After the holidays our body longs for light food, a lot of rest and gentle fitness for a good start into the new year. With these simple tricks, the first time of the year is like a little wellness holiday:
Healing, prevention and a long life The sciences of yoga and Ayurveda encompass what is likely the oldestsystem of medicine in the world that is still known today. It is believed to have been created over 5,000 years ago by Indian Rishis (Sanskrit: seer,sage) and was recorded in writing for the first time in the Vedas(sacred texts of India) circa 1500 BCE. It refers to the naturalsecret of healing, prevention of illness and a long life. This holistic system of medicine includes the use of medicinal herbs inteas and ointments. Massage, meditation andphysical exercise are other extremely effective components. Yoga can be considered a part ofAyurveda.