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.

Ayurveda and Acne

Acne is a common skin disease that affects more than 85% of the population at some point in their lives.  Acne is more common in men than women during adolescence, and more common in women than men during adulthood.  Ayurveda says that acne is an imbalance of all three doshas: Vata, Pitta and Kapha, with [...]

Boost Immunity with Foods

There are many ways that food can help to boost our immune system.  First, choose food that is fresh, and easy to digest.  It’s also best to choose foods that are grown organically whenever you can.  Favor vegetables, whole grains, legumes, and light dairy products.  You can also cook with immune-boosting spices, like turmeric, cumin, [...]

The Importance of Regular Elimination

According to ayurveda, it is important to evacuate the bowels every morning. Being regular and following nature's, and your own body's, rhythm makes a huge difference in how you feel during the day.  The body's clock always tries to follow the cycles of nature. During night-time, Soma, or lunar energy, is more predominant, so our [...]


Aromatherapy, in the form of floral and herbal extracts and incense, has always been an integral aspect of ayurvedic healing. From sandalwood incense to enhance the benefits of meditation to water infused with holy basil for purifying the environment, aromas have been a pleasant way to infuse the human psycho-physiology with the healing wisdom of [...]

Behavior Rasayanas

Rasayana means “recommendation.”  The following Behavior Rasayanas are for all of the doshas.  It is said that following these instructions will help us to avoid contradictions in the mind and therefore prevent physiological strain.  They are a reminder of the simple things we can do to help ourselves, and, in turn, to help the world. [...]

Ayurveda and Parenting

Parenting is an application of love in our daily lives. Our children give us the opportunity to experience, and express love every day. As parents, we have a very unique relationship with each of our children. We interact with them on so many different levels at the same time. We can be a parent, teacher, [...]

5 Ayurvedic Secrets for Fabulous Sex

Ayurveda is the Science of Life, and the art of living in harmony with nature. Its origin dates back to India, more than 5,000 years ago.  Ayurveda is a “sister science” with Yoga and Meditation. When practiced together, these sciences help us to reach our full potential in body, mind, and spirit. There are many [...]

Ayurveda Spa Treatments

By Lissa Coffey When you come to visit Tulsi Spa you’ll see quite an offering of wonderful treatments to choose from.  Some of the names may not be familiar to you, so let’s run down what these treatments are, and what their benefits are to you. Abhyanga can be done as a massage or a [...]

Handling Headaches the Ayurveda Way

By Lissa Coffey Do you get headaches? Most people do.  But now that we know about Ayurveda, we have more tools we can use to manage this common condition.  Headaches can be caused by indigestion, constipation, colds or flus, muscle tension, stress, anxiety, anger – a variety of different things.  And they can also be [...]

Introduction to Ayurveda

Learn more about Ayurveda with our introduction video below.