The Everyday Ayurveda Guide to Self-Care
Rhythms, Routines, and Home Remedies for Natural Healing
Discover the best way to care for yourself--day by day and season by season.
Embrace the ancient principles of Ayurveda to become a more integrated, whole, and healthy version of yourself. This detailed guide walks you through the steps of foundational Ayurvedic practices that can be easily integrated into your existing self-care routine--from self-massage, oil pulling, and tongue scraping to breathing practices, meditation exercises, and eating with intention--to uplift your physical health and state of mind.
The Everyday Ayurveda Guide to Self-Care, you will:
• Get acquainted with the tradition of Ayurveda and better understand your doshas (metabolic tendencies) and basic Ayurvedic anatomy.
• Discover the art of self-care by exploring daily routines and seasonal practices to prevent imbalances in the body and mind.
• Find out what foods, spices, and herbs carry medicinal qualities that support cleansing, rejuvenation, and management of common ailments. <
KATE O'DONNELL is a nationally certified Ayurvedic practitioner, Ashtanga yoga teacher, and author of
The Everyday Ayurveda Cookbook and
Everyday Ayurveda Cooking for a Calm, Clear Mind. She studied in India for twenty years and continues to travel there annually for study, and she teaches Ayurveda internationally. At home, Kate is the director of The Boston Ayurveda School and an Ashtanga yoga program, as well as contributor to many publications. She teaches trainings, cooking classes, seasonal cleanses, retreats, and Kripalu programs when she isn't practicing yoga or having a chai.