Earth, Wind, and Fire

You've heard the word dosha before—but knowing your prakriti can help you stay balanced and healthy. By Colleen Fraser, RMT, CAP Lately it seems as if the phrase "my dosha" is tossed around like an old shoe. We've all gotten pretty comfortable using dosha to indicate a person's Ayurvedic body type. But do we really […]

Yoga, Ayurveda & Thai Massage Retreat | April 30 – May 2, 2010

Expand and deepen your experience of yoga through Thai massage and Ayurveda, yoga's sister science of holistic wellness. April 30- May 2, 2010 $480.00 Come and experience the rugged elegance of BC's coast, while you relax your body, quiet your mind and open your heart Your 2-Night Yoga, Thai & Ayurveda Retreat Includes: 2 nights […]

Sacredasia Thai Herbal Compress Massage Training March 27-29

Tuition $495+gst, includes training manual & herbs for the weekend. Join us in Squamish at The Spectacle Conference Room for a weekend learning the therapeutic herbal poultice massage of Thailand. This treatment incorporates deep heated compression massage along the energy channels with acupoint work and Thai stretches. This treatment may be done on the mat […]

Sacredasia Thai Massage Practitioner Training, April 29- May 29

Photo by Jimmy Martinello ~Recognized Program with Natural Health Practitioners of Canada & The Thai Healing Alliance International~ Tuition: $2225+gst, $325 deposit required to hold your space. Nestled under the mountainous backdrops, we will spend 5 weeks studying the foundations of Nuad Thai Paen Boran, which translates from Thai language as 'ancient revered touch with […]

AYURVEDA to the rescue

Ayurveda (“the science of life” in Sanskrit) has been restoring balance and harmony to bodies and minds in India for thousands of years.
 What the heck is it? Ayurvedic specialist Colleen Fraser breaks the magical mystery treatment down for us.

 Ayurveda consists of therapeutic treatments that include herbal medicine, yoga, deep massage, reflexology, lifestyle adaptations […]


Ordinarily, in winter there may be more arthritis, sinus congestion and bronchitis. If people have an imbalance or disease, they must follow a diet and lifestyle regimen according to their doshic problem. Cold weather constricts the skin pores and superficial connective tissue to prevent heat loss. Hence the heat from the outer tissues is pushed […]