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Yoga in the Health Care Setting

Yoga ideally could and should be taught to school children as this is the first arena where minds and associated bodily responses are melded in a person’s life. For those fortunate to be unschooled this may not be a problem, but for most the immersion in this “one box fits all” artificial environment can affect the psych in such a way that can last for a life time.

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Yoga for Leg Health

If there is a manual or e-book on a CD-ROM that you have received from us, you can either download it on your computer into the books section of iTunes and sync it with your device or email it to yourself and repeat the above process.

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Teaching Yoga Postures with Awareness

By Faye Martins and Kimya Singh Teaching yoga postures is an art. Your techniques will set you apart from others. You can endear yourself to your students with small details like your selection of music or the use of fragrant aromatherapy sprays or essential oils. However, your ability and the techniques used to engage students …

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Hatha Yoga for Men’s Health

Men should not feel bothered that Yoga has previously been labeled an exercise regimen for women. In India, men have practiced Yoga for thousands of years. Men can get just as much benefit from Yoga as their female counterparts. Whether you want to experience the improved sleep, decreased stress, or just want to improve your ability to participate in other activities, practicing Yoga regularly will deliver profound benefits to your overall health.

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Trauma Sensitive Yoga Poses – Beginner Seated Postures

Supported Forward Fold, Seated Twist and Fire Log Pose are all very effective Yoga asanas that are available to Yoga practitioners of all levels. Seated Yoga asanas that are practiced in a restorative manner are particularly nourishing and relaxing. Restorative Poses will also help a trauma survivor to feel held and supported. Supported Forward Fold is an accessible Yoga asana that allows a trauma survivor to relax and release a feeling of being frozen.

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Yoga for the Physically Challenged

Please consult your health professional, physician, or a medical specialist before practicing Yoga. Do your research. Yoga student safety is really important. Please take some private lessons with a competent Yoga teacher to understand the basics before practicing with a DVD.

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Yoga Poses for Stress

This posture is sometimes called “Half Lord of the Fishes pose.” The name can be traced to Sage Matsyendra. Ardha Matsyendrasana can be confusing to some, but it releases physical tension within the entire body. Physical tension stored at a desk, in a car, and on the couch is a recipe for stress overload.

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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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