Yoga and Ayurveda were inspired and developed by the great sages of ancient India, over 5000 years ago. Both were created to keep the body and mind strong, allowing people to focus on the really important job of finding their true purpose. Though both sciences are very old, neither are ‘primitive’. Much of their advice is founded on common sense, and has much to teach us about finding balance in today’s busy world.
AyurvedicYogi’s vision is to make Ayurvedic and Yogic wisdom readily available. The focus is on practical diet and lifestyle advice to help you feel full of life, and minimise physical illness and mental stress. Use both of these ancient sciences to discover your purpose, whilst staying in balance with your own nature and the changing world around you. Read more about Joanna Webber here.
“The interface between self-healing and self-realization is the union between yoga and Ayurveda.” (Dr. David Frawley)
Honey is known as ‘madhu’ in the Ayurvedic scriptures, meaning ‘perfection of sweet’. It is a fascinating food and medicinal substance due to its intrinsic connection with the honey bee, apis mellifera. One especially controversial view is that one should not heat honey or it becomes toxic. Sadly my bee colony (pictured) did not make it […]
Summer is the Pitta season and Autumn a predominantly a cool season when Vata dosha dominates inside and outside our bodies. This time of transition sees many people succumbing to seasonal coughs, colds and flue. It seems everybody has been sick in the last couple of weeks compared to all Summer long! Vata dosha has cold, light, […]
Dr David Frawley writes: “Half of Ayurvedic treatment is what goes into the body, which is mainly food. The other half is what the body does by way of expression, which is mainly exercise. Asana deals with this.” Asanas reflect an amazing understanding of how the body works and how to release tension at a deep level […]