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What is your Ayurvedic body type?

Ayurveda is based on the concept of bioindividuality- that each person has innate differences due to their DNA, thus must feed and treat their bodies in different ways. There are three main mind-body types in Ayurveda– Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. These are called the Doshas.

Although the Ayurvedic diet has specific guidelines for each dosha, the diet as a whole encourages eating whole foods like fruits, vegetables, grains, and legumes

What is an Ayurvedic massage?

What is an ayurvedic massageAyurvedic massages borrow from the principles of Ayurveda to create a unique experience that focuses on relaxation, stress relief and releasing emotional blockages.

The three Doshas (life forces)—Vata, Pitta, and Kapha—determine the individual constitution of every human being. … With the Kapha type, the earth and water elements meet. Therefore, Kapha unites properties such as heavy, slow, and steady, but also soft, dense, tough, and cold.

What is Ayurvedic yoga?

Yoga is mentioned in ayurvedic texts such as the Charaka Samhita. Yoga is important for dissolving physical stress and calming the mind before meditation, and is central to dinacharya, the ayurvedic routine. It is the ideal ayurvedic exercise, because it rejuvenates the body, improves digestion, and removes stress.
 
Abhyanga (“oil massage“) is a form of Ayurvedic medicine that involves massage of the body with dosha-specific warm herb infused oils. … The Abhyanga is a part of the Dinacharya (daily practices) specified by the Brhat Trayi and Laghutrayi series of Ayurvedic textbooks to maintain good health and well-being.
 
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