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  • 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.
  • Protect Your Skin from the Sun with Ayurveda

    Protect Your Skin from the Sun with Ayurveda

    According to Ayurveda, there are a few small, simple and natural changes that can have a big effect on mitigating free radical damage. Here’s a breakdown of some Ayurvedic tips for protecting your skin from the sun this summer.
  • Summer Skincare Tips for Oily Skin

    Summer Skincare Tips for Oily Skin

    In Ayurveda, summer is ruled by Pitta, which is oily, hot, sharp, light and liquid. Especially for those with naturally oily skin, summertime tends to increase the oiliness and liquidity of Pitta, making one more susceptible to breakouts. If you find that Pitta feels exacerbated during the summer, there are a number of Ayurvedic tips for combating breakouts and restoring balance to the skin. 
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