Tag: Ayurveda

Help! I’m Teaching Indian Cooking to a Gujarati Group

We have all heard of the phrase ‘Taking coals to Newcastle’ but how about ‘Taking chapattis to a Gujarati cooking group in Bolton?’. This week I dared to do just that… and my chappatis weren’t even that round!   I was at Bolton Hindu Centre showing a Gujarati […]

Find your Ayurvedic Constitution

Finding your own constitution type is a great way to know more about yourself—what diet, yoga and lifestyle will suit you best? Advice on yoga, healthy diet can be very contradictory and confusing. Ayurveda makes it personal, and finds the optimum lifestyle choices for you! In ayurveda, everything […]

Ayurvedic Daily Routine – Dinacharya

Most of us have a cleaning routine in the morning, and with a little ayurvedic knowhow it can be turned into a super daily ayurvedic detox. It is probably not that much longer that we spend in the bathroom anyway, also you can save time applying less non […]

Panchakarma with Keith

Just recently I went on panchakarma retreat in Ayurveda Yoga Villa in Kerala. In Sanskrit panch means five and karma means action, so it is literally five detox treatments. To do it properly takes time 3 to 4 weeks, because you need to prepare and recover from each […]

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Ayurveda Demystified

My recent talk on Ayurveda. It is just a recording so you can enjoy it while you are doing something else!

Keith’s Top 10 Health Tips

‘All you need is love’ applies to food too. I have put this as my first tip, because it is the least recognised, but most important one! I call it vitamin L and most of us are sadly deficient in it! Like mothers food, or a romantic meal. […]

Keith’s Ayurvedic 6 Taste Spice Mix

Magic Powder In Ayurveda, there are six tastes: sweet, salty, bitter, sour, pungent and astringent. A meal should ideally contain all of them to improve digestion and stimulate your whole being. Western diets are generally too sweet, too salty and sometimes overly pungent (hot, spicy). The other tastes […]

Make an Appointment with Yourself: Self Massage

Everyone loves a massage, and an oil massage is one of the fastest ways to get grounded and balance your ayurvedic doshas. Massage is often a rare treat though, it’s great to have one done for you, but my philosophy is…why wait? Twice a week I give myself a great Ayurvedic massage—all […]

Keith’s Ayurvedic Spice Mix

This spice mix contains all 6 Ayurvedic tastes, so it makes any meal easier to digest and more balanced. It’s also delicious which helps you eat and enjoy healthy food. The Daily Grind! Some spices are better freshly ground, this time I used fennel seeds, cardamon pods and coarse ground black […]

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