Fall Yoga/Ayurvedic Cleansing: Rejuvenation Phase

The final and most important part of our cleanse has arrived- Rejuvenation. Now that the body has cleared itself of imbalances and things not serving, you’re ready to receive. “Rejuvenation practices are usually sweet and comforting, and most people find this phase of cleansing quite enjoyable(1)”. Hopefully the reintroduction phase has allowed your body to[…]

Fall Yoga/Ayurvedic Cleansing: Preparation Phase

It’s the time of year where the leaves begin to change from green to miraculous shades of red, orange and yellow. Scarves get pulled out of the closet and blankets rest on the side of the couch. As the seasons change, so do the needs of our bodies. Transitioning from summer season (pitta) into fall[…]

How the Doshas Influence the Stages of Life

If you have read even a little into the science of Ayurveda, you will have more than likely come across the words vata, pitta and kapha. These words represent the Ayurvedic constitutions or doshas. To review: Vata – Vata is ruled by ether and air. The qualities of vata are light, cold, dry, rough, mobile, subtle,[…]

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Discovering the Deepest Beauty Through Ayurveda

This week Free People Clothing hooked up with Banyan Botanicals to create an inspiring and insightful article on the benefits of bringing the practice of Ayurveda into your beauty regimen. It highlights some of the key components of traditional Ayurvedic practices such as daily routine (dinacharya) and self massage (abhyanga), reminding us how simple self care[…]