Bumble Bee Breath

By |October 18th, 2016|

Is getting out of bed a challenge? Do you feel like a dense fog has descended upon your brain? If you don’t feel quite up to snuff these days, I highly recommend you give Brahmari Pranayama, or bumble bee’s breath, a try.
It is said that the humming alone can help open the lotus in […]

An Energizing Tea For Autumn

By |October 3rd, 2016|

Ever since childhood, the fall has felt like the real start of the new year to me. After the lazy days of summer it’s time to sharpen the pencils and get down to work. I always get a sense a rising energy, even as the evenings draw in.
In this busy and exciting season anything […]

Prepare for Fall With A Touch Of Rose

By |September 19th, 2016|

Now that we are in late September, the heat and humidity are reaching their final days. A noticeable shift has happened in the air. The mornings are cooler and reveal the inevitable presence of autumn.
While summer is happening externally, what is going on internally? According to Ayurvedic theory, our bodies reflect the transitions of […]

Astragalus: A Deep Nourishing Tonic For Your Immune System

By |September 9th, 2016|

As summer winds down and back-to-school is in full force, we are all starting to think about fall and the whole host of illnesses that can lurk around the corner.  That’s why this time of year is perfect for nourishing and supporting your immune system.
One of the best immune system tonics is Astragalus (Astragalus […]

Late-Summer Foods for Digestive Health and Immunity

By |August 25th, 2016|

In Chinese Medicine, late summer relates to the earth element and serves as a turning point from the hot, active summer season to the cooler, calming energy of fall. By taking care of our digestion and immunity now, we will stay healthier during the colder months.

Late summer is the ideal time to heal the […]

Eating Ice Cream: An Ayurvedic Perspective

By |August 15th, 2016|

Yes, August is here and that means it’s Ice Cream Season! In Vermont, the cremee stands are jam-packed with people patiently waiting for maple soft-serve. It’s cool, creamy, and delicious — who can pass that up? However, for many, eating ice cream can create sad and uncomfortable consequences, including gas, bloating, and digestive distress. […]