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How the Elements Combine to Form Pitta and Tips for Staying Balanced

Pitta | Fire & Water Imagine summer. Warm, humid days full of sunlight, birdsong, verdant hills and forests, ripe berries, and cool breezes. Summer is Pitta in action – the season of Pitta in its ultimate expression. Intuitively, as Pitta is all about activity, action, metabolism, it makes sense – fruits and vegetables are growing, ripe for harvest, the long …

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What to Eat for your Dosha

Three energies (aka doshas) swirl together, fusing the world as it is. These three energies not only structure a balanced planet – but they also construct YOU! This information is the basis of Ayurveda, which was written in the Vedas thousands of years ago. What Am I Made Of? Remember the five elements that create nature? Air, water, earth, fire …

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How to Balance Your Dosha For Better Sleep

Sleep. It’s one of the most important protective processes our body goes through — just as important as eating! Sleep is crucial for our bodies to rest, rejuvenate and detoxify. Not getting enough sleep can lead to a whole host of problems, including poor immunity, issues with concentration, alertness and a build-up of waste materials and toxins (ama) in the …

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Fall Yoga to Balance Vata Dosha

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 …

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Yoga for the Doshas

In Ayurvedic medicine there are three doshas, or energies, that run the human body and mind efficiently. Each dosha correlates with physical, physiological and psychological elements. A person’s bodily dosha and mental dosha may be different, and it changes throughout our lifetime. Ideally, all three doshas are balanced and active. However, as life works, one dosha often dominates the other …

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How To Pacify Vata in Fall

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. The properties of Vata dosha are much like the fall — cool, dry, rough, windy …

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Understanding Holistic Health better

To attain holistic health, one must first learn how different parts of the human body work together. Illness is not a natural state of being. Holistic health practices recognize that for some individuals, dealing with illness or pain can relate to spiritual concerns that may result in physical or emotional symptoms. Holistic health advices one to examine the causes for …

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Your Essential Guide To Pitta Dosha

Do you have an excellent digestion and a radiant complexion? Do you get sound sleep and have a strong sex drive? If the answer to these questions is yes, then your dominant dosha is pitta. In Ayurveda, pitta dosha governs heat, metabolism and transformation in the body. It not only controls the way we digest food but also helps maintain …

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All You Need to Know About Kapha Dosha

Ever wondered what brings stability and support to our body or what holds our body cells, multiple muscles and bones together?  In Ayurveda, the answer to these questions lies in kapha dosha. Made up of earth and water elements, kapha dosha is an easy-going yet powerful energy that resides within our body. It not only keeps joints lubricated but also …

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