English Afternoon Tea Time

This is the first of a series of blogs that take you on a little tour of tea ceremonies and traditions around the world.

Today, let’s start with a country famous for her tea time since the 18th century: The United Kingdom. 

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A Bit About the Story of Tea

Tea has a fascinating history that has been interwoven through countless cultures in different ways over many centuries. The following is only a taste of how Nature’s finest brew has touched, influenced, and inspired humanity over time. 

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A ‘No’ uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a ‘Yes’ merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.
-Mahatma Gandhi

The Meaning of Aum

From time to time a yoga student will ask me, “What does Aum mean?”  When I began practicing yoga, I certainly wondered the same! 

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A Tea to Help You Detox Both Body & Mind

According to the ancient practice of Chinese medicine, optimal health is achieved when five metaphorical elements that exist within the body ­ wood, fire, earth, metal, and water­ are in harmony.  Spring, which is finally around the corner, is associated with wood. 

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