180: Daily Ayurvedic Habits

March 5, 2019

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I'm an Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor, 500 HR Yoga Teacher & Ayurvedic postpartum doula. Movement, Mindfulness & Mother Nature are my 3 pillars for health. 

I'm Andrea - your Seasonal living guide

Welcome to the Peaceful Power Podcast and today I'm breaking down a few daily Ayurvedic habits you can implement today.

 

What is Ayurveda?

It literally translates to wisdom of life. It is a 5000 year old eastern medicine practice that originated in India. It has become more and more popular in the west as we seek other ways to treat disease in the body vs. taking pills like has become the norm in our society today.

 

Daily Habits 

A few of my favorite daily habits that originated through Ayurveda.

  • Dry Brushing- improves circulation, helps with varicose veins, removes dead skin
  • Oil massage-nourishes the mind and body, delays aging, relieves fatigue, release stress, awakens the senses, supports digestion, shifts the attitude into positivity.

Best oils for vata

  • Sesame oil

Best oils for pitta

  • Coconut oil or sunflower

Best oils for kapha

  • Use corn, mustard or sesame

More Daily Practices 

  • Tongue Scrapping
  • Morning movement
  • Nature walks
  • Early, lighter dinners
  • Going to bed before 10pm
  • Rising with the sun
  • Journal or meditation time
  • Being present at your meals

Weekly Challenge

What Ayurvedic habit would you like to try to incorporate into your life this week?

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Ayurvedic Pregnancy 

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You'll also love

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MORE ABOUT ME

I'm an Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor, 500 HR Yoga Teacher & Ayurvedic postpartum doula. Movement, Mindfulness & Mother Nature are my 3 pillars for health. 

I'm Andrea - your Seasonal living guide

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I specialize in disrupting the personal training industry by infusing my workouts with Ayurveda and yoga principles. 

I host a weekly podcast, Peaceful Power Podcast and have written two cyclical living books- Divine Body Wisdom and Ayurvedic Approach to Healing Your Menstrual Cycle. 

I graduated from Shakti School in 2019 as an Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor. I'm a 500 HR Yoga Teacher and Ayurvedic postpartum doula graduate from Inner Sun & Moon AyurDoula Program. I've specialized in pre/postpartum fitness since 2007. 

My other interests are playing tennis, watching the Hallmark Channel, and enjoying my morning cup of coffee. I also love exploring my favorite nature trail with my two sons and husband. 

I'm an Ayurvedic Wellness counselor, Ayurvedic postpartum doula & 500 HR Yoga Teacher and Personal trainer since 2007.

I'm Andrea — your Ayurvedic & Yoga  Guide.

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