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Kapalabhati Breathing

Kapalabhati Breathing The important thing to remember is to keep your inhale passive and natural and your exhale as the forceful, powerful movement. Start this practice at a slow steady pace. With time you can begin to build speed if it feels comfortable. The Steps Sit upright comfortably in a cross legged position,  resting your hands […]

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Pranayama Practice – Anuloma Viloma

-Pranayama Practice- Alternate Nostril Breathing (Anuloma Viloma): It is recommended to begin Pranayama practice with “alternate nostril breathing” and basic “breath awareness.” This pranayama practice is about breathing through alternate nostrils of the nose. Another name of this is Nadi Shodhona Pranayama, or Purification of the Nervous System and is calming and purifying. To begin, sit comfortably in a chair […]

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Ayurveda and Cacao

Interview with Sahara Rose,  Certified Holistic Ayurvedic Nutritionist CACAO, PITTA ENHANCING Question: Medicinal Foods has delicious herbal chocolate products. The over arching ingredient in these products is of course the cacao. What are the effects of cacao on the body in relation to Ayurveda? Sahara Rose: So, cacao doesn’t come from India so when we […]

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Knowing Your Body Type

  Interview with Sahara Rose,  Certified Holistic Ayurvedic Nutritionist TRUSTING YOUR BODY’S WISDOM Sahara: It’s really important for people to know what is going on with their specific bodies according to their environment, the weather, their stress levels, and exercise, because all of these things play into account. Since we live in the information age, it’s […]

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Ancient Foods that Decalcify the Pineal Gland‏

What Is the Pineal Gland? Our pineal is a pea-sized pine-cone shaped gland located at the middle bottom of our brain hemispheres, just behind the top of the brow. The Egyptian Eye of Horus contains the pineal gland embedded within. Otherwise known by the Hindus as the Anja Chakra, 6th Chakra or Third Eye. And by Rene Descartes as the Principal […]

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Creating a Sacred Space

Every new moon and full moon a group of goddesses get together for a Goddess Moon Circle in Los Angeles, California. They talk about intentions they want to set, new energies and visions they want to bring forth into their lives and create a sacred ritualistic experience for each other. The last moon circle was […]

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Movement Meditation

  Meditation. We hear so much about it, we want to do it, but when it comes time to sit and be still, it can be discouraging when you don’t get the experience you heard about. Like with anything, meditation is a practice. The good news is that you don’t need anything but a mindful […]

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The Benefit of Fermented Foods

We are constantly learning more and more about our bodies and the different functions and interconnections of our organs. One of the most recent and important findings is the connection between our gut and brain. Have you ever had a ‘gut feeling’ about something? Scientific studies have confirmed that the gastrointestinal tract is sensitive to […]

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