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Introduction to Ayurveda at the Yoga Room

Are you generally feeling out of it? Do you have a low appetite for food, fitness and what should otherwise be fun? Is your fatigue getting you down? Low energy, poor digestion and a lack of self care are the top reasons …

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Video: An Introduction to Ayurveda

Confused about Ayurveda or how it works? Here’s the five minute introduction. In this video, I explain the basic concepts of Ayurvedic medicine and how you can incorporate it into your lifestyle. This video was produced by www.glamrs.com For more about …

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SpiceBox Organics: ‘An Introduction to Ayurveda’

For those interested in workshops, SpiceBox Organics is hosting An Introduction to Ayurveda. Perfect for those who want to go deeper into Ayurvedic self care.

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Grassroots Pantry HK presents “Introduction to an Ayurvedic Pantry”

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Kokum Cooler – An Ayurvedic Summer Drink

R, an old friend, facebooked me from Los Angeles last week with a quick question: R: Hi hon. How are you? Hope all is well. I had a quick question. When your Mom and you were in LA a while …

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What exactly is meant by “mindful eating?”

Mindful eating is not rocket science. In days when life was not all about TV dinners and eating on the go, people would actually have longer and more enjoyable meals that actually resulted in skinnier waistlines. Think “French family dinners” which are inevitably a social event. Traditionally, the focus has always been on the food and the wine. Well, it’s no Ayurvedic secret that focusing on food, aids digestion.

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Sustainable Eating Patterns For Living In Harmony With Your Environment

As much as people might recognize that Ayurveda is an ancient medicine from India and that it enhances positive health, most do not realize how intricately it is connected to sustainability.

Translated from Sanskrit as The Science of Life, Ayurveda is probably one of the oldest known systems of sustainable living. Given that it enhances longevity goes to show how important sustainability is…not just as a marketing or lifestyle trend but as a method of achieving long term health.

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Karva Chauth For Dummies: Wisdom On A Fasting and Prayer Ritual From the Villages of Punjab

Karva Chauth is a Northern Indian festival during which married women fast for the well-being of the husband. Observed during the month of Kartik on the fourth day of Krishna Paksha (the waning moon) the festival was originally based on the idea of camaraderie between married women in the community during a time when most of Northern Indian society lived in villages. It is important to remember this as increasingly cynics (like my old self) will tend to pass it off as an example of traditions that cater to a male dominated society.

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Ayurveda For Allergies

Although everybody hates the idea of allergies, the truth is that if you are healthy, an allergic response will protect your body against invasion by harmful agents. Secretions and inflammation help your immune cells impact the affected tissue by wash away toxins. ‘Allergies’ develop when these immune responses begin to occur on a excessive basis.

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Coconut Lagoon – An Eco-Friendly Health Spa

The monsoon season may not considered to be the ideal time to travel in India but if you are looking for a green spa retreat amidst the chirping of birds around a large lake then try the Coconut Lagoon. Situated on the banks of Lake Vembanad, the largest lake in Kerala, this unique health resort offers ayurveda, yoga, and kalaripayattu (ancient martial arts) in old world Kerala style living. It provides the perfect retreat from fifth gear living and its core values abide by the the name of its owner, the CGHearth group, which stands for Clean, Green, Healthy Earth. In the monsoon season, the air is dense with moisture making the flora of the Kerala backwaters seem greener and even more abundant than the rest of the year.

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