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YOGA FOR PHYSICAL HEALTH

Hatha Yoga for High Blood Pressure

Certain Yoga poses (asanas) have been shown to help manage stress and hypertension. The Easy Pose (Sukasana) is recommended for stress reduction. If it is practiced after the Corpse Pose (Sivasana), this pose strengthens the spine, slows the metabolism, and promotes quiet stillness of mind.

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What is Power Yoga?

You may have noticed that Aura Wellness Center recently added a Power yoga course. Yet, people considering yoga teacher training courses often wonder what the “power” is all about. To some people the word (power) doesn’t seem yogic. So, what’s all the hype about this particular style?

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Yoga for the Flu

Make these yoga training practices part of your daily routine to help ensure that your body gets a healthy boost to its immune system and you can get a dose of positive energy and physical balance.

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Yoga for Developing Self-Confidence

Yoga for self-confidence also creates feelings of well being, clarity of mind, and empowerment, through the use of methodical and energizing movements. Yoga training also has a variety of proven breathing techniques, where difficulties can be brought into perspective. In turn, life becomes more manageable and less overwhelming. The realization that one can organize his or her life and take control, just as it occurs when practicing Yoga exercises, can impart the self-confidence necessary to confidently tackle obstacles and rise to heights that once seemed out of reach.

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Yoga: The Formula for Preventing Depression

How can Yoga be a cure for everything? Can Yoga really help prevent depression? Let’s take a look at some solutions for depression and see how Yoga can be useful.

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Yoga for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Pranayama, mantra, asana, meditation, and relaxation techniques are all useful. Although the Yogic diet runs parallel to Ayurvedic recommendations, it would be wise to consult directly with an Ayurvedic doctor. In order for patient and doctor to get the full picture, it is always good to have a direct consultation.

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Yoga and Neck Problems: What’s the Risk?

Chair Yoga sessions or classes may be advisable in some instances. Yoga postures practiced during chair Yoga classes will not put pressure on the neck. Contrary to popular belief Chair Yoga is not for Seniors only.

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