Therapeutic yoga is defined as the application of yoga postures and practice to the treatment of health conditions and involves instruction in yogic practices and teachings to prevent reduce or alleviate structural, physiological, emotional and spiritual pain, suffering or limitations.
Benefits of Therapeutic Yoga
Relaxation/Stress Management and Rejuvenation
Therapeutic Yoga is a natural power tool to remove stress and calm your mind. Therapeutic Yoga includes asana, breathing techniques & meditation activates parasympathetic phase of your nervous system which helps you to relax, rejuvenate and counter stress. Thus, Therapeutic Yoga is great for stress relief and stress management. With yoga’s meditative nature, your yoga instructor can assist you in addressing your mental tension by helping you to clear your mind and figure out how to focus on the present.
Minimize fatigue and improve sleep
We should never fear sleep time but often, when there is a case of insomnia, fear is a natural emotion. Therapeutic Yoga helps you to overcome insomnia. Insomnia mainly occurs due to tense muscles, joints, and stress which interrupts your sleep or make it difficult to fall asleep. Therapeutic Yoga promotes relaxation and removes tension from the joints and muscles, thus reduces stiffness and pain. All of these benefits lead to more restful sleep.
Improves Blood circulation
Therapeutic Yoga helps to improve blood circulation and the flow of lymph throughout the body. Therapeutic Yoga supports the process of production of blood which takes place in the bone marrow of our thighs. It also helps to keep the blood vessels elastic when the muscles and blood vessels are stretched.
Manage Chronic Pains
Chronic pains generally occur due to our unhealthy lifestyle, hectic schedule, fitness injuries, surgeries, multiple sclerosis, vehicle accidents, and age. Therapeutic Yoga increases mobility in the joints by stretching, releases tension from the muscles and lengthen the tight muscles. Thus, reduces chronic pain in the neck, back, shoulders, hips, and knees.
Therapeutic Yoga involves various breathing practices which are called Pranayama. Pranayama improves your respiratory strength as it has the ability to enhance the number of alveolar sacs which are present deep into your lungs. Oxygen intake in the lungs increases with the increase in the number of alveolar sacs thus strengthens the respiratory system.
Therapeutic Yoga helps in stretching and relaxing the muscles surrounding the food pipe, stomach, and intestines. Digestion and Defecation occur when the muscles are tight around these regions which results in Indigestion and constipation. Therapeutic yoga helps to relax and stretch these muscles and improves Digestion and Defecation.
Emotional and Mental Strength
Therapeutic Yoga controls anxiety, release tension and help them with depression. Uneasiness triggers pressure and stress, and it can leave us feeling exhausted physically but even emotionally and mentally because we can often find ourselves in fight mode or flight mode. With Therapeutic Yoga, you are instructed how to control your fear and how to release uneasiness in a natural way. In therapeutic Yoga, your yoga instructor address’s mental tension, so you can discard the negativity and focus on being more present and insightful.
You are requested to consult your doctor before beginning your practice. Above Asanas are depends on individual conditions of pregnancy. It’s advisable to start the Pregnancy exercise in the presence of trained yoga instructor
Hello! I am Nirmal Pal (Reproductive Wellness Coach), Yoga & Nutritionist. I have completed Prenatal and Postnatal Teacher Training, (Yoga Vidya Gurukul, Nashik, Maharashtra). and I also have certificate in Yoga Asana for Health Promotion certificate from (Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga) and I have completed Yoga and He has also obtained a master’s degree in Science of Living, which he has completed from (Jain Vishva Bharati University). I have been practicing yoga since 2000 and teaching since 2006.