What does “summer rhythm” mean to you? For some, there’s an image of bustling kids from place to place, being on the move, and just being busy in general. For others: A cool breeze, a book and a hammock are all you need. Realistically, most people are somewhere in between, a combination of busyness and relaxation.
There isn’t necessarily a wrong answer here. It can be important, however, to develop intuition for what is needed to stay healthy and well, and Ayurveda can help. Ayurveda, known as the “sister science” to Yoga, is a centuries-old system for doing just that: Attuning to an individual constitution to create habits that balance and optimize energy, attitude, and health. Ayurvedic balance looks different for each body, each unique constitution. In general though, here are some tips for staying healthy and balanced during the summer months*:
These are just a few ways to invite Ayurvedic balance into your routine, but this system relies on the practice of tuning into our intuition in fostering health and wellness. This summer, take time to combine intuitive recreation and all those family and work obligations for a productive, yet restorative, season.
Certified Worksite Wellness Specialist/Program Manager, RYT200 Yoga Instructor
*Photo and inspiration from: https://chopra.com/articles/7-ayurveda-tips-to-keep-you-cool-this-summer