Ayurveda and aromatherapy

Ayurveda and Aromatherapy: Complement Your Yoga Practice with Traditional Indian Medicine

Yogis often encounter Ayurveda and aromatherapy at some point. If you haven’t explored these valuable healing modalities yet, here’s a quick overview. Ayurveda, or traditional Indian medicine, is the sister science of yoga. The science of Ayurveda is based on three body types called doshas: vata, pitta, and kapha. Both Ayurveda and yoga focus on strengthening prana—the […]

Meditation, yoga

Mindfulness and Meditation

  Are they one and the same? Or are they two different techniques? Do they have something in common? Well, these topics do confuse most of you, especially if you are new to meditation. While some suggest that meditation is essential for mindfulness, others feel that mindfulness lays the foundation for deep meditation. However, in […]