The Rest and Repair Diet

The Rest and Repair Diet

By Briya Freeman  A rest-and-repair diet is a good idea anytime you want to give your digestive system a reboot, such as after the holidays, illness, low digestive fire, at the change of seasons or in times of stress.  You may choose to follow this diet once a week,...
The Art of Eating Wisely

The Art of Eating Wisely

By Briya freeman Eating is one of life’s greatest pleasures. To promote better digestion and a more enjoyable relationship with your next meal, try incorporating the following lifestyle habits into your routine: Tune Into Your Body Start by recognizing that you have a...
2 digestive tea recipes

2 digestive tea recipes

By Briya Freeman Agni Tea: Agni Tea is a simple, warming beverage that helps to stimulate your digestive capacity, increase metabolism and burn toxins. Ideal for vata and kapha. Pitta can enjoy occasionally. Ingredients: 1 quart water 2 T grated or minced Ginger Root...
Agni: the Digestive Fire

Agni: the Digestive Fire

By Briya Freeman “Quand l’appetit va, tout va.”, or so say the French [Translation: When the appetite is good, the rest of our life goes well.]. Here, ayurveda tends to agree: good digestion is the cornerstone of good health, and that which builds your bodily tissues,...
5 Reasons why shirodhara is the treatment for the brain

5 Reasons why shirodhara is the treatment for the brain

Ayurvedic bodywork is an ancient and powerful tool for bringing body, mind, and soul into harmonious balance. While traditional Swedish massage works primarily on the physical level, Ayurvedic bodywork address multiple layers of your being. From exfoliating dead skin...