If the heat leaves you hankering for shade, your may have a pitta imbalance. These Ayurvedic practices can help you keep your cool.
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Ayurvedic experts offer five simple tips that you can start using now to improve your digestion—and your health.
Got the flu? Start stealing the best get-well-soon tips your mom and Western medicine never told you now.
Whether you’re heading out of town for July 4th or a longer summer getaway, travel isn’t all kicking back with a book the way it was when you were a kid. The good news is, these ayurvedic tips can help balance your body and mind so you can fully enjoy each moment of your downtime.
Ayurveda is practiced as a lifestyle, which means those eight or more hours you spend on the job count. While you may not control how the office fridge is stocked or whether your schedule allows for midday yoga, you can bring this handful of simple items to work.
Does Ayurveda make your head spin? Sahara Rose Ketabi, Ayurvedic practitioner and author of the forthcoming Idiot’s Guide to Ayurveda, breaks the seemingly complicated mind-body science down into terms we can understand.
Indian cuisine gets its bold, complex flavors from an array of spices, many of which are linked to powerful health benefits. Discover which five belong in your cabinet.
Larissa Hall Carlson, co-leader of Yoga Journal's new Ayurveda 101 course, offers 7 Ayurvedic tips to help you lose weight and reset your body after the holidays.
The new year is the perfect time for a fresh start—and meditation can help, says Larissa Hall Carlson, co-leader of Yoga Journal's new course, Ayurveda 101. Here, Carlson shares her favorite New Year's meditation for each dosha.
Not only do scents like peppermint and lavender make your home smell amazing, aromatherapy can help to calm the holiday jitters and much more.
Ayurveda is meant to support health and prevent disease over the course of a lifetime, but there are many small changes you can make right now to see immediate results, says Larissa Carlson.
Kat Fowler's lighthearted and inspirational style of teaching encourages personal expression, inner connection and courage through movement.
Align your yoga practice with the elemental energies of nature to balance your primary dosha for overall health, wellbeing, and natural beauty.
Move built-up fire energy from the belly through the rest of the body to balance the Pitta dosha and combat its tendencies for competition and overheating.
We sat down with yoga teacher Kat Fowler to talk about how she uses essential oils to deepen her practice — personal expression, inner connection and courage through movement.
Get a taste of the spa’s rejuvenating vibe with these tips from Chief Medical Officer Tieraona Low Dog, MD.
Essential oils have been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years. Bring these healing therapies home with the DIY blends here.
Try these exercises, working with different systems of the body to help you better process your food and relieve specific digestive issues.
Cleanse all parts of your life this season with Naturopathic doctor Karuna Sabnani's comprehensive plan for detoxing your mind and body to let your soul shine.
Whether you’re a light sleeper or clock a solid eight hours nightly, Naturopathic doctor Karuna Sabnani has practices to help all of us sustain a relaxed mind, body, and soul.
Pancha-what? Our writer takes us along on a 10-day traditional Ayurvedic retreat, as part of her journey toward healing. Discover this ancient detox method.
Bringing ancient wisdom to modern life, these traditional tools make it easy to cleanse your body, mind, and soul.
Turn to Ayurvedic self-care practices to regenerate your body and your mind to feel fresh and healthy this Spring.
Spring is the season of renewal. Here, 7 ways you can hit refresh from the inside out with everything from a new sun salute to a healthy detox.
Tongue scraping improves your ability to taste, gets rid of old food debris, and prevents bad odor in the mouth.
Ayurveda has linked oral health to overall immunity for thousands of years.
Ayurveda loves herbal teas, which are warming in the winter and cooling in the summer. Here are a few of my favorites.
Ayurveda holds basil in high regard, stating that it opens the heart and mind, offering the energy of deep devotional love.
Starting the New Year on the right foot is less about big, lofty goals, and more about small, everyday changes.
The neti pot is one of ancient Ayurveda’s greatest gifts to modern-day humans and benefits all three doshas.
Chef Nira Kehar presented "Eating Stories: Montreal to New Delhi" at the James Beard House last Friday, serving up Ayurveda-inspired dishes.
Ayruveda offers these simple yet powerful tips for letting your inner radiance shine through and bolstering your ojas, or inner-energy reserves.
Ayurveda states that sleep, alongside proper diet, loving relationships, and the wise use of energy, is one of the most important ways to stay healthy.
From an Ayurvedic perspective, we tend to “crash” in the mid-afternoon, as this is when we are entering the “vata” period of the day.
Read up on the range of health and cosmetic benefits of oil pulling: the age-old Ayurvedic practice. Plus, how to do it.
Ayurvedic chef Talya Lutzker shares her favorite recipes for a divine vegetarian T-day meal.
No time for yourself? No problem. India's ancient system of medicine offers quick morning and evening self-care rituals to help you balance your energy and boost your health.
Extend your yoga practice to the table by applying Ayurvedic principles to keep your body nourished and your mind clear.