- Growing tulsi to cultivate harmony
- Moving towards a sattvic life
- Endometriosis: an Ayurvedic perspective
- Which Ayurveda Are You Into?
- Your Ayurvedic Constitution Does Not Excuse Your Behavior
- Re-Grow Your Brain Cells
- Misunderstandings of the Modern Chakra-Healing Movements
- Eating for Your Ayurvedic Body Type
- Building Soma Through Balanced Agni
- Don’t Let Stress Break Your Heart: An Ayurvedic Approach to a Healthy Heart
All posts by Matthew Remski
Recovering the Era of Water Medicine through Ayurveda
We can dream of the story of human medicine through the progression of the elements, from earth to space. Today, we sit on the juncture between fire and air modalities. But we long for an older water...
- Posted December 21, 2016
Leaving the Smoothies of Atonement (a ficto-meditation)
My Manhattan hostess was totally yoga-rific. She was putting me up in her flat while I was in town for an Ayurveda thing. At 7am I was up and typing away on the couch, and she breezed...
- Posted November 29, 2016
Ayurveda Is a Political Practice. Part one: Economic justice
Who is Ayurveda for? I was recently facilitating a seminar on the subject of Ayurvedic dinacharya – often translated as “daily routine”, but which literally means “to follow the sun”. I presented the math for determining solar...
- Posted November 22, 2016
How I Teach Ayurveda
First of all, I don’t really teach Ayurveda. I used to think I was teaching. But sitting with clients for all that time has shown me that the best I can and should do is simply facilitate...
- Posted November 15, 2016
Knowing What You Feel—Ayurveda as the Poetry of Yourself
“What does ‘anxiety’ feel like?” I’ll ask the question in groups beginning to study Ayurveda. The first round of answers rolls out: Worried. Concerned. Apprehensive. Uneasy. Fearful. Agitated. Nervous. They’re all great words. But, I’ll suggest, as...
- Posted October 24, 2015
How You Learn Ayurveda Shapes How You Live It
Unlearning Meditation by Jason Siff hinges on an obvious but stunning insight. He says that the first of all problems in meditation is the meeting between the given instructions and the mind-as-it-is. Will the meeting provoke a...
- Posted October 21, 2015
When and How You Eat = More Important than What You Eat
After almost a decade of teaching entry-level courses in Ayurvedic self-care, I’m finally getting a little bit smarter about it. I used to open every class quite dutifully with the Gayatri mantras of Ganesh, Saraswati, and Surya,...
- Posted October 16, 2015