Vata formed of air and space, is the lightest and most subtle of the three dosha.
Vata is cold, dry, light, rough, clear, and subtle in nature.
Vata governs movement so all muscular and nervous activity of the body and mind such as pulsations of the heart, walking, talking, breathing, thinking and excreting.
Vata has its primary seat in the colon (large intestine) governing the organs and tissues relating to mobility and excretion including bones, bladder, nerves and heart.
Vata gives us creativity, excitement and enthusiasm.