Ayurveda

Oct

Self Massage – Abhyanga

Fall is a most excellent time to employ the Ayervedic self care treatment called Abhyanga.  This daily self-massage is best done in a warm bathroom, prior to a shower or bath. The benefits include : Increased circulation, especially to nerve endings Toning of the muscles and the whole physiology Calming for the nerves Lubrication of the joints Increased mental alertness Improved ...

Jan

Winter brings a paradoxical blend of moisture and dryness. It is wet outside, but seasonally it is considered dry. To top it off, most of us are running our heating systems more than usual, which adds to the dryness. My nostrils get super dry, and makes it tough to breath smoothly. I was introduced to Nasya by Eti Domb, a ...