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Iyengar Yoga
Part of the Series: Yoga for a Healthy Mind and Body
In the first of five lectures on different styles of yoga, experience a beginner sequence of Iyengar yoga. Named for pioneer yoga teacher B. K. S. Iyengar, this practice makes extensive use of props. Practice nine essential asanas, with optional props such as a wall, chair, strap, and blocks.
Western Yoga
Part of the Series: Yoga for a Healthy Mind and Body
Explore the roots of hatha yoga, the form of yoga widely practiced in the West. Focus on the three principles of hatha yoga - breath exercises, physical postures (called asanas), and meditation - which promote a healthy mind and body. Get started with some simple yoga exercises.
Yoga Begins with the Breath
Part of the Series: Yoga for a Healthy Mind and Body
The tension we accumulate every day tightens the muscles in the upper body, making it hard to breathe. Practice a mini yoga class that highlights mindful breathing to relieve this stress. Then add three new asanas to your yoga routine: warrior 2, bound angle, and downward facing dog.
Yoga and Pain Relief
Part of the Series: Yoga for a Healthy Mind and Body
Consider some key tools used in yoga to address physical pain: attention to breath and sensation, release of chronic muscle contractions, and healthier movement patterns. Practice asanas for each of these pain reduction techniques - including a chest opener, yoga pushup, plank, and staff pose.
Yoga for Spinal Problems
Part of the Series: Yoga For Health
Yoga positions or asanas are the best for toning muscles, lubricating joints and massaging the body. Yoga postures bring physical as well as mental stability, health and vigor. These asanas were developed thousands of years ago and have evolved over centuries. They work wonders in keeping the body healthy and…
Yoga for the Elderly
Part of the Series: Yoga For Health
Age is inevitable and the body goes through changes that reduce its capacity to perform and protect itself. Yoga asanas, hand picked and chosen by the Yoga Master, can give the elderly the flexibility and health that will reduce the toll taken by old age. Yoga asanas can be practiced…
Yoga for a Healthy Heart
Part of the Series: Yoga for a Healthy Mind and Body
Yoga can lead to a healthier heart by providing a transition from a more sedentary lifestyle to a more active one. Trace the steps that will help you gradually build your yoga practice. Learn two new breathing exercises together with asanas that include warrior 1, knee-to-chest, and bridge.
Yoga for Children
Part of the Series: Yoga For Health
Children are very flexible and take to yoga with ease. Starting the practice of yoga at a very young age will help the child grow up healthy in body and mind. The yoga asanas recommended for children are comprehensive and aimed at maintaining good health.
Yoga For Health - The Benefits of Yoga
Yoga is an ancient Indian form of balancing mind and body through breath control and a series of asanas. It aims to attain the unity of mind, body and spirit through asanas, breathing and meditation. Asanas are gentle stretching movements designed to rejuvenate the brain, spine, glands and internal organs.…
Mind Body Connection
Part of the Series: Yoga For Health
Yoga asanas when sequenced by an expert yoga master will work the body to achieve specific benefits and address specific ailments. Yoga, when done with the application of the mind, blending with breathing, is the most powerful approach to improving the quality of our health and life.
Yoga for Hypertension
Part of the Series: Yoga For Health
Yoga addresses the whole person, considering not only their physical needs, but emotional, mental, intellectual and spiritual needs as well. Through gentle movements, relaxation, breathing, lifestyle attitudes and meditation, Yoga asanas can help with the control of Hypertension. Yoga helps keep the blood vessels elastic and combined with relaxation training…
Yoga for Knee Problems
Part of the Series: Yoga For Health
The postures address every bodily system including the digestive, respiratory, circulatory, immune, endocrine, lymphatic, skeletal, muscular and nervous systems. While performing Yoga Asanas listen to your body. Do not push yourself to pain or strain. Work with your body and mind and you will slowly see the body and mind…