Get up and move…

Get up and move…

Get up and move

Ayurveda Wellness Healing, LLC knows exercise improves the circulation of blood, which transports oxygen and nutrients to every cell.

If you do not have enough movement your metabolism slows and becomes inefficient, causing poor digestion and elimination. Our minds become foggy.

So start today…”Get up and move

“Blockage is disease/Flow is health”

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The Three Phases of Life ~

The Three Phases of Life ~

THE THREE PHASES OF LIFE – By Vishnu Om

#Ayurveda is a preventative system of medicine and health care but also a guide to support you in optimal living.

How we choose to live our lifestyle will determine if we will incur disease or redirect it.

Our lifestyle should be a reflection of our life, and our life should be supported by choices that enliven us versus enslave us.

As we live according to the daily cycle, seasonal cycle, annual cycle, lunar cycle and life cycles, we can recycle the breath over and over again with more joy and less sorrow but ultimately more peace and ease.

Ayurveda Wellness Healing, LLC encourages you to be the red umbrella when faced with choices. Your health will thank you and so will those around you

“Blockage is disease/Flow is health”

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Winter Solstice ~

Winter Solstice ~

Ayurveda Wellness Healing, LLC welcomes the Winter Solstice…

We are all deeply affected by the change of seasons, even if we often don’t notice or acknowledge it. It can affect us in so many ways, from our mood, to our energy levels and even our health and wellbeing.

We experience internal changes. These include craving heavier food, sluggish digestion, drier skin, a need for more hydration, feelings of sadness, melancholy and lethargy, and a desire to spend more time indoors and sleeping. These are all signs that we are out of balance. With some care and fundamental practices we can overcome these imbalances.

Knowing how to best support ourselves during these pivotal seasonal shifts is invaluable to our immunity and overall health. With mindfulness and the science of yoga, meditation and Ayurveda, we can nourish our bodies and minds and easily flow with these seasonal shifts.

Through the lens of Ayurveda, winter doesn’t need to be the ‘cold and flu season’, but rather a season to improve immunity – not only in the physical, but also in psychological and spiritual. Immunity is connected with digestion. When digestion is strong and the appetite is good, immunity is strengthened.

Minimize your intake of foods such as raw vegetables, salad greens and cold drinks. Think indoors, by the fire or under a warm blanket, eating warm, slow-cooked nourishing meals.

Here are a few tips:

* Ensure adequate sleep, with six to eight hours a night being the ideal. Avoid over sleeping, as this will promote sluggishness in the body

*Use pure essential oil to clear the air. Eucalyptus oil aids breathing and helps release congestion

*Get your daily dose of sunlight – take walks, gaze at the sun

* Tell the people you love that you love them, give hugs, and bring family, friends and communities together.

“Blockage is disease/Flow is health”

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Are you present when you eat?

Are you present when you eat?

When was the last time you pulled out a chair at your table and enjoyed your meal? Can’t recall?

Are you experiencing gas, heartburn or indigestion? Through the lens of Ayurveda it is not so much about what you eat as it is to being mindful (present) when you eat.

Ayurveda Wellness Healing has a few tips to help you get back on track and to view food as medicine…

~ Stop
~ Breath
~ Prepare foods that are in season
~ Use spices to help your digestive fires
~ Set the table
~ Turn off all electronics
~ Eat your heaviest meal between 12 – 2 pm
~ Smile

You are not what you eat but what you digest and that includes your site and hearing.

“Blockage is disease/Flow is health”

info@ayurvedawellnesshealing.com to book a private consultation or purchase a gift certificate for a loved one or call/text:  978.395.1234

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Living in Harmony with Nature ~

Living in Harmony with Nature ~

Ayurveda Wellness Healing, LLC knows the importance of living in harmony with nature and it’s cycles…

Ayurveda promotes mental well-being by bringing the body and mind back into balance through following the rhythms of nature. When the body becomes exhausted from living, we don’t have the energy, so we become anxious. “And when we become totally exhausted, we become depressed.”

From an Ayurvedic perspective, depression and anxiety are symptoms of a system that is overtaxed and out of whack. Massage, nasal breathing, meditation, resetting our internal clock, doing yoga, and even eating warm foods can help us get out of that state of chronic imbalance.

Here are simple Ayurvedic practices to help reset your system:

Abhyanga, daily self-massage with oil, calms the nervous system and boosts immunity by removing toxins that have traveled from our organs to the skin. As part of a daily routine, it also helps to lubricate muscles, tissues, and joints. Place oil in your nose and ears to help prevent sore throats, sinus congestion, and allergies.

Nasal breathing while walking or exercising activates a calming vagal response and drives oxygen more efficiently into the lower lobes of the lungs, compared to mouth breathing.

Try to move snack food to meal times and eat three meals a day.

Get to bed before 10:00 pm. The longer you stay up past 10:00 pm, the more wired and exhausted you become.

Eat warm cooked foods slowly and calmly to balance the nervous system.

Do Sun Salutations slowly with deep nasal breathing to open the diaphragm. Just 10 minutes in the morning can have a dramatic impact.

According to Ayurveda, the inability to focus is connected to our energy levels because the mind and body require a certain amount of energy to settle down and focus.

Contact us for a private consultation:                                         info@ayurvedawellnesshealing.com or 978.395.1234

“Blockage is disease/Flow is health”

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Meet Marleen Wood at NSRY

Meet Marleen Wood at NSRY

Marleen Wood has been teaching yoga to adults and kids for over a decade. She is a Registered Yoga Teacher with 200 hour training, a Color Me Yoga certified Children’s Yoga Instructor, and a Usui Intuitive Reiki Teacher and Master. She blends all of her trainings and experience to create a safe and joyful yoga practice for all levels.

Marleen is passionate about bringing yoga and meditation to adults and children. She is the director and founder of Karma4Kidz, a business dedicated to sharing the joy of yoga, mindfulness and relaxation with children and teens through classes, summer camps and private sessions.  She also teaches children’s enrichment classes involving art and yoga at  local north shore schools.

Marleen brings her beauty and grace to each yoga class at NSRY honoring the ancient practices of traditional yoga vinyasa, restorative yoga and mindfulness. Join Marleen on Thursday mornings at 9:15am-10:30am for a joyful, strengthening flow and deeply relaxing restorative practice. She is known to offer the best hand and foot massages with the most soothing lotion leaving you floating after class! She also offers many workshops including Reiki Restorative, Reiki 1 Training, Energy Chakra Healing and Teen Pampering Day. Check out all her classes and workshop offerings at http://www.nsryoga.com

We are so grateful to have this beautiful spirit at NSRY!!!

 

To Do List ~

To Do List ~

Help! Thanksgiving is fast approaching and I can’t get organized….

So how can we overcome this to make our days productive?

Between the hours of 2pm and 6pm, #VATA energy is at its highest. Vata stimulates elimination, movement, speech, enthusiasm, creativity, breathing and nervous system functioning. Researchers have found that mind-body coordination (dexterity) is at its greatest about 4pm and that muscle strength is at its weakest at this time. This is why in the afternoon it is a good time to do your mental work.

The afternoon is a great time to get through a task list bullet point by bullet point.

So be easy on yourself this holiday season and go slow as now you know you will pick up speed and be your most productive this afternoon

“Blockage is disease/Flow is health”

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