Welcome to Natural Health with Yoga! Our goal is to make yoga accessible to everyone, especially commoners who may be struggling. We believe that yoga, natural living, and naturopathy can play a significant role in preventing, curative, and rehabilitative treatments for various problems associated with ageing, helping people achieve successful ageing and become an asset to society.
As we age, our health and happiness depend on the condition of our mind and how we react to events. At Natural Health with Yoga, we believe that health emotions, the right attitude, and right actions are essential for holistic healing. Negative attitudes, frustration, and despair will only make the situation worse. Our mission is to help people achieve natural health through yoga.
Hatha Yoga is the perfect practice for commoners looking to improve their physical and mental energy to fight difficulties. The Hatha Yoga practice provides a wide range of benefits, including the power of acceptance, adjustment, and adaptation. It improves immunity, tolerance, and steadiness, bestowing total health and adaptability of the personality (Body, Mind, and Elan Vital).
Hatha – pradipika in its Sutra 1.64. says,
According to Hatha-pradipika Sutra 1.64., anyone who practices yoga actively can become a siddha, regardless of their age, health, or weakness. Hatha Yoga is an ideal practice for commoners looking to develop inner strength and resilience. Some popular Hatha Yoga practices include:
Asanas (postures) – Hatha Yoga includes various asanas that can help you develop physical strength, flexibility, and balance. Some popular asanas include Tadasana (Mountain Pose), Vrikshasana (Tree Pose), and Trikonasana (Triangle Pose).
Pranayama (breathing exercises) – Hatha Yoga includes various breathing exercises that can help you improve your lung capacity and develop better breath control. Some popular pranayama techniques include Nadi Shodhana (Alternate Nostril Breathing), Bhastrika (Bellows Breath), and Kapalabhati (Skull-Shining Breath).
Meditation – Hatha Yoga emphasizes the importance of meditation as a tool for mental relaxation, stress reduction, and overall well-being. Some popular meditation techniques include Vipassana (Insight Meditation), Transcendental Meditation, and Mindfulness Meditation.
- Seniors can improve their body composition.
- Seniors can decrease their fat weight
- Seniors can increase their lean weight
- Seniors can reduce their resting blood pressure.
- Increasing low back strength, reducing the risk of low back pain easing arthritic discomfort.
- Increasing self confidence and decreasing depression.
Recommended Yogic practices for the elderly
Start your yoga sessions with 3 chants of Omkar followed by a prayer.
Do some warm-up; start with Sandhi Chalan Kriyas to loosen up your joints.
- Shwanasana (Puppy Pose)
- Uttana Eka Hasta Padasana (Lying down on the back)
- Sulabha Poorva Chakrasana ( Easy forward, backward, Side lateral bends)
- Sulabha Uttana Vakrasana (Easy Supine Twist pose)
- Uttana Badrasana
- Setubandhasana ( The Bridge pose)
- Dandastha Hasta Parshwasana (The Hands-Pulled back pose in standing position)
- Tadasana (The Palm Tree pose)
- Sulabha Utthita Eka Padasana (Easy one Leg up pose)
- Ardha Pawanamukatasana (Semi wind – free pose)
- Sulabha Pawanamuktasana (Easy wind free pose)
- Uttana Tadasana (The palm Tree pose in lying position)
- Hastasana I, II, III
- Sulabha Anantasana
- Sulabha Shalabhasana (Easy Locust pose)
- Salamba Kokilasana
- Sulabha Makrasana
- Chaitanyasana /Shavasana (Rejuvinationg/Corpse pose)
Bandhas and Mudras
- Ashwini Mudra
- Ashwa Mudra
- Jivabandha & Simhamudra
- Brahma Mudra, Datta Mudra, Shadana Mudra
- Shankha Mudra
- Anulom – Viloma
- Ujjayi Breathing
- Bhramari Rechaka
- Pranadharana (Breath Awareness)
- Omkar Japa Sadhana
- Sukha-Dukha Smruti Chetana
- Ishta Manas Chintana
Practice under a Professional Yoga teacher.
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