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So you have figured out from the analysis at https://healthbyayurveda.wordpress.com/creating-health/dosha-mind-body-analysis/ that you are a Kapha predominant person and hence will most likely identify with the below traits.

Kapha people are usually full-bodies people with sweet looks and have rounded features. They usually have long, wavy and thick hair. They have a strong immune system and good endurance. (more…)

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So you have figured out from the analysis at https://healthbyayurveda.wordpress.com/creating-health/dosha-mind-body-analysis/ that you are a Pitta predominant person and hence will most likely identify with the below traits.

 

A Pitta persons is usually medium build and of medium height with strong muscles. They have sharp facial features. Since they are prone to be irritable fast and can express anger quickly, they tend to suffer from early graying and balding. (more…)

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So you’ve possibly by now identified that you are a Vata dominant person by doing the analysis at https://healthbyayurveda.wordpress.com/creating-health/dosha-mind-body-analysis/. The following are the physical and personality traits of a vata person. This might just give a little more insight into who are you or validate what you probably already know about yourself. (more…)

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Do you want to know a simple remedy that can cure all your digestion problems? I am sure the answer is a definite yes! And do you want something that you can use that is readily available from your kitchen and not have to go to a doctor and pop a pill. I am sure the answer is an even stronger yes!! So here’s the magic remedy: (more…)

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To know more about this experience of mine, please read the following blog: My journey to wellness

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Next time you are in a room full of people, look around and observe the various personalities you see. What do you see? You will find some people are extremely talkative and attract others with their energy and enthusiasm, some are more observant and will need encouragement to put their views forward and some who are excellent speakers and will speak to the point – no beating around the bush with these kinds! Not only do the people around you behave differently given the same situation but their physical constitution is different. Have you ever wondered why that may be? (more…)

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According to Swami Sivananda one can achieve perfect health by the practicing these three asanas: Headstand, Shoulder Stand and Forward Bend. Though there are several other asanas that you may be practicing in your regular class, I would like to focus on these three to start with.

Headstand (Sirsasana)

The Headstand is referred to as the ‘king of the asanas’ and hence is one of the most powerful asanas for the mind and body. (more…)

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After teaching over 1000 fitness classes every year for many years in the past, when I finally starting teaching yoga classes, I really did not enjoy teaching some of the other classes – aerobics, spinning, body conditioning, kick-boxing- I was accustomed to teaching as much. I wondered why? Strange considering teaching an aerobics class with great music can give an immense high and it sure is fun. (more…)

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Somebody in my Social Media Marketing class at UC Berkeley today asked me, ” How is yoga and ayurveda related?”  I knew right away then, I had to write Part II of the ‘ The Yoga-Ayurveda Union’ blog to explain the relation between the two better.

  • Yoga, derived from the root Yujir Yogey, meaning to yoke, to join, to unite refers to a seeker after this union as a yogi or yogin and Yoga is the science and practice of attaining liberation (nirvana or moksha) from the materialistic world. (more…)

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I recently became a student at the Kerala Ayurveda Academy and world of ayurveda fascinates me so much so at this point that I spend endless hours at a time reading about the subject – something I would not do usually. Being a vata predominate person (Ayurvedic Dosha – Mind Body person), I usually like to be active, spontaneous and full of energy that is difficult to curtain, but now I stay still and focused for long hours reading. I must really love this subject! (more…)

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