Ayurveda is the worlds oldest health system, stemming from ancient India more than 5000 years ago. In fact, it is the health system from which all others originated- Chinese, western, and herbology. The sanskrit word Ayurveda means ‘knowledge of life’, and in order to achieve complete health, you must have knowledge of all aspects of your life. It is a healing system that transcends the physical and combines the medical, emotional, mental, spiritual and metaphysical, which are all interconnected.
The lesser known sister sciences of yoga, Ayurveda is based on the belief that health can be achieved only through a delicate balance among the mind, body and spirit. We are all a reflection of our environments and can transform our personal health only through awareness.
When it comes to nasal cleansing there are two practices: neti and nasya. Neti is a process where you use salt water to cleanse the nasal passages using a neti pot. With nasya you lubricate the nasal cavities with oil. You might be wondering why you should cleanse your nostrils, but if you think about […]
Dry brushing is just what it sounds like- brushing your skin with a dry brush on dry skin. By doing this you scrape the dead skin cells off the top layer of your skin. This is done before you shower. The practice promotes detoxification and stimulates your lymphatic system. Did you know that your skin […]
Abhyanga has many benefits, including toning your muscles, enhancing detoxification, softening your skin, calming your nervous system, releasing fatigue, aiding your sleep, improving elimination, lubricates your joints, increases circulation and hydrates you from within.