WINTER IS TIME TO NURTURE AND REJUVENATE During the winter our bodies enter “nurture and rejuvenate” mode. Emotionally, it is a good time to look inward, reflect and set intentions for the next cycle. With the shorter days, you may have noticed your bodies requesting more...

  TRAVEL TIPS TO KEEP HEALTHY DURING THE HOLIDAYS ‘Tis the season of travel and everyone seems to be in a hurry to get somewhere. Whether it’s flying, driving or taking a train, travel can be disruptive to our natural rhythms and negatively affect our body and...

FEELING UNGROUNDED? In the fall, the air becomes cooler and drier and sometimes windy. These characteristics are similar to the qualities of the ayurveda dosha called “vata”. Vata is referred to as the air or wind dosha, because it is cold, light, dry, rough and mobile,...

WHEN YOUR CELLS DON'T RECOGNIZE EACH OTHER Autoimmune disorders occur when your body’s cells fail to recognize each other and mistakenly start attacking friendly cells. If left untreated, this eventually creates inflammation and can cascade into a variety of diseases such as: Rheumatoid arthritis (most prevalent),...

  WHAT IS CONSTIPATION Have you pooped today? If you haven’t, you may be constipated. Other signs that your bowel movements are less than optimal include: constant straining; feeling like your bowel movement was incomplete; passing dry, hard, painful “rabbit pellets”; or feeling bloated, crampy or full...

SPRING IS THE SEASON OF RENEWAL AND GROWTH Ayurveda is the original fountain of youth, a natural alternative to plastic surgery. Originally consolidated with the teachings of yoga, this sister science was left behind when yoga migrated to the west. Reunited again, yoga and ayurveda are...

A COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH TO WELLNESS Have you ever called your doctor with a nagging complaint (migraines, ringing in the ears, sinus congestion, bloating, constipation, heartburn, acne, sciatic pain, etc.) and he tells you there is nothing he can do? Ayurveda, an ancient holistic science from India, believes that...

August 13, 2014 - Lois Leonhardi was interviewed on the Los Angeles radio show "Yoga Chat" at 1pm pacific/4 pm East coast time – click HERE to listen to the podcast. The infamous Joni Yung, aka "The Accidental Yogist" and a fixture in the LA yoga community, will be hosting her...

Cooling Down Pitta Dosha What do hot flashes, migraines, acne, indigestion and diarrhea all have in common? According to ayurveda, they are often indications of an imbalance related to excess heat (pitta dosha) in the body. These conditions can be exasperated in the hot summer months...

    Eradicating the root cause of disease allows wellness to blossom Ayurveda is a holistic system of medicine from India. It characterizes each individual as having a unique energetic constitution. It uses five elements as metaphors to describe those energies – ether, air, fire, water and earth. If...

  Your employees are your most valuable asset. Stressed employees are a liability. Stress leads to lower productivity, high absenteeism, low motivation and poor decisions which increases your expenses and hurts profits. Turn around those statistics by investing in yoga for your employees.  Yoga classes will...

‎Introduction to Ayurveda - Feeling unbalanced? Ayurveda is a holistic lifestyle from ancient India that promotes longevity. It views each individual as having a unique constitution and states that there are certain foods and activities that are balancing (and imbalancing). Focusing on food and activities that...