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Recipes: Warming Turmeric Ginger Elixir

I’ve been eager to share this recipe since my Ayurvedic cleanse after the fall equinox. It’s become one of my favorite morning rituals to warm my body up in this colder weather and sustain my energy until lunch.  This elixir is my spin on the classic “Golden Milk”, a tea recommended by Yogi Bhajan for promoting vitality and …

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Living Ayurveda: Dinacharya + The Art of Self Care

This post kicks off a new monthly series where I’ll be talking about little rituals of self-care and natural beauty recipes for that radiant glow inside and out.  But before we dive into the external, let’s talk about real beauty for a minute.

If there’s one thing a personal yoga practice has taught me is that you must, absolutely must, take the time to nurture yourself each …

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Recipes: Autumn Kitchari + Cilantro Coconut Chutney

Twice a year, every spring and fall, I take a week or two to cleanse my body and prepare for a new season.  This spring, I did a 10-day raw juice and broth fast paired with some deep healing herbs.  When the weather is warm after the equinox, I like to do my longer juice fasts as a way of releasing stagnant energy, reconnecting with myself from …

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Rituals: Bhoj Kriya, How to Eat Consciously

I came across this article from the Kundalini 3H0 center a few years ago, and these teachings have stuck with me whenever I make my way to the table for a meal.  It’s a manifesto, you can call it, on how to eat consciously for optimal health, written and taught by Yogi Bhajan back in August of 1992.  Bhoj means food, and Kriya is commonly known …

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Living Ayurveda: An Alternative Introduction to Ayurveda

I’m very excited to announce the first guest post series of many that will be coming to the Vidya blog!  Today, I want to introduce to you my dear friend and fellow yogi, Adena Harford of Adena Rose Ayurveda.  Adena is a certified Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant and AyurYoga Specialist based in Vermont.  We met back in 2009 during our yoga teacher training program at Yoga Vermont, and became …

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