5 Ways to Get Ready for Summer

5 Ways to Get Ready for Summer

            Summer is classified in Ayurveda as Pitta season, with the main elements of fire and water at play. The heat, the long days with bright sun, and the sharp intensity define the Pitta season. Pitta is understood as the digestive fire or metabolism, as it is...
Summer is Around the Corner!

Summer is Around the Corner!

            Summer is the season of pitta. Pitta’s qualities are hot, light, mobile, sharp, and oily. It governs the heat in the body and it is primarily responsible for digestion, perception, and intelligence. Because pitta shares many of the same qualities as...
Why Ayurveda Works Better than Modern Diets

Why Ayurveda Works Better than Modern Diets

            When it comes to food and diet, there are seemingly endless options and opinions regarding the best path towards health. With modern diet trends that come and go with the seasons, it can be difficult to know which direction to turn and which approach is...
The Dhatus: Muscle and Fat

The Dhatus: Muscle and Fat

             Why does the food you eat hold qualities of Vata, Pitta, and Kapha and how does it assimilate into the body and affect how it functions.              In Ayurveda, your body functions from its tissue system, or Dhatus. The 7 Dhatus are the essential...