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.

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What does it mean to be “Healthy”?

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”?

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?