The mind-body connection is the link between our non-physical thoughts, attitudes, and patterns of behavior and our physical body and physical health. It’s a cornerstone of holistic medicine that treats the whole person in mind, body, and spirit, not just individual symptoms. There is solid scientific evidence—as well as many long-standing traditional philosophies—that our thoughts have powerful effects on our bodies, and our bodies can in turn influence our patterns of thought. This connection allows us to be conscious partners in our own systems of healing, performance, and overall wellness.
With a focus on listening to your body, eating when you’re hungry, being conscious of what you’re eating when you’re eating it and choosing foods that are right for your mood from day to day, East by West is a modern take on the Ayurvedic principles.
Marma Points The Mystical Doors of Perception In ancient Vedic times, marma points were called bindu-a dot, secret dot or mystic point. Like a door or pathway, activating a marma point opens into the inner pharmacy of the body.