As yogis, we quickly learn the importance and value in honoring our bodies and what they’re telling us. We have yoga teachers there to guide us into proper alignment, and we continue cultivating the ability to listen to our own bodies.
These are valuable tools in our yoga practice, but there’s another way to support, strengthen, and continue to advance in your practice: yoga props.
Turmeric is a staple in balancing the body from an Ayurvedic perspective. It’s a powerful anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and detoxifier and balances all three doshas. It’s particularly beneficial for balancing excess Kapha in the body. Many people know that turmeric is good for them but beyond a turmeric latte, it can be initially difficult to integrate turmeric into everyday cooking.
Turmeric has notes of orange and ginger and its taste qualities are bitter and astringent. The benefits of turmeric can be quickly and easily integrated into a simple healing bowl filled with the goodness of sweet potatoes, carrots, and roasted vegetables. All brought together with a lemon tahini dressing.