Uma Elements, blog

  • Breast Health and the Doshas

    Breast Health and the Doshas

    The key to maintaining healthy breasts is in adopting lifestyle practices that help to keep the body and mind in balance.
  • Balancing Agni: How the Doshas & Agni Interact

    Balancing Agni: How the Doshas & Agni Interact

    How can we tell if our agni is imbalanced, and if it is, what can we do to remedy that? In this post, we break down the four states of agni.
  • An Ayurvedic Guide to Menopause

    An Ayurvedic Guide to Menopause

    To be sure, menopause carries with it unique challenges—especially for those who work, raise children or have other obligations that make it hard to find time to prioritize one’s health. However, when viewed with an Ayurvedic lens, menopause is not something to be feared or dreaded. Instead, it is a natural stage of life that, like all stages of life, presents both difficulties and...
  • How to Exercise Properly During the Summer

    How to Exercise Properly During the Summer

    Especially as we enter into the hot summer months, it’s important to exercise both in harmony with our doshas and with the seasons.  Here, we outline several Ayurvedic tips and guidelines for exercising during the summer in order to maximize our safety, health and wellbeing.
  • What Your Period Tells You About Your Doshic Balance

    What Your Period Tells You About Your Doshic Balance

    When we experience doshic imbalances, our menstrual cycles are also impacted. We can learn more about our own bodily imbalances by paying attention to our menstrual cycles. In this way, Ayurveda can empower us to approach our reproductive health with intentionality and care, and to target certain ailments more effectively.
  • What Ayurveda Tells Us About Drinking Coffee

    What Ayurveda Tells Us About Drinking Coffee

    An Ayurvedic perspective can help us understand the reasons for these differences. Contrary to popular culture, in Ayurveda, coffee is not a universal cure. While it is beneficial to some, it can aggravate and send others into states of imbalance. 
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