Abhyanga 101: Everything to Know About Ayurvedic Massage

Abhyanga 101: Everything to Know About Ayurvedic Massage

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 nourishing treatment. As we age,...
Staying Healthy with Abhyanga Massage

Staying Healthy with Abhyanga Massage

The last couple of articles we shared were about supporting ourselves during the shifting of the seasons, and through the intense heat. This week we’d like to share some wisdom about the wonderful daily practice of self-massage, or Abhyanga. Have you ever experienced...
Ayurvedic Practices to Handle the Heat

Ayurvedic Practices to Handle the Heat

In case you haven’t noticed, it’s hot! Across the US we’re experiencing a heat wave; this is the season known in Ayurvedic and Chinese Medicine as Late Summer. For many of us the heat can feel both exhausting and irritating. How do we surrender to the heat and support...
Herbal Necessities for your Summer

Herbal Necessities for your Summer

            In the summer, it is especially important to give the digestive system a boost. Agni (the digestive fire) is naturally low during this season as the body seeks to keep cool by dispersing heat throughout the system. That’s why nature provides lighter and...