Yoga with Melissa 48 is a yoga class for the Kapha Dosha. This is the final class in this series of classes on the Ayurvedic Doshas. This practice is stimulating, moving, warming, lightening, energizing and releasing. We practice sun salutations and other heating and moving poses to get kapha balanced. Backbends and heart openers help to release built up mucous from the respiratory system. Twists encourage good digestion
Kapha refers to matter, especially water which is sustained by earth. In our bodies kapha refers to what makes things stick together from our bodily tissues to mucous. When kapha is out of balance it shows up as phlegm in our bodies. Kapha sites are the chest, throat and head (the sites of mucous production) as well as the middle of the body where fat tends to accumulate. Kaphas are known to be loving, caring and devoted people.