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Talking about Doshas and the 3 Mind/Body Types

   photo credit:  Hi there,  I'm continuing my Ayurveda theme today and chatting about the three Doshas and  what they mean.  Basically doshas are the life energies behind all of our functions, a balance between body, mind, spirit, and wellbeing. They refer to your unique physical and mental constitution. Everyone has their dominant dosha or combination of two or three of these elemental forces. Knowing yours can help you maintain balance, who doesn't want that? and help you through seasonal changes for lasting health and peace of mind. OMming out!  photo credit: The 3 Dosha Types Vata (airy element). It is characterized by properties of dry, cold, light, and movement. All movement in the body is due to property of vata. Blood circulation, breathing, blinking, and your heartbeat.  In balance:...

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What is Ayurveda?

Photo   With our up coming Sip & Dip Yin Yoga by the pool event, I thought I'd talk abit about Ayurveda for those who aren't familiar with it.  Although Ayurveda is becoming more and more  popular is western holistic medicine, is thought to be over  5000 years old. An Indian natural healing system that consists of a number of disciplines, including aromatherapy, diet, herbal medicine, acupuncture, yoga, massage, meditation and balancing of energies.    Ayurvedic medicine is entirely holistic and creates harmony between the body, mind, and spirit.  Ayurveda translated from Sanskrit means "the science of life"   Ayurveda reminds us that our health is all balanced and a direct connection between our environment, body, mind, and spirit. photo credit: ...

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