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,...
Cosmetics and Toxic Ingredients

Cosmetics and Toxic Ingredients

            An Ayurvedic saying is, “If you cannot eat it, you don’t want to put it on your skin.” This old saying rings true when looking at the modern threats the cosmetic industry poses to both men and women’s health.             In Ayurveda food is your medicine!...
Welcoming Winter!

Welcoming Winter!

            As we celebrate the 2021 Winter Solstice, we also welcome the first day of winter! Tis the season for citrus, soups, blankets, and all things that keep you warm. Reflection is another common theme for this part of the year. The long, extended nights...
Oil for the Doshas

Oil for the Doshas

            Ayurveda uses medicinal oils infused with herbs to help imbalanced doshic energy. Different oils can help remove toxins from the skin, treat certain disorders, replenishing moisture, and establishing a healthy barrier. Oil massage is the best for pacifying...
Skincare for Fall

Skincare for Fall

            Many of you have already felt it, but the fall and wind are here in all their glory! The weather is cooler and the dry qualities of Vata are in full swing. You might have also noticed that with this change, your body and skin is changing. Dry, tight skin...