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Pancha Karma: A Deep Transformation

Pancha Karma: A Deep Transformation

By Andrea Foster Education Director What was I getting myself into? A last minute opportunity opened and now I was quickly preparing my body and psyche for a three-day retreat, metamorphosis, challenge, education. What would a pancha karma be like? Pancha karma is an Ayurvedic treatment that typically last multiple days and involves a variety […]

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Shopping and Snacking Can Illuminate Cultural Facets

Shopping and Snacking Can Illuminate Cultural Facets

Shopping and Snacking Can Illuminate Cultural Facets By Adi Carpenter The thing about India is that their capitals and large cities never feel that big. Every couple of blocks is another neighborhood with its own completely different sensation. This was very obvious when we arrived at our first hotel, The Royal Heritage Hotel and Spa, […]

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Singapore to India: Early Sights and Smells and A Touch of the Divine

Singapore to India: Early Sights and Smells and A Touch of the Divine

  By Addy Carpenter Flying to India was like being in a sensory deprivation room. There was no way to tell what hour it was. Your body didn’t understand the concept of time. Knowing when you were hungry was strangely a chore for your already fleeting self-awareness, and soon it was like having a fever. […]

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Magic Elixirs Uplift Health and Heart

Magic Elixirs Uplift Health and Heart

Magic Elixirs Uplift Health and Heart An Interview with Cesar Vernier By Andrea Foster, Education Director   Bone broth is hot, and not just from the stockpot. Customers line up for hours at New York City broth counters. Oprah recommends daily cups of it. Holistic practitioners swear by it. And The Bone Broth Company’s containers […]

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Celebrating 20 Years of Service

Celebrating 20 Years of Service

Celebrating 20 Years of Service Did you ever sit and imagine where you’d be in 20 years? Back in 1995, I definitely didn’t imagine I would be as fulfilled and connected to as many lives as I am now. Twenty years ago I had emerged from a long apprenticeship in India, studying Ayurveda and running […]

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