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Pranayama & Curing Eczema

Recently, I’ve taken an interest in how yoga and pranayama can help with eczema. Having had no history of eczema until this year (could be the weather, stress, who knows?), and hearing a little about how some pranayama such as Sitali and Sitkari can lower body heat, I decided to

What yoga taught me: mindful eating

Our modern society today runs at a fast pace and as a result of it, our breathing, sleeping, eating patterns have begun to suffer. Functioning at a fast pace all the time is definitely productive and good for the workplace, but it can cause harm to our bodies overtime. This

Pranic Food

In yogic philosophy, Prana which is a Sanskrit word that has a number of interpretations in English, including “life force,” “energy” and “vital principle” is also known as Chi or Ki in other traditions. All living beings have the innate ability to absorb and utilize Prana to sustain life. Food

Visuddha

While I was looking through my recipe ingredients list that I consumed daily and studying the 7 Chakra in deeper knowledge. I came to realise all this while I’ve consumed most of the food that related to the fifth Chakra – Visuddha. I am excited and hope I can share

Anahata

My Chakras   Today we practiced the technique of scanning our Chakras. It was out of my expectation that the heat actually stronger at my Heart Chakra in sanskrit terms is called Anahata.    In Anahata the fourth chakra, Anahata chakra is located at the center of the chest closed

Ayurveda and Your Dosha

Ayurveda means “the science of life” and is one of the great ancient tools to help you discover your physical and emotional tendencies. It is categorized into three Doshas or mind-body types: Vatta, Pitta and Kapha.Each dosha is characterized by two of the 5 elements: earth, water, fire, air and

A Brief Introduction to Ayurvedic Doshas

I came to know about these 3 Dosha body types when we were studying yoga philosophy. Master Paolo and Master Sree were giving each of us their evaluation of what our body types were. As someone who jumps at the opportunity to take any kind of personality quiz, it intrigued

Vata-Pitta Dosha

My dosha is combination of Vata and Pitta according to Ayurveda. Ayuverda defined as “The Science of Life”, also known as “Mother of All Healing”. It originated from India and contains deep history and knowledge. Moreover, it emphasis on creating balance of the physical, mental and spiritual. What is Vata?

Know Your Ayurvedic Dosha

In Ayurveda tradition, the three basic types of dosha are Vata, Pitta and Kapha. Ayurveda in Sanskrit means “The Science of Life”. Dosha is the energy present in the body, governing physical, mental and emotional characteristics. Since birth, each person has the original body type with unchanged attributes, while lifestyle,

Pitta dosha

Pitta – Vata Dosha After doing the Ayurveda Dosha Quiz, I found out that I was a Pitta – Vata and I need to eat a cooling diet to neutralise the fiery and intense pitta dosha. As the Pitta is the dominant dosha I should follow this diet and will

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