"Ayurveda recognizes winter as a kapha season with strong vata undertones. It is characterized by cold weather, a sense of heaviness, increased moisture (usually in the form of rain or snow), cloud-covered days, and the grounded, slow feeling that sends many animals into hibernation. These are all qualities shared by kapha dosha, which is why winter is considered—primarily—a kapha season.
However, if your climate is exceptionally cold and dry, or if you tend to feel more isolated during the winter months, vata will also be a strong component of your winter season, and you will want to actively keep vata placated as well.
How to Create a Supportive Winter Diet
Winter is actually the season when the digestive fire is strongest. The body requires more fuel to stay warm and healthy in the winter months, and the cold weather forces the fire principle deep into the core of the body—igniting the digestive capacity.
Our bodies, therefore, crave a more substantial, nutritive diet at this time of...
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PranaShanti Yoga Centre crowned Top Choice Award Winner for Top Yoga Studio in the 2017 Annual Top Choice Award Survey.
Ottawa, Ontario, CA -- March 10th, 2017 -- Top Choice Awards has announced that PranaShanti Yoga Centre has been crowned the winner for Top Yoga Studio of 2017 in the city of Ottawa.
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