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Aromatherapy for Ayurveda 101

First, allow me to apologize for the lack of posts recently. I have been teaching a seven week massage course that I’ve not taught before and it has taken me away from writing here in the interest of creating lesson plans and grading quizzes. 477 more words


Simple Ayurvedic Tips For Your Best Skin Ever


MARCH 25, 2015 5:53 AM EDT

Ayurveda, the 5000-year-old Indian science of natural medicine, is as much a lifestyle guidance on an individual’s well-being as it is a powerful system of medicine that delivers long-lasting results by addressing the fundamental, root causes of disease. 760 more words


How to Simplify Life with Ayurveda (no joke!)

A few weeks ago I was chatting to a fellow yoga teacher and mentioned that I love Ayurveda because it has really simplified my life. I think he literally snorted, possibly rolled his eyes and said something like, “Ayurveda and simple, never heard those two words in a sentence together.” 1,064 more words

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An Invigorating Homemade Coffee Scrub.

There’s a certain coffee scrub doing the rounds lately, causing quite a stir. And for good reason. The exfoliating effects, plus its’ purported cellulite and scar reducing abilities, plus just the generally incredible smoothness it imparts to your skin are all pretty incredible results from a 200gm bag of coffee grinds. 477 more words


The Doshas.

Before I discuss any of the other parts of Ayurveda, I thought it best to first begin with the basics: the three doshas.

Dosha in Sanskrit refers to bodily humors, kind of like energies or forces. 1,120 more words


This Is Ayurveda

Society paints this picture where you have to have the longest hair and the thinnest body and you can’t help but want to be that beautiful person you see on that picture.

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Kapha: Earth + Water

Not quite a cliffhanger but this post is very overdue. Here’s to the in’s & out’s of Kapha dosha types.

We need a little reminder at this stage. 965 more words