Did you know that Ayurveda and yoga are called sister sciences?
Ayurveda and Yoga are both rooted in India and practiced for the greater benefits of health and wellbeing. They both target body, mind, and spirit and are preparations for greater liberation.
Yoga is through conscious breath working towards mindfulness and self-awareness. Regular yoga practice helps to prevent disease and keeps the body and mind balanced and healthy.
Ayurveda is a complete approach to health. Through
bodily practices like massage, therapeutic oils, herbs, individual healthy eating guidelines, and meditation, a balance in body, mind, and spirit is being aimed at. The ayurvedic approach to life helps keep the life energies (doshas) in balance, whereby optimal health is achieved.
Ayurveda and yoga both are aiming at distressing the body, mind, and spirit. Ayurveda reaches out to your spiritual body through your physical body, while yoga understands your spiritual body first and then targets your physical body needs. Practicing them both interrelatedly will bring a higher level of consciousness, balance, and health.