Vata is associated with the elements of air and ether, and is characterized by qualities such as lightness, dryness, coldness, and mobility. People with a predominant Vata dosha tend to have a lean body type, with prominent joints and thin, dry skin.
PITTA is characterized as being hot, sharp, oily, light, and slightly mobile. Pitta governs digestion, metabolism, and transformation in the body and mind.
Kapha is associated with the elements of earth and water, and is characterized as heavy, stable, slow, and cool. It governs the structure and lubrication of the body, and is responsible for maintaining strength, immunity, and stability.