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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One yogi takes us along on her transformative journey through the ultimate 21-day Ayurvedic cleanse, panchakarma.
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.
The first day of spring is here and it's time to start changing your diet for "nature's new year," says John Douillard, co-leader of Yoga Journal's online course Ayurveda 101.
Did you give up wheat and grains amid the gluten-free craze? You may be cutting out one of your favorite food groups for no reason—and compromising your health while you're at it, says John Douillard.
There’s more to gut health than what we put on our plates. Health coach Robyn Youkilis shares Ayurvedic tips to transform the way you cook, eat, and digest.
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.
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.
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 loves herbal teas, which are warming in the winter and cooling in the summer. Here are a few of my favorites.
Ayurveda understands that when we align our body, lifestyle practices, and mind with the tides of nature, our self-esteem is boosted.
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.
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.
As we head into the stressful fall season of early wake-ups, busy days and earlier nightfall, consider adding an oil massage to your morning or evening beauty routine. Here's why.
John Douillard offers advice for Brittany Pryor, 24, a yoga teacher diagnosed with Graves’ disease and RA.
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.
These basic “poses” can improve your vision (and help you concentrate and relax). Plus, learn how to train your third eye.
According to Ayurveda, ghee, or clarified butter, has the healing benefits of butter without the impurities. Learn how it can fight inflammation, promote flexibility, enhance digestion, bolster the immune system, and more.
Knowing your dosha and prakriti can help you stay balanced and healthy.
Gentle Ayurvedic exfoliation can be a soothing part of your skin-care regimen.