Author: Ananda Balayogi BhavananiPublisher: GeethanjaliYear: 2006Language: multilingualPages: N/AISBN/UPC (if available): SADVD10017
Presented by Yogacharya Dr Ananda Balayogi BhavananiInternational Centre for Yoga Education and Research at Ananda Ashram, Pondicherry, India.Modern life has become a rat race and none is spared by this whirlpool of stress. Frequent stressful experience leads to the failure of our homeostatic, self-regulating mechanism causing disease, premature aging and early or sudden death. Stress weakens our immune system making us more vulnerable to infections. Numerous psychosomatic diseases are caused, aggravated or worsened by stress. These include a wide variety of conditions ranging from the common cold to peptic ulcers, headaches, backaches, diabetes mellitus, bronchial asthma, insomnia and hypertension.Yoga, a wholistic science of life, deals with physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health. Various aspects of Yoga help in the prevention and management of stress. This presentation highlights various Asanas, Pranayamas and Kriyas that produce a strong and resilient body capable of withstanding any amount of stress. Different Yogic Stress Relieves unique to the Rishiculture Ashtanga Yoga tradition of Yogamaharishi Dr Swami Gitananda Giri are also introduced to help relieve our pent up emotions as well as temper our reaction to stressful situations.SECTION 1: JATTIS (LOOSENING PRACTICES)1. Hastha Jattis (Movements of the hands)2. Pada Jattis (movements of the feet)3. Shirsha Jathi (the head rolling action)4. Nishpandha Jathi (the rag doll action)5. Kati Jathi (The Torso grinding action)SECTION 2: HATHA YOGA PRACTICES FOR PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL EQUILIBRIUM1. Sukha Asana2. Vajra Asana3. Brahma Mudra4. Mukha Bhastrika and Dharmika Asana5. Chatus Pada Asana and Kriya6. Vyagraha Pranayama7. Meru Asana8. Pada Hastha Kriya9. Hakara Kriya 10. Nasarga Mukha Bhastrika 11. Malla Kriya 12. Baddhakona Kriya13. Pavana Mukta Asanas14. Bhujangini MudraSECTION 3: PRANAYAMAS FOR STRESS REDUCTION1. Pravana Pranayama 2. Chandra Pranayama3. Brahmari PranayamaSECTION 4: HATHA YOGA RELAXATION PRACTICES1. Spandha Nishpandha Kriya2. Shava AsanaCo-ordination and Direction: S MuthukumarIMPORTANT NOTE:All DVD players cannot play Video CDs. Please check details of your DVD by looking in the manual or visiting the manufacturers’ website to determine if your model of DVD player can play Video CDs. India club.com does not take responsibility for Video CDs that do not play in your DVD player. Opened Video CDs are non returnable.