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Holistic wellness is about mind-body-community wellness. Explore our thought pieces on a number of important lifestyle topics that we hope may spark some inspiration on your journey.


 
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Breathing to relieve anxiety

The way we breathe is strongly linked to the way we feel. When relaxed, we breathe slowly, and when anxious we breathe more quickly.


When we inhale we take in oxygen (O2), creating a waste product carbon dioxide (CO2) when we breathe out. With relaxed breathing, the levels of O2 and CO2 we produce are balanced, allowing us to function efficiently. Exercise too leads to an increase in breathing rate to take in more O2 to fuel the muscles, thereby producing more CO2 being expelled, and the O2/CO2 levels are balanced. However, when we are anxious our breathing rate increases and this same process applies but our bodies are not working any harder ie we are not necessarily exercising and not using up any extra O2 and thus the CO2 level in blood concentration drops, creating a state of alkalosis. This is why we feel light-headed, tingly, clammy and sweaty.

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Upcoming Workshops in 2019!

2018 was a year of exploring ayurveda & wellness basics, cleansing and routines. Since then, there’ve been some requests for a few other specific topics which have now become sessions for 2019!

The topics we plan to cover this year will range from ayurvedic philosophy, ayurvedic lifestyle tips and routines, beauty care, gut health, general wellness, mindfulness as well as an all new set of workshops on stress management using ayurveda and yoga.  

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Sri Lanka: June - July 2018 Travel Journal

I had a wonderful time exploring Sri Lanka, and connecting with the world of ayurveda and yoga over there. Here’s a little summary of my time there…

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Well-being consults, and yoga & meditation classes now in Sri Lanka

Hello from Colombo!

After two weeks of downtime in my island home I am back online and offering in person consults and yoga classes. Stay tuned for updates!

There are wellness workshops, yoga classes, a limited number of ayurvedic consults and marma point treatments coming up. These are all beneficial to addressing specific issues and ailments ranging from sleep management, digestion, skin conditions, to stress and anxiety reduction as well as overall well-being.

I'll be consulting online and available in Sri Lanka until the end of July 2018. For bookings please click here and select the online option. 

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