Staying Balanced in January

Staying Balanced in January

The longest night of the year, marked by winter solstice, is also a turning point toward warmth; every day to come is longer. Yet as our days slowly get longer, it is still winter: dry, cold, and stormy! This is the season to eat hearty foods such as bananas,...
The Srotāmsi & Awareness

The Srotāmsi & Awareness

by Sheyna Haisman-Holmes Srotāmsi or the srotas are the channels by which doshas move throughout the body. The srotāmsi are physical and energetic channels that are countless, running through all the cells, capillaries and beyond. Vedic texts state that there are...
Revisiting Our Presence & Loving Care

Revisiting Our Presence & Loving Care

By Sheyna Haisman-Holmes Whether we have a romantic partner or not, this time of year can be a great reminder to check in on how well we are caring for ourselves. Hopefully we celebrate, honor and cherish the love that we have in our lives more than once a year and...
Balancing Vata & Kapha During Rainy Weather

Balancing Vata & Kapha During Rainy Weather

By Sheyna Haisman-Holmes  Although we are still in Vata season until the early spring comes around, Kapha dosha has been present with this rainy weather. It is still cold and windy, but moist & wet have momentarily replaced the dry quality of Vata season. Vata and...
Ayurvedic Practices to Handle the Heat

Ayurvedic Practices to Handle the Heat

In case you haven’t noticed, it’s hot! Across the US we’re experiencing a heat wave; this is the season known in Ayurvedic and Chinese Medicine as Late Summer. For many of us the heat can feel both exhausting and irritating. How do we surrender to the heat and support...