That cup of hot milk your grandmother gave you before bed has been shown to deliver special peptides that support health, energy, virility, and natural sleep cycles.1-3 Researchers have found that when milk is taken before bed, the milk’s bio-active peptides support: deep healthy sleep1 restorative sleep1 relaxation needed for sleep2 healthy stress response2 healthy […]
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September is the month that fruits and vegetables are the most bountiful. Farmers are harvesting all of the goodies from the crops and delivering them to the locations where they are used or sold, preparing for the down season and for the cold air that is slowly creeping in. If we ate only from the […]
Watch the Podcast: Download the Podcast: Air Date: May 1, 2017 Playtime: 1 hour, 9 minutes Link: Download mp3 (right-click here and select ‘save’) Listen: Subscribe: iTunes | YouTube | email | Spotify | RSS Rod Stryker’s Biography Yogarupa Rod Stryker is the founder of ParaYoga® and the author of The Four Desires: Creating a […]
Average Reading Time: 2 minutes 34 seconds According to Ayurveda, there are subtle pathways that carry spiritual energy in the body called nadis. These pathways are so subtle that they are invisible until they are activated or in use. The best analogy for the elusive nature of the nadis is to think of them as […]
Average Reading Time: 4 minutes, 52 seconds In a world where sex and love have been glued together, many live an entire life without knowing or experiencing true love. Let me explain. Two people meet, they both feel an instant attraction and choose to pursue the friendship. After a few dates, the attraction grows and […]
Love, sex + yoga: transforming our approach to them holds a key to healing old wounds and retraining the neural patterns that run our lives. But how do we connect this ancient wisdom to our modern cultures and lives? Join me on this one-hour journey into some of the most intriguing and life-changing corners of […]
Importance of Testosterone Did you know that testosterone is crucial for both men’s and women’s health? Read on to learn more! Testosterone Replacement in Men Sales of testosterone replacement drugs have surged more than 20-fold in response to studies linking low testosterone to a host of common maladies.5 Testosterone starts to decline in most men after 30, but accelerates […]
Do you have irritating symptoms around your monthly menstrual cycle? Often, we are told this is just a part of being a woman, but according to Western science and Ayurvedic wisdom, there is both a logical reason for the imbalance and a way to address it, so you can enjoy the healthy natural rhythms of […]
Yoga nidra has become a popular and effective relaxation tool common in many yoga studios. But it is not always practiced with an understanding of its original purpose. Yogarupa Rod Stryker has taught yoga nidra for 40 years and has a book coming out called Enlightened Sleep. I’m very excited to bring him onto the podcast, where we dive deep into yoga nidra.
Science has begun to make profound advances in health and longevity by working on the most subtle levels of the body: chromosomes, threadlike strands of DNA and proteins. Ayurveda acknowledges that the more precise a therapy is on the subtle level, the more powerful the effect on the gross and physical levels. A new study […]
Originally published in Natural Triad Magazine John Douillard has been teaching Ayurvedic medicine, natural health, fitness, and nutrition for 21 years and has trained more than 2,000 Western doctors in Ayurvedic medicine. In this article, he discusses depression and anxiety from an Ayurvedic perspective, with a focus on the koshas (which translates from Sanskrit as […]
Have you been hearing the dire predictions about the future of our world? I know many people who feel helpless in the face of it. But there is at least one thing you can control: your diet. Switching to the Planetary Health Diet is a choice we can all make for ourselves and each other.