Ayurveda, India's ancient modality of health and healing, is becoming increasingly popular because of its tried and tested health-awakening potential. The terms ayu (life) and veda (knowledge) come together to create "knowledge of life." Ayurveda encompasses simple, life-giving principles that extend far beyond just a holistically healthy life. If you want to be brimming with vitality and bursting with joy, Ayurveda holds the potential for positive life transformation.
I have in-depth discussions about the practices and science of Ayurveda with my students. But if you're eager to explore and adopt a few techniques before you really dig deep into Ayurveda, try incorporating these eight fundamentals into your life. Together they address body, mind, and spirit and will open you up to your own natural fullness: