As we head into late summer, we're heading into prime pomegranate season. A great time to enjoy this superfood that packs plenty of vitamin C, antioxidants, fiber and potassium.
In Ayurveda, there is an old adage, "ek anar, saw bimar" which translates to mean "one pomegranate
Levitating Monkey: What lead you to combine your expertise in Neurology with your proficiency in Ayurvedic wellness programs to develop tailored health plans for your clients?
Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary: I became a patient and once I was on the other side of the stethoscope, my
I’ve been on a juice kick lately. Not a bad thing I suppose, as Spring is a good time to balance Kapha energy. (Spring is Kapha season). When our Kapha is out of sync, it shows up as weight gain, allergies, sluggishness, and water retention.
Levitating Monkey: Having started your career as a Doctor of Chiropractic in 1987, what lead you to the field of Ayurvedic Medicine in 1991?
Dr. Marc Halpern (Dr. Shiva): I went into Chiropractic as a part of my search to understand the cause of disease and suffering
A very common Ayurvedic practice in India, is the daily ritual of ushapan, (drinking one litre of water first thing in the morning). The ideal time to do ushapan is before sunrise, immediately after waking up and before brushing your teeth. Yes, before brushing your teeth is
Getting a good night's sleep is crucial to your health, well-being and the ability to experience joy and peace in your life. In Ayurveda, sleep is considered to be as important as diet in maintaining health and balance in the body. Sleep is the time
With pumpkins on every stoop, we thought it was a good time to share this delicious flavor-rich roasted pumpkin soup recipe. High in heart-protecting beta-carotene, cooked pumpkin provides a rich source of potassium. Pumpkins are an ideal way to pacify the dry Vata dosha when
For all those Kaphas that have been waiting for this last installment on meditation according to your dosha, wait no more!
Kapha dosha types need meditation in order to release emotional attachment and to fight mental stagnation and lethargy. Meditation is known to help all dosha
As part of the Meditation According to Your Dosha series, we're going to talk about Pitta types today. Pitta people need to meditate in order to release anger and aggression and to release their desire to control life. Pittas usually have good concentration and can meditate
As you deepen your meditation practice, it's important to meditate according to your dosha type.
In this first post on meditating according to your dosha, we will talk specifically about meditation for Vata types. The major motivating factor for Vata types to meditate is centered around instilling