pacifying vata

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

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 …

cure headaches

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 …

ayurveda for kids

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

Ayurveda for Kids

Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s no secret that there are many benefits to living an Ayurvedic lifestyle. From increased energy to greater balance and overall well being, this ancient practice has benefitted many adults. However, Ayurveda for kids can be just as beneficial, with the added bonus that starting your children with an Ayurvedic lifestyle can build healthy habits that will stick with them …

doshas

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

What are the Doshas? Vata, Pitta, Kapha

Reading Time: 4 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 …

ayurvedic foods

Natalia Lewallen Ayurveda & You, Digestion, Doshas, Kapha, Pitta, Uncategorized, Vata

Ayurvedic Foods to Ease Anxiety

Reading Time: 3 minutes They say “you are what you eat,” and this is especially true if you’re trying to live an Ayurvedic lifestyle. A key tenet of Ayurveda is the practice of using your diet to balance the energy within your body. While you should consult a professional to understand your personal dosha and needs, we’ve identified some Ayurvedic foods to ease anxiety. …

Thriving through Balance: Supporting your Dosha throughout Pandemic

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

Thriving through Balance: Supporting your Dosha throughout Pandemic

Reading Time: 4 minutes As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, most of us have been witnessing a multitude of changes in our lives. This has been a given. Everything has shifted and changed, yet there is one thing that has remained true. The need to maintain our balance. Learn how about thriving through balance: supporting your Dosha throughout pandemic in this article. Fortunately, your Dosha …

yoga & ayurveda

Natalia Lewallen Ayurveda & You, Doshas, Essential Oils, Kapha, Pitta, Vata, Yoga & Meditation

Yoga & Ayurveda: Discovering the Best Practices for Each Dosha

Reading Time: 4 minutes Have you ever wondered why certain yoga poses leave you feeling rejuvenated, calm, centered, and balanced while others feel more agitating, sore, or awkward? Maybe you have a friend who thrives from a hot, powerful yoga class, while you enjoy the slower, gentle stretching. Learn why in this article about Yoga & Ayurveda: Discovering the best yoga practices for each …

social distance

Natalia Lewallen Ayurveda & You, Daily Routines, In the Media, Lifestyle, Seasonal Guides, Vata

Social Distancing: A Time to Reconnect with YourSelf

Reading Time: 3 minutes As many of us are staying safe within our homes, it is easy to become distracted by all that’s occurring and changing in our external worlds. Our daily lives and routines may have changed, our feelings and emotions are vacillating, and our connections with others looks different. We can take advantage of Social distancing and make it a time to …

self love in every season

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

Self Love in Every Season

Reading Time: 4 minutes Now that the annual energetic explosion of Valentine’s day is over, are you going to wait until next year to love on yourself? What if I tell you can Self Love in Every Season. It is a beautiful intention and opportunity to devote a day to love – loving on those around you, loving on yourself, your children, your partner, …

Kelly Driscoll Ayurveda & You, Doshas, Lifestyle, Vata, 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 …