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The Five Elements

The Five Elements Earth Day is April 22, so we thought it would be natural to talk about the five elements of nature. When we look at nature, there are five elements that provide the foundation for the entire physical world – space, air, fire, water and earth. Ayurveda recognizes these elements as the building blocks of all […]

By Debra Locker Griffin
April 20, 2015
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Building Successful Relationships with Wisdom, Part 2

 Have you ever wondered… In our last post about building successful relationships, Caroline and Wally shared some of the keys to building a happy, long lasting relationship based on their experience of living and teaching with the Art of Living. In this interview, we continue with some more tips about the art of acceptance and applying the […]

By Caroline & Wally Zeman
April 10, 2015
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Forging a Successful Relationship with the Wisdom of Yoga

 Have you ever wondered… about the keys to a happy, long lasting, successful relationship? Well, senior Art of Living teachers Wally and Caroline Zeman have been happy and growing together for over 40 years.   In this candid interview with Andrew Keaveney, Wally and Caroline share their secrets.       Andrew:  What’s the key to […]

By Caroline & Wally Zeman
April 5, 2015
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How Food Can Be Your Medicine With Ayurveda

What is in your meal and where did the ingredients come from? The World Health Organization set out to help you answer those questions during this year’s World Health Day on April 7. This commitment by the WHO falls in line with our commitment to Ayurvedic cooking. In Ayurveda, food is considered to be medicine. […]

By Debra Locker Griffin
April 1, 2015
Spring Programs

On the Way: Happiness Program, Summer Camp & Panchakarma

The rhododendrons will soon be blooming on our mountain, signaling a great time for you to visit. Here are upcoming programs to help you plan a solo stay, getaway with friends, or a family vacation: April 13-19 – Six-day Panchakarma Cleanse This personal journey to wellness begins with your pulse. The ancient practice of Ayurvedic […]

By Debra Locker Griffin
March 25, 2015

On the Foothills of Silence – A Practice Ancient & Modern

  Sound cannot exist without silence and without sound, silence has no purpose. Silence is a vessel that contains everything from our experiences, to our thoughts, feelings to the depth of our soul. If poetry is the language of the heart, than silence is the language of the soul. All spiritual traditions around the world […]

By Aman Gohal
March 17, 2015

5 Ayurveda Tips to Stay Warm in Winter

As the seasons shift, it is wise to follow the changes in nature by incorporating into your routine some Ayurvedic practices. The sometimes drastic shifts in weather can make our body more vulnerable to ill health, so it is of even greater importance that we nurture ourselves from the inside out. While wintertime may seem […]

By Andrew
March 13, 2015

Panchakarma Compared: Deep Cleansing for Your Tissues

Panchakarma Compared Is it that time of year, when the body’s grown sluggish or tired and you’re looking into cleansing? How does Panchakarma differ from other fads and cleanses? What are its specific benefits? In quest of these answers, in our last post we approached Dr. Suhas Kshirsagar, an Ayurvedic practitioner based on Northern California, to […]

By MoxieDeveloper
February 9, 2015

From Vata Imbalance to Vata In Balance

VATA IN BALANCE: In our last post, we looked at signs of vata imbalance. Now, I’d like to introduce some practical tips for how to keep vata in balance when it gets out of whack.   1. Some Tips to Warm Up How to balance vata? Stay warm and stay calm. When you are relaxed, […]

By MoxieDeveloper
February 9, 2015

Recognize the Signs of Vata Imbalance

VATA: THE MOVER AND SHAKER In the last post we looked briefly at the three main constitutional types in Ayurveda. Here, I’ll go into more depth about vata, the mover and shaker of the three constitutions. This information will be especially useful for readers who: have a vata constitution have a hectic lifestyle have a vata imbalance […]

By MoxieDeveloper
February 9, 2015
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