Parvati Magazine May 2014 - Feeling Alive - Page 26

BEAUTY ENLIVEN YOUR SPIRITS With Anti-Aging Ashwagandha R “Ashwagandha supports our skin tissue, decreasing dryness and the appearance of fine lines.” ecently I went out for a friend’s birthday and it became very obvious that I was no longer a spring chicken. Gone are the days where I can stay out late and feel fine the next day. Instead, I slept through what would have been my morning yoga class and felt drained the whole day. But I have been feeling especially delicate lately. The seasons have been transitioning and I have been feeling Vata and depleted. Season changes are characterized by the Vata dosha. This time of change and movement accumulates air and space energy, bringing the influences of energetic unrest and promoting