Yoga for the Seasons- Immune Health

Yoga for the Seasons- Immune Health

Your immune system is made up of many components including the tonsils, thymus gland, lymphatic and circulatory systems, digestive tract, and bone marrow. Each of these systems (or parts of the body) plays a unique role in helping your body fight against foreign...
Bye Bye Ama

Bye Bye Ama

Have you ever heard the word ama before? It’s an important word in the Ayurvedic system to describe the toxic waste, sticky gooey sludge that builds up in the channels of the body when your digestive fire (agni) becomes weak due to overeating, improper food combining,...
Vikruti

Vikruti

As many of you know, the ancient yogis taught and believed that you are one with Nature, and that in order for you to evolve and stay healthy, you need diversity. Nature is always changing, and since we are one with nature, we too are in a constant state of renewal....
What I Value The Most

What I Value The Most

What I value most in this precious life is health. Health to me means absence of disease, stable energy levels and emotions, steady appetite, regular bowel movements and a daily urge to be creative. My definition of health is strongly influenced by my practice and...
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...
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...