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,...
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...
Escaping Seasonal Allergies

Escaping Seasonal Allergies

            Spring can be a time of running outside in the grasses, enjoying the spring rains, sneezing and dealing with a stuffy nose from allergies. For many, spring is the allergy season. The snow in some areas melts away and rains become more frequent, which...
Ayurvedic Spring Guide

Ayurvedic Spring Guide

            Spring has sprung and the kapha season has shown its bright, fresh face. Happy spring equinox and welcome to the beginning of longer days, warmer weather, and all of the signs of rebirth and freshness! Spring is the official transition season between...
Ayurvedic Spring Cleanse

Ayurvedic Spring Cleanse

Why is it important to cleanse?             The term “spring cleaning” applies to our bodies as well our minds in Ayurveda. With the seasonal shift from Winter into Summer, we must prepare our bodies through detoxification in the Springtime. We want to consume a low...
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...