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About Lissa Coffey

Best-selling author Lissa Coffey (What’s Your Dosha, Baby?, Song Divine) has embodied the Ayurvedic lifestyle since before her first book came out in 1997. She teaches Ayurvedic principles and philosophy all over the world with her Ancient Wisdom, Modern Style approach. She’s been featured on The Today Show, Good Morning America, and many other national and local TV outlets. Lissa has worked with Deepak Chopra, Vasant Lad, Vaidya Mishra and other renowned Ayurvedic luminaries.Tulsi Spa brings her vision of accessible Ayurvedic massage and treatments to Los Angeles, where she calls home.

Ayurvedic Anti-Aging

By Lissa Coffey, Co-founder of Tulsi Spa Living an ayurvedic lifestyle helps us to feel energetic and look good!  Most people who live ayurvedically look a lot younger than their chronological age.  A lot of the reason for this is simply that we take care of ourselves, but it’s also that ayurveda has certain recommendations to [...]

By |2019-04-29T15:03:07+00:00May 20th, 2019|Ayurveda|

Insight into the Bhagavad Gita: Part 7 & 8

With the growing popularity of yoga, meditation, and Ayurveda, there has also been an increased interest in Vedanta, where all of this ancient wisdom comes from. With that in mind, I thought we’d take a look at some of the verses of the Bhagavad Gita, from my translation Song Divine: A New Lyrical Rendition of [...]

By |2019-05-16T20:34:39+00:00May 16th, 2019|Vedic Knowledge|

Ayurveda for Animals

By Lissa Coffey Co-founder of Tulsi Spa Ayurveda is the “science of life” and is used as a system of holistic health care.  Even though herein the west we are just discovering how amazing Ayurveda is, it has been around for more than 5,000 years.  You may know the benefits that living an ayurvedic lifestyle [...]

By |2019-04-29T15:02:03+00:00May 13th, 2019|Ayurveda|

Insight into the Bhagavad Gita: Part 5 & 6

With the growing popularity of yoga, meditation, and Ayurveda, there has also been an increased interest in Vedanta, where all of this ancient wisdom comes from. With that in mind, I thought we’d take a look at some of the verses of the Bhagavad Gita, from my translation Song Divine: A New Lyrical Rendition of [...]

By |2019-04-29T15:01:32+00:00May 9th, 2019|Vedic Knowledge|

Ayurveda and Sleep

By Lissa Coffey Co-founder of Tulsi Spa, and Spokesperson for the Better Sleep Council (www.bettersleep.org) Millions of Americans of all ages are affected by sleep problems, many with severe, chronic sleep deprivation. A round-the-clock activity-driven society has meant that many individuals habitually defer sleep to get other things done. I'll catch up later," is, however, [...]

By |2019-04-29T15:00:54+00:00May 6th, 2019|Ayurveda|

Insight into the Bhagavad Gita: Part 3 & 4

With the growing popularity of yoga, meditation, and Ayurveda, there has also been an increased interest in Vedanta, where all of this ancient wisdom comes from. With that in mind, I thought we’d take a look at some of the verses of the Bhagavad Gita, from my translation Song Divine: A New Lyrical Rendition of [...]

By |2019-04-29T15:00:03+00:00May 2nd, 2019|Vedic Knowledge|

Ayurvedic Travel Tips

By Lissa Coffey Co-founder of Tulsi Spa Getting Ready! Pamper yourself with a luxurious aromatherapy massage, especially if the journey is going to be long. The combination or aroma with massage is so relaxing, helping to ward off all the stress that comes with travel. Start with coconut or sesame oil and mix in one [...]

By |2019-04-29T14:59:31+00:00April 29th, 2019|Ayurveda|

Insight into the Bhagavad Gita: Part 1 & 2

With the growing popularity of yoga, meditation, and Ayurveda, there has also been an increased interest in Vedanta, where all of this ancient wisdom comes from. With that in mind, I thought we’d take a look at some of the verses of the Bhagavad Gita, from my translation Song Divine: A New Lyrical Rendition of [...]

By |2019-04-29T14:46:23+00:00April 24th, 2019|Vedic Knowledge|

Ayurveda and Sesame Oil

By Lissa Coffey Co-founder of Tulsi Spa Sesame oil, called "til" oil in Sanskrit, has reportedly been known since Vedic times. The ancient ayurvedic scholar Charaka, in his well-known treatise on ayurveda, claims that is the best of all oils. Sesame oil is the traditional oil of choice for abhyanga, the daily ayurvedic self-massage. It [...]

By |2019-04-25T17:21:30+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Ayurveda|

Vedic Sister Sciences

By Lissa Coffey Yoga and Ayurveda are regarded as sister sciences. Both originate as part of a greater system of Vedic knowledge. Yoga originates in the Yajur Veda, while Ayurveda originates in the Atharva Veda and the Rig Veda. Both yoga and ayurveda are based upon the principles of the elements: space, air, fire, water, [...]

By |2019-04-25T17:32:15+00:00April 3rd, 2019|Ayurveda, Health & Wellness|