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 …

self massage

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

Self-Healing through Touch: Nourishing Yourself with Abhyanga

Reading Time: 4 minutes When was the last time you felt that blissful glow from a massage? Your muscles relaxed, your mind at ease, and skin nourished by being touched. In Ayurveda, it is suggested you receive this daily. Yet over the past year, we have grown used to social isolation, lacking in touch and sensory experiences. The practice of Abhyanga, self-oil massage is …

managing holiday stress with ayurveda

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

Managing Holiday Stress with Ayurveda

Reading Time: 4 minutes After an intense year, there are only a few months to go before we can all wave goodbye to 2020. But before that glorious send-off, we have to make it through the gauntlet that can be the holidays. While the holidays are supposed to be a joyous time of celebration with friends and family, the pressure to have a good …

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 …

vata balance

Natalia Lewallen Ayurveda & You, Daily Routines, Knowledge Center, Lifestyle, Vata

How To Change Your Life Holistically – Finding Vata Balance

Reading Time: 5 minutes My name is Honor and this is my story about how Ayureda changed my life and I found Vata balance. I have flashbacks of lying on my bed, in immense pain, holding a red hot water bottle to my stomach, and wondering, “What the heck is wrong with me?” I couldn’t eat – it was like my gut had completely …

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 …

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