Category Archives: Ayurveda

What’s Your Dosha? Part Two ~ Kapha

    When we enter the cold, cloudy, heavy season of Winter, we enter the Kapha dosha season. Qualities of this dosha are slow, heavy, cold, damp, soft, smooth and viscous, just like the qualities of winter. The two of the five elements that represent the Kapha dosha are water and earth. Those who have… Continue Reading

What’s Your Dosha? Part One ~ Vata

  Are you fiery Pitta?  A thin-boned anxious Vata? or A hard-to-get-moving-in-the-morning Kapha? Aromatherapy and essential oils can help to keep our doshas more balanced, but before we learn that, let’s take a look at what the heck a dosha is! These three doshas, Vata, Pitta, Kapha, are the categories, or body types in Ayurveda.… Continue Reading

What Is Ayurveda?

Ayurveda is the ancient medicine system of India. It is said to be the world’s oldest recorded system of healing.  Ayur means ‘life’ and veda means ‘knowledge or science’ so put the two together and you have the ‘Science of Life’. I have been intrigued by Ayurveda for the past few years and have purchased… Continue Reading