Levitating Monkey: What first lead you to become interested in Ayurveda and studying at the American Institute of Ayurveda?
Arun Deva: It is interesting. As a child I was torn between many worlds. The Bollywood of Bombay (Mumbai now), my birth place. The camaraderie of a joint family
For some reason, avocado often gets a bad rap because of it's rich fat content. Many still think that it'll increase bad cholesterol. Let's try and set the record straight, shall we?
Called Neerabijh in Sanskrit, avocado is often prescribed in Ayurveda for its various healing benefits,
Having a rough time falling asleep as we move into the winter season?
Try this soothing recipe for Golden Milk and sleep soundly throughout the night. Turmeric may not be the first thing you think about to help you sleep, but this is a deliciously soothing remedy that supports healthy digestion,
Looking for healthy ways to spice up dinner tonight?
Try adding a little garam masala to your next entree. "Garam Masala" is a Hindi term that refers to a blend of a few different spices commonly used in Indian cooking. Literally translated, garam means “hot” and
As we move into Autumn and look to change our diet to fit the season, cumin seeds or "jeera" as it is called in Hindi, is a great aromatic spice to add to your diet. A common ingredient in Indian cooking, I often add it
I’ve been on a ginger kick as of late. Happens every month or so, as I always forget all the amazing healing properties this spice has. An Ayurvedic staple and key ingredient in many Indian dishes, ginger is known for its medicinal properties. Anti-cancer being a
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