Amalaki is an Ayurvedic herb used in many applications. It is a gooseberry with its origins in India. It is reputed to be anti-oxidant and anti-carcinogenic.
Ayurveda is a system of traditional medicine with its origins in India. Of chief importance is bringing the three doshas (humors) into balance in the body.
Kapha Dosha is an Ayurvedic term used to indicate those systems in the human body/mind and material universe that relate to immunity, strength and stability.
Kundalini Yoga is specifically meant to raise the kundalini energy stored at the base of the spine. Kundalini literally means a lock in the hair of the beloved.
Laughter Yoga (hasyayoga)
Laughter Yoga or HasyaYoga (literally the union of humor or happiness) was invented by Dr. Madan Kataria, a physician from Mumbai, India in 1995.
Marma therapy is a type of therapy used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine. It is similar to acupressure and as such stimulates meridian points through touch.
Pitta is an Ayurvedic dosha or body/mind/health type that is characterized as hot and dry. It is dominated by the element of fire and is related to digestion.
Prana is the Sanskrit term for vital life. It is a rough equivalent to the terms chi, ki and qui. Prana flows through a network of subtle channels called nadis.
Vata is an Ayurvedic dosha or body/mind/health type that is characterized as cold and dry. Vatta is dominated by the element of air and is related to mobility.
Vata Dosha is an Ayurvedic term used to indicate systems in the human body relating to motion, communication and transportation.