The power of Marma Therapy

Just like the Earth has sacred sites, where different energy currents converge and provide a physical site of connection with the greater cosmos, so does our body have sacred sites. According to Samkhya, the ancient Indian philosophy that provides the framework for Ayurveda, the body is the vehicle for realizing the Spirit. In this way, … Read more…

Ojas: The essence of vitality

I get so many questions about why experiencing a seasonal Ayurvedic cleanse is so important. The truth is, a cleanse supports the body and mind on so many levels, and can really help cultivate the secret weapon for immunity: “ojas”. In Ayurveda, Ojas is considered the vital nectar of life — the juicy substance that … Read more…

It’s all about the sleep!

As one of the three pillars of health (“Trayopastambha”), sleep is one of the most important activities of our day (or in this case, our night!). Deep sleep (i.e. “REM”) has numerous benefits on the brain, including memory retention and consolidation. There are countless long-term benefits to the body of consistent deep sleep, like protecting … Read more…