vata Tag

Five Powerful Tips for a Remarkably Healthy Winter

If Vata needed an ideal hangout, my small town in Idaho would certainly be a contender. Kapha’s retain their lovely skin on the cold, diamond, Idaho slopes. Pitta’s run around in shorts and long sleeve shirts when shoveling the driveway. Vata’s tend to remain windswept, cold and dry. I have Vata in my constitution and I am in the Vata stage of life. It’s a triple whammy. When Vata is aggravated, symptoms may appear such as cracked or chapped skin, eczema, constipation, cold hands and feet, anxiety and interrupted sleep-NOT...

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Vata, Ayurveda + Trade Pain for Rhythm with Mary Sullivan

On today’s podcast I promote a woman from inside our Yogahealer community.Mary Sullivan, who has walked the self healing path in full with Yogahealer and is an amazing mentor in my Living Ayurveda course,  joins me to discuss Vata and Vata imbalances. Learn what it means to have Vata imbalances and how to deal with them by coming into deeper integration in your pranic, physical, mental, emotional, and intuitive bodies.Mary and I rap about Vata, the force of movement and rhythm in our lives. There is an excitement, a spontaneity...

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How to Put your Vata, Pitta, and Kapha to Work for your Dharma

I talk about what the energies of vata, pitta, and kapha are in the human system and how to put them to work for you. You can tap into your next level of rhythm, flow, and efficiency when you tap into your doshas. So if you’re wanting your doshas to work for your dharma, this show is for you.Once we really understand how vata, pitta, and kapha work, then we can really tell when they are out of balance, then we can use our understanding of them to bring more...

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Physical Harmony + Weight Loss for Overweight Vatas, with Cate Stillman

The vast majority of Western society is now considered overweight or obese. For practitioners and/or students of Ayurveda, it can be difficult to determine whether a person's excess weight is a vata or kapha issue. And the question comes up all the time, too. It's simply just harder to tell their constitutions when they have extra pounds of ama and poor-quality tissue on their bodies.Fortunately, there are a few key ways that you can tell the difference between vata and kapha weight. Once you know how to discern that...

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[Learn Ayurveda] Diet for Your Constitution

Use the Right Tip Sheet for Your Constitution   If you’ve taken an Ayurvedic constitutional quiz, you’re ready to dial in the most basic tips to honor the particular digestive pattern that comes with your constitution. These tips will help you do just that.(You should also learn about Enhancing Your Digestion. The following tips come secondary to that. And if you haven’t Befriended Your Constitution, you’ll also want to read that first. Then, print the Food + Focus tip sheet for your constitution. You can also choose the Food + Focus tip...

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Jason Crandell: The Yoga of Teaching Yoga

Meet Jason Crandell in a more personalized setting than you may have already met him in Yoga Journal on on Yogaglo. Our conversation steers to his take on how we teaches critical thinking in his yoga teachers training. We dive into the how yoga should evolve your thinking, especially as a teacher, and the critical skills necessary to evolve your own teachings, rather giving regurgitate your teacher’s teachings. ...

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Women, Ayurveda + the Vata, Pitta, Kapha of How We Evolve

You may have noticed that it’s mostly women in the field of evolving wellness and self-care. Whether you’re here as person wanting to thrive or a professional who helps people thrive chances are, statistically speaking, you have a womb.Today’s episode is devoted to what is happening in this evolutionary wellness space we hold together. First you’ll hear from Jackie Prete, in how she is evolving professionally. She’ll also tell you about how fast and effectively her yoga students are stepping into thrive....

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