Category: Ayurveda

Dru yoga, meditation, and Ayurvedic massage in Bicester – Blessed are the flexible for they shall not be bent out of shape!

What’s happened so far

Thanks for joining me on my first week of blogging! Just in case you’ve missed anything, here’s a quick summary of what’s happened so far over the last nine days! So here goes! Day 1, I posted about my journey with Dru Yoga and how it has helped me with stress and anxiety: http://raisinyoga.co.uk/the-story-of-me-and-dru-yoga/ Day 2,…
Read more

Understanding Kapha dosha

Over the last two days, we have now looked at creative Vata and intellectual Pitta’s. Now it’s time to complete our journey through the doshas with compassionate Kapha! Caring and compassionate – introducing Kapha dosha Kapha can be translated as “that which sticks”. This dosha is associated primarily with earth (prthivi) and water (jala). In nature,…
Read more

Understanding Pitta dosha

After yesterday’s foray into the world of the windy Vata dosha, it’s now fiery Pitta’s turn…and no, this isn’t anything to do with hot pitta bread! Hot and fiery – introducing Pitta dosha Pitta comes from the word “tapa”, which means to heat; it can also mean austerity and concentration. Unsurprisingly, Pitta dosha is associated primarily…
Read more

Understanding Vata dosha

A few days ago, I blogged about Ayurvedic massage and promised I would write more about the Ayurvedic doshas at a later date…well…here I am, ready to blog away! The doshas  The systems of the body are governed by certain rhythms, as seen in nature. The doshas govern these systems. The word “dosha” is Sanskrit…
Read more

Discover Ayurvedic Massage

Ayurvedic massage – sounds exotic and mysterious, right? In today’s blog, I’m going to talk a bit about Ayurvedic massage and hopefully demystify it for you! First of all…let’s take a trip to India! The roots of Ayurveda Simply translated, Ayurveda means the “science of life” and is a traditional system of medicine originating in…
Read more