Stabilize Your Vata Stress Response

Stabilize Your Vata Stress Response

Stress Less: Embrace Your Doshic Tendency to Manage Stress

Kathryn Templeton

We all have a certain amount of vata, the air element in ayurveda, in our nature—it is that which moves us. When we feel overwhelmed, unstable, or unsafe, our vata tends to dominate and we respond to stress by running away. Kathryn Templeton takes an in-depth look at this dosha’s relationship to stress, and offers practical tips for staying creative, fluid, and free in the face of fear.

Format: Video with audio download
Length: 6 mins

About the Author

Kathryn Templeton

Kathryn Templeton, MA, RDT/MT, E-500 RYT, C-IAYT. Ayurvedic practitioner Kathryn Templeton has devoted her life to the health of others. A psychotherapist for 30 years, Kathryn is a Master Teacher in the field of Drama Therapy and continues to work both clinically and as an educator specializing in the treatment of individuals with anxiety, depression, and complex trauma. As a C-IAYT, NAMA-registered Ayurvedic practitioner and Senior ParaYoga teacher, Kathryn has worked to develop specialized treatments integrating the principles of yoga, ayurveda, and clinical psychology. Kathryn is a faculty member at the Himalayan Institute and the founder of the Himalayan Institute Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist program (HIAYS), Torchbearer Mentorship program, AYS Grad School, and The Three Wisdom Traditions: Integrating Yoga, Ayurveda, and Psychology (3WT). She is an Adjunct Professor of Human Development and General Psychology, a contributing writer and educator for Yoga International, and a Banyan Botanicals Ambassador. RDT – Registered Drama Therapist MT – Master Teacher.