Yoga for Pitta Dosha

As pitta dosha is a combination of fire and water it is responsible for transformation. Metabolism is our transformative system, so if you know that you are predominantly a pitta type, or if you are suffering from an excess of pitta fire you may actually need to slow your metabolic rate down. Pittas often have...
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Cleansing for Pitta Dosha

The qualities or characteristics of Pitta are light, oily, sharp, hot, light, spreading, and liquid. It means that you most likely have a sharp intellect, healthy digestion, and appetite, and you like to get things done! When imbalanced you might experience, acid reflux, become a workaholic, judgmental, overly critical, headaches and loose bowel movements. In...
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Abhyanga for Pitta Dosha

Abhyanga, or “oil massage” is an important part of the Ayurvedic routine of keeping the body in balance and the systems healthy. Self-massage can be a very relaxing and productive aspect of your own routine as it brings many benefits, both physical and psychological. You can do a full body massage every night and a...
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Pranayama for Pitta Dosha

Just as it is important to eat the right foods for your Dosha, so it important to vary the versions of pranayama, or breathing, in order to keep your constitution in balance. Pittas need to balance the elements of fire and water to create a happy Pitta as opposed to a fiery, explosive temperament. The...
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Meditation for Pitta Dosha

Meditations seems to come easily to some people whereas others struggle to find a way to be still and calm no matter how hard they try. Meditation can bring enormous benefits, both psychological and physical, which is why it is worthwhile to persevere even if you feel that you are not really getting anywhere. For...
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Quinoa & split mung bean kichari w/vegetables

This kichari recipe, which is particularly nourishing and easy to digest, is adjusted to our current paradigm regarding rice and digestibility of whole mung beans. A complete food full of necessary nutrients but supportive of the cleansing process one may be going through, a kichari diet is beneficial for most at least once a week....
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Pitta Cooling Weight Loss Smoothie

Delicious and super easy to prepare! Watermelon is so cooling and refreshing, reduces puffiness and water weight, often happening during hot summer days! It is low in calories and helps you loosing weight, and it is detoxifying! It calms your liver and regulates your body temperature! The added AyurMins will help you with the mineral...
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Cooling Pitta Summer Kitchari

Pitta Dosha (fire & water element) governs the summer! During a long, hot summer, the body and mind can accumulate too much Pitta (heat) and we feel imbalanced, irritated and just plain too hot and inflamed. When I feel this imbalance coming on, I make a pot of cooling Kitchari. It is so easy to...
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Pitta Soothing Face Mask

For fresh and clear summer skin! Soothe irritations with Yogurt, Turmeric, Oatmeal, AyurMins & Lavender. Especially after a long day at the beach, pool or being outdoors! In summer, not only Pitta skin, can react to too much sun and heat with sunburn, redness, rashes and inflammation. This is a quick and potent recipe to...
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Pitta Dosha

What does Pitta Dosha Mean? There are three types of Dosha according to Ayurvedic medicine, Pitta, Vata and Kapha. Your unique constitution is believed to be established at conception, so in this respect it is useful to think of it as your blueprint, the pattern that makes you completely unique. This blueprint will also remain...
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