Kelly Driscoll Ayurveda & You, Doshas, Lifestyle, Vata, Yoga & Meditation

Fall Yoga to Balance Vata Dosha

Swirling leaves, animals foraging to prepare for cooler months ahead, children laughing, running, and jumping into piles of fallen leaf litter – these are the images of autumn, the most Vata time of year. In Sanskrit, the root of the word ‘Vata’ means ‘to move’. This time of year summons images that reflect this movement through principles of mobility and …

Kelly Driscoll Ayurveda & You, Doshas, Vata

How To Pacify Vata in Fall

Fall is known as the Vata season. As the temperatures begin to cool, we see the leaves begin to dry and fall off the trees, the winds can pick up leaving us chilled and the weather itself feels erratic from cloudy to sunny within hours. The properties of Vata dosha are much like the fall — cool, dry, rough, windy …