Vata is governed by Ether and Air Elements; Hearing and Touch are the relating Senses concerned.
If you are a Vata Type, you most certainly are a person who loves talking, maybe you are even a fast talker, you definitely like communicating and make new friends easily.
These characteristics are related to the Sound that comes in close contact with your Hearing. You should have no difficulty learning foreign languages and your memory is most likely auditory.
Air, the second element that identifies Vata: according to its very nature, Air is mobile, unstable, leads you to be attracted from novelties and keeps your way of thinking young.
Sometimes, this continuous desire of following new horizons prevents you from completing started projects and this makes you feel a little frustrated.
The body perceives Air through the skin, the sensory organ of Touch. You bear an excellent talent in Touch feeling and the artistic expression thereof could be a modeling or massage attitude.
These elements, once their energy get imbalanced, could lead to some disorders inside your body like intestinal gases and joints dryness.
Air does not allow you to retain heat and this makes you sensitive to coldness.
On a mental level, a mess in these elements could make you feel some discomfort, thoughts may run fast by giving you a sense of insecurity, which, if neglected, would lead to a state of anxiety.
A few tips to rebalance your qualities whenever they run out of balance:
- Yoga is a practice that enhances elasticity in your body and Pranayama, a breathing practice, calms your mind and instills warmth throughout your body.
- Listen to relaxing music and satisfy your need for knowledge by reading books and attending courses.
- Your food should be warm, full-bodied and greasy. As you don’t like large quantities, you can easily have up to five meals a day. Try to satisfy your aim for food variety with intriguing menus, but seek to always eat at the same time.