Yoga at Ladaka

Summer is Pitta season in Ayurveda. Dry, hot and sharp qualities in nature create a greater chance for dehydration to occur. Emotionally, the sharp quality of intense heat can create irritations: aggression, irritability, anger, judgment, criticism, and jealousy show up more easily. Physically we may have skin rashes, heartburn, inflammation, diarrhea, acne, blood shot eyes or head aches as a result of accumulating excess heat (Pitta). Special care must be taken to remain cool, calm and peaceful. To balance excess fire, we learn to apply its opposite qualities. In summer, sweet fruits, greens and cool liquids are beneficial. One should enjoy forests, gardens, flowers and cool water. Silent Meditation restores on all levels. One should avoid or minimize excessive exercise, alcohol, and diets that are salty, sour and pungent, or hot. For further understanding and assistance for balance in the Pitta season, call Marti Jeffs, Ayurvedic Health Practitioner and Kripalu Yoga Teacher.

Yoga is a great way to correct our mind/body imbalances through movement, awareness, conscious breathing and deep relaxation. Here at Ladaka, classes are suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Beginners and experienced students will benefit from each class. You’ll feel strong, balanced and relaxed!

Marti offers Kripalu and Yin Yoga, Ayurvedic consultations and Ayurvedic massage. As an Ayurvedic Health Practitioner and experienced massage therapist, Marti has unique talent for encouraging students to explore many possibilities for greater wellness and joy. Introduction to Ayurveda, yoga retreats, cooking classes, prevention and meditation workshops are available at Yoga at Ladaka, near Frankfort. Develop radiant health in this beautiful, tranquil country setting that promotes a sense of relaxation, stillness and gratitude.