Ayurvedic Diet for Winter

Ayurvedic Diet for Winter

Winter is actually the season when the digestive fire is strongest. The body requires more fuel to stay warm and healthy in the winter months, and the cold weather forces the fire principle deep into the core of the body—igniting the digestive capacity. Our bodies...
How to use nasya Oil for a Healthy Respiratory System

How to use nasya Oil for a Healthy Respiratory System

According to Ayurveda, the delicate skin of the nasal passages and the Eustachian tubes of the ears require lubrication to stay healthy, balanced and protected in the colder months. Nasya is the practice of lubricating these passages with a special herbalized oil...
A Trinity of Essential oils for a Balanced Winter

A Trinity of Essential oils for a Balanced Winter

Do you want to boycott the cold and humidity that make you feel tight and withdrawn? Call on black pepper, jasmine and pink grapefruit essential oils in sesame oil with a touch of vitamin E oil for a savvy solution. This trio will perk Lady Kapha and Dame Vata like no...
Yoga Considerations in Vata Season

Yoga Considerations in Vata Season

A yoga practice for a vata individual should be one creating warmth, serenity and nourishment. Vatas can cultivate this by following some basic guidelines: Practice at a slow, smooth and steady pace. Explore fluidity in your poses. Use gentle movements such as spinal...
5 Restorative Tips to do after an ayurvedic Cleanse

5 Restorative Tips to do after an ayurvedic Cleanse

While seasonal cleansing is important for balance and sifting from one season to another, what we do after a cleanse is equally, or more, important. Obviously, common sense tells us that after completing a cleanse, jumping into a diet full of chocolate chip cookies,...
Navigating the Waters of the Autochtonous World

Navigating the Waters of the Autochtonous World

By Isabela Blanchet Your ayurvedic beauty Consultant. I wanted to write an article for Berdhanya’s blog, removing the self as I have often done before. This time, it just wouldn’t work. It feels like a journal entry, but there is a push from within that won’t let me...