In Yoga and Ayurveda we believe that digestion is the cornerstone of good health; everything that is taken in must be chewed and broken down. We must be able to assimilate that which will contribute to our wellbeing and release that which would become toxic if built up. We also know that complete digestion can only happen when our bodies and minds are ‘safe’ to Rest and Digest (parasympathetic nervous system); when we are relaxed, warm, and relatively content. When we are not in this state, when we are stressed, our bodies pause all digestive functions and instead focus on the potential need to ‘Fight, Flee, or Freeze’ (sympathetic nervous system).Read More
The Yogalicious Blog
When we practice metta, it affects how we feel toward ourselves. And how we feel toward ourselves affects how we feel about others.
Imagine the way a flower's sweet scent wafts out into the world.Read More
Thanksgiving dinner may be a calorie counter's nightmare. It can also be a stage for family drama, and the hyper-launch into winter holiday planning. However, the practice of gratitude can make a tremendous impact on our hearts, minds and health.Read More