How a Midnight Snack Can Help You Lose Weight

If you’re a follower of my work, reading this headline may cause you to think I’ve completely lost my mind. Time and again, I’ve taught my clients to eat dinner at least three hours before bed and to avoid unnecessary snacking. However, what I also teach that is paramount to any hard-and-fast rules, is to […]

The Top 3 Stretches for Alleviating Low Back Pain

Every day people come to me asking what they can do about their back pain. Whether it’s from sitting at a desk all day, taking a long car ride, or due to various other reasons. I start by asking where the pain is located in their back, and a lot of the time, they say […]

A Gluten-free Summer Staple

I was in a session with a new client today, and she mentioned that she tries to maintain a gluten-free diet because she notices less joint stiffness when she does. I commended her on her efforts to manage her health naturally, but after getting more info on exactly what she’s consuming during the day, I […]

Banana-Almond Protein Shake

Whether you’re looking to decrease body fat, increase lean muscle, or both, it’s important to include a sufficient amount of lean protein in your diet. One of my favorite ways to do this is by having a protein shake for either a quick breakfast or as a snack, and studies show that whey protein specifically […]

Should I Eat Breakfast, and If So, What Should I Eat?

I was part of a panel at a women’s group this week, and the topic was Mindful Eating. I spoke about the Ayurvedic view on the subject. One of the points I discussed was checking in with your body to determine if you have true hunger before eating, as emotions can often trigger a sense […]

How Improving Your Relationships Is Key to Good Health

I love practicing Ayurveda because it truly is a holistic form of medicine. When I meet with a new client for the first time, I don’t just ask them about their symptoms. I ask them about how they are feeling, what they are thinking, and how their relationships are. My clients are often surprised when […]

Coconut Curry Pork Recipe

I decided to get creative for dinner the other night and experimented with a recipe that I came up with based on dishes I’ve had in the past. It came out so good that I had to share it with you, and it was easy, healthy & delicious. I hope you enjoy! *Ingredients: 1 package […]

How to Improve Thyroid Function with Yoga & Ayurveda

Many of the clients that I see are on thyroid medication, most of them suffering from hypothyroidism, and I often get questions on how to improve thyroid function naturally. So today, I’d like to share a few techniques with you that are simple, free, and that you can do in the comfort of your own […]

3 Reasons Why You Hate Exercise (and what to do about it!)

All too often in my practice, I hear my clients telling me that they absolutely hate exercising! This makes me sad because the benefits of physical activity are far reaching. Aside from those we may commonly think of, such as a healthy body weight and less risk for disease, other benefits include: Increased energy Improved […]

Mind Control – 3 Steps to Achieving Anything You Want

“The trouble is in the mind, for the body is only the house for the mind to dwell in, and we put a value on it according to its worth. Therefore if your mind has been deceived by some invisible enemy into a belief, you have put it into the form of a disease, with […]