Ayurveda eating guidelines – what to eat?

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Ayurveda states that food is medicine. What we put into our body has a direct effect on our health. If our digestion is too strong we will not receive the nutrients from the food. When our digestion is weak we are left with stale food that turns toxic in our digestive tract. Optimally we need …

Yoga provides natural anxiety relief

how to relieve anxiety with yoga

Yoga provides a natural relief for anxiety. Harvard Medical School stated that a wide range of yoga practices suggest they can reduce the impact of exaggerated stress responses. As a result they may be helpful for both anxiety and depression. For this reason, yoga functions like other self-soothing techniques, such as meditation, relaxation, exercise, or even socialising …

Ayurveda Enemas – Basti

Combine Yoga and Ayurveda

There are several types of enemas used by Ayurveda and an easy one to self administer is made from sesame oil. Some of this information is from my own personal experience as well as from a site Ayurvedic enemas that has some interesting information. I have found sesame oil useful for many everyday conditions such …

Benefits of Tulsi Ayurveda

Yoga and Ayurveda as Therapy

Not always traditional medicine is the solution to common conditions.  Having said that, Ayurveda teaches us about the benefits of Tulsi as a natural alternative. At this time of year we are very susceptible to catching colds and the flu, due to the change of season. In the morning the sun is shining and warm …

Yoga practices reduce eyestrain

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How Yoga practices reduce eyestrain and stress There are so many things to look out. All day long our eyes are shifting from one stimulation to the next. Yoga increases our awareness of our body and provides practices that reduce eyestrain.  Just visiting a shopping centre is a total invasion into our senses, mostly from …

Learn how to stay well in the change of season 

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The groans and moans can be heard from people who do not make the seasonal adjustments. Ayurveda teaches us how to stay well in the change of season. We need to make conscious changes to our diet and lifestyle. My father used to say to me, when it is raining go to bed like the …

 Ayurveda tastes of Food

How to eat foods that suit your digestion The wisdom of Ayurveda nutrition rests on the tip of your tongue, literally!  According to Ayurveda, the tastes of food are a natural guide-map towards proper nutrition.  When in tune with yourself, you will instinctively sense what is good or bad for your body. However many people …

Yoga and Ayurveda Therapy combined

Yoga for over 40s online

No need to fly to Bali - you can learn about Yoga and Ayurveda combined as a therapy at Bondi Beach with our Yoga Works for Over 40s programs and online classes. By combining Yoga and Ayurveda as a therapy we address all areas of a persons lifestyle. We provide a range of services that …

Eat foods to suit your digestion

Eat foods you can digest

Learn to eat foods that suit your digestion As we age our digestive fire becomes weaker. Bloating, gas and gut problems will happen if you eat foods that do not suit your digestion. Our digestion can be impacted simply by a change of season - especially the colder weather. For this reason it is a …

Pineal Gland and the effects of Technology

Pineal gland

The glow of technology suppresses and effects the pineal gland from functioning properly in the brain. This gland the Yogis have recognised for thousands of years. Did you know that the pineal gland produces melatonin? Likewise it is activated by darkness and inhibited by light. As well as suppressed by electromagnetic fields (EMF) released by …