By Noelle  Here are some factors that increase vata (and are especially important since we are entering the vata season!): Exposure to cold No routine in your life Eating too much dry, frozen, or leftover food, or foods with bitter, pungent, or astringent tastes. Fasting Too much traveling Too much inappropriate exercise Misuse/overuse of senses […]

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By Noelle You have a unique balance of doshas- your constitution – which is determined at conception. When the current ratio of your doshas is different than your constitution your doshas are out of balance. The ideal situation is to be able to read the doshas in your body, and live a life that maintains […]

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By Noelle  In using Ayurveda it is important to have awareness of the qualities you experience and relate these to the qualities of the doshas. The many nuances in the qualities in your life will be overwhelming, so look initially for broad principles associated with each dosha. I’d like to bring attention to Vata since […]

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By Noelle  Give a little thought to your daily routine and arrange the events of your life for your optimum wellbeing. Ask yourself whether your commitments, habits, and preferences are benefiting or disturbing your doshic balance. Modern pressures can make you feel that you have little choice over many aspects of your life. Yet, the […]

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By Noelle  Follow these steps to bring balance to our daily routines: 1. Awaken at the correct time to give the body a chance to harmonize with the rhythms of the sun.                                Vata: Awaken with the sun Pitta: Awaken ½ […]

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By Noelle  Within the body, there is a rhythm, a natural basic rhythm that governs our natural urges. Our natural urges are food, sex, and sleep. These are referred to as the three pillars of life. They can also be seen as digestion, creativity, and rest. While we all have unique rhythms based on our […]

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By Noelle Continuing the theme this week, of post-panchakarma routines, I’d like to share some more tips to help you reach your optimal health potential. Since proper digestion is essential to maintaining good health, it is important to maintain the strength of the digestive fires once they are up to full force. ayurveda offers the […]

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By Noelle Food is the fuel that ignites our activities. If, at the end of the main panchakarma procedures, the food we ingest is too heavy for our exhausted digestive fires to manage, then little to none of that food will be metabolized and transformed into usable nutritive substances. It all becomes ama and the […]

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By Noelle With a new week ahead of us, Everveda’s mid-summer panchakarma cleanse has come to a close! Last week I shared some daily routines our cleansers were going through, therefore this week I’d like to discuss the post-panchakarma routines that need to continue. Samsarajana krama is a graduated diet that follows after panchakarma. Samsarajana […]

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By Noelle  As you all may know by now we are in the midst of Everveda’s mid-summer cleanse. The cleanse process or Panchakarma is a powerful therapy that provides a unique opportunity for the system to repair and rejuvenate. Those undergoing this program gain the maximum from it if they focus completely on the healing […]

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