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...

Kitchen Medicine for the Winter

If, after the holidays, you want to do a little detox, lighten up, shed a few pounds save a few dollars, and begin the New Year with a healthy diet, I would suggest starting the year with a one-to three-day kitchari monodiet. Kitchari is THE Ayurvedic superfood that...

The 3 Pillars of Life – Part 3

Over the last few months I have been exploring the theme of the 3 Pillars—right diet, sleep, and brahmacharya—in my classes and personal practice to help ease into this new fall season with a stronger commitment to my self-care and Ayurveda. My first article in this...

The Pillars of Life – Part 2

“There are three supports (pillars) of life. They are food, sleep and observance of brahmacharya. Being supported by these the body is endowed with strength, complexion and growth and this continues up till the full span of life provided a person does not indulge in...

Stay Cool And Be Cool This Summer

Summer is nature’s time to ripen and mature, create and destroy, metabolize and transform food into calories, and turn heat into action. Include some of these basic Pitta-reducing steps in your summer routine to help you stay cool and be cool in all that you do. 1....