vata Tag

Brain fog and information overload are becoming more common. As we continue to live our lives surrounded by screens and plagued by app notifications, we develop imbalances that, over time, seriously affect our health. But how are the doshas at play when it comes to brain fog and information overload? And how does your digestive fire affect your brain? In this solo cast, Cate talks about the ayurvedic perspective on sensorial overload, and how it can connect to chronic inflammation and immune system issues. Learn how to focus on your goals...

What you’ll get out of tuning in: How to identify chronic inflammation symptoms How to speed up muscle recovery How to fight body inflammation   Links Mentioned in Episode: The Ignite Your Purpose Challenge Crossing the Plateau of Latent Potential: Being 1% Better New Study on Chronic Systemic Inflammation: Now cause of death for 3/5 humans Chronic Inflammation and COVID symptom severity Essay on Service Berries The Serviceberry Diving Deeper Into Constitutions Overcoming Stress More about the Wim Hof Method More about Chronic Inflammation     Show Highlights: Different mental patterns for different doshas The...

Glenna has suffered from PTSD since childhood, which manifested in her body as an autoimmune disease, Addison’s Disease. It is a high Vata condition, that leaves you in a near-constant stress response. Glenna has been taking a naturopathic approach to Addison disease/autoimmune, by focusing on Yoga, Ayurveda, and Reiki. Glenna decided to further her wellness career by becoming a member of Yoga Health Coaching and has been achieving results. She struggles, however, with keeping up her productivity and having calendar integrity. Having set her financial goals for the year, the difficulty...

The last episode of our series on stress: Yoga for Stress Management. Check it out to identify pitta and vata patterns of stress and learn what postures will bring you back to balance.   What you’ll get out of tuning in: How to differentiate pitta, vata and kapha stress. What kind of yoga practice is most beneficial for each dosha.   Links Mentioned in Episode: Have a conversation Find Balance and Learn Your Ayurvedic Body Type     Show Highlights: Cate describes her yoga teacher training. Cate talks about the benefits of functional movement. The power of...

In today’s podcast, Laura Powers and I dive into the significance of tapping into our intuitive awareness, and how doing so can evolve the quality of our lives. We talk about how the modern world can hold us back from harnessing our psychic powers, and what we can do to regain our power and channel this divine insight. Join our conversation to learn how to uncover and embrace the unseen spiritual realms that may hold the answers to the questions that you have in life!   What you’ll get out of tuning...

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...

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...

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...

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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