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Sweet Sourdough Love

The Salt Spring Centre of Yoga abounds with precious gifts: the opportunity to learn and practice teachings that bring profound peace; the abundance, comfort and beauty of the land; and the unique and talented folks that it attracts. Other important  Read more >>>

Dressing for Dinner

Dressing for Dinner dressings and sauces Here are some more recipes from the Salt Spring Centre of Yoga kitchen to bring some zest to your meals. The first two of this month’s recipes come from our first cookbook – Vegetarian  Read more >>>

Sweets without Sugar

  Yum, cookies. Yum, ice cream. Yum, chocolate mousse. Yum, yum . . . sugar! How many times a day do you reach for some sugar? With your coffee or tea first thing in the morning? With your breakfast, as  Read more >>>

The Yogic Sattvic Diet

While Ayurveda and yoga share the same roots in the ancient Vedic literature, they do have distinctive differences in their approach. In Ayurveda, we are working to maintain a balance of the three doshas – vata, pitta and kapha –  Read more >>>

Winter Wellness Routine

The Vedic sages understood that the great rhythms and forces of nature—the alternation of day and night, the rhythmic cycle of the seasons— affect our wellness, as do the seasons and cycles of this human life. Living in tune with  Read more >>>

Beans, Beans…

From hummus to minestrone, from chili con carne to kitchari, beans (known as dal in Indian cuisine) provide a delicious source of high quality nourishment. And during the colder winter months, our bodies require some high-octane fuel. As a staple  Read more >>>