me, “Until you can see Love in all things, until you can Love all people, you’re not ready to practice this medicine.”  I remember being floored, my gut turned inside out (at the time, not good … Continue reading What “yoga is” to me.

What is Ayurveda?

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?