Natalia Lewallen Ayurveda & You, Doshas, Kapha, Pitta, Seasonal Guides, Vata

Ayurveda For Skin Imbalances

Reading Time: 4 minutes Many of us have experienced the frustration of skin irritation, whether mild or severe. In this article we will talk about Ayurveda for skin. Ayurveda explains these irritations as having an imbalance in the doshas. Ayurveda is a medical system from ancient India. It is based on the idea that health comes from a balance between three doshas or body …

Kelly Driscoll Ayurveda & You, Doshas, Lifestyle, Vata, Vata Dosa, Yoga & Meditation

Fall Yoga to Balance Vata Dosha

Reading Time: 4 minutes Swirling leaves, animals foraging to prepare for cooler months ahead, children laughing, running, and jumping into piles of fallen leaf litter – these are the images of autumn, the most Vata time of year. In Sanskrit, the root of the word ‘Vata’ means ‘to move’. This time of year summons images that reflect this movement through principles of mobility and …

pacifying vata

Kelly Driscoll Ayurveda & You, Digestion, Doshas, Mood, Vata, Vata Dosa

How To Pacify Vata in the Fall Season

Reading Time: 3 minutes Fall is known as the Vata season. As the temperatures begin to cool, we see the leaves begin to dry and fall off the trees, the winds can pick up leaving us chilled and the weather itself feels erratic from cloudy to sunny within hours. We discuss how to pacify Vata in the fall season. The properties of Vata dosha …

Natalia Lewallen Ayurveda & You, Doshas, Kapha, Knowledge Center, Pitta, Vata

Reaching Optimal Health: Ayurveda Philosophy & its Elements

Reading Time: 5 minutes Ayurvedic medicine recognizes that health is more than simply the absence of disease.  Unlike modern Western medicine, it works to prevent and cure disease as well as to enable people to achieve and maintain ideal mental, emotional, spiritual and physical well-being.  It calls upon each individual’s inherent powers of rejuvenation  and emphasizes that a person must take an active role …

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Ayurveda & You, Doshas, Kapha, Knowledge Center, Pitta, Vata

What are the Doshas? Vata, Pitta, Kapha

Reading Time: 5 minutes We are all unique. Our bodies, our personalities, the way we view the world, and specific issues we are trying to combat.  Each and every one of us has our own specific blueprint that shapes us into who we are! Ayurveda recognizes this uniqueness through the doshas… but What are the Doshas? Vata, Pitta, Kapha – and why are they …

aging beautifully with Ayurveda

Natalia Lewallen Ayurveda & You, Daily Routines, Digestion, Doshas, Lifestyle, Seasonal Guides

Aging Beautifully with Ayurveda

Reading Time: 3 minutes The reality is…we are all aging. But what if you felt more radiant with each and every year? How amazing would it be to become more beautiful and full of life as you aged?  Ayurveda allows you to do just that.   As the science of health and longevity, Ayurveda guides us on how to live a long, healthy, and blissful …

self massage

Natalia Lewallen Ayurveda & You, Daily Routines, Doshas, Essential Oils, Knowledge Center

The Benefits of Self-Massage

Reading Time: 3 minutes With the weather cooling down and the fall season moving in, now is the perfect time to find a new way to stay energized and warm. As with most things, Ayurveda has an answer for this: self-massage, or abhyanga. An essential part of your daily Ayurvedic routine, abhyanga can restore both your physical body and emotional wellbeing. The benefits of …

Benefits of Ashwagandha

Natalia Lewallen Ayurveda & You, Body, Doshas, Herbs, Knowledge Center, Mood

Reap the Benefits of Ashwagandha in Your Daily Life

Reading Time: 3 minutes When it comes to wellness, one of the best indicators that something is truly good for you is when modern science endorses a practice or substance that’s been used in ancient medicine for generations. This is certainly the case for ashwagandha, and the benefits of ashwagandha have long been touted by both eastern healers and western doctors. Essentially, ashwagandha is …

Ayurvedic Wisdom for Better Sex: Awakening Intimacy

Ayurveda & You, Daily Routines, Doshas, Essential Oils, Kapha, Knowledge Center, Lifestyle, Pitta, Vata

Ayurvedic Wisdom for Better Sex: Awakening Intimacy

Reading Time: 4 minutes Sexuality is a deep aspect within all of us.  And the question of what a “healthy sex life” looks like is more widely explored and questioned every day. My curiosity led me to explore awakening intimacy: Ayurvedic Wisdom for Better Sex. Sex is our creative life force in action, our sacred expression, and one of our deepest, most primal needs. …

how to cure headaches with ayurveda

Natalia Lewallen Ayurveda & You, Daily Routines, Doshas, Essential Oils, Kapha, Pitta, Vata

How to Cure Headaches with Ayurveda

Reading Time: 3 minutes We’ve all experienced the discomfort and irritation that comes with a splitting headache. Whether you’re a frequent sufferer of migraines, or you just get the occasional headache, once it’s begun it’s impossible to focus on anything but finding relief. This conundrum is also recognized in traditional Ayurvedic practices, and luckily there is no shortage of ways to cure headaches with …

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