• Getting Started

    Ayurveda rituals, practices for a healthier you!

    In my recent post What is Dinacharya? I went into detail of the rituals and practices performed in an Aryuvedic daily routine. As you read, many are everyday things that twenty-first century individuals do….brush your teeth, exercise, shower, eat three meals a day, etc. However, some might have been terms never heard of before, such as tongue scrapping or oil pulling. Before being introduced to Ayurveda I had never heard of these, nor did I have the slightest clue what they entailed. Not to worry, utilizing the following post I will go into detail explaining what some of these ancient practices are, their purpose, and how they can be performed…

  • Ayurveda Fundamentals,  Getting Started

    What is Dinacharya?

    As mentioned in my previous post, Ayurveda for Beginners – An Ancient System of Health and Healing, creating a Dinacharya or daily routine is crucial in the success of your overall Ayurvedic transformation. So what is Dinacharya? Let’s find out! Diving into Dinacharya Dinacharya, literally meaning “daily routine”, is a foundational concept in Ayurveda. Ayurveda outlines six different cycles over the course of a twenty-four-hour period broken up by dosha type. Hence, it is no surprise that the qualities of each dosha are pronounced during each respective cycle. The main premise is that the use of a routine in alignment with these cycles creates balance amongst the mind, body and…

  • Getting Started

    Ayurveda for Beginners – An Ancient System of Health and Healing

    For most, Ayurveda is a term they have never heard of, myself included. That is until about two months ago. I was introduced to Ayurveda while reading the book Perfect Health, by Deepak Chopra. For anyone interested in healing their body through holistic practices and rituals, look no further. Ayurveda is an ancient approach to holistically addressing the imbalance of mind, body, and spirit within an individual and providing guidance to bring them back into balance. Commonly referred to as the “science of life” Ayurveda is often seen as the first system of medicine established. Ayurveda for Beginners serves as a brief introduction to an ancient practice that stems some…