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“Health is not mere absence of disease. It is the dynamic expression of life”

 – Sri Sri Ravi Shankar


Larissa Hall Carlson

Flow with the Seasons

As summer heat transitions to crisp, cool, windy autumn days, we naturally adjust our wardrobes and activities. our body responds too, and many people experience dry skin, lips, hair, and nails, or dry, cracking joints. Some may notice more gas and bloating, and some have trouble sleeping. Flow into fall with Ayurveda According to Ayurveda …

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5 Surprising Benefits of Ayurvedic Massage

At the mention of the word massage, thoughts of deep relaxation instantly arise. We all know how massages promote restoration, but did you know that they have many additional health benefits? This is especially true for Ayurvedic massages, a staple in ancient Indian healthcare. Ayurvedic massages provide proven, time-tested results for everything from increasing longevity …

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Yoga and Ayurveda: Exploring Two Transformative Practices

Yoga and Ayurveda are two inseparable sister sciences that stem from the Vedas. While the former leads us towards optimal physical health, the latter nourishes our spiritual connection. While both are incredibly helpful on their own, their true potential is only realized when they are combined. For example, an Ayurvedic lifestyle without a yoga practice …

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Bitter Is Better In May

“Divine Providence has spread her table everywhere, not with a juiceless green carpet, but with succulent herbage and nourishing grass, upon which most beasts feed.” ~Thomas More Bitter greens are our best buddies in spring! The nature of bitter substances serve to oxygenate and cleanse the blood and alkalize the body. This is exactly what …

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