Soothing Vata in the Mind

November 5, 2018

Hi! I hope you’re doing well!  In this post, I’m taking a quick look at the Vata dosha and how it interacts with the mind. The Ayurvedic perspective gives us a pretty simple framework to understand mental well being that you can use to observe and influence your own state of mind. Ultimately, the more you can understand…

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Eating Tips For Winter (Vata Season!)

October 29, 2018

How do you know that it’s vata season? If the chill in the air or the descending snow line on the mountains isn’t enough, then the sudden surge of pumpkins in stores and on door fronts is a pretty darn good indicator! During this time, we feel naturally drawn towards cozier indoor environments or trips to warm…

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The Basics of Routine

August 17, 2018

Are you feeling the summer crazies yet? I sure am. I feel like all the hectic activity of summer is still full force, while, the “return to school” vibe has caused my work load to massively multiply as my web clients get back to being productive. I’m sure I’m not alone when I say that…

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Why camping is good for your soul.

July 30, 2018

Spending time in nature has a palpable therapeutic effect that can rejuvenate your body and lighten your spirit. Inspired by my trip last weekend in the Talkeetna mountains of Alaska, here are three big reasons why it’s so healing to get out of dodge: Getting out of the routine Simplicity Connection with the senses

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Tips For Summer Travel + July Events

July 23, 2018

It’s been a long time! I hope your summer is going well. I just got back from a very nourishing camping/road trip/retreat with various family and friends on the West Coast. It was wonderful to reminisce, share the true summer heat with loved ones and enjoy many glasses of local white wine. My retreat with Julia Cameron, called…

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Stay balanced in the summer with Ayurveda

June 11, 2018

How’s your summer going so far? I hope you’ve been getting outside and enjoying all of the beauty and energy this season has to offer! I love the summer vibe – the long, beautiful days, the warm weather, the joy of no longer needing to wear multiple layers of clothing. The summer has a sense ease…

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Energy body

Did you know you have an energy body?

April 30, 2018

If the title of this post inspires thoughts like “Oh man, this woo-woo stuff is NOT for me”, then you might just be right. But that doesn’t change the fact that you still have an energy body! This is one of those topics that the more you know about it, the more you’re able to…

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Low energy? Your ojas needs love!

April 24, 2018

Ojas (pronounced oh-jahs) is the Ayurvedic concept for the energy we have to live our lives. You know you have plenty of ojas if you wake up easily, can happily make it through the day and don’t feel exhausted at bedtime. In general, you feel vibrantly alive. On the other hand, if you have low…

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Workshop: Evolve yourself with Ayurveda

April 24, 2018

Thursdays, May 10, 17, & 24, 7:30-8:30pm This is a 3 class series for beginners that explores core concepts of Ayurveda and provides practices to apply to your own life. Class 1 May 10th: The Doshas: Learn how the patterns of nature (the doshas) apply to you and how to balance them. Class 2 May…

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It's Kapha season!

Kapha season tips

March 26, 2018

Kapha season (the Ayurvedic term for spring) awakens us from our restful winter mode, bringing more light and energy into our lives. Embodying youth, growth and beginnings, it’s a great time of year to let go of what no longer serves you and to start something new. Many of us also experience the unwanted effects…

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