If there is one telling marker of our current generation of parenting, it is the prevailing appearance of a phone on our person, while we are spending time with our children. Before I was a parent, I didn’t think anything of parents who had their smart phones at playgrounds or restaurants and yet, after I […]
I awoke January 1, 2017 still tired, feeling the lingering effects of a nasty cold and flu that I got hit with exactly 3 days earlier, in the white cold of snowy Whistler, Canada; where we were hunkered down in a cabin with dear friends and our children. The highlight of the last night for me had […]
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.
I love almond milk. I find it to be the perfect base for smoothies, to pour over home made granola and to use as a base in raw desserts and soups. However, I decided a few years ago that store bought almond milk just wasn’t cutting it. It was bland; when you drank it just by […]
I’ve been thinking a lot about the passing of time and our rituals to mark the passing of time and even though this calendar we follow is purely arbitrary, and really a new year could be any day of these 365 days that mark our circumnavigation of the sun, there is something powerful about a collective people celebrating this start of something new.
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