Yoga

Yoga is a way of life an integrated system of education for the body, mind  and inner spirit. This art of right living was perfected and predicted  thousand of years ago. Yoga deals with the universal truth, its  teachings are as valid today as they were in ancient times.

Yoga is conducive to health and longevity. Its practice regulates the  action of heart, lungs, brain and internal organs. It removes all sorts  of diseases.

In Yoga the physical exercise called Asans are non violent and provide  gentle stretching that acts to lubricate the joints, ligaments  tendons  and other parts of body. They help to tone the nervous system, improve  circulation, release tension and increase flexibility.

Regular practice of yoga is not only beneficial to healthy people it may  improve  many diseases and disabling conditions e.g. diabetes,  hypertension, bronchial asthma, obesity, epilepsy, back pain, knee pain, arthritis, menstrual disorders and help weight reduction and many more. It is not known to cure the diseased condition but regular practice can improve the condition to that extent that affected person may not need  to take his regular medication or may need to reduce dosage.

Yoga for Diabetes and Obesity

Diabetes is one  of the leading causes of death in the world and UK.  Diabetes  means the body does not produce or use insulin properly. Insulin is the  hormone responsible in converting sugar starch and other food into  energy.

Diabetes can be developed by any one, young and old. One of the most important  causes is obesity which affects almost 60% of population. Obesity and  Diabetes are also termed Twin Epidemic.  Obesity may be defined as the  excessively high amount of body fat in relation to lean body mass.  Both diabetes and obesity are highly preventable through proper diet  exercise and life style changes.

Yoga life style will be most suitable to facilitate treatment for the twin epidemic.  The Yoga principle on  healthy diet and the practice of the Asans will help balance the  endocrine system, tone the abdominal organs, stimulate both the nervous  and circulatory system and reduce stress. Yoga also helps to gain better understanding of oneself leading to acceptance and appreciation which  will help eliminate psychological tensions for obesity. The practice of  yoga deals with all the aspects of individual, the mind body and spirit  giving a person control over his mind and body and making the effects  more permanent than other techniques.

The following Asans or Yoga poses for Obesity and Diabetes

  • Easy Pose (sukhasan)

  • Shoulder Stretches

  • SunSalutation(surya namaskar)

  • Half Spinal Twist( Ardha Matsyendrasana)

  • True Pose(Tadasana)

  • Fish Pose(Matsyasana)

  • Anulome Vilome

Yoga and Hypertension

People who practice yoga are less likely to suffer from hypertension than  their age and gender matched counterparts. Simple life style management and yoga can be a boon for hypertensive patients.  Hathe yoga is one of the best known yoga technique for relief from hypertension and stress  management.

Regular practice of yoga is known to have improved the hypertension to such an  extent that people have stopped medication and blood pressure has  remained almost normal.

Yoga and Asthma

Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of lung and air passage.  Practice of yoga can help to prevent and cope with asthma.  Pranayam is an  excellent way to have a controlled breath to avoid any asthma attacks

Yoga and Back Pain, Knee Pain and Arthritis

Back pain is very common and more than a million days are lost due to this  condition alone in the Uk.Regular practice of yoga(special asans) no  doubt can improve not only back pain but also knee pain and arthritis.

Yoga and Ischaemic Heart disease (IHD)

Regular practice  of yoga is well known to improve heart condition and especially angina( Ischaemic heart disease)

We can also provide:

  • Hot Yoga

  • One to One

  • Group Yoga Classes

  • Mixed Group Yoga

  • Yoga for Ladies only (by lady Yoga teacher)