Join me as I interview my daughter Devaki on the work she is doing with our favorite organization, The Mwebaza Foundation!
December 3, 2019 | 49 minutes, 31 seconds Download Natural Healing By now, we’ve all heard of the healing properties of nature, like the healing magic of a walk through the woods! Ayurveda described the benefits of nature thousands of years ago. More recently, in the 1980s, a Japanese practice became popular called shinrin-yoku, which
The Taj Mahal’s Air Pollution Solution We’re all aware that air pollution poses health risks, but few of us realize what a global threat air pollution actually is. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), air pollution is now considered the world’s largest environmental health risk.1 In India, air pollution around the Taj Mahal had
Amalaki > Wheatgrass + Spirulina You’ve probably heard of the antioxidant power of wheatgrass and spirulina, right? But did you know that amalaki beats them both many times over in terms of vitamin C and E, both known antioxidants? A 2009 study compared vitamin C and E content of amalaki (aka Emblica officinalis or Phyllanthus
Bob Quinn is an organic ancient grain farmer In Montana. He has been farming organic khorasan (kamut) wheat for more than 30 years and has inspired many farmers to transition to organic farming.
The Dark Side of CurcuminFacebook Live November 13, 2019 Whole Herb or Extract? Once again, science tells us the risks of using the turmeric extract curcumin, rather than whole turmeric root. Curcumin is just one of some 300 constituents in turmeric root. It makes sense that when you isolate one of turmeric root’s constituents, it
LifeSpa is a proud sponsor of the 1st Annual Colorado Ayurveda Conference, hosted by @coloradoayurveda. On October 11 and 12, the Ayurveda community will come together to explore a wide range of topics including women’s health, longevity, psychology, and the integration of Ayurveda with Western bio-medicine. Join such luminaries as Dr. John Douillard, Alakananda Ma,
October 7, 2019 | 61 minutes, 24 seconds Download Every once in a while, you read something so important, you just want to make sure everyone hears about it. Recently, I read the book 28 Days by women’s health journalist Gabrielle Lichterman, who sourced thousands of scientific studies to explain and verify what women feel
If you are exhausted at the end of each day, fighting against the current, and using your weekends just to recover from your busy week, this podcast is for you!
Turmeric + Stem Cells If you follow LifeSpa, you probably know some of the amazing benefits of turmeric, one of Ayurveda’s favorite herbs. But there is some new research indicating that, alongside its other benefits, turmeric can also increase production of stem cells! Turmeric has been well documented to increase production of a brain and
Eating Slow Feels Good! Years ago, I co-directed an Ayurvedic in-residence wellness center with Dr. Deepak Chopra. We prescribed Ayurvedic treatments and guided patients through 1-3 week detoxification and rejuvenation programs. The organization we worked for had a handful of centers around the country, but ours was for more serious conditions, such as cancer and
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. Translated, yoga nidra combines yoga, union of mind, body, and consciousness, and nidra, sleep. Strictly translated, yoga nidra is the ability to sleep while maintaining a state