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A Deep Dive Into Understanding Ayurvedic Spa & Its Practices

Ayurvedic medicine has been followed in India for centuries. One major component of it is Ayurvedic massage and spa. Also known as Abhyanga, the practice promotes well-being and balanced health in an individual by creating lifestyle changes. The Ayurvedic approach to being healthy is meant to last a lifetime, it encompasses every aspect of life and is ingrained into it. Understanding Ayurveda & Its Historical Use In simple and plain words, Ayurveda means the science …

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Yoga Food Philosophy

Food is my medicine. It is the most delicious medicine for my health and happiness. OK, every so often I still get a ‘kick’ out of french fries, but I do learn that the happiness I get from them only lasts a couple of minutes. And they don’t exactly make me feel healthy! As a Nutritionist I am especially concerned about the over-acidity of modern (western culture) bodies (and minds). It is important to eat mostly …

How Nutrition Affects Your Yoga Practice

Practicing yoga brings many rewards, but could we enhance these rewards by altering what we eat? Nutrition plays an enormous role in our lives, both emotionally and physically so it has to have an impact on what we do and the way that we do it. If we imagine ourselves as one long tube (our digestive tract), we therefore need to understand that what goes into this tube will affect us in every way. What enters the tube …