How to Meditate

How to Meditate

There are many ways to meditate. Practices from all around the world offer us ways to meditate while walking, sitting, laying, standing, cooking—the list could go on—because meditation is available to us while we’re doing basically anything, all the time. The trick to...
The Five Airs of Vata

The Five Airs of Vata

The Five Airs of Vata “Each dosha manifests in five forms or divisions. Through these vehicles of systematic outreach, the doshas influence the entire bodily system. The five divisions of Vata, referred to as the five airs, are prana, udana, samana, apana, and vyana....
The Joy of Being Present

The Joy of Being Present

The Vedic teachings (Ayurveda is a branch of the Vedic teachings) remind us to cultivate presence—the kind of awareness needed to live a full, whole, intelligent life. When you hear the word ‘presence’ what do you feel? Does it trigger memories of when you felt...
Ayurveda and Anxiety

Ayurveda and Anxiety

Anxiety is basically what happens when we experience worry, doubt, dread, or fear regarding the future, and it can manifest in various ways. We’ve all probably felt at least a little anxiety before, so we won’t go into too many specifics about what it feels like in...