KAPHA

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Solid as a rock, cool as a glimmering stream in the wite moonlight; such is the essence of Kapha. Kapha works best in situations that demand stamina and nurturing. It is a typical syndrome for Kapha types to prepare food for twenty people when six are expected for dinner…

Kapha

Elements:: Earth + Water
Qualities:: Heavy, cool, moist and stable
BODY
Body shape: Heavy bones, strong and well musculature
Weight: Heavy. Easy to gain, hard to lose
Height: Shorter or taller than average
Skin: Oily, smooth
Hair: Thick, cool, often curly and dark
Fingers&Hands: Short and squarish
Nails: Strong
Eyes: Large, sometimes blue, often chocolate brown eyes
Nose: Large and tick
Neck: Large, steady neck
Mouth: Wide full lips
Tongue: Large in size, pale in colour with a white coating
Appetite: Moderate, can easily miss a meal
Digestion: Slow, digestive fire is often weak
Stool: Regular, well formed, often with moucosy and oily coat
Urine: Dark yelow color, often with mucosy
Menstruation: Regular. Mild cramps, average bleeding, 3-5 days
Sleep: Deep. Love to sleep, difficulty to waking up
Dreams: Often romantic, involve water
Sexual Activity: Steady desire for sex
Pulse: Smooth, move like a swan

MIND
Memory: takes time to learn things, onece learned, never forgets
Organizing: Work well with routine
Decision making: Takes time making decisions, sticks with it
Prefer to follow a plan or idea
Friends: Loyal, with many friends
Money: Likes to save

They are natural teachers and parents.

EMOTIONS
Experiences apathy. Can be uncaring. Attached. Greedy.
Harmonius. Devoted. Patient.
Avoids giving opinion in difficult situations.

PERSONALITY
Positive: Sweet, loving, calm, compassionate, nurturing, affectionate, gentle
Neutral: Slow, steady, stoic, conservative, obedient
Challenging: Stubborn, attached, controlling, rigid, complacent, uninspired

PHYSICAL CHALLENGES
Prone to mucous, water retention, obesity, diabetes and yeast conditions

BALANCED BY
Drying, stimulating foods & activities (warm, light, dry & mobile qualities)

IMPORTANT FOR KAPHA
Non attachment!

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About lightofayurveda

Tanja Kraljic Strgacic is an Ayurvedic Health Practicioner from the California College of Ayurveda (CCA), a California state-approved college for the study of Ayurveda. She is also certified Ayurvedic Massage and Body Therapist from CCA, and has Reiki Level 1 and 2. Tanya is a member of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association. How I come to Ayurveda? My journey down the path of healing arts started in 1995 when I discovered meditation and macrobiotic philosophy. Along the way, I attended many healing courses, yoga and vedic studies, and learned a lot about aromatherapy, herbalism, massage and energy work. After I finished my studies at the University of Political Science in Zagreb, Croatia, I continued my work as a journalist for a daily newspaper and as a free-lance reporter for many magazines. For the last 15 years I used my knowledge to combine spiritual ways in my busy corporate lifestyle. After 15 stressfull but successful years in journalism I was ready to achieve a spiritual balance and bring more quality in my Life. Life & Love brought me to America. Here I finished Ayurvedic education at California College of Ayurveda. It is my pleasure to go along with you on Your Path of balancing body, mind and soul. Once balanced, you can fill life's fulfillment, great energy and infinite happiness. I am here to educate you, guide and encourage you on your path to balancing body, soul and mind. I truly believe none of us was born to suffer or be sick. We are here to feel and experience this beautiful world from within and without. We are here to experience ultimate health which brings us to realize our Path. We all are small copy of infinite Universe. In each of us reside small piece of Universe, a bit of God... Allow the simple grace of your being. Allow yourself to receive the Light of the Infinite... Light of Ayurveda. Come see me for an Ayurvedic Consultations or/and Ayurveda Bliss Therapy.. Following Healing Call of Nature, With Love & Light, Tanja Kraljic Strgacic Ayurvedic Practitioner Ayurvedic Massage & Body Therapist tanja@lightofayurveda.com

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