SELF-CARE SUNDAY: Self Massage

SELF-CARE SUNDAY: This Sunday, take time for self-massage (Abhyanga in Aryuvedic terms) with the use of essential oils! While many of us can’t justify splurging on a massage on a regular basis, it doesn’t mean we should go without! How to prepare for your self-massage: 1) Research! Not all essential oils were created equal- make sure your are using pure oils that haven’t been cut with other ingredients. Be aware

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SELF-CARE SUNDAY: The Practice of Smudging

SELF-CARE SUNDAY: This week, we introduce the ancient and sacred practice of smudging! If you ever notice a woody or distinctive scent when entering a yoga studio, it is because your instructor cleared the room beforehand by burning sage or palo santo. This ritual infuses the space you will be practicing in with positive energy, conducive for setting fresh intentions. Smudging involves burning specific healing materials such as palo santo

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SELF-CARE SUNDAY: A Practice in Gratitude

Self-Care Sunday is here! As we move into the happiest (and busiest) time of the year, we will be posting self care rituals each Sunday in order to promote health and wellness, starting first and foremost with ourselves. This week we kick things off by encouraging you to start a practice of keeping a daily (or weekly) gratitude journal. You can create a bullet list of all you’re thankful for,

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