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Three Things to Make Time for Every Day

We often talk about how we can pacify a dosha through the method of opposing qualities. If your fire is high, stop eating spicy food. […]

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Essentials for Your Ayurvedic Medicine Cabinet

The Ayurvedic tradition is versed in helping us know our patterns and tendencies, which means if we listen, we have a good chance at keeping […]

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The Magnificent Six

Digestion begins as soon as we put food in our mouth. This is the first place that enzymes get to work in breaking down what […]

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Malasana: Your everyday asana

  If you only practice a few asanas each day, this should be one of them. I’ve been teaching yoga long enough to be witness […]

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What’ll it be? CCFT!

Cumin, coriander and fennel tea, or CCFT, is a staple in Ayurveda. It wouldn’t surprise me if you stopped an Ayurvedi on the street and […]

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Life, give me lemons!

  When life gives you lemons, celebrate! This gorgeous citrus might make you pucker, but the many great qualities of lemons make them fruit’s answer to […]

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Your Friend, Fennel

  I had to pull the car over so my boyfriend could spit out the fennel seeds he had taken from the Indian restaurant. I […]

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When to neti, when to nasya

  For you arriving late to the party, there are two practices that you might look toward when you have a cold, allergies or are […]

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Yippee Chai Yay

The weather is cooling off and I’d wager to say that many of you are enjoying the need for an extra blanket and sweater in […]

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I’m a gunatic and I don’t care who knows it

There’s a part of Ayurveda that doesn’t have the glam of the doshas. They are the gunas or 20 qualities that exist as 10 pair of opposites. […]

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Reasons you wake during the night and what to do about it

Too often I hear people say that they are waking up during the night, but “that’s normal, right?” Though be it common, not sleeping through the […]

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A spicy soup for clearing and cleansing

Look out! This is a spicy one! This is an excellent soup to use for an easy, one day detox or as a way to […]

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