Ayurveda & Wellness

Art of Practice

Art of Practice

The Art of Practice Abhyasa (diligent and continuous practice) and vairagya (non-attachment, unattached awareness) are two Sanskrit words that capture the essence of what my Photo of the Day project was all about. Abhyasa urges us to go deep into life experiences...

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Things to Know About Your Liver

Things to Know About Your Liver

The liver is the second largest organ in the body (your skin is the largest) and arguably the most popular one mentioned in yoga studios, health magazines, and wellness centers throughout the spring and summer season. Considering your liver is involved in nearly 500...

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Earth Appreciation

Earth Appreciation

After co-teaching the Spring Seasonal Ayurveda Yoga Immersion with Dr. Scott Blossom this weekend, I feel inspired to highlight the importance of the earth element this month while we are in the kapha-aggravating phase of spring. The kapha dosha will typically...

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The Ethics of Eating

The Ethics of Eating

As unique beings we all have different hopes, fears, conditioning, expectations, and agendas around our health and relationship to food and eating. Over the years of teaching and doing nutritional counseling, I have found it valuable to establish my own set of...

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Bones, Breath, and Bandhas

Bones, Breath, and Bandhas

What do the Bones, Breath, and Bandhas have in common? Each of these “B” words, when used as the object of meditation, has the capacity to move your senses from shallow to deep and can induce what the yogis call pratyahara. Pratyahara is a state of being where your...

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Yogi Cleanse and Renewal

Yogi Cleanse and Renewal

It’s that time of year again, a time when most Americans begin to reflect on the year past and declare new resolutions that will improve their health, help them lose weight, motivate them to sign up for a gym membership, or undertake a simple cleanse to get back into...

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