What are doshas? A dosha can describe a mind-body-type (you can't change that) and an imbalance (you can change that). Identifying our imbalances and rectifying them is the best way to feel like our highest selves. Today, we’re talking about one of the doshas: Vata dosha and yoga for Vata ... READ the POST
Ayurveda and the Seasons of Life
The summer heat is in full swing where I live. As the seasons continue to turn and a new spoke on the wheel passes us by, I’m struck with how our years have seasons, but our lives have seasons, too. Just like the doshas, Vata, Pitta, and Kapha, rise and fall among the seasons of the year, so, too, ... READ the POST
Ayurveda For Headaches
Nothing can ruin your day (or night) like a headache. I know for me, headaches make me want to curl up in a ball on my bed and pull the covers over my head, shutting out the world and hoping tomorrow will be better. Ayurveda, as per usual, has a better way to help us feel better. We know Ayurveda is ... READ the POST
What’s Your Dominant Dosha?
Whether you’ve been around for a while or are new to Blissflow, you’ve probably heard me talking about doshas. We’ve touched on them a little, but I want to get into what each dosha is and why they are vital to our mental, physical, and spiritual well-being. Like any other aspect of our bodies, if ... READ the POST
Beginners’ Questions: What Is Ayurveda?
If you’ve been interested in starting a yoga practice, or you’ve started already, great for you! Way to take the first step for a better you physically, mentally, and spiritually! Now, as you’ve researched yoga, you may have heard or seen the term “Ayurveda.” If you’re like me, the first couple of ... READ the POST
What is Ama: Causes and Ayurvedic Ways to Eliminate It
Picture credit: https://www.woodenearth.com/ What is Ama? The concept of ‘ama’ in Ayurveda is a metaphorical representation of toxins. In Sanskrit, the term translates to “uncooked”, “raw”, “immature” or “undigested”. It is a kind of unmetabolized waste that accumulates within the human body when ... READ the POST