Category «Yoga Therapy»

Yoga Practices for the Management of the Sleep Disorders

Sleep is necessary means of restoration and rejuvenation of our health. The sound quality and the optimum quantity of the seep wards of the tiredness, fatigue and stress and strains of the day. Millions of the people around the world suffer from long-term sleep disorders. These are disrupting the rhythm of their lives. Insomnia is …

Yoga Therapy; Its Need and Scope in the Modern Life

Global healthcare system is experiencing the great threat from the modern lifestyle diseases which have been causative factors for the high risks health conditions such as hypertension, obesity and insomnia. Yoga is the science and art of attaining the good health of mind and body. It has been one of the means of the alleviating …

Yoga for Lifestyle Management

The practice of Yoga recommends a person to inculcate healthy lifestyle through its different limbs. The proper discipline in the lifestyle is very important from the point view of the prevention of many of the lifestyle disorders which are more prevalent in these modern days. The Curriculum of Yoga Teacher Training Programmes gives significant importance …

Yoga and Stress Management

Yoga is the most ancient psychosomatic training known to mankind to harness the mental peace and harmony in the life. In the modern days due to the advancement in the science and technology, there has been an increase in the sedentary and semi-sedentary lifestyle which have been causative factors for lack of physical activity and …

Therapeutics of Pranayama

Pranayama is made up of two words- prana which means the vital life force required for all the activities and ayama which means control of this force. The ancient practice of yoga is codified by the great sage Patanjali who places pranayama as the fourth limb of the Ashtanga Yoga. He defines pranayama as “the …

Therapeutics of Asana

  As defined in the Patanjali yoga sutra, asana is a comfortable and steady posture. Though the sutras do not specify a particular pose, it requires that while performing an asana, the body should always be in a steady and comfortable position. Up until now, teachers and texts have described a number of asanas. The …

Yoga for the Management of The Psychosomatic Diseases

What is Psychosomatic Disorder? Psychosomatic disorder is a term which is mainly used to represent a physical disease which is either caused or gets worse by mental factors. The term can also be used to represent a situation where the mental factors start showing physical symptoms even when there is no physical disease. For instance, …

Procedure and Benefits of Sarvangasana – Shoulder Stand Pose

Introduction: Sarvangasana is one of the important members of the family of inverted poses in Yoga. These postures are restorative in nature and the practice of Asana session is always concluded with such poses. They are highly valuable in the preparation and facilitation of the sound practice of Pranayama as well as meditation techniques.This is …

Yoga for Management of Depression

Yoga practices are known to play a significant role in maintaining the mental health , Depression one of the most prevalent issues of the mental health  which is effectively manageable with yoga practice and the application of its principles. Before we start discussing how yoga can help people who are fighting with depression, it is …

World Obesity Day 2017- Practice Yoga to Defeat Obesity

Out of the many medical conditions which are a result of our stressful lifestyle, obesity is one of the most common and definitely the most harmful one. Obesity is defined as a condition where excess fat gets accumulated and get stored in the body and increases the risk of life-threatening diseases such as heart attack. …