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Eating for the Seasons : Green Goddess Pesto

Eating for the Seasons : Green Goddess Pesto

By Mary Sheila Gonnella, NC dhyana Center Instructor Ahh, lovely spring! It always feels so good this time of year. And with the green often comes new invigoration for tending to our own health. The longer days allow for more movement, whether it’s waking up early for some exercise, or having time at the end […]

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Lymphatic Series: Keep it Moving Into Spring, Part V

Lymphatic Series: Keep it Moving Into Spring, Part V

Lymphatic Series — Keep It Moving Into Spring Part 5: When to Get Help By Andrea Foster Education Director   This is the fifth in a five-part series on caring for the lymphatic system as we move through spring. Catch up with part 1, part 2 , part 3, or part 4. In Ayurveda, there’s a concept called […]

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Lymphatic Series — Keep It Moving Into Spring, Part IV

Lymphatic Series — Keep It Moving Into Spring, Part IV

Lymphatic Series — Keep It Moving Into Spring Part 4: The Self-Care Secrets By Andrea Foster Education Director This is the fourth in a five-part series on caring for the lymphatic system as we move through spring. Catch up with part 1, part 2 , or part 3. You’re learning more about the Ayurvedic and […]

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Welcome Spring with Clarity, Inspiration, and Fresh Perspectives: Your Checklist

Welcome Spring with Clarity, Inspiration, and Fresh Perspectives: Your Checklist

By Andrea Foster Education Director While the weather from coast to coast may be a crazy-quilt of all that Mother Nature has to offer, the Vernal Equinox is a constant on our hemisphere that signals, at least in our minds, the coming warmth and the increase of sunny days. Vernal (Spring) Equinox occurs when the […]

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The Lymphatic System: Keep It Moving, Part III

The Lymphatic System: Keep It Moving, Part III

Lymphatic Series — Keep It Moving Into Spring Part 3: What To Do With Lymph (Keep It Moving!) By Andrea Foster Education Director This is the third in a five part series on caring for the lymphatic system as we move toward spring. Catch up with part 1 or part 2 . Last week you read that […]

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The Lymphatic System: Keep It Moving, Part II

The Lymphatic System: Keep It Moving, Part II

Lymphatic Series — Keep It Moving Into Spring Part 2: The Basics of the Lymphatic System By Andrea Foster Education Director This is the second in a five part series on caring for the lymphatic system as we move toward spring. Read part 1 here. Ayurvedic theory holds that the elements affect all aspects of […]

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DeAnna’s Journey to Service

DeAnna’s Journey to Service

DeAnna Batdorff is a practitioner and educator of Indian and Tibetan Ayurveda, a massage therapist, clinical aroma therapist, Western herbalist, and nutrition counselor. She began her career of service while in a high school vocational program, receiving her National Cosmetology License at age 18 in 1987.  Seeking a brilliant hair designer, she met her first teacher […]

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The Lymphatic System: Keep it Moving, Part 1

The Lymphatic System: Keep it Moving, Part 1

Lymphatic Series — Keep It Moving Into Spring Part 1: Elemental Theory By Andrea Foster Education Director This is the first in a five part series on caring for the lymphatic system as we move toward spring.   The body is a complex and elegant system. One of the most miraculous things about it is […]

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