Despite the difficulty of releasing the hamstrings, it is worth doing—and not only because it makes forward folds more pleasant. When hamstrings are tight they are also more vulnerable to injuries, like strains. Not to mention that hamstring tightness is correlated with lower back pain and even plantar fasciitis.Read More
In Ayurveda getting to the root cause of an aliment or imbalance is essential to healing. Root causes boil down to the elements and identifying them either in excess or out of balance in some way. For example, if the fire element is out of balance in an excessive way it can show up physically as rashes and redness on the skin, infections, burning, inflammation, headaches, acne or other skin problems. These are all heat related issues. In the personality excess heat will show up as intensity, extreme competitiveness, arguing, highly critical of the self and others, intense fixations, impatience, frustration, anger, aggression and other heat induced symptoms. The fire elements is dominant in the doshaPitta.Read More
There is still time to do a cleanse. Why is a cleanse important? Think of pipes in your house and when debris builds, they clog. It can become a huge problem. Debris "Toxins" accumulate in the body as well from the environment, the food we eat, medications, stress and other factors.
A cleanse creates a clean slate for the body. You will feel great after because you have literally cleaned out debris. The body can function at optimal capacity.Read More
This Valentine's Day, give a long-lasting gift of understanding and compassion by learning your and your partner's Ayurvedic dosha, the elements that dominate and the ones that are out of balance. You and your partner can receive the initial consult and follow-up visit for $300. This is a $60 savings. Offer is available until March 15th, 2018.Read More
What we typically call personality can be seen as elements playing out within us. Vata represents the qualities of ether and air. Pitta is mostly fire and Kapha water and earth. Below is story about people with different doshas to provide an example of the Elements in our personalities at play.
This Valentine's Day Aspired Elements is offering a discounted Ayurvedic Consultation so that you and your partner can discover your doshas and the Elements that might be at play in your relationship. Read on to find out about the different doshas and contact Aspired Elements today to schedule your couple's ayurvedic consultation!Read More
This week we are be enjoying some beautiful weather in the Reno Tahoe area. The sun is out and cold mornings are warming up to t-shirt and shorts afternoons reaching temperatures in the mid-60s. However, we are in the middle of winter and cold weather is sure to creep up again starting with this weekend with highs only getting into the 40s.Read More
Read for four eating habits that can support better digestion during the Thanksgiving holdiay. The difference in the Ayurvedic Medicine approach (compared to traditional medical treatments) is in pacifying the internal aggravating factors that are causing imbalance thus simultaneously addressing symptoms.Read More
If you or anyone you know has digestive issues from minor ones such as gas, bloating, diarrhea, nausea and indigestion to more serious ailments like IBS, ulcerative colitis, gurd, and more this is an article worth reading.Read More