Kapha dosha is like the earth, solid and grounding. It is the energy behind all structure and protection in our body such as tissue building and lubrication. It also enables us to feel safe and contented. Elements: Earth and Water. Qualities: Moist, cold, heavy, static, sticky, soft, cloudy, slow, smooth. Season: Spring/Late Winter. Physical characteristics of Kapha dosha: A Kapha person will generally be… Continue reading Kapha Dosha
Pitta dosha is like the fiery sun, giving off heat and enabling change. It is the energy behind all transformation in our body, including digestion and temperature regulation. It also provides us with discrimination and clear vision. Elements: Fire. Qualities: Oily, sharp, hot, light, acidic, spreading, liquid. Season: Summer Physical characteristics of Pitta dosha: A Pitta person will generally be of medium height and… Continue reading Pitta Dosha
Vata dosha is like the wind, constantly moving things around. It is the energy behind all movement in our body, including nerve impulses and involuntary actions like breathing. It is a subtle and sensitive dosha that can easily fall out of balance and, because of its force of movement, can affect the other doshas. Elements: Air… Continue reading Vata Dosha
Ayurveda is an ancient Indian holistic system of health and wellbeing. It uses a very individualistic approach that gives each of us the power to bring ourselves into balance and maintain a state of vibrant wellness. Whereas Western medicine seeks to treat symptoms and disease after they appear, Ayurveda teaches us how to live in… Continue reading What is Ayurveda?
To determine your dosha, select the answer to each question that best describes how you have been most of your life or in your childhood. More than one quality might apply, but choose the answer that is most applicable. Tally up your scores. Frame: I am slim, slender, and lanky with thin muscles. I have… Continue reading Dosha Quiz