Holidays stressing you out and wreaking havoc on your waistline? Check out these pumpkin pancakes with cranberry relish! Pumpkin is detoxifying and soothes the mind while the cranberries aid digestion. A perfect combination for the holiday season and throughout the fall and winter. These pancakes...

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),...

Kitchari: An ayurvedic Recipe for Healing and Cleansing Kitchari is an ayurvedic stew for cleansing and restoring the body. It is made with mung dal (split green mung beans) and basmati rice which are delicately spiced to aid digestion, stimulate removal of toxins and restore your...

Ghee is highly regarded in ayurveda and is considered to both detoxify and rejuvenate at the same time. It is made by cooking down butter until the liquid evaporates and the milk solids sink to the bottom of the pan. The end result is the...

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...

Ayurveda Seasonal Cleanse SMC Community Ed is pleased to offer a new class: “Ayurveda Spring Cleanse Retreat,” by Lois Leonhardi. This three-day urban retreat will be held April 24-26 (Friday evening and full days Saturday and Sunday) at our Bundy Campus. To ensure individualized attention, class-size...