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YOGA THERAPY BENEFITS

Dr.S.SUGANYA DEVI (PT),


BPT, M.Sc(yoga therapy).,
SURYA NAMASKAR

• Healthy Lower Body.


• Magnifies the Blood Circulation
• Natural Weight Loss
• Glowing Skin and Luscious Hair
• Calming Properties
• Enhances Fitness and Flexibility
• Activates the Heart Chakra.
• A Remedy for Blood Pressure and Heart Problems: .
• Happy Gut.
• Helps Maintain High Spirits.
TADASANA
(Mountain Pose)
• Improves posture
• Increases awareness
• Relieves sciatica
• Reduces flat feet
UTKATASANA
(Chair Pose)
• Reduces symptoms of flat feet
• Stimulates the heart, diaphragm, and
abdominal organs
TRIKONASANA
(Triangle pose)
• Stimulates the abdominal organs
• Helps relieve stress
• Improves digestion
VIRABHADRASANA
(Warrior Pose)
• Improves focus, balance and stability
• Encourages good circulation and respiration
• Energizes the entire body
VAJRASANA
(Hero pose)

• Improves digestion
• Eliminates constipation.
• Reduces menstrual cramps
• Relieves sciatica
MARJARIASANA
(Cat Pose)
• Tones the abdomen
• Improves the circulation
• Removes all the stress and strain.
ATHOMUGA SAVASANA
(Downward Facing Dog)
• Relieve stress and depression
• Energizes the body
• Helps prevent osteoporosis
• Improves digestion
ARDHA PINCHA MAYURASANA
(Dolphin Pose)

• Helps regulate digestion


• Therapeutic for menopause, asthma, high
blood pressure, flat feet, and sciatica
• Relieves back ache, fatigue, stress, and mild
depression
• Helps prevent osteoporosis
BALASANA
(Child Pose)
• Reduce stress and anxiety.
• Promotes blood circulation
• Calms both the body and the mind.
MAKARASANA
(Crocodile Pose)
• Cure asthma, knee pain, and any lung related
issues
• Cures slip disc, spondylitis, and sciatica
• Treats hypertension, heart diseases, and
mental disorders
• Relievies fatigue and aches abdomen, chest,
and neck
• Prevents anxiety
DHANURASANA
(Bow Pose)
• Effective in weight loss.
• Improves digestion and appetite.
• Helps to cure dyspepsia (obesity), rheumatism
and gastrointestinal problems.
• Cures constipation.
• Cures asthma.
• very beneficial for diabetes patients
BHUJANGASANA
(Cobra Pose)
• Solves menstrual irregularities
• Relieves stress and fatigue
• Cures asthma
• Improves digestion
• Strengthens the spine
• Soothes sciatica
SALABHASANA
(Grasshopper Pose)
• Tone the abdomen & thigh muscles.
• Encourages digestion.
• Rectifies urinary disorders.
• Strengthens reproductive system.
• To decrease constipation
HALASANA
(Plough Pose)
• Improves digestion and appetite.
• Effective in weight loss.
• Beneficial for diabetic people
• Cures the symptoms of menopause.
• Reduce stress.
SETUBANDHASANA
(Bridge Pose)
• Improves circulation of blood
• Decrease stress and mild depression
• Calms the brain and central nervous system
• Improves digestion
• relieve symptoms of menopause
• Reduces backache and headache
• Reduces fatigue, anxiety, and insomnia
• Relieves symptoms of asthma and high blood pressure
• Therapeutic for hypertension, osteoporosis, and
sinusitis
ANANDA BALASANA
(Happy Baby Pose)
• Beneficial for digestive system, as it gently
massage the internal organs of digestive
system.
• Relieves stress and activates a positive
nervous energy.
• Effective technique to keep the kidneys in
perfect health.
MALASANA
(Garland Pose)

• Opens your hips and groin


• Aids in digestion
• Keeps your pelvic and hip joints healthy
• Ideal for prenatal yoga
USHTRASANA
(Camel Pose)
• Reduces fat on thighs
• Stimulates endocrine glands
• Releases tension in the ovaries
• Cures constipation
DANDASANA
(Proper sitting pose)
• Improvers posture
• Helps to calm brain cells
• Relieve problem related to reproductive
organs
PADMASANA
(Lotus pose)
• Calms the brain
• Increases awareness and attentiveness
• Keeps the spine straight
• Helps develop good posture
• Eases menstrual discomfort and sciatica
• Helps keeps joints and ligaments flexible
• Restores energy levels
UTTIDA PADMASANA
(scale Pose)
• Improves the strength of the arms and the
shoulders.
• Improves the digestive system.
• Improves awareness and balance.
• Helps to build confidence and determination.
• Keeps the body clear of toxins.
• Reduce anxiety and stress &calming the body
and the mind.
PACHIMOTTANASANA
(Seated Forward Bend)
• Calms the brain and helps relieve stress and mild
depression
• Improves digestion
• Relieve the symptoms of menopause and menstrual
discomfort
• Soothes headache and anxiety and reduces fatigue
• Therapeutic for high blood pressure, infertility,
insomnia, and sinusitis
• Increases appetite, reduces obesity, and
cures diseases.
AKARNA DHANURASANA
(Archer’s Yoga Pose)
• Archer’s Yoga Pose opens your hips and
shoulders.
• Helpful in joint pain.
• Archer’s Yoga Pose Improves your digestion
and good for your abdominal.
• Gives strength to your arms, back, and hips.
• Boosts the focusing level of your mind.
BADDHA KONASANA
(Butterfly Pose)
• Stimulates the heart and improves general
circulation
• Helps relieve mild depression, anxiety, and
fatigue
• Soothes menstrual discomfort and sciatica
• Helps relieve the symptoms of menopause
• Therapeutic for flat feet, high blood pressure,
infertility, and asthma.
JANU SIRSASANA
(Head-to-Knee Forward Bend)
• Calms the brain and helps relieve mild depression
• Stretches the spine, shoulders, hamstrings, and
groins
• Stimulates the liver and kidneys
• Improves digestion
• Helps relieve the symptoms of menopause
• Relieves anxiety, fatigue, headache, menstrual
discomfort
• Therapeutic for high blood pressure, insomnia,
and sinusitis
KROUNCHASANA
(Heron Pose )
• Krounchasana is amazing hips opener Pose.
• The Heron Pose tones your abdominal organs
as well as stretches your chest.
• People who are facing the problems
regarding flat foot, then definitely The Heron
pose is solved your problem.
• Good for your digestive system, and it cures
problems related to gas
GOMUKASANA
(Cow Face Pose)

• It helps to cure stiff shoulders and also helps


reduce backaches.
• Aids in the treatment of sciatica.
• It enhances the working of the kidneys, thereby
helping those suffering from diabetes.
• It also works the chest muscles and helps in
treating sexual ailments.
• Practicing this asana regularly can reduce stress
and anxiety.
VAJRASANA
(Diamond Pose)
• Calms the mind and bring stability to mind.
• Cures constipation, acidity, increases digestion
process.
• Helps to get rid of back pain.
• Cures stomach disorder.
• Cures urinary problems.
• Increases blood circulation.
• It is preferred for meditation and concentration.
• Helps to reduce obesity.
• Acts as a painkiller in arthritis patients.
SUPTA VAJRASANA
(Reclined hero pose)
• Stretches the abdomen, thighs and deep hip
flexors , knees, and ankles
• Strengthens the arches
• Relieves tired legs
• Improves digestion
• Helps relieves the symptoms of menstrual
pain
NAVASANA
(Boat pose)

• Strengthens the abdomen, hip flexors, and


spine
• Stimulates the kidneys, thyroid and prostate
glands, and intestines
• Helps relieve stress
• Improves digestion
PAVANAMUKTASANA
(Wind Relieving Pose)
• Offers a mild massage to the organs of the digestive system

• Therapeutic for gas troubles, sharpness, arthritis pain, and


waist pain and heart problems.

• Must practice this asana for flat stomach.

• Enable the discharge of toxins from the body.

• strengthens your core muscles.


MATSYASANA
(Fish Pose)
• A traditional text that Matsyasana is the
“destroyer of all diseases.”
• Stretches and stimulates the muscles of the belly
and front of the neck
• Stretches and stimulates the organs of the belly
and throat
• Strengthens the muscles of the upper back and
back of the neck
• Improves posture
SUPTA BADDHA KONASANA
(Reclined butterfly pose)

• Stimulates abdominal organs like the ovaries


and prostate gland, bladder, and kidneys
• Stimulates the heart and improves general
circulation
• Stretches the inner thighs, groins, and knees
• Helps relieve the symptoms of stress, mild
depression, menstruation and menopause
VRKSASANA
(Tree Pose)
• Strengthens thighs, calves, ankles, and spine
• Stretches the groins and inner thighs, chest
and shoulders
• Improves sense of balance
• Relieves sciatica and reduces flat feet
PADHAHASTASANA
(Standing Forward Bend)
• Calms the brain and helps relieve stress and mild
depression
• Stimulates the liver and kidneys
• Stretches the hamstrings, calves, and hips
• Strengthens the thighs and knees
• Improves digestion
• Helps relieve the symptoms of menopause
• Reduces fatigue and anxiety
• Relieves headache and insomnia
• Therapeutic for asthma, high blood pressure, infertility,
osteoporosis, and sinusiti
VIBAKTHA PADA PACHIMOTTANASANA
(Seated Wide Angle Pose)
• Stress reliever
• Balance menstural cycles
• Therapeutic for constipation
• Controls anxiety, anger, irritability.
KURMASANA
(Tortoise pose)
• Strengthens the back
• Tones the abdominal organs
• Encourages flexibility in the hips
• Quiets the mind
CHAKRASANA
(Full Bridge Pose)
• Strengthens your abdomen, spine, shoulders,
hands and legs.
• Improves the function of the digestive and
reproductive system.
• Effective to cure thyroid disorder
• Good for back pain.
• Stretches your chest and lungs
• Strengthens pancreas, liver, and kidney
HANUMANASANA
(Hanuman pose)
• Develops patience
• Deepens body awarness
• Helps relieve the symptoms of stress, mild
depression, menstruation and menopause
RAJAKAPOTASANA
(King Pigeon Pose)
• Stretches the thighs, groins and psoas,
abdomen, chest and shoulders, and neck
• Stimulates the abdominal organs
• Opens the shoulders and chest
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