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Taste (rasa)

There are six tastes (rasas) and each one of them has a dominance of two elements. Every taste has a certain effect on the body, thus eating food with all six rasas keeps a balanced organism healthy! 394 more words


so what is ayurveda?

My sister met a new guy. She’s painfully far away from me, so as I sat glued to my phone absorbing every detail from the shape of his glasses to his interesting hair cut, I began to understand him. 490 more words


Yoga Relief for Headaches

If you suffer from headaches, you know how debilitating they can feel. When a headache comes on strong, all the energy you have gets zapped away as your body struggles to recover. 536 more words

My Pregnancy and Yoga- the love affair continues.

Pregnancy is a funny time. As each baby and person is unique it is expected that of course our experiences as women during pregnancy will also be individual. 1,185 more words


Ayurveda describes 3 fundamental energies that govern our inner and outer environments namely Vayu (Air), Pitta (Fire) and Kapha (Earth). These are subtle bio-energies which are found in the body; they are responsible for all physiological activities. 247 more words


Ayurveda: The 5 Elements & Pregnancy

Exploring Alternatives in Natural Birth & Pregnancy

In this monthly topic call, I flew solo and talked about one of my favorite topics, well two actually!   264 more words


Ghee in the Windy City

Nobody says welcome to Chicago like the wind does. It swirls through you down to your bones, whisking your cheeks with sweet drops of air. It treats you no different then the native walking across the street. 447 more words