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The Everyday Ayurveda Guide to Self-Care: Rhythms, Routines, and Home Remedies for Natural Healing (Paperback)
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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.
In 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. <
About the Author
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.
“O’Donnell’s Everyday Ayurveda Guide to Self-Care presents authentic Ayurveda principles and invaluable diet and lifestyle knowledge for modern readers in any part of the world.” —Dr. Ramkumar, Ayurvedic physician and cofounder of Vaidyagrama Healing Village
“O’Donnell offers concise, practical instruction in the art of living wisely. Readers discover ways to enhance their personal welfare as they learn to align the varied specifics of their lives into integrated wholes.” —Dr. Robert Svoboda