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Y92: Gentle Yoga to Prevent Disease and Reduce Accumulated Heat From The Summer (Pitta)

Have you ever been burned out, irritable, felt inflammation, heartburn or had rashes on your skin? Or have you ever felt quick to anger, frustration, irritability or annoyance? These are signs of excess heat in the body - what is known in Ayurveda as Pitta Dosha.

Today begins Season 7 of the Quietmind Yoga Podcast and we will address the transition from the summer season into the fall by...

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QY3: Hatha Yoga to Ground and Reduce Excess Heat (Pitta Dosha)

In Ayurveda, the sister science of Yoga, the fire element in the body and mind is called the Pitta Dosha. Pitta means “that which cooks.” Pitta is associated with all metabolic processes: digesting food, ideas, experiences. Regulating heat in the body. Also things like passion, focus, ambition. When this gets excessive you may experience anger, skin issues (anything red on the...

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