Summer is here! It’s time to check your travel bucket list. While sightseeing is exciting, the joy of traveling can be stressful and tough on your joints and muscles. Yoga practices and teachings are becoming more popular for easing travel discomforts and the travel industry has definitely taken note of it.
Keep cool and stay healthy this summer with these 8 Ayurvedic tips.
Spring is here and the earth has gladly received the embrace of the sun. Let’s embrace the light to renew and revitalize our body and mind!
Spring is a season characterized by warmth and moistness departing from the cold, dry winter. It is the season of Kapha (a combination of water and earth). Let’s leave winter behind and spring forward with a seasonal diet and lifestyle that invites a little extra lightness, sharpness, dryness and heat into our lives.
Ayurveda is a traditional, ancient Indian health science. The name “Ayurveda” means “life knowledge”. It is a holistic system that emphasizes balancing the body, mind and spirit to prevent and treat disease. This 5,000-year-old practice focuses on harmonizing the body with nature through diet, herbal remedies, yoga and meditation, exercise, lifestyle and body cleansing.
Traveling could be hard on your body. Catching a cold or flu is more likely within the confined and crowded spaces in the planes and airports. Many travelers also find their sleep patterns disrupted by these conditions. A lesser-discussed problem is our digestive system going out of kilter due to an inadequate diet as well as prolonged sitting on the plane or car.
Unless you are lucky enough to be traveling in first or business class, you’ll probably find most in-flight meals and snacks are not very appetizing. On some long haul US domestic flights no meal at all is provided. In that case, you need to bring your own food or make a purchase before you board.