Ayurveda: Ancient Healing Technique

Ayurveda is a term that gets used a lot in the yogic community. It is a multi-faceted concept that can sometimes be difficult to absorb and apply to our own lives. This handy guide will help bring light to the … 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

Ayurvedic Recipe: Coconut Rice

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

11 Scents for Your Well-Being

To most people, a smell isn’t just a fragrance — it’s a memory. When you get a whiff of chocolate chip cookies, you may think of baking in your Mom’s kitchen. When a warm breeze blows the smell of fresh … Read More

The Mind-Body Benefits of Yoga

There are countless benefits of yoga, and most of them apply to your mind and body simultaneously. When we hold tension, trauma, stress, or fear in our bodies, it not only causes mental distress but physical problems as well. So many … 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

The New Moon and Its Effects On You

During the new moon Phase, the nights are dark as they’re illuminated only by the natural light of stars and other celestial objects. The naked eye cannot identify the moon’s proper position during this time. This is due to the … 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

How to Get Flexible Quickly and Safely

Most people wish they were more flexible but don’t do anything about it, because most flexibility training feels like a weird form of torture. But the actual “trick” to fast flexibility is to focus on the areas you personally need … Read More

5 Most Controversial Topics In Yoga

1. THE GREAT VEGETARIAN DEBATE Some schools of yoga say you absolutely can NOT eat meat and call yourself a yoga student. That’s because one of the niyamas of yoga is ahimsa, or non-harming. And, well, you can’t eat meat without harming another … Read More