November 27, 2017

If we look at nature, we notice that most things have a daily routine and follow a rhythm that seems to flow with ease. Human beings, however, don't have it quite as easy. Modern technology and modern life has allowed us to get out of touch with a more natural routine...

November 18, 2017

Okay. Run to the mirror and stick your tongue out at yourself. What do you see? What color is is? Is the color even all over? Is it covered with a thin or thick coating of white? Does it have little bumps all over or is it completely smooth? Are there cracks? Maybe "te...

September 5, 2017

On September 22, summer will officially come to a close and autumn will begin. You may have already noticed a change in the light and/or a new, slight chill in the air. This is an important time for our health and wellbeing.

In Ayurveda, the time around the changing of...

August 22, 2017

Once we understand our primary constitution (dosha) or the area where we most often get imbalanced, we can start tailoring our food choices according to some basic Ayurveda principles: the six tastes and the dosha qualities. 

The Six Tastes

Ayurveda holds that there are...

August 8, 2017

Ayurveda offers specific and individualized advice for what types of foods to eat based on your unique makeup and/or what specific issue you are trying to address. But I often get questions about weight loss, so I wanted to provide some very general guidelines that any...

July 25, 2017

While much of what is best for you to eat is determined by your individual dosha(s) or current imbalance, Ayurveda has some basic dietary guidelines that everyone can benefit from.

1. Eat foods closest to their natural state. This is an easy principle to remember but ca...

July 18, 2017

Almost everyone has had issues getting a good night's sleep at one point or another. But some people experience this struggle on a more consistent basis. What can we do to improve our quality of sleep? Here are five suggestions to get you on the right track:

1. Go...

December 28, 2016

As the New Year fast approaches, many people contemplate those things they would like to change. The instinct to commit to growth and self-improvement is an important one. Here are some key tips from the yoga tradition to take into consideration as you look at what you...

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