Entries by Karin Lakshmi Gunthor

From Which Nostril are you Breathing?

In a healthy human, the breath alternates between left and right nostril throughout the day. The pattern can vary but one nostril is typical dominant for about 88 minutes, followed by only two minutes where there is equal air entry through both nostrils and then it switches to the other nostril. The nasal cycle was […]

Happy Diwali

Lord Dhanvantari is known as the father of Ayurveda, since he was the first divine incarnation to impart its wisdom amongst humans. It is written in the scriptures that, “One who remembers the name of Dhanvantari can be released from all disease.” Lord Dhanvantari is worshipped all over India as the God of Medicine. Two […]

Halasana: Plow Pose

Join us on Saturday for our community Yoga class at 7.30am with Talu in our beautiful Yoga garden. HALASANA ​(PLOUGH POSTURE) This posture has a balancing effect on the three doshas (Vata, Pitta and Kapha) and is beneficial to + maintain the flexibility of the spinal column +supplies fresh blood to the brain which is […]

Nutritionist Consultations

Good Morning, My name is Erica. Many of you will know me as a therapist at Lakshmi Ayurveda. What you may not know is that I am also a qualified Nutritionist, with a Bachelor of Health Science. I have always been drawn to natural & holistic ways of living and I love the sense of […]