Yoga – The union of body, mind and soul; is an invaluable gift of ancient Indian tradition to the world. The ultimate goal of Yoga is self-realisation. In the famous book ‘Patanjali Yoga Sutra’, Maharishi Patanjali stressed on the well-being of mind as a cornerstone of wellness of human beings. Understanding that the mind is the root cause of all ailments, the Wellness Medical Yoga Clinic at Bhaktivedanta Hospital & Research Institute focuses on both mental and physical health. The Clinic offers Restorative Medical Yoga Therapy for treating various physical and mental ailments, and aligning the body, mind and soul for attaining holistic health and well-being.
Medical Yoga Therapy is a blend of ‘Modern Science’ and ‘Hatha Yog’. A detailed history of the patient is taken and latest diagnostic techniques like X-rays, Ultrasound, CT Scans, MRI and Blood Tests are used to investigate and identify the underlying problem. Thereafter, based on the reports a Customised Yoga Therapy Plan is created by combining Advanced Yoga Therapy Techniques and Traditional Yoga comprising of Asanas, Pranayama, Yogic Kriyas and Meditation, to suit individual requirement. The supervised implementation of this customized plan restores one to good health.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is Asana?
(An asana is what is steady and pleasant)
Asana means a steady, pleasant and comfortable posture.
Under Medical Yoga Therapy we design the posture which is easy to perform and can be held for a longer period of time to derive complete benefit.
What is Pranayama?
Pranayama means regulation of the breath, which balances our emotional health.
What are Yogic Kriyas?
Yogic Kriyas means cleansing processes to remove toxins from the body. These are performed using specially designed small items like Neti pot, rubber catheter, soft cotton cloth, bowl, water, etc.
What is Meditation?
Meditation means focusing on single point like breath and positive thought for improving concentration and relaxing the mind.
What are Advanced Yoga Therapy Techniques?
Advanced Yoga Therapy Techniques consist of performing Traditional Yoga Asanas using various props like bolsters, pillows, blanket, ropes, belts, Yoga chairs and specially designed wooden Yogic instruments to enable those with medical conditions to perform the asanas properly and derive complete benefit.
The Dos and Don’ts
OUR 5 STEP APPROACH
YOGA HEALTH PROGRAMME
Medical Yoga Therapy is beneficial for treating various medical conditions.