10 Yoga Poses for Relaxation & Calming

The fight or flight response is a stress reaction. It stems from an ancient mechanism of survival and is now causing duress in our lives increasing the occurrence of chronic anxiety. Being late to a meeting, not getting an assignment done on time, getting unsound or unplentiful sleep, relationship issues…. the list is bountiful- stress happens![…]

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[…]