The circle of 5 Elements

The Ayurvedic 5 elementsA key module covered during the Shades of Yoga RYT 200 hour course is the Yoga of Food. The Yoga of Food is 4 hour module/ informative session incorporating the main differences between Eastern and Western approaches to food and nutrition.  One of the topics covered is the Chinese approach to a healthy diet. The Chinese utilize the yin(-)/yang(+)  theory of the 5 Elements to explain the correlation between the organs and the effects on the body’s overall constitution.


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Epsom Salt Gallbladder Flush

Ubud rice paddiesAs a yogi, practicing saucha (purity of the body and mind) one must try a variety of cleansing procedures, both mental and physical, targeting specific results with a goal in mind. Recently, during a RYT 200 hour course at Shades of Yoga we decided to try an Epsom Salt liver/gallbaldder flush to rid the body of gallbladder stones and flush the digestive system.

Be sure to purchase epsom salt produced with the purpose of being ingested, not bathing. Below are the details:

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