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“Slowing Down with the Two-Step and Yoga”

A dear friend, the one who meets me in the smile space and manages to give me karmic kicks in the butt without ever leaving a boot print, wants me to teach him how to two-step. It’s an odd request, as folks typically ask for yoga lessons or Ayurvedic consults. However there was a time in my life when I used to regularly do the two-step, tripping the cowboy lights fantastic at a western bar named Lucille’s. (more…)

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Simple Ayurvedic Suggestions to Cool the Body and Mind

 

As Billie Holiday sang, “it’s summertime and the living is easy”. This is unless you happen to experience migraine headaches and with greater frequency during this season. In Ayurveda, the seasons relate to the three doshas – the three mind-body types called vata, pitta, and kapha. Summer is referred to as pitta season. The pitta dosha is associated with the fire element and its qualities are hot, penetrating, bright, and moist. Common summer weather conditions such as intense sunlight, heat, and high humidity are common migraine triggers. (more…)

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Mendon Ponds Water Lily

by Michael Stern

“To thine own self be true”, is one of Shakespeare’s famous quotes.  Not only is it poetic, but it’s also Ayurvedic.  To know one’s true nature – their true Self, allows one to best maintain health.  It also provides valuable knowledge when health becomes imbalanced and healing remedies are needed.

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