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Day 701: Time to Be Gentle

It’s fall – a gorgeous fall – and it’s a sad, sweet season. Things are slowing down, dying, preparing to fold into themselves and hunker down for winter. 456 more words

Philosophy

Practice: Parivrtta Ashta Chandrasana / Revolved Eight Point Crescent Lunge / Revolved High Lunge

Parivrtta = ‘Revolved’    Ashta = ‘Eight’    Chandra = ‘Moon’    Asana = ‘Posture’

Physically, twists are thought to be ‘detoxifying’ – they help to ‘get things moving’ if you know what I mean … by… 775 more words

Ayurveda Fall Tips for the Busy

Traveling down South every weekend caused the whole seasonal transition period to disappear. But today it hit me that we’ve reached the must leave the house with a jacket  509 more words

Ayurveda

Taming Vata with Ayurveda

As the temperature cools, many people find themselves bothered by vata disorders such as anxiety, tension, insomnia, constipation and aching joints. Vata dosha gets aggravated during cold, dry, windy weather because the nature of vata itself is dry, cold, light and active. 569 more words

Ayurveda Treatments

Organic Union joins in on a Full Weekend of Ayurveda and Detox with Jo Feghale

At the end of the month 31st October – 2nd November, Organic Union will be joining Jo Feghale for a weekend introduction workshop to Ayurveda.  295 more words
YOGA

Lost in the Wind

The last two days have seen blustery wind conditions. (Much to my husband’s wake boarding dismay – He always complains that the wind picks up on his only day off!) 693 more words

Asanas

Avoid a Vata overload this season…embrace Kapha!

As the season (here Minnesota at least!) turns to beautiful autumn, I’ve been musing and mindfully monitoring my doshic energy, and its clear to me that Western society in general often encourages us away from trusting nature’s design. 455 more words

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