Dry, light, cold and windy rough are all natural characteristics of the fall season, these qualities aggravate Vata dosha.
If you suffer from backaches, stiff joints, overall sense of coldness in the body and unsteady mind during the this transition time of the year, you can prepare yourself in advanced by following these simples self-care tips to tackle the fall season:
1. Try to be out of bed by 6:00 am, there is inherent silence and calmness around that time of the day
2. Yoga asanas for the fall to ground Vata dosha: Headstand, child pose, cobra, forward bend, backward bend, seating on the heels, cobra and cow and cat. Includes at least 12 rounds of Sun Salutation, will boots your overall sense of energy for the day.
3. Abhyanga or self-massage: at least 3 times a week every morning before your shower, rub eight ounces of warm sesame or almond oil all over your body from head to toe. Sesame oil is warm and heavy it will he