Dinacharya: Daily Routines

When we were learning to treat patients in my early years of Ayurveda school, we first learned dinacharya (daily routines). I remember thinking, “But when can I get to making all the magical herbal concoctions?!” (Because: herb! 😍 🌱)   Years later,...

How to Stay Healthy When The Season Shifts: Ritu Sandhi

  Ritu Sandhi is the juncture between seasons – the period of about 7-10 days before and after the change of season. Our physiology is more sensitive and less stable during this time.    Vata dosha is the force of movement, circulation and change. The...

Spring Nutrition + Habit Tips

In Ayurveda, spring is the time of kapha – earth and water elements. Spring is heavy, stable, cool, oily and has a downward-moving energy, so we balance with the opposite qualities in our diet and lifestyle – light, dry, mobile and warming. The lymph and blood get...

What Do You Still Need to Digest…in Your Body, Mind + Emotions?

In Ayurveda, the fire element rules digestion. Fire breaks down and transforms food into what can be used and not used by the body.   But digestion happens beyond just what we put into our mouths. We have to digest everything that we take into our senses. We also have...

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

  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 that support this healing...