An important goal of Ayurveda is to identify a person’s ideal state of balance, determine where they are out of balance, and offer interventions using diet, herbs, external therapies, Yoga and meditation to reestablish balance.
Most of us have one or two doshas-energies which are most lively in our nature, with the remaining one(s) less significant. The three doshas are known as Vata, Pitta and Khapa.
What is Ayurvedic Yoga: The uniqueness of the Ayurvedic Yoga is to learn about individual’s body type and create a yoga program for optimal benefit
Vata: When Vata is balanced, a person is lively and creative, but when there is too much movement in the system, a person tends to experience anxiety, insomnia, dry skin, constipation, and difficulty focusing.
For Vata predominant people, calming grounding Yogas are recommended.
Pitta: When Pitta is functioning in a balanced manner, a person is warm, friendly, disciplined, a good leader, and a good speaker. When Pitta is out of balance, a person tends to be compulsive and irritable and may suffer from indigestion or an inflammatory condition.
Pitta should avoid any heat generating yogas, favor relaxing poses.
Kapha: When Kapha is balanced, a person is sweet, supportive, and stable but when Kapha is out of balance, a person may experience sluggishness, weight gain, and sinus congestion.
Bastrika or bellow breaths ,Back bends are good for Kapha.