Focus here is healing of the person’s illness. Therapeutic yoga is effective by the process of self-empowerment of the individual. General principles of cikitsa krama is it is individual based, must consider time, place, age, activity, strength and the direction of the individual. Application of yoga should be according to the constitution of the individual. Yoga sutra succinctly instructs that the application of yoga should respect the individuality in every individual. No two individuals are identical in all respects. Therefore application of yoga should be individualized.
A highly individualized practice (Viniyoga) where one learn to adapt poses and goals to his or her own needs and abilities. Vini actually means differentiation, adaptation, and appropriate application. Instead of focusing on stretching to get strong and flexible, viniyoga uses the warming up and contracting a muscle before stretching it. This decreases chance of injury.
Therapeutic yoga is personalized practice. We teach one-on-one with students a series of modified asanas for body and its limitations. Focus here is healing of the person’s illness. Therapeutic yoga is effective by the process of self-empowerment of the individual. Cikitsa krama is individual based, considers time, place, age, activity, strength and the direction of the individual. Ahara and vihara niyama also accompany this krama.
Therapeutic Yoga is a complementary therapeutic system and it complements every other medical system. Yoga therapy is so natural that it works from within that it does not contradict any medical system. In health management its role is complementary. Yoga therapy does not interfere with medical system or medications.
All physical movements and breathing are kept well within the comfortable zone. We teach within comfortable zone. If it is done correctly and on a regular basis it is not only motivating but is also very rewarding in helping us to stay and become fit, burn calories and lose weight.
This is beneficial in managing physical ailments like back pain, neck pain, arthritis, fibrillation, PMS, migraine, menopause, and even weight problems. This is also beneficial in managing mental ailments like anxiety, depression, and stress. Sleeping disorders like insomnia have become a problem from which most people suffer nowadays. The trigger to insomnia is stress and when this reduces stress automatically, we cure the sleeping disorders which keep us awake night after night.
This special therapy also helps us by slowing down our aging process and improves our overall health from within. It betters our blood circulation, cardio-vascular functions, muscle movements, and flexibility. This treatment deepens the awareness and balance of our body and mind increasing our immunity and health from its most subtle level of functioning.
Therapeutic Yoga provides benefits to specific physical health concerns. It helps patients acquire specific tools to cater to their specific conditions in order to prevent or cure the ailment and bring about overall wellness.