Cleanse for Vata Dosha

The qualities or characteristics of Vata are light, dry, rough, clear, active, cold, and mobile. It means that you are very active, always on the go and creative. When imbalanced you might experience, insomnia, a tendency to worry, anxiety, dry skin, cracking bones and constipation. In Ayurveda we have a saying “Like increases like; opposites...
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Abhyanga for Vata Dosha

Daily massage with oil is an important part of any Ayurvedic routine, and it is thought to be best to use oils and techniques that correspond to your Dosha type. Self-massage is obviously much less expensive than a daily, or even weekly visit to a therapist or spa so it is well worth spending some...
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Pranayama For Vata Dosha

Pranayama is another word for breathwork, and there are many different techniques that you can use to enhance your emotional and physical health through breathing. Most people are aware that the techniques of breathing into the lower abdomen, sometimes called “belly breathing” or diaphragmatic breathing, brings more oxygenated blood into our systems than the more...
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Meditation for Vata Dosha

In terms of Ayurvedic medicine your constitution is predominantly one of 3 types: Pitta, Vata or Kapha. If you have established that you are a Vata type the chances are that you have a very busy mind and often find that you have difficulty concentrating on one thing at a time. Vata corresponds to air...
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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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Vata Dosha

As you may already be aware, in Ayurvedic terms we are all given our Doshas, or constitutional types at conception.
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