• Spring is high Kapha season- the weather is cold and wet, the earth is young and fresh- full of emerging vitality.  It's a time of year when people are wanting to be more active as the days grow longer, but their motivation is often weighted down by cloudy, rainy weather.    Pasta is a classic Kapha food- heavy, harder to digest, but oh so comforting.  Check out this pasta recipe... Spring is high Kapha season- the weather is cold and wet, the earth is young and fresh- full of emerging vitality.  It's a time of year when people are wanting to be more active as the days grow longer, but their motivation is often weighted down by cloudy, rainy weather.    Pasta is a classic Kapha food- heavy, harder to digest, but oh so comforting.  Check out this pasta recipe...

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  • It’s no secret that our world is not the same as it was 100 years ago; toxins are impossible to avoid in daily life.  They come into our body through our air, water, food, lotions and hygiene products, our cooking and cleaning products, it’s the kind of topic that can get real scary, real fast.  But that is why periodic body cleanses are so important- now more than ever.  Ayurveda... It’s no secret that our world is not the same as it was 100 years ago; toxins are impossible to avoid in daily life.  They come into our body through our air, water, food, lotions and hygiene products, our cooking and cleaning products, it’s the kind of topic that can get real scary, real fast.  But that is why periodic body cleanses are so important- now more than ever.  Ayurveda...

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  • Who doesn’t love Halloween?  Dressing up, haunted houses, and of course, all the candy.  Hmmmm, Sugar - the word itself causes both the mouth to water and the pancreas to shiver.  It doesn’t have to be terrible though.    There are numerous types of sugars on the market, almost too many to count and certainly too many to recognize unless you happen to be an avid label reader.  And the vast... Who doesn’t love Halloween?  Dressing up, haunted houses, and of course, all the candy.  Hmmmm, Sugar - the word itself causes both the mouth to water and the pancreas to shiver.  It doesn’t have to be terrible though.    There are numerous types of sugars on the market, almost too many to count and certainly too many to recognize unless you happen to be an avid label reader.  And the vast...

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  • How many of you have an Aloe Vera plant in your home?  And what do you know about it?  It seems I’ve been recommending Aloe Vera Juice to clients left and right over the past months, forcing me to realize that the good people of the world are missing out on some valuable information regarding this common household plant. Because really, it’s pretty good on your body, but it’s so... How many of you have an Aloe Vera plant in your home?  And what do you know about it?  It seems I’ve been recommending Aloe Vera Juice to clients left and right over the past months, forcing me to realize that the good people of the world are missing out on some valuable information regarding this common household plant. Because really, it’s pretty good on your body, but it’s so...

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  •  Ah, summer.  Who doesn’t love the feel of the warm sun on their skin?  As pleasant and invigorating as it is, it does require some care and attention as those rays can be harmful as well.  Luckily, Ayurveda, the world’s oldest health care modality, prescribes some wonderful oils and herbs to nourish, hydrate, and protect skin from the sun.  First, there are benefits to using oils instead of lotions.  The...  Ah, summer.  Who doesn’t love the feel of the warm sun on their skin?  As pleasant and invigorating as it is, it does require some care and attention as those rays can be harmful as well.  Luckily, Ayurveda, the world’s oldest health care modality, prescribes some wonderful oils and herbs to nourish, hydrate, and protect skin from the sun.  First, there are benefits to using oils instead of lotions.  The...

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