Vata, the combined elements of air and space, is the dosha most associated with spirit.Sphinx Pose Yoga Vata is the golden age in a lifetime, but is of the winter season. Vatas are creative, animated, and social creatures when balanced, but when not balanced, they have short attention spans and can be flighty.Sphinx Pose Yoga Their skin tends to be dry and their bone structure is usually petite. But Ayurveda is more than an assessment of our outward characteristics and typical skin types. Much, much more. It is India’s 5,000-year-old system of health and healing. And, unlike most of Western medicine, Ayurveda is also inclusively and especially attentive to the realities of the feminine body, mind, and emotional being.