Vata-Balancing Asana (Ayurveda & Seasonal Yoga for Teachers)

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Lesson Overview

In this lesson, we consider an approach to practicing asana — and specific poses — that may help to decrease vata.


Be prepared to teach poses in a way that optimizes vata-balancing.


Provide a succinct overview of the type of practices recommended for those with a vata constitution, vata imbalance, and/or during the vata season. Describe qualities and characteristics of vata dosha in balance. Explain the general approach to asana recommended for decreasing vata. Provide points of focus and pose examples in each asana category that may help to decrease vata.

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