The Vagus Nerve, Stress, and Breathing

The Vagus Nerve, Stress, and Breathing

            Feeling like your body’s stress response is firing at high speeds these days? You may need to spend time engaging your vagus nerve. The vagus nerve is directly connected to the stress response and plays a major role into how we face stress, reduce...
Breath-Work to Reduce Stress

Breath-Work to Reduce Stress

            Breath is our main source of prana, or life force, and is one of the most basic human functions as well as one of the most profound!  It is also one of our greatest tools and the key to our nervous system. When you inhale, the diaphragm- a dome-shaped...
Using the Six Tastes in Fall

Using the Six Tastes in Fall

            The six tastes in Ayurveda are these: Sweet, sour, salty, pungent, astringent, and bitter. We have discussed these in detail before, but we wanted to do a recap now that we are in this transitional season of autumn. Each of these flavors should find its...
Fall Equinox

Fall Equinox

            Happy Fall Everyone! It has been such a wonderful year so far with you all; we wanted to take a second to express our appreciation for all of your support this year. Thank you and we look forward to enjoying the rest of this year with you!            ...
Beginning Fall Transition

Beginning Fall Transition

            As the fall equinox approaches in just a few weeks, now is a great time to take a step back and ask yourself a few questions. How was your summer? How did your body feel during this season? Is there anything you are coming with to this Vata season that you...