The Ayurvedic massages are part of the Indian traditional medicine and have existed for thousands of years. They are known as an efficient holistic approach to improve the general state of health. At the Goddess Garden we have John Jairo … Read More
Benefits of an Ayurvedic Diet
Ayurveda, a system of medicine that encompasses everything from diet to yoga to herbal preparations, is a concept many Westerners aren’t familiar with. However, it is gaining in popularity in the United States and other countries outside of India. Ayurveda … Read More
How to Make Coconut Rice SERVINGS: 4 PREP TIME: 5 MINUTES COOK TIME: 25 MINUTES MEAL: LUNCH-DINNER STYLE: INDIAN PREPARATION: BOILED EAT IN: SUMMER FOR OCCASION: ON-THE-MEND Ingredients: 1c Basmati Rice 1/2 c Coconut Flakes 2 tbsp Coconut oil ¼ tsp salt (Mineral salt) 3 … Read More
BEAUTY COMES FROM WITHIN
Who doesn’t want clearer skin, shinier hair, and stronger nails? When we think about how to get them, most people think mainly of cleansers, ointments, and creams. And while these topical products can make a huge difference, nutrition is often … Read More
50 YOGA CLASS THEMES FOR YOGA TEACHERS
Becoming a successful yoga teacher means being able to give concise and clear-cut cues to allow students to float smoothly between asanas (or poses). But the theme you present during class sets you apart and shows your individuality as a … Read More
What to do when you can’t sleep
We’ve all experienced some form of insomnia at particularly stressful times in our lives. It’s normal to have trouble sleeping at these times, and it usually passes after a night or two. Insomnia is a problem only when it becomes … Read More
What is Iyengar Yoga?
Iyengar Yoga was named after and developed by B.K.S. Iyengar who was a direct disciple of T. Krishnamacharya. They, together with Patabbhi Jois (who developed Ashtanga Yoga) and a few others, were responsible of bringing the practice of modern yoga (as … Read More
What is Prana Mudra?
According to the ancient principles of Yoga and Ayurveda, the human body is made up of 5 elements- water, air, fire, earth and space. The fingers of our hands denote these elements as below: These five elements further constitute the … Read More
“When you understand who and what you are, your radiance projects into the universal radiance and everything around you becomes creative and full of opportunity.” Yogi Bhajan When many people in the West think of Tantra Yoga, they often associate … Read More
Indian Tantric illustration of the subtle body channels that are transversed by Kundalini. The Sanskrit adjective kuṇḍalin means “circular, annular”. It does occur as a noun for “a snake” (in the sense “coiled”, as in “forming ringlets”) in the 12th-century. … Read More