Yoga for Kapha Dosha

Kapha dosha’s gunas or characteristics are heavy, slow, cold, static, soft, dense and opaque. It is not surprising therefore that people who are predominantly kapha tend to have an aversion to strenuous physical activity, to feel the cold and to have high levels of stamina and endurance. Choosing the right type or form of yoga...
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Abhyanga for Kapha Dosha

We all need an element of Kapha in our constitutions as it provides stability, strength, and reason. Kapha types tend to deal with stress quite easily and cope well with life’s vagaries as a rule. Abhyanga is probably the least effective form of treatment or activity for people who are predominantly Kapha, compares with Pitta...
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Pranayama For Kapha Dosha

It is best to choose a breathing technique that has the opposite qualities to those of the Dosha to which your constitution corresponds. In the case of Kapha, this means choosing a routine that promotes warmth in the body to offset the cold, oily and heavy qualities associated with a Kapha. The recommended practice for...
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Meditation For Kapha Doshas

As you may already be aware, each of us tends towards one of the 3 Dosha types in Ayurveda, and this tends to remain fairly constant throughout our lives. However, it is only natural that as we age we may lose some traits and acquire others. For example, we may transition from a fiery, Pitta...
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Quinoa & split mung bean kichari w/vegetables

This kichari recipe, which is particularly nourishing and easy to digest, is adjusted to our current paradigm regarding rice and digestibility of whole mung beans. A complete food full of necessary nutrients but supportive of the cleansing process one may be going through, a kichari diet is beneficial for most at least once a week....
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Kapha Dosha

What does Kapha Dosha Mean? In the Ayurvedic system, your constitution is known as your Praktiri and it is determined at conception. It remains constant all your life and is the blueprint for most of your characteristics and personality traits, as well as determining your preferences in food, lifestyle activities and social interactions. As you...
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