Posts Tagged ‘summer’

Drinking Ayurveda… for hydration and happiness!

It’s winter down here and I’m cold and dehydrated, which makes for a vata fiesta (yes my mind and body are going a bit haywire!). Cold, dry air makes for cold dry hands, feet, hair and mood. So I’m covering up as much as possible (can you say double socks!!), AND oiling myself from head…

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Pitta Yoga Sequence Download

What is Pitta Yoga…? Pitta yoga includes yoga poses, meditation and breathing exercises that are focus on calming the intensity and heat of pitta in the body and mind. Reducing pitta is all about cooling, calming and releasing strain or tension. Poses that help to reduce pitta tend to be ones that create a sense…

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Eating for NOW

Got a question for ya? What’s in season where you are? Any ideas? Don’t worry it’s not a test, it’s just a simple question that brings awareness to the fact that we’ve lost our connection to our own seasons! It used to be that food was a great way of getting a sense for what…

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Agua Fresca anyone…?

Growing up in California has it’s advantages…  Earthquakes notwithstanding, I was lucky to have grown up within a stones throw of a huge variety of fresh local fruits, vegetables, nuts and my personal favorite…. Mexican food!      And one of the most luscious companions to all of the spicy, summery Mexican goodness would have…

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A few things for summer…

Guess what…? Summer is coming. It’s pitta season. Its hot and wet or dry, sharp, intense… and so are we during the summer. And since preparation is our best friend when it comes to being happy and healthy, here are some ideas for cooling the heat and creating inner balance all summer long…. Try some…

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