7 Things you need to know about your constitution

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The Science of Ayurveda holds many great keys in understanding your health

Having practiced yoga for many years it was a natural progression to want to improve my health and eating habits.. This is when I found Ayurveda and started getting curious about how we eat everyday effects our overall well being… I was Hooked!!!

The idea of having amazing health and feeling great all the time got me…  So I changed everything, gave up meat, alcohol, pastries, hard cheeses. I started getting up earlier and meditating and then I went on to study Ayurveda from many great local and overseas teachers.

Here are some of the key points in looking at your body system and health a little differently.

  • You are amazingly perfect just the way you are!!
  • No two people are the same. Your constitution is unique just like your finger print.
  • Your constitution is set from the moment you were conceived and is a lovely concoction of your family’s lineage and traits. This is called Prakriti.
  • Your constitution does not change however the environment and lifestyle can affect the natural balance of your constitution. This is called Vikriti.
  • We are all comprised of the 5 elements in various proportions and these 5 elements exist in everything living.
  • The 5 elements are Ether, Air, Fire, Water and Earth
  • The elements combine to form the 3 doshas/ metabolic types:
    Vata = combo of Ether and Air – Dry, Changeable, Creative, Movement, Ideas, Rough
    Pitta= combo of Fire and Water – Hot ,Oily, Sometimes Smelly, Precise, Driven, Transforming
    Kapha= combo of Water and Earth – Moist, Heavy, Solid, Dependable, Trustworthy, Nurturing

I hope you found this inspiring.  With Love, Lara

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