Women's Health

  • How to Balance the Angry (Pitta) Period
    • Women's Health
    • 3 days ago
    How to Balance the Angry (Pitta) Period

    What are the key characteristics of a pitta period? What measures can you take to cool down that excess heat? Read this article to learn how and when to balance pitta for a balanced cycle.

  • How to Balance the Heavy (Kapha) Period
    • Women's Health
    • June 04, 2019
    How to Balance the Heavy (Kapha) Period

    What are the elements of a kapha period? How can you recognize excess kapha in your menstrual flow? Read this article to learn how and when to balance kapha for a balanced cycle.

  • Achieving Vibrant Women’s Health with the 4 Pillars
    • Women's Health
    • May 27, 2019
    Achieving Vibrant Women’s Health with the 4 Pillars

    Diet, lifestyle, sleep, and energy. These are the four pillars of Ayurveda. When we neglect them, we inhibit the proper flow of prana, which gives rise to the possibility of dis-ease. For women, this can be reflected in the menstrual cycle, and later, in the transition through menopause.

  • How to Balance the Painful (Vata) Period
    • Women's Health
    • May 21, 2019
    How to Balance the Painful (Vata) Period

    In the first part of this series, we covered the Ayurvedic perspective on menstruation and what a balanced cycle looks like. Here in our second installment, we’ll focus on how to determine whether vata is present in your menstrual cycle and if so, how to bring it back to balance. 

  • Why a Healthy Cycle Is So Important
    • Women's Health
    • May 06, 2019
    Why a Healthy Cycle Is So Important

    What is your period trying to tell you? According to Ayurveda, tuning into the nature of your cycle each month can help you gain a better understanding of your overall health.  Read this article to learn more about healthy cycles and how you can balance yours with the help of Ayurveda.

  • How to Support Balanced Hormones with Ayurveda
    • Women's Health
    • September 18, 2018
    How to Support Balanced Hormones with Ayurveda

    In our day and age, stress is an epidemic. Ayurveda provides us with tools that can help build resilience to the hormonal imbalances we are so susceptible to. The mind and body vacillate between two states, rest and digest (parasympathetic) and fight-or-flight (sympathetic), which we can liken to prakriti, our natural state, and vikriti, imbalance.

  • Practical Self-Care for Mothers
    • Women's Health
    • June 26, 2018
    Practical Self-Care for Mothers

    Motherhood is a gift of immeasurable love. We are forever changed by the arrival of our precious child and instinctively inspired to offer our nurturance and care. The word “Mother” can be defined as: creator, protector, healer, one who provides nourishment and support, one who is earth connected, loving, steady, and stable.

  • 3 Ways to Embrace the Divine Feminine of Ayurveda
    • Women's Health
    • June 20, 2018
    3 Ways to Embrace the Divine Feminine of Ayurveda

    Divine feminine Ayurveda asks us to trust in our bodies, as they contain the intelligence of the cosmos, the intelligence of nature. This practice asks us to be responsible for ourselves and to find balance through our own resources.

  • How to Use Marma Points for Ayurvedic Breast Care
    • Women's Health
    • February 23, 2018
    How to Use Marma Points for Ayurvedic Breast Care

    Bodywork, such as massage, can be undervalued in our Western society. It is often seen as a luxury or a splurge rather than an essential. Ayurveda has a very different standpoint in this regard. Apart from some conditions, massage is a non-negotiable when it comes to self-care. In some instances, the whole body receives massage, and in other cases, specific regions, such as marma points, are given special attention.

  • The Simple Ritual That Will Change Everything About Your Breasts
    • Women's Health
    • October 16, 2015
    The Simple Ritual That Will Change Everything About Your Breasts

    When is the last time you took a few moments to treat your breast with the love and care they deserve? The breasts are organs of love, support, security, care, and nourishment, as well as pleasure. Taking care of these female organs with breast massage is one of the best things you can do for yourself.

  • Planning Pregnancy? Join us for a Fertility & Ayurveda Webinar!
    • Women's Health
    • September 11, 2015
    Planning Pregnancy? Join us for a Fertility & Ayurveda Webinar!

    If you are trying to conceive, are thinking about conceiving, or know someone that would like to conceive, this webinar is for you.

    Ayurveda has a long tradition of supporting couples through the preconception period, which begins long before conception. To optimize the health of the child and parents, Ayurveda recommends a phase of cleansing and rejuvenation prior to conception, filled with a rich tradition of determining good timing and good practices for conception. In this way, the preconception period is often viewed as being even more important than the pregnancy period itself, from a preparatory and preventative point-of-view. 

  • Your Best Breasts
    • Women's Health
    • June 18, 2015
    Your Best Breasts

    Daily self-breast massage is the very best thing we can do for our breasts. The breasts are often over looked, or even thought to be in the way, as we go about our daily routines and activities. Giving love to every part of your body is essential to building and maintaining well-being. That’s why daily self-breast massage is a wonderful way to care and nurture your whole self.