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Yoga & Ayurveda for Women *Online Workshop*

In this 2-hour workshop, learn invaluable tools to balance your hormones and find relief from the cycles of depletion women face in modern life. We’ll look at the Ayurvedic approach to diet and lifestyle practices for managing your energy, how to use different yoga and breathing techniques at different times of your cycle, and wisdom for increasing your vitality at each stage of your life. This workshop is open to …

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Living Ayurveda: Building Immunity in Home & Heart – A Downloadable Guide

Dear Community,

How are you? What a tremendous time we have all been thrust into, the whole world turned upside down overnight. If you’ve been feeling scattered, anxious, overwhelmed – please know, you are not alone. I’m most certainly feeling the effects of such a global shift and the looming sense of uncertainty that lies ahead. Right now, I am choosing to take extra moments of pause, refocus my efforts and show up …

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Embodying the Elements: An Ayurveda Immersion at This Land Yoga

This weekend immersion into Ayurveda offers 15 CEU hours for Yoga Alliance continuing education.

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Recipes: Asparagus & Barley Bowl

Have you noticed? Ayurveda is starting to gain more momentum in the mainstream–from Goop to Hillary Clinton to Oprah–people are curious what this science is and how it applies to their health. There has been a great run of new books coming out this year exploring food and self-care, and there are two that have really caught my eye: Laura Plumb’s Ayurveda Cooking for Beginners and …

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Living Ayurveda: Making Ghee

Making ghee is more an act of sacred ceremony than it is cooking a simple condiment. Though ghee itself is a diverse staple in the modern home kitchen and medicine cabinet, the process of making ghee has ancient roots. In Vedic culture, ghee has been celebrated as a symbol of nourishment and health, and touted as the food of the gods in the Vedic texts.

“Tongue of the gods,” “navel of …

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Recipes: Turmeric Ginger Oatmeal

Before I left for Kauai, my mom came to visit and provide her loving motherly support.  As all doting mothers do, they cook and clean and just generally make life better. Love you, Mom. For several mornings in a row, she kept offering to make me her favorite new oatmeal creation for breakfast. I resisted and resisted, insisting that I really didn’t eat oatmeal any more for XY&Z reasons and wasn’t …

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Remedies: Ayurvedic Sleep Tonic

An Ayurvedic Ojas-boosting drink for better sleep, made with dates, almonds, spices and ashwagandha.

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Beauty: Infused Body Oils

Abhyanga is the Ayurvedic practice of oil massage, it’s one the essentials in a daily self-care routine. This self-massage technique has a soothing effect for the nervous system, helping to reduce stress and bring grounding to our bodies and minds when over-stimulated. The oil nourishes the skin, penetrates into the muscles and joints, and provides lubrication to the deeper tissues of the body. With the intention to move …

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Recipes: Cardamom, Rosewater & Sweet Cherry Lassi

Our FP Escapes Ayurveda Awakening Retreat is right around the corner, and I’ve been sharing recipes and wellness practices on the Free People blog this summer to give a peak inside our weekend of restoration. This month, Free People has teamed up with Banyan Botanicals to share a series of articles on the essence of Ayurveda – from beauty, self-carefood and herbs.  …

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