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Did you know that a stressed mind can cause serious illness? By improving the function of our minds, we unlock the power of using our full mental capacity to create change in our bodies, and in our lives. When we are ill, the mind has the opposite effect, perpetuating our illness.
The increasing number of people affected by lifestyle disorders today is alarming. With its emphasis on prevention and holistic solutions, Ayurvedic science is more relevant today than ever. Students of Ayurveda can apply its wisdom to their health, the health of their friends, family, community and clients.
Touring the summer Pitta season, Pitta Dosha is more likely go out of balance, especially for those with a higher Pitta constitution or with a pre-existing imbalance. Learn how to detect signs of Pitta imbalance and what you can do to maximize the season's energy for your health and prosperity.
Towards the end of winter and beginning of spring, there may be a general feeling of heaviness, or slowness in the body. This is known as the Kapha season and is marked by an increase of moisture, dampness and accumulation. The body tells us it needs to detox in many ways.
According to Ayurveda, spring is the only appropriate season for cleansing, and is essential for maintaining good health. This seasonal maintenance clears out accumulated toxins and stagnant energy, invigorating our minds, bodies and spirits for a new year.
Kitchari (also referred to as kichari) is a traditional Indian dish for which there are as many variations as families, though the foundational ingredients remain the same: rice, split moong beans (or dal) and spices. The combination is a fully balanced detoxifying one-pot meal that is easy to digest, which is why it is a staple food during periods of fasting or cleansing.
If you're already a student of Ayurveda, you know first-hand how this profound health science improves your life. But for those of us just starting to crack its surface and contemplating diving deeper into study, the ancient wisdom might seem vast & intimidating. You may be wondering - what does it accomplish? What makes it special? Here are some of the reasons!
Surya Bhedana is a warming pranayama, or breathwork, focused on one nostril: the right. By closing one nostril and forcing prana to pass through just one side, a warming affect is achieved on the body - appropriate for correcting an imbalanced coolness, which is more common during the cooler Vata and Kapha seasons.
The Ayurvedic industry is an exciting place to be right now. With an increasing demand for Ayurvedic resources and products, pioneers in holistic health can create rewarding careers in a number of traditional ways. Yet the need for sustainable solutions applies to all of us - no matter what industry we might be in. Thanks to the universal quality of Ayurveda's philosophy, the possibilities are endless for applying it to your career!
Depending on the time of day, our levels of stress, what we have eaten - the list goes on - we all need to "reboot" the mind. In addition to providing a resurgence of needed energy, these refreshing techniques can also help unblock energetic channels and neural pathways which previously limited thinking and productivity, opening us up to new possibilities and solutions.
Blending the best from the east and west, learn how Traditional Indian Medicine (TIM) and conventional medicine together explain how metabolic disorders like diabetes, hypertension, obesity and heart conditions originate, plus how - in their early stages - both the problem AND solution lie in the choices we make in nutrition, lifestyle and life attitude.
Discover an easy method for deep relaxation and tension relief that you can use wherever you are. Whether you are at work, home or traveling, knowing how to connect with your body and bring yourself into a space of greater peace is one of the greatest tools in your Ayurvedic kit!
Discover one of the fundamental philosophys of Ayurveda known as Tridoshas, which provides the basic analysis for understanding a person's unique health needs. Once you understand your Doshic balance, you can begin to apply the Ayurvedic lifestyle principles in a personalized way that supports your own health.