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...
Sugar vs. Sweet Taste

Sugar vs. Sweet Taste

            Have all that leftover Halloween candy sitting around your house tempting your sweet tooth? Maybe your sugar cravings are increasing as the weather gets colder? It is very common to begin to crave sugar this time of year. The holidays bring more fat,...
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...
What is Ayurveda, and how does it benefit me?

What is Ayurveda, and how does it benefit me?

We’ve had a lot of people stop by the office recently (wearing masks, of course) asking, “What is Ayurveda anyway?” Ayurveda is an ancient system of Medicine that originated in India over 5,000 plus years ago. Back then, people didn’t have iPhones or Google; they had...
Ayurveda and Jyotish

Ayurveda and Jyotish

The purpose of the Vedic sciences is to promote Self-realization. Known as sister sciences, Ayurveda and Jyotish (Vedic astrology) have been studied as parallel practices since their conception. Ayurveda translates into “knowledge of life,” and Jyotish...