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 know me, you do know that I love both cooking and eating whole, natural foods, which is why I am so excited about the Blissology Project Commitment #4: eating food that’s high on the pranameter(TM). It makes sense, right? If we eat food that comes from a natural, prana (energy) filled source, we are going to be more radiantly alive? In that vein, here’s a recipe for some scrumptious raw, blissology “bliss” balls. Enjoy!!!
I recently read Toronto based yoga teacher Matthew Remski’s essay on how modern yoga needs to offer “real” support and connection to its community at the yoga studio level – he calls it the “soup kitchen”-ing of yoga studios. It’s a brilliant, thought provoking essay and you can find it in the book 21st Century Yoga Politics…