Introduction to Ayurveda : The Three Doshas.

Balance your health by understanding your basic constitution. Ayurveda translates as “knowledge of life” dates back 5,000 years to the ancient Sanskrit texts, the Vedas. It’s a system of healing that examines physical constitution, emotional nature and spiritual outlook in the context of the universe. Universal life force manifests as three different energies or dosha’s know as vata, pitta and kapha. We’re all made up of a unique combination of these three forces. Though everyone has some of each, most people tend to have one or two of the doshas. This unique combination is determined at the moment of conception. And is your own personal blueprint, or prakriti (nature). As you move through l

Ayurvedic Dosha Quiz

From the perspective of Ayurveda, the human body and all of its functions are governed by subtle, mind-body principles called the doshas—Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. Vata has the characteristics of air and space, and it’s responsible for movement; Pitta has the characteristics of water and fire and is responsible for digestion and metabolism; and Kapha has the characteristics of earth and water and is responsible for structure and lubrication. Each of us is a varying and unique combination of Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. Your dosha makeup, or prakriti, determines everything from the shape of your body to the way your mind, emotions, and body work. It is your underlying, unique nature. Understanding yo

Vata: Governing Flow + Movement

Personality – The Creative One You are 100% one-of-a-kind. Your appetite, the way you digest, your reaction to stress, the way you sleep, what you think, the emotions you experience and the way you look is completely unique. So it makes perfect sense that your physical and mental constitution plays a central role in your overall wellbeing. In Ayurveda, we believe that your constitution is governed by three life energies that circulate throughout your whole self and influence your bodily functions, emotions, and mindset. They are called doshas (psychobiological energies) – Vata (governs movement), Pitta (governs digestion and metabolism) and Kapha (provides stability and structure). While we

Pitta: Governing Digestion + Transformation

Personality – The Leader You are 100% one-of-a-kind. Your appetite, the way you digest, your reaction to stress, the way you sleep, what you think, the emotions you experience and the way you look is completely unique. So it makes perfect sense that your physical and mental constitution plays a central role in your overall wellbeing. In Ayurveda, we believe that your constitution is governed by three life energies that circulate throughout your whole self and influence your bodily functions, emotions, and mindset They are called doshas (psychobiological energies) – Vata (governs movement), Pitta (governs digestion and metabolism) and Kapha (provides stability and structure) While we need all

Kapha: Governing Strength + Stability

Personality – The Supporter You are 100% one-of-a-kind. Your appetite, the way you digest, your reaction to stress, the way you sleep, what you think, the emotions you experience and the way you look is completely unique. So it makes perfect sense that physical and mental constitution plays a central role in your overall wellbeing. In Ayurveda, we believe that your constitution is governed by three life energies that circulate throughout your whole self and influence your bodily functions, emotions, and mindset, they are called doshas (psychobiological energies) – Vata (governs movement), Pitta (governs digestion and metabolism) and Kapha (provides stability and structure). While we need all

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