Lissa

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 Advice for Sweet Sleep

By Lissa Coffey Our sleep affects our health and our general mood throughout the day.  If you’re tossing and turning, are restless, snore, or feel sleepy during the day, then you may be having problems getting the deep sleep you need. Ayurveda, the 5,000 year old Science of Life based on the ancient wisdom from [...]

By |2019-05-31T18:31:04+00:00July 18th, 2019|Ayurveda|

My Ayurveda Story

Lissa Coffey I’ve always been interested in natural health and healing techniques.  When my children were born, I would investigate all of the options available to us to treat any health issues that would crop up.  I came up with so many different remedies that my friends would call me up to ask for advice [...]

By |2019-05-31T18:21:57+00:00July 11th, 2019|Ayurveda|

Tulsi is the Queen of Herbs!

The herb tulsi is also known as “holy basil.” In Ayurveda it is called the “Queen of Herbs.” Holy basil differs from the basil that is used in Italian recipes or the Thai basil that flavors Asian curries. Tulsi has a pungent and bitter taste and is not often used in cooking. It does make [...]

By |2019-05-31T18:19:32+00:00July 7th, 2019|Ayurveda|

How the Bhagavad Gita Helps Us Fight Daily Battles

By Lissa Coffey The Bhagavad Gita is an ancient book for all times, places and cultures. It doesn’t belong to one person, nor does it address any one group of people. It is a scripture for all the world and everyone in it, wherever they are in their spiritual quest. It’s no wonder that the [...]

By |2019-05-31T18:19:41+00:00July 3rd, 2019|Ayurveda|

Krishna and the Peacocks

By Lissa Coffey Some of you have asked about the significance of the peacock feather on the cover of my new book Song Divine. You know how I love symbolism – so here it goes: When studying the Bhagavad Gita it is easy to become enamored with Krishna, the God incarnate who speaks throughout much [...]

By |2019-04-29T15:08:10+00:00June 27th, 2019|Vedic Knowledge|

Insight into the Bhagavad Gita: Part 17 & 18

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 |2019-04-29T15:08:00+00:00June 20th, 2019|Ayurveda, Vedic Knowledge|

Insight into the Bhagavad Gita: Part 15 & 16

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 |2019-04-29T15:10:03+00:00June 13th, 2019|Ayurveda, Vedic Knowledge|

Men’s Health

By Lissa Coffey, Co-founder of Tulsi Spa The prostate is part of the male reproductive system.  Most men are unaware of their prostate until middle age, when prostate health becomes an issue.  But even though the prostate seems to be an older man’s health problem, the imbalances start much earlier in life.  However, simple lifestyle [...]

By |2019-04-29T15:10:21+00:00June 10th, 2019|Ayurveda|

Insight into the Bhagavad Gita: Part 13 & 14

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 |2019-04-29T15:05:58+00:00June 6th, 2019|Vedic Knowledge|

Women’s Health

By Lissa Coffey, Co-founder of Tulsi Spa Ayurveda has recommendations to help alleviate PMS, or Premenstrual Syndrome.  In Vatas, PMS usually shows up as anxiety, insomnia, or lower backache.  In Pittas, PMS manifests as hives, acne, irritability and migraines.  Kapha PMS results in fluid retention and bloating.  By keeping your dosha in balance with your [...]

By |2019-04-29T15:09:19+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Ayurveda|