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...
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...
Breath-Work to Reduce Stress

Breath-Work to Reduce Stress

            Breath is our main source of prana, or life force, and is one of the most basic human functions as well as one of the most profound!  It is also one of our greatest tools and the key to our nervous system. When you inhale, the diaphragm- a dome-shaped...
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...
Weekly Vedic Astrology Forecast (10.26–11.2.20)

Weekly Vedic Astrology Forecast (10.26–11.2.20)

October 26th, retrograde Mercury conjunct Sun in Libra The turbulence and volatile mindedness are coming to a head as Mercury’s retrograde dance rejoins the Sun in Libra. Swati is the asterism of this conjunction, and “Swati means ‘the sword,’...
Weekly Vedic Astrology Forecast: Oct. 19th–26th, 2020

Weekly Vedic Astrology Forecast: Oct. 19th–26th, 2020

Tuesday October 20th, Moon in Scorpio, Jyestha, Trine Mars in Pisces Thursday October 22nd, Venus enters Virgo Monday October 26th, Moon in Aquarius, trine Sun and Mercury in Libra – On Tuesday, October 20th, the Moon will move through its sign of debilitation,...