Category: Ayurveda Tips

  • Equanimity…


    * b r e a t h e * Life is simply a series of experiences, most of which seem beyond our control or planning. There is no judgment inherent in these actual experiences; the judgment lies in our interpretation of what is happening. We can react to our experiences as either something bad (a […]

  • Featured activities during the February 2011 “Ayurveda: Yoga as a Way of Life” retreat!

    Two months away ~ Time to commit! We’ve just booked some amazing additions to the February 2011 workshop at Kalani  Oceanside Retreat! These experienced practitioners have been selected to expose participants to some alternative ways of healing, meditation, or relaxation. We’ll have kirtan, watsu, and more. (Read on, it’s ok…) Monday evening, we’ll begin our […]

  • All I want for Christmas…

    This year when your friends and family ask what you’d like for a Holiday gift, have them donate to your Ayurvedic journey toward balance and health, by giving “gift certificates” toward the February workshop in Hawaii! (Have them email me for instructions.) Gosh, if family spends a couple hundred dollars on you each year, that […]

  • Commitment:: Just do it!

    As we approach the end of 2010 and the beginning of a new calendar year, how about making a commitment to better living through a healthy lifestyle and diet? A commitment to living a little “closer to the land”, eating and buying locally when possible?  A commitment to challenging yourself intellectually and physically every day? […]

  • Basic Principles of Ayurveda

    This is a very simplified explanation of the underlying principles of Ayurveda, but perhaps it will inspire you to dig a bit deeper.Remember, this system was first explained to the rishis in ancient India 4000-5000 years ago. Ayurveda is based on the theory that all of nature is created of five elements: earth, water, fire, […]

  • What is Ayurveda?

    Ayurveda is the traditional natural healing system of India, dating back over 5,000 years.  A Sanskrit word, Ayurveda literally means “the science of life”.  Ayurveda is the sister science of Yoga: it is the healing side of Yoga, while Yoga is the spiritual/ philosophical side of Ayurveda. Together, Yoga and Ayurveda provide a complete, holistic […]