Yoga Articles

Is a Sattvic diet the way to go?

A sattvic diet is a high fiber, low fat nutritious vegetarian diet. Apart from promoting a healthy living, a sattvic diet helps to keep our minds clear to function at its full potential and be at peace. Yoga practitioners follow this diet to contribute in the development of higher consciousness.

Smoothies for Yoga

It could be before an inversion class, or a morning Ashtanga class, or even before learning Uddiyana Bandha. There will be a time when we may not want to have a full proper meal because it will weigh us down but we still need that sustenance which will last us

Almost vegetarian…

Who would have thought it…it’s just like Master Sree said it would be, the body doesn’t want meat anymore…   My diet has changed from being a meat lover, especially the craving for bacon for breakfast as a treat on Sundays. I don’t know how it happened but I am

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?

Doshas, Gunas & Food lah!

I’m a foodie who loves to eat tasty, pretty and variety of food. Not only eating, but I also enjoy cooking different types of cuisines. Before taking YTT, I always thought my food habits are quite healthy as I have dedicated 3 days a week as meat-free days. However, I’ve

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,

Doshas & Labels

When I first heard of the Doshas, I rolled my eyes at yet another label to classify people according to their body types. Too often, we find ourselves going through yet another Buzzfeed quiz finding out what your last meal says about what kind of animal you are, only to

Yoga Therapy and Ayurveda

I was first introduced to Yoga through Ayurveda. I was fascinated by the discovery of Doshas in my last blog post that I would like to share about my Ayurvedic treatment: Kriya. Before coming for treatment, I am to fast because I am needed to do lots of purging. Jala

“You are Kapha-Pitta”

I was first introduced to Dosha through the Ayurveda treatment I used to go for my skin condition. I was a patient at the time and wasn’t very informed about Dosha. In our first week of Yoga Teacher Training, Master Weiling went through Dosha, the three Gunas, and food. We

A Protein Rich Breakfast Recipe for YTT

If you’re in the midst of Yoga Teacher Training or have already completed it, you’ll probably know that eating a protein rich breakfast will provide the stamina for hours of san salutations, vinyasas and inversions. Throughout YTT with Tirisula Yoga, I have experimented with a range of breakfasts. Master Sree