To counterbalance summer’s heat, Ayurveda recommends favoring foods that are lighter and easy to digest, especially foods that are moist and sweet, bitter or astringent in flavor. Read my short guide to the best (and worst!) foods for keeping Pitta in check during the dog-days of summer.
Summer is pitta season according to Ayurveda. Here are five (5) tips to help you stay cool this summer.
Dread stepping on the scale at your annual physical? Cringe when looking at the photos of yourself from your niece’s wedding? While yoga is not a band-aid for excess weight, it is a valuable tool in the middle-age “battle of the bulge.”
Plantar fasciitis is a painful inflammation or micro-tearing of the soft tissue along the arch of the foot. Since it is most debilitating first thing in the morning, try this simple yoga routine you can do in bed before your feet ever hit the floor.
Do you remember the first time you rode a bike? Remember how wobbly and uncertain you were? While it’s true that you never forget how to ride a bike, maintaining your ability to balance as you age takes continued practice.
Like my wedding day and the birth of my first child, forever etched in my memory is the day I received my breast cancer diagnosis.
You know it’s important to stay fit for the health of your heart and muscles, but you may not know that foot fitness is just as vital as we age. Learn how your feet change as you age and what you can do to maintain strong, fit feet.
Repetitive motions over time can cause “wear and tear” on the ligaments and joints of the hand, leading to the development arthritis in the hands. Finger joints may become swollen, stiff, and painful, making every day tasks difficult. Try these 5 simple hand exercises to help alleviate pain and restore mobility.
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Tight shoulders? Chronic tension in your neck and upper back? Upper back pain and shoulder stiffness are common complaints. Try this short practice for releasing tension.