March is here and the spring equinox March 20th is upon us, Ayurveda tells us this is an ideal time to clean out toxins and restore digestion.
Join me this month of march to detox at home in a gentle Ayurvedic approach to spring-cleaning.
Ideal time for cleansing is last 15 days of winter into the first 15 days of spring.
Who should cleanse?
At this time people who are:
Predominately kapha dosha, those who are very solid, possibly overweight, strong , steady nature with an inclination towards being stuck.
People who feel heavy and are producing excess mucus.
If you get spring hay fever and allergies.
You have put on a couple healthy winter pounds and are ready to shed them.
Your digestion is sluggish, you are having difficulty moving forward with your life physically and mentally.
In general spring is the ideal time to reset your balance and meet spring with an open mind and a fresh body.
Who and when should not cleanse?
During your menstrual cycle
Radiation or chemotherapy
Very sick with chronic illness
Generally at these times it is best to provide some gentle palliative measures with your Doctors approval
5 Days – Pre-cleanse Warm Up
Kindling digestive fire
Eating whole foods which are seasonal for this time of year
Engaging in healthy daily routine to bring a rhythm to your life
Cutting out dairy and other challenging foods and substances to digest.
5 Days – Internal
Exercise appropriate to constitution
Spending time in nature
Creating intention for cleanse
Internal ghee every morning on empty stomach
Diet restrictions and specific for constitution and season.
5 Days – External Oiliation
Daily oil bath by self or Ayurvedic practitioner
Herbs for general reset and restore
Rest from work
Meditation & pranayama
Triphala at night
Final night purge
5 Days – Reset Digestion
Slow returns to doshic and seasonal diet
Herbs for general restere and reset
Basic Plan $150
planning your cleanse with suggestions for
Internal and external oils
2 consults before and near to end of cleanse.
Deluxe Plan $325
All of the above plus two treatments during external oiliation, Full Body Ceremony and Shirodhara.
Balance your unique constitution in Harmony with Nature
ashtanga practice creating evolution with body permeability
guiding our freedom breath by breath
fulfilling Ayurveda practices for skin and digestion
delicious healing diet by Chef Wendy
all levels welcome