San Diego College of Ayurveda Blogs about Ayurvedic Medicine

Category Archives: Yoga

Panchakarma Workshop

December 15, 2010

Study Panchakarma. Attend a workshop cum retreat in San Diego. Learn about the Cleansing Detoxification Therapies of Ayurveda that include Abhyanga, Sweat Therapies, Purgative Herbs, Vamana, Nasya, S

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Body Odour Herbs in Ayurveda

October 25, 2010

There are about 2 to 4 million sweat glands situated under the skin. They function mainly for regulation of body temperature and provide an emotional response. The watery secretion produced by these

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Ayurveda in the 21st Century

October 18, 2010

In the 21st Century, the popularity of holistic methods has grown, especially in the United States, as people realize the importance of mind over body and choosing homeopathic alternatives rather tha

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Maintaining Health during Season Change

September 29, 2010

cold dry day would even raise kapha. The year can be divided in two where we lose strength, stability, vitality and another when we build up those qualities. The year can also be described as the 6 s

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Ayurveda, Yoga and Nadis

September 28, 2010

n many eastern health sciences, nadis are considered channels or tubes in the human body that carry prana. Prana is also known as energy or life force. These energy channels, or nadis, can be found in

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Ayurvedic Marma Massage

July 15, 2010

Kalaripayattam Masters use their hands, feet, fingers, thumbs as well as natural herbs that heal and reduce inflammation and pain. Ayurvedic Marma Massage - Ayurveda's version of acupressure, a therap

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Ayurveda Head Therapies

July 15, 2010

Ayurvedic Head Therapies include Shiro dhara, Shiro basti, Shiro Pichu and Shiro abhyanga. Shirodhara involves gently pouring herbal oil or decoction over ajna chakra on the forehead (the ‘third

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Yoga Therapy

July 10, 2010

That defeats the whole purpose of Yoga. Yoga is meant for overweight, obese, skinny, old, young, kids, seniors, arthritic....EVERYONE! Yoga therapy is great for both maintaining and generation health

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Ayurveda Yoga Therapy for Health

March 28, 2010

By Monica Bhatia, PHD (Faculty: San Diego College of Ayurveda, Florida Vedic College) Modern life in cities is fast paced and we have sacrificed good food and physical exercise for ‘convenience’.

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What is Ayurveda?

February 19, 2010

disease is caused by a combination of wrong lifestyle, stress, negative or positive thinking, frame of mind, diet (vegan, vegetarian or meat eating, eating wrong combinations of food (milk or diary wi

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