Tagged with ayurveda

The Real Fountain of Youth – Oil Your Machine

The body of one who uses oil massage regularly does not become affected much even if subjected to accidental injuries, or strenuous work. By using oil massage daily, a person is endowed with pleasant touch, trimmed body parts and becomes strong, charming and least affected by old age. Charaka Samhita Vol. 1, V: 88-89 Despite … Continue reading

Access Prana and Let Your Light Shine

The ancient yogis understood that we are much more than this beautiful physical vessel. One of these layers is called the prana body. It’s the part of you that is innately intelligent. The yogis fell in love with the prana body because they figured out that it was pretty darn tough to stop or change thoughts, but our energy could be quickly altered through visualization, focused asana, and breath work. Continue reading

Katie’s Book – A Sneak Preview of the Introduction!

Ayurveda 101: Unleash Your Healthy, Happy, Sexy Self If you are a radiance-seeking, spirit-minded, slightly-frazzled, time-constrained modern woman – this book may be an answer to your prayers. You see, I wrote much of this book while living in the hustle and bustle of the San Francisco Bay area. I found that city-living left me feeling … Continue reading

A Morning Ayurvedic Routine for Lasting Change

Ayurveda encourages us to work slowly and consistently with our life changes. Its better to throw a little stone into a pond daily than try to heft a huge rock once! With little daily-routine pebbles, waves of consistency will ripple out and create a new set point for your life choices. Here are some of the steps in Ayurveda for a bright awakening, that can help set your day on course. Continue reading

Finding Light in Winter’s Darkness

The holiday season brings an abundance of words like happy and merry. From an Ayurvedic perspective, its actually kind of a tough time of year. The drying, cooling aspect of vata dominates. Vata is the energy of movement and change. Its the force that dries up the leaves, flower petals and rivers. Its also the force that dries out our skin, our hair, and what feels like our bones. Here are some light-infusing, warmth-bringing holiday habits to ease into the season. Continue reading

Sleep Like a Baby

Sleep is one of the most critical elements of health and well-being. It is a time when our body heals tissue, detoxifies and does a major sub-conscious dump on any undigested life emotions and scenarios. Here are some super-practical, easy home remedies that will help ensure that you sleep like a baby. Continue reading

Feel Your Best this Season

Fall season is a time where we may feel a little more vulnerable, health-wise. With the change in temperatures, vata imbalances may includes things like flu, exhaustion, chills, constipation, fear, cracking joints, arthritic pain, anxiety, insomnia, and seasonal sadness due to the lack of sunlight. How you care for yourself during the autumn will determine your body’s ability to maintain health through the fall and into winter. Continue reading

Ayurveda Made Simple – Podcast with Where is My Guru

Learn more about Ayurveda and simple ways to integrate it into your life in this podcast with Where is My Guru.  It’s easier than you think! Listen to this super fun 35 minute interview now! Love this podcast? Sign up for my newsletter and receive a free gift Subscribe to Where is My Guru on iTunes.

Cool Summer’s Fire

The downside of summer is that it is also ripe for imbalances related to burn-out. While you may love the sun, make sure to cool summer’s spice with these simple Ayurvedic heat-reducing practices. Continue reading