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

  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 even 1 meal per day...

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

  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 especially while have a...

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

  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 the short video to...

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....

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 gratitude. There was a time when I...