Ayurvedic Monday

Pitta Dosha Pitta carries the traits of fire and water. It is primarily fire-like, but contains within it the lubricating qualities of water. Like fire, pitta is hot, light and sharp. And like water, pitta is unctuous, viscous, fluid and liquid. Pitta’s primary action is transformation. Just as a fire transforms wood to ash, the…

Walking and cancer

A growing number of research studies internationally have shown how regular exercise, as long as it increases someone’s heart rate, can help prevent cancer, or lower the risk of it returning. Many forms of exercise can put harmful stress on the body, especially if you are elderly or have previous or chronic injuries. Low-impact workouts…

Ayurvedic Monday

Today I will be discussing one of the three Dosha’s. Stay tuned for the following Monday’s this month as I will be sharing more information. Kapha, or Kapha Dosha, determines the structure and lubrication of the body and mind. It is the principle that governs the formation of the tissues in the body, which include…

Pilates and Cancer

Pilates exercise accompanying treatment for cancer is steadily gaining acceptance in the fitness community. Safe and supportive programs are improving the quality of life for survivors. The physical and psychological benefits of Pilate can aid in the rehabilitation and recovery. Cancer survivors often present with muscle weakness, limitation of movement, and pain. Pilates exercises lie…

Ayurvedic Monday

Ayurveda teaches that each person is a blend of three doshas, or vital energies within the body–Vata, Pitta and Kapha. Each person is born with an optimal balance and a unique harmony among the three doshas. Later in life, negative health may arise from an imbalance in the three doshas – and the science of…

Exercise and Cancer: Yoga Day

Exercise is beneficial in so many ways. But having Cancer and trying to incorporate exercise can be a daunting task. When you feel as if your body has betrayed you and every part of you hurts, it’s hard to even think of incorporating exercise. So this month I will be highlighting beneficial and easy exercise….

Ayurvedic Monday

For the month of July I will be sharing about living a Ayurevedic lifestyle and how you can too! Thousands of years before modern medicine provided scientific evidence for the mind-body connection, the sages of India developed Ayurveda, which continues to be one of the world’s most sophisticated and powerful mind-body health systems. More than…

Music Therapy with Sound Healing

Music surrounds us and impacts our daily lives in numerous ways. Many of us use music to influence our mood, energy level, motivation, and connection with the world. Whether you listen to music while sitting at your desk, in your car, or on the treadmill, music can help you power through the task at hand….