a series of yoga classes to honor the dosas
Earth + Water.
The qualities of Heavy, Dense, Soft, Stable are grounded Kapha. Babies look like Kapha: Smooth, rubbery, sweet, tied to the Earth.
To pacify too much Kapha we practise poses that are energizing, uplifting, active, steady and light. Kapha will enjoy the repetition of the Moon Salutation practised in a warm space. But keep it going. Do not allow it to bog down for Kapha prefers to stay home on the couch. Be sprighty, light, energetic.
Kapha is pacified by foods that are well-spiced and easy to digest.
To decrease Kapha: turmeric, legumes, cranberries, strong black tea.
To increase Kapha (when you drift into the Don’t-Wannas: sweet fruits, grains, root vegetables such as potatoes and beets, dates, nuts, meats.
Kapha is the theme for Classes during the third week of January:
Tuesday, January 19 at 3:45 pm. and Friday, January 21 at 8:30 a.m.
This series of one-hour yoga classes to develop the principles of Ayurveda as expressed in the tools of yoga. The series begins with an overview on Tuesday Jan 12 (3:45 pm) and Friday Jan 15 (8:30 a.m.)
at West End Yoga Studio, West Walnut Street, Lancaster PA
sign up for the classes at westendyogastudio.com