Black Pepper

Black Pepper

Black Pepper = heat

Through the lens of Ayurveda, the heating and pungent properties of black pepper work to help metabolize food as it is digested in our system. The stimulating quality is also used to clear congestion in the respiratory system as well as other processes.

Choose organically grown black pepper associated with a fair trade cooperative is highly preferable to conventional pepper.

Black Pepper Aids Digestion through the lens of Ayurveda in rekindling agni, (digestive fire)

Black Pepper is an Antioxidant and helps in cold and flu remedies. Black pepper and honey is a traditional Ayurvedic approach to respiratory congestion, helping to expectorate and dry up mucus membranes (Frawley, 1986). In Western herbalism, it is used in antiseptic cold and flu preventatives like fire cider.

Pepper has cleansing and antioxidant properties, and helps to transport the benefits of any other herbs to the different parts of the body.

Black pepper is a warming spice and has a pungent taste. It is terrific for pacifying Kapha, and just a little bit helps pacify Vata. Black pepper should be used in moderation as it does increase Pitta.

Share with us how you use Black Pepper in your diet.

“Blockage is disease/Flow is health”

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Meet Lynn Connor – LMT

Meet Lynn Connor – LMT

Lynn Connor– LMT- Started her career in body work in NYC over 30 years ago at the well known New York Athletic Club. After graduating from the Swedish Institute for Health and Massage, she worked with many of the dancers on and off Broadway and made a name for herself in this circle. Lynn is a member of the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals and is licensed and certified in the following therapies: Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Cranial Sacral Therapy, Reiki, Abhyanga and Marma Point Balancing and Reflexology. Lynn also is a Certified Yoga Teacher, she completed her training with YogaSpirit®, and shares it with her clients to help them reduce stress and tension in their everyday life.

Lynn is also one of the co-owners of Ayurveda Wellness Healing, LLC and is ready to take your appointment. Call and book your appointment and watch your stress and worries melt away.

“Blockage is disease/Flow is health”

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Restoring Calmness ~

Restoring Calmness ~

Restoring calmness in our lives is essential in staying balanced through the lens of Ayurveda.

Take a moment to jot down a few things that help you to feel relaxed, calm and/or peaceful.

Here are a few of Ayurveda Wellness Healing, LLC favorite things to staying balanced in mind, body and spirit:

Meditation
Yoga
Breathing
Photography
Reading
Knitting
Walking outdoors
Cooking

“Blockage is disease/Flow is health”

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Restorative Reiki Workshop THIS Friday!

Restorative Reiki Workshop THIS Friday!

Join Marleen Wood, Master Reiki Healer and Kathryn Schroeder, Restorative Yoga Instructor, for an evening of deep relaxation and transformation at North Shore Restorative Yoga.  You will be guided through supported restorative poses using blocks, bolsters, blankets and eye pillows while receiving the balancing and healing attunement of reiki by candlelight. Set your highest intentions for balance, clarity and well-being. All levels and no experience necessary. Enjoy an evening of complete bliss in a sacred space OF LIGHT.

December 1st 6:30-8pm $35

Sign up and secure your sweet spot at http://www.nsryoga.com

Find Meditation~

Find Meditation~

Have stress in our life? Have 5 minutes a day? Find Meditation.

Stress can and is often a daily part of our lives. The fight or flight response can occur when an individual is subjected to severe stress such as a threatening situation or a resistant or hostile event.

As mediation is practiced regularly, we find that we are able to handle everyday problems in a calmer and more relaxed manner. We increase our coping skills and find a new inner strength.

Mental benefits:
Increased mental clarity
Improved emotional well-being
Increased happiness
Improved memory
Increased creativity
Improved relationships

Physical benefits:
Decrease in respiration
Decrease in heart rate
Decrease in blood pressure
Decrease in sympathetic nervous system
Decrease in body metabolism

“Blockage is disease/Flow is health”

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www.ayurvedawellnesshealing.com 

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“I LOVE the Love Fest”

There’s a Whole Lot of Love in Gloucester MA! “I LOVE the Love Fest!” – overheard from people who have had a chance to see the Love Fest’ Banners. Come See What They’re Talking About! 

Next ‘Love Fest’Saturday, September 16 at the Gloucester Harvest Music Festival. 165 Rogers Street. 10:30 am – 2:30 pm. Look for the giant easel. Stop by and Share a Positive Message of LOVE.

(Please Note: the Love Fest is FREE, but there is a $20.00 entry fee to the Harvest Music Festival, which goes from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. and is a fundraiser for the Addison Gilbert Hospital Citizen’s Fund.)

‘Love Fest’ Banners on Display for Public Viewing – From 9 am. – 3 pm. in the Kyrouz Auditorium at City Hall. 9 Dale Avenue. Gloucester MA. Sept 18 through September 21 (the UN International Day of Peace.) Symbolizing a Community Joining Together in Love and Peace.

Stop by City Hall to see all the banners. While there, share a message of love. If you have already participated, feel free to share again. Sharing Love is FREE and you can never have too much.

Sharing the Love at City Hall, Gloucester MA.

‘What Does Love Mean to You?’ Come See What People in Gloucester Had to Say About Love. This interactive community art project has traveled throughout Gloucester all summer (May through September) in the form of a giant easel. People from throughout Cape Ann and even around the world stopped by to share positive messages, from all walks of life, ages 2 to 92. Each banner is quite unique, with its essence reflecting that of the people in each neighborhood/venue. 

Looking for Volunteer Docents for the Love Fest Display at City Hall!  Anyone interested in acting as a docent for 1 – 2 hours at the ‘Love Fest’ Display at City Hall, please contact us at gloucestertease@gmail.com or phone: 978-998-1717. Everything will be explained and you are welcome to bring a friend and/or a book to pass the time while you are there.

What Does a ‘Love Fest’ Look Like? ….

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Reiki Lecture at Brigham and Women’s and Reiki Share

FREE Lecture: The Benefits and Science Behind Reiki for Cancer Patients. Monday. September 11. 6:30 pm. Brigham and Women’s Lung Cancer Forum. Brookline MA. Contact us for details.

Reiki (ray-kee) is a gentle Japanese healing art that promotes relaxation and potentially improve comfort and calm, offering emotional and physical benefits while undergoing treatment for cancer. Reiki sessions are offered with the client/patient fully clothed, either lying or seated, often with light touch, but no manipulation.

Gentle and generally relaxing, reiki sessions are often viewed as supportive care by patients receiving them.Though the science is still out about the effectiveness of reiki, a number of hospitals and healthcare settings are incorporating reiki as adjunctive support for stress and pain management. (Contact me for current research studies related to reiki in the oncology setting.)

Reiki Sessions are offered in a variety of cancer centers throughout the U.S. including Brigham and Women’s, Dana Farber, Beth Israel Deaconess, and Tufts Medical Center.

Note: Talk to your doctor about reiki and other complementary and integrative therapies you are or thinking about receiving. Reiki sessions are not meant to take the place of conventional treatment.

Monthly Community Reiki Share, ‘First Tuesdays’ – 

Next Reiki Share – Tuesday. Sept 5th.

At the Manchester Community Center. 40 Beach St. (Harbor Place) in Manchester-by-the-Sea. Every 1st Tuesday of the Month. 

5:15 – 8:15 P.M. $20.00 Suggested Donation. (Sliding Scale available at $10.00 for seniors and patients undergoing treatment for cancer.) Water, tea and healthy snacks provided.

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