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We Talk Mental Health, Ayurveda + The Doshas on the Yogahealer Podcast

  I was super honored to have this dynamic conversation with two of my fellow health coaches and my mentor Cate Stillman on her Yogahealer Podcast. If your mental health has been affected by the massive changes of 2020, learn how your habits can impact not only...

Ayurveda + Your Immune System: Stress + The Habits [Video 9]

https://vimeo.com/469832146   STRESS + THE IMMUNE SYSTEM Your body has an innate healing intelligence. Your biorhythms that support this healing intelligence are the same as the rhythms of the nature. Modern lifestyle has us out of rhythm with the simple habits...

Ayurveda + Your Immune System: Sleep + Early to Bed [Video 8]

https://vimeo.com/469832026   HABIT TIP #6: EARLY TO BED How: Lights out by 10pm Why: Bed by 10pm significantly increases the body's ability to experience deep, restorative sleep, which calms the nervous system and supports immune function.

Ayurveda + Your Immune System: Digestion + Plant-Based Diet [Video 7]

https://vimeo.com/469831807   HABIT TIP #5: Plant-Based Diet How: Focus on a plants as the foundation of our diet, even if you still eat meat and dairy. Why: Plant-based diet is about connection, abundance and gratitude. Nature is ALWAYS trying to nourish you....

Ayurveda + Your Immune System: Digestion + Mindful Eating [Video 6]

https://vimeo.com/469831640   HABIT TIP #4: Eat Mindfully How: Take time to sit with your meals without distraction from phone, TV, work, eating on the run. Why: When you're stimulating your senses with other input, such as your phone, TV, work, eating while...

Ayurveda + Your Immune System: Digestion + Snacking [Video 5]

https://vimeo.com/469831452   HABIT TIP #3: Avoid Snacking How: Allow at least 3 hours between meals (ideally 4-6 hours). Avoid snacking between meals. Why: In order for your digestive fire (agni) to be strong and able to fully digest the food you take in, you...

Ayurveda + Your Immune System: Digestion + Mealtimes [Video 4]

https://vimeo.com/469831321   HABIT TIP #2: Regulate mealtimes How: Eat breakfast within 2 hours of waking, lunch (your largest meal) between 11am-1pm, dinner before 7pm. If you're kapha predominant constitution (water/earth element) you may do fine with 2 or...

Ayurveda + Your Immune System: Digestion + Habit 1 [Video 3]

https://vimeo.com/469828151   HABIT TIP #1: EARLIER, LIGHTER DINNER How: Eat a smaller, plant-based dinner by 7pm. Have lunch as your largest meal of the day. Why: Your body isn't designed to digest fats, proteins and a large meal late at night. Doing so (and...

Ayurveda + Your Immune System: Digestion + Agni [Video 2]

https://vimeo.com/469828046   AGNI! In Ayurveda this word means "digestive fire." The fire element governs your ability to metabolize what you take in to your body. The strength of your digestion has a direct impact on the strength of your immune system. Watch...

Intro: Ayurveda + Immune System Series [Video 1]

Ayurveda + Your Immune System: Intro [Video 1] from Courtney LaCava on Vimeo.   You have so much power to build a strong immune system with your habits. The main focus of Ayurveda is building what we call "OJAS". Ojas is akin to your immune system. It's what...

You Have the Power to Build Strong Immunity + Vitality: Essential Living Course Starts Nov. 15th

Building strong immunity and vitality is probably on your mind right now. If you're feeling powerless and at the mercy of something outside of yourself, please know that you have so much power in your hands. Ayurveda gives us a clear map for creating a strong immune...

How to Stay Healthy in the Fall: 6 Tips for Thriving in Vata Season

The seasons change quickly here in New England! Fall is definitely upon us. Ayurveda is all about recognizing how our body is a reflection of nature’s rhythms. So in order to thrive, it’s crucial to shift diet and habits as the seasons shift.  Fall is Vata season -...

Stabilize Your Body, Mind + Emotions With This Simple Practice

My favorite time of the day is early morning, before sunrise. One of the habits I teach is "Start the Day Right", which is about using the potential of this early morning energy to orient towards more ease, connection and...

Enrolling NOW: Essential Living Course August 2020

You can create a "new normal" in which you don't just survive. You thrive. What do you want to let go of in your new normal, and what do you want more of? More stable energy? Stronger immunity? Better nutrition? More flow and freedom in your lifestyle? Deeper...