What’s Your State of Agni?

What’s Your State of Agni?

In Ayurveda, our state of health depends mostly on the condition of our Agni (digestive fire). Looking at the state of our Agni is usually the first thing to address in our healing and will be the most important thing in our longevity. Good health is not just about...
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...
Build up in the Body: Ama

Build up in the Body: Ama

            Ama originates from improperly digested toxic particles that clog the channels in your body. Some of these channels are physical and include the intestines, lymphatic systems, arteries and veins, capillaries, and GI tract. Others are non physical channels...
Welcoming Kapha Season

Welcoming Kapha Season

            In the Northern Hemisphere we are moving from the Vata season to the Kapha season. In temperate climates, you will notice the subtle changes that come with the second half of winter. With any shift in season, there are steps you can take to stay balanced...
The Vagus Nerve, Stress, and Breathing

The Vagus Nerve, Stress, and Breathing

            Feeling like your body’s stress response is firing at high speeds these days? You may need to spend time engaging your vagus nerve. The vagus nerve is directly connected to the stress response and plays a major role into how we face stress, reduce...
Supporting Mental Health in Winter

Supporting Mental Health in Winter

            The hustle and bustle of the holiday celebrations are over. For many people, Christmas and New Years are their favorite time of year, as it is the time of gathering, giving, and receiving. But according to a recent survey, 88% of Americans say that it is...