The Joy of Being Present

The Joy of Being Present

The Vedic teachings (Ayurveda is a branch of the Vedic teachings) remind us to cultivate presence—the kind of awareness needed to live a full, whole, intelligent life. When you hear the word ‘presence’ what do you feel? Does it trigger memories of when you felt...
Ayurveda and Anxiety

Ayurveda and Anxiety

Anxiety is basically what happens when we experience worry, doubt, dread, or fear regarding the future, and it can manifest in various ways. We’ve all probably felt at least a little anxiety before, so we won’t go into too many specifics about what it feels like in...
The Six Tastes: Sour

The Six Tastes: Sour

Our entire psychology is connected with our nutrition. Salt: basis for awakening consciousness; Sour: refreshing, activating; Sweet: general sense of well-being; Bitter: resistance for the will” – Albert Soesman The Six Tastes Taste has been studied for thousands of...
Ayurvedic Cooking Workshop

Ayurvedic Cooking Workshop

Join us on February 24th at 10AM until 1PM in the beautiful Westside New Leaf Kitchen for an Introduction to Ayurvedic Cooking. A wholesome Ayurvedic lunch will be included. Did you know that 60-80% of our immune system is located in our gut and 80% of our body’s...