Regulate and sustain your immunity as we move into the cooler months with this simple ayurvedic tea that will warm you up inside out!!!
“Cooking is at once child’s play and adult joy. And cooking done with care is an act of love.” Craig Claiborne If you don’t “cook” daily or often, cooking can often seem so laborious. Yet if you look at it as a way of creating nourishment for yourself and those you love, it becomes an act […]
Hello dear readers, I’m finally back in one of my favourite cities in the world, Vancouver, BC. Honestly, there is almost no other place I would rather be in the summer. It is the one season we forget the damp, cool, rainy climes of the North West and embrace the seemingly endless days of sunshine with abandon […]
Modern living is characterized by increased speed and stress especially in our cities. The ancient science of Ayurveda, India’s philosophy of life, offers simple, practical and universal insights that are remarkably relevant to our contemporary lives, lives we inhabit at a pace our ancestors could have never imagined. Join Insiya for a thought provoking and insightful discussion about Ayurveda and learn about how we can achieve more healing, balance and vitality using key Ayurvedic principles. We will discuss taste, nutrition, health from a truly holistic viewpoint and daily rituals that will inspire you to live your most joyful life.
Prakriti 101: Discovering your essential inner nature
Earth, Fire, Air and Water. According to Ayurveda, the elemental building blocks of nature also exist within us. In this interactive workshop, discover your individual Prakriti through a contemporary understanding of the doshas (or Ayurvedic mind-body types) and examine how these elements and energies impact our individual health, wellbeing and yoga practice as well as the larger, collective social fabric. Expect to leave with indispensable tips to maximize your health, wellbeing and happiness.
If you follow my instagram feed, you may notice that I often post pictures of some of my cold-pressed juice and smoothie concoctions. What you may also know about me is that I study Ayurveda, the ancient philosophy of healing from India, which offers practical advice on every aspect of our lives, but specifically how we […]
There is an Arabic saying that the soul travels at the pace of a camel. While most of our self is led by the strict demands of timetables and diaries, our soul, the seat of the heart, trails nostalgically behind, burdened by the weight of memory. – Alain De Botton You could say that the paradox of modern […]
falling into a blogging filled autumn after a summer hiatus…
I just returned back to Vancouver and Ucluelet from a visit to a city I still call Bombay – my birthplace and former home town. Amongst the highlights were; spending time with family + friends, teaching some Blissology + Yoga workshops at Yoga Sutra, researching more spas for an upcoming Asia Spa magazine feature on Bombay spas; and casting my “eagle eye” over the yoga alignment at a Vogue, India photoshoot featuring local yoga instructors, that fortuitously enough, a friend from Vancouver, the super-talented Martin Prihoda, was shooting. One of those small-world stories. Read on for some of Yogue’s Mumbai insider tips.
Feeling inspired after a “Cultivating Prana” a weekend of Vinyasa Yoga and Ayurveda with master teachers Dr. Robert Svoboda, Dr. Claudia Welch and Dr. Scott Blossom.