Balancing Vata & Kapha During Rainy Weather

Balancing Vata & Kapha During Rainy Weather

By Sheyna Haisman-Holmes  Although we are still in Vata season until the early spring comes around, Kapha dosha has been present with this rainy weather. It is still cold and windy, but moist & wet have momentarily replaced the dry quality of Vata season. Vata and...
Abhyanga 101: Everything to Know About Ayurvedic Massage

Abhyanga 101: Everything to Know About Ayurvedic Massage

By Sheyna Haisman-Holmes  Abhyanga is a traditional style of warm oil massage that goes back 5,000 years in India. Abhy=movements & Anga=body. This massage is practiced in Panchakarma Therapy (cellular detoxification protocol), as well as on its own as a...
Ayurvedic Wisdom for Seasonal Transition

Ayurvedic Wisdom for Seasonal Transition

Here in the Western Hemisphere we are in the period of late summer moving into the cooler season of autumn. In many parts of the country it’s still quite hot, but the waning light is noticeable. Some of the leaves and colors are changing around us into more muted and...