Winter Yoga Sequence

Yoga and ayurveda are sister sciences and inseparable parts of a holistic health lifestyle. While ayurveda primarily focuses on food energetics, yoga offers techniques on how to direct and move the life energy or prana with awareness throughout the body. When combined together, and embraced in daily life, one can truly live a life without …

Living in Balance with Seasons – Winter

Put your raw salads, smoothie bowls and juices aside, the Winter season is here. It’s time to replace your refreshing, crunchy, light meals with a winter splendid menu laden with nutritionally rich, warm soups, abundant winter grains, freshly baked breads, pies and root vegetables, joined with winter greens that proudly peak under the snow cover …

Ayurvedic guide to healthy and balanced holiday season

Just when the Vata, or wind, season is at its highest, here comes the holiday season. All our efforts to keep ourselves grounded, still and calm, by carefully watching over our diet and practicing daily self-care routine establishment, are greatly challenged. Lots of traveling and gatherings with family and friends, awaken (often uncomfortable) emotions, overindulgence …

Saffron Milk – Ayurvedic rejuvenating sleep tonic

As we move through fall into winter, the aggravated Vata dosha might lead to several common discomforts. Unless proper adjustments in our diet and lifestyle are made in order to flow with ease through these seasonal shifts, the usual seasonal stressors take toll on our physical and mental wellbeing. Fall is also referred to as …

Yogi Tea

I was never fond of tea. Honestly, it was something I would forcefully drink only when sick. Of course, with a huge tablespoon of honey to make it ridiculously sweet. In my mind hot tea was always linked to a not-feeling-well state. Wow, how things change… Over the years I have discovered the strong bond …

Living in balance with seasons – Fall

Fall is experienced as the most sensitive season of all. It is the period of transition from a fast paced summer, with intense outward energy into a slow, energy preserving, introspective winter. Trees and shrubs are slowly undressing their bountiful and colorful decorations, slowing down all the physiological processes, and contracting their juices into the …