Yoga- Therapy- Yoga as Medizin

Whether you are sick or weak, young or even very old, they can yoga be successful if you practice diligently. (Svatmarama - Hatha Yoga Pradipika)

If you are new to yoga, Welcome. Yoga can change your life. If you want to know but already practice yoga more, you probably already know something of yoga and it can changing your life. If you are sick, it can help you feel better. If you are depressed or anxious, constantly tired, tablet or drug-dependent or suffer from pain in the lower back can be the yoga path improvement hope. For people with chronic health problems such as arthritis, diabetes, multiple sclerosis or HIV / AIDS, suffer from high blood pressure or -low can help regular yoga practice you to live better, in all probability, but longer. And the people who with transient symptoms - have to do as tension headaches, hot flashes, or sinus pressure in certain yoga postures (asanas), breathing exercises (pranayama), learn relaxation, meditation and other practices relief. In yoga we have a different view of health than Western medicine. The absence of disease symptoms is equated in any way with health in yoga. The holistic approach involves the emotional well-being, the mental stress, also a joy with. In yoga, we work on a spiritual level and it affects the body. They stretch and strengthen your muscles and affects the blood circulation, digestion and breathing. They soothe and strengthen the nervous system and it has influence on the mind. Maintain peace of mind and it affects the nervous system, the immune system and the cardiovascular system.

Comparison of Yoga as Medicine visit to a yoga class

Yoga therapy is not the same as a yoga class. In fact, if you have a serious medical problem and go in a randomly selected yoga class, it might give you will be worse off than before after thoroughly. In a way, therapeutic yoga more like an appointment to be seen by a physiotherapist or rehabilitation specialist, less than a yoga class as such. Therefore, it should be taught by someone with experience. For people with serious illnesses, yoga therapy is generally a single hour or can be taught in small groups. Therapeutic Yoga is more gentle and caring, although it can also be a challenge. It puts a strong focus on body awareness, posture, which leads connected to motion to relaxed, rhythmic breathing. Participants will be taught the therapeutic yoga class, how they can perceive the subtle sensations of your muscles and joints, and inner experience of the Spirit. Furthermore, a strong emphasis is placed on relaxation. He approach is always individual, tailored to the individual to their needs, abilities and reaction. The teacher or therapist has to observe the task the students in his exercises and determine contraindications. At the end of each course the student receives a matching him sequence of different exercises, techniques and behavioral clues and can practice this then alone. Regular consultations are advisable.

Subsequent symptoms, the use of yoga therapy is promising:

Alcoholism, anxiety and depression, arthritis and rheumatism, asthma and bronchitis, back problem of any kind, digestive problems, cancer treatment, Fatique- symptoms (fatigue problems, lack of motivation), diabetes, heart problems, high blood pressure, low blood pressure, hemorrhoids, insomnia, menstrual problems, problem in the menopause, migraine, obesity. Basically, the cooperation with the treating physician occurs.

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