Doshas are a central element of Ayurveda and the basis of what makes it such a personalized approach to health. There are three Doshas—Vata, Pitta, and Kapha—each derived from the 5 elements and representative of a unique blend of physical, emotional, and mental characteristics inherent in every individual. By understanding your Dosha and creating a lifestyle accordingly, you’ll enjoy a healthier, more balanced life.