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Surviving Wintertime with Ayurveda

I don’t know about you, but this Winter has kicked me in the butt. Grey skies, cold temperatures, harsh winds, and not to mention it feels like the sunshine has been hiding forever. 943 more words

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Ayurveda and dosha types

It is said that Ayurveda is the oldest system of medicine on Earth.  The final aim of Ayurveda is to balance body and mind. To achieve that, this medicine focuses on prevention. 489 more words

The Start of a New Discovery

 Initiating an Exploration into Ayurvedic Medicine and My Own Body

Yesterday I went in search of an Ayurvedic practitioner and thankfully, I think, found one. I’m hoping the start of a new discovery will lead to a life-enhancing outcome. 1,715 more words

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The Mat by JYL S6 E1 Ayurveda principles

The Mat by Kat of JYL

Season: 6 Episode: 1   Ayurveda principles

Hello Friends,

We find ourselves in mid-January 2017. Ahh, take a slow, deep breath winter is here. 369 more words

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Vata Prakruti - The Airy Wanderer

Ayurveda is very specific about the different classifications of people. There are three main categories, each representative of the 5 elements and their combinations. These are Vata, Pitta and Kapha. 399 more words

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Kapha

Elements: Earth & Water

Qualities: cool, heavy, soft & slow

Physiological functions: body structure & lubrication

Seasons: late winter & spring

Times of day: 6am – 10am & 6pm – 10pm…

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Pitta

Elements: Fire & Water

Qualities: hot, sharp, oily & acidic

Physiological functions: metabolism, digestion & body heat

Seasons: summer & early autumn

Times of day: …

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