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Drinking Medicated Ghee

By | August 21st, 2017|Ayurveda, Nourishment, Yoga Philosophy|

Ghee Day has arrived (Snehana) And so, on Day 6 of my Panchakarma treatment, the dreaded 'Ghee Day' arrives - the day to face my fears with drinking medicated ghee. Before my visit to Mountain Top Clinic I honestly hadn't known much about what Ayurvedic Panchakarma treatments involved. Panchakarma was just something that I [...]

Ayurvedic Panchakarma Preparation Days 1-5

By | May 27th, 2017|Ayurveda, Yoga Asana|

Ayurvedic Panchakarma Treatment Program So now my Ayurvedic Panchakarma therapy begins and it looks like my days at Mountain Top Clinic are going to be busy. I am here for three weeks, which is the minimum recommended time to undergo the program. This amount of time is needed in order to complete the detox, [...]

Panchakarma at Mountain Top Ayurvedic Clinic in India

By | May 21st, 2017|Ayurveda|

Finding my Ayurvedic Panchakarma Doctor As I visit India annually, the idea of doing an Ayurvedic Panchakarma cleanse had been on my mind for many years. In the past I have undergone many other cleanses of various kinds with different herbal tablets and juices, varying from 1-6 weeks. However, I really didn’t know where to [...]

Sanskrit for Yoga Poses

By | July 21st, 2016|Yoga Philosophy|

When you visit a yoga class you will often hear teachers saying the name of the poses in a foreign language? This language is Sanskrit. It is the classical Indian language, with a rich history, dating back thousands of years. Passed down orally for centuries, Sanskrit was first written down around 1,500 B.C. in [...]

The fun of drawing Yoga Stick Figures

By | July 20th, 2016|Yoga Asana|

You’ve got to love yoga stick figures! These cute little characters bring the yoga poses to life with a personality all of their own. Yoga stick figures, also commonly called yoga stickmen, give you a simple bare bones visual cue on how to do the yoga poses without the distractions of a slim young beauty that you [...]

Studying Yoga in Mysore

By | April 24th, 2016|Yoga Travel & Holidays|

Most yoga student's first visit to Mysore to study yoga these days is well planned, they are heading straight to the K Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute to practice Ashtanga at the source and are booked in months ahead. My first visit in 2007, however, was not at all planned. I ended up there by chance, to [...]