Introduction to Ayurveda

The Physical Body, It’s Subtle Pranic Connections (ayurvedic science)

Presenter: Desiree Collazo

There are three types of doshas which are called (1) Vata, (2) Pitta and (3) Kapha. Although they regulate thousands of separate functions in the mental bodies and physical body with its many systems of operation, these are the three basic functions of this ancient ayurvedic system:

1. The Vata dosha controls movement.

2. The Pitta dosha controls metabolism.