In preparation for our Sip & Dip, Cooling Yin Yoga event on June 18th! (read more about it in the link)
I found this quick dosha quiz, from the Yoga Journal.
Each person has all three Doshas, but usually one or two dominate. This is a very quick generalized test to get your toes wet.
Please answer YES or NO to the following questions based on what rings true for you.
I have always been thin and gangly. Yes No
I lose weight easily and I have difficulty gaining it. Yes No
I prefer a warm climate and don’t like wind and cold. Yes No
My hair tends to be curly and dry. Yes No
My skin tends to be rough and dry. Yes No
When under stress I tend to become anxious and/or fearful. Yes No
I have a medium build with medium bone structure. Yes No
I enjoy competitive activities and enjoy physical or intellectual challenges. Yes No
I prefer a cool climate to a warm one. Yes No
I dislike heat, especially humid heat and feel easily fatigued by it. Yes No
I have a sharp, aggressive mind. Yes No
My digestion and appetite tends to be strong and I get irritable when I’m hungry. Yes No
When under stress I tend to become easily frustrated, impatient, or angry. Yes No
I have a sturdy constitution and a large bone structure. Yes No
I’ve always been a little overweight. Yes No
I gain weight easily and have difficulty losing it. Yes No
I tend to have excess mucous. Yes No
My hair is a thick and lustrous. Yes No
My energy and stamina are consistent. Yes No
When under stress I become withdrawn, unmotivated, and resistant to change Yes No
If you answer YES to three or more statements in section A,
you have a primarily vata constitution.
If you answer YES to three or more statements in section B,
you have a primarily pitta constitution.
If you answer YES to three or more statements in section C,
you may have a primarily kapha constitution.
If your answers are split between two or three of the sections,
you are bi- or tridoshic. www.theyogajournal.com
Our body changes with age, seasons, and life situations so the results will change as well.
For a more indepth test check out this test:http://www.holisticonline.com/ayurveda/w_ayurveda-dtest1.htm