Ayurveda / 2 posts found

Ayurveda for beginners

by Tracy Kelly
Trying to explain Ayurveda in a short blog is almost impossible, but I’ll give it my best shot. We go into more detail on our upcoming retreat in South Africa next month. Ayurveda Adventure Retreat You may have heard of traditional Chinese medicine, things like acupuncture and chi. This tradition has made its way into Western culture more than Ayurveda, which is essentially the Indian system. Ayurveda is also referred to as a sister science to yoga as they come from the same tradition. It all …

Yoga and Mother Nature

… has only become really popular as a system of physical exercise since the 1980’s.  This popularity followed the arrival of the New Age era, also known as the Age of Aquarius, with its associated interest in meditation as taught by many visiting gurus from the East who were also advocates of Yoga. Yoga has its roots in a holistic system called Ayurveda, which is translated as The Science of Life. The heart of Ayurveda teaches that everything in the Universe is interconnected. This is in …