Ahimsa in Kali Yuga by Dr. Christie Smirl

Ahimsa in Kali Yuga by Dr. Christie Smirl Ahimsa is a concept that has been promoted by Jesus, Buddha, Patanjali, Gandhi and is a core value in most forms of spirituality. The word ahimsa embraces the concept of not-violence and compassion. Ahimsa was written about extensively in Patanjali's Yoga Sutras. Ahimsa is the first of … Continue reading Ahimsa in Kali Yuga by Dr. Christie Smirl

Amazing Benefits of Fennel by Dr. Christie Smirl

Fennel is a delicious celery-like winter vegetable full of amazing health benefits. The white bulb, long green stalks, seeds, and leaves are all edible. Fennel is harvested in the fall and traditionally seen in fall or winter recipes. Fennel as a vegetable can be steamed, saut├ęed, chopped in salads, blended or juiced in health drinks … Continue reading Amazing Benefits of Fennel by Dr. Christie Smirl

CHAKRAS – Your Subtle Body by Dr. Christie Smirl

Higher levels of health and wellness can be obtained when we realize that we are so much more than just a brain and physical biochemical body. For thousands of years, Ancient scholars and physicians from civilizations across the globe knew about the subtle energy systems and that are integral to our existence and health.

Upcoming Events with Dr. Christie 

UPCOMING EVENTS WITH DR. CHRISTIE COMMUNITY KIRTAN - FIRST FRIDAY OF EVERY MONTH Join us for this freeing meditative chanting and music that opens the heart, breaks negative mental patterning and connects you deeper with the divine. Community kirtan is always the first friday of the month, 730pm-8:45pm at FUN Yoga Studio, 773 Blaine St, … Continue reading Upcoming Events with Dr. Christie┬á

Aroma Therapy for Mental Health by Dr. Christie

Aromatherapy is the ancient practice of using plant oils for physical, emotional, mental and spiritual health. The use of aromatherapy is an ancient health practice traced thousands of years back to Greek, Egyptian, Chinese, Persian and Indian cultures.  The mechanism of action takes only 8 molecules of aromatic substance to trigger the sense of smell … Continue reading Aroma Therapy for Mental Health by Dr. Christie

Mantras in Medicine by Dr. Christie 

Mantras in Medicine  by Dr. Chrisite                                                January, 2017 Author: Dr. Christie Smirl, Doctorate of Ayurvedic Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Master of Science, Yoga Teacher, Reiki Master, Sacred Healing Mantrologist, Founder of Healthier Vibrations. … Continue reading Mantras in Medicine by Dr. Christie┬á

Upcoming Events with Dr. Christie Smirl

Upcoming Events with Dr. Christie Smirl AKASHVANI KIRTAN JANUARY 28th 7:30pm FUN YOGA STUDIO Akashvani is very excited to be offering a kirtan at FUN Yoga Studio January 28th. We have been working for many months now recording our new album and have really taken pride in setting these classical Sanskrit meditative mantras to beautiful … Continue reading Upcoming Events with Dr. Christie Smirl

Kapha reducing Garden Vegetable Bean Soup 

Reduce Kapha stagnancy with this Garden Vegetable Bean Soup by Dr. Christie Smirl Ayurveda strongly suggests warming soups to reduce Kapha accumulation. Kapha's gunas (qualities) are guru (heavy), snigdha (unctuous), sheeta (cold), manda (slow), mrudu (soft), sthira (stable) and slaksna (jelatinous). If Kapha over accumulates in the body, these qualities create stagnancy and diseases related … Continue reading Kapha reducing Garden Vegetable Bean Soup┬á