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Eight Reasons Why Spring is the Perfect Time for a Juice Cleanse

Eight Reasons Why Spring is the Perfect Time for a Juice Cleanse

Spring has finally sprung! The flowers are out, the rain is pouring down, and when the sun peaks through the clouds, it is warming and bright. Since spring is generally wet and damp, which, in Ayurveda (the yogic system of health) is characteristic of Kapha season, it is common for people to cough and sneeze. In fact, the English word “cough” comes for the Sanskrit word “kapha”.

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Juicing Tips for the Winter Season

Juicing Tips for the Winter Season

Traditionally, juice cleanses are not recommended during this time, especially not for people who also have a thin, agile and energetic vata constitution. During the cold season, our digestive system tend to weaken and raw juices may make us bloated and tired. Does that mean it is not good to juice in the winter time? You can still juice, but it is best to follow some important insights from Ayurveda.

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Cranberry Twist Juice Recipe

Cranberry Twist Juice Recipe

Cranberry Twist Juice Recipe by Rachel Maietta | Nov 1, 2016 | 2 cups of cranberries 1 Orange 2 Stalks of Celery 1/2 Bulb of Fennel 2 Medium Sized Apples  Wash all fruit and vegetables  Cut or pull leaves off of the celery  Peel the orange or juice it in a citrus...

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Live Longer and Happier by Healing Your Imbalanced Digestive System

Live Longer and Happier by Healing Your Imbalanced Digestive System

Scientists today are calling our digestive system the “second brain.” This digestive brain is very sophisticated and is intimately related to our immune system. When we are under stress, or when we eat the wrong type of foods, our immune system is therefore also compromised. This ecological crisis in our digestive system is one of the main leading causes of auto-immune diseases such as thyroid imbalances, lupus, fibromyalgia, arthritis, and more.

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The Neuroscience of Meditation and Yoga

The Neuroscience of Meditation and Yoga

For over 50 years, advances in western science have been validating the wisdom of eastern mysticism. Today, vibrant interest and research in the neuroscience community is demonstrating that the practices of meditation and yoga are profoundly transforming our bodies and minds.

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Upcoming Events

5 Day Juice Cleanse & Yoga Retreat – May 10 – 14, 2017

5 Day Juice Cleanse & Yoga Retreat – May 10 – 14, 2017

This yoga detox program is designed to create better health and relaxation. It is especially designed for those who want to feel more energized, struggle with weight problems, need help kicking bad habits, want to eliminate toxins, or simply wish to feel less stressed.

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Our Authors

Dr. Sid Jordan is director of the Prama Institute where he teaches yoga psychology and spiritual practices.  At the Prama Wellness Center he offers yoga therapy and stress management to individuals and groups.

Ramesh Bjonnes is a writer, yogi and workshop leader. He lived in India and Nepal in the 1980s learning directly from the traditional teachers of yoga and Tantra. He has taught workshops in many countries and is the author of Sacred Body, Sacred Spirit (InnerWorld) and Tantra: The Yoga of Love and Awakening (Hay House India). He lives and practices in an eco-village in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.

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