ayurveda Tag

Sexy Ayurvedic Wisdom For The Modern Woman with Katie Silcox

In this short and sweet episode of the Yogahealer Podcast, I sit down with Katie Silcox of The Shakti School. We discuss Yoga, Ayurveda, tantra, and the cycle of depletion that is all too prevalent in society today. Tune in, and you’re sure to be inspired by Katie’s story.   What you’ll get out of tuning in: What is tantra? How is Ayurveda moving into modern reality? Ayurvedically, how does flight/flight/freeze response interact with the 5 senses? How to re-wild the body from a Tantric view?   Links Mentioned in Episode: Shakti School Katie's...

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Identity Exercises: Vision Questing and Your Five Words

We all have things we want to break free of, things that aren’t working for us: habits, addictions, relationships, lifestyle . . . . In this podcast episode, I walk you through a vision quest to help you get real about where you are now, what you wish were different, where you get stuck, and where you want to be.   What you’ll get out of tuning in: Why you need to get real about your current status quo and what’s not working for you. How to identify where you get stuck...

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A Meditation Practice: Five Bodies (Koshas) Check-in

Cate reads from her new book, Master of You, and leads us through a five-bodies meditation. Tune in to check in with the koshas - the five sheaths surrounding your true self. Learn how the habits of yogis can help you experience integration, so that you can be an integrated being in spirit, in matter, embodied and resilient.   What you’ll get out of tuning in: A preview of Cate’s new book, Master of You An understanding of the koshas - the five sheaths of the self   Links Mentioned in Episode: Be a...

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Core Ayurveda Solutions + Your Health Evolution

How are you currently designing your life? Is it in integrity with what you really want? If not, listen up as Cate explains how Ayurveda can help you start to take control of your body, your space, your time, and your ability to choose ease over stress.   What you’ll get out of tuning in: How Ayurveda can help you design your body and design your life. How to recognize whether you have ama. How to befriend your agni and use it to dissolve your ama.   Links Mentioned in Episode: Planet Ayurveda Be...

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The Joy of Metabolizing Your Own Cellulite with Intermittent Fasting

I hate to admit it, but I’ve only recently gotten a handle on metabolizing cellulite. And if you haven’t yet experienced this, let me tell you — it’s pure joy to metabolize your own cellulite. I had excessive meda dhatu — fat tissue (see Dr. Lad’s table below). We’ve all had that experience in life where too much = poor quality. Now, it’s not like I carried much extra weight or had handfuls of cellulite. But, between you and me, it was there. I’ll let you know what I changed to burn...

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2 Shots Espresso + 1 Gallon Green Juice + 1 Posse

Transparency and Confessions. People always ask me how I ease into detox mode. I have gone into this in the past, but I haven’t always been ready to give you all the nitty-gritty details. Now I am. I’m ready to get real with you. Instead of just telling you what YOU should do, I’m going to tell you how things actually go down for me. After 15 years of leading this posse, I find my bio-rhythms shift into detox mode organically a week or two before the live detox begins. My kitchen starts...

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Ayurveda Essentials for Yoga Teachers + Students

Common Set-backs in Learning Ayurveda Before we dive into the Essential Lessons from Ayurveda, let’s look at what I’ve learned along the way. I was taught Ayurveda at the California College of Ayurveda. I worked in the herb room and the pancha karma clinic. I lived with my teachers. Studied at the Iyengar Yoga Institute in San Francisco – their 2 year teacher training program. I was a work study, and learned closely from the school and my teachers. From this schooling I learned the old Ayurveda. My teachers, and I...

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