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The benefits of yoga therapy

Yoga par la mer

Yoga considers disease as a guide towards improving lifestyle and way of thinking. 


Yoga therapy may be preventive or curative; it allows to manage symptoms, restore the natural balance of the body to full physical and mental capacity,increase vitality and positivity.  


Yoga therapy prescribes progressive techniques - including postures (asanas), breathing (pranayama), cleansing techniquesmeditationmudras and yoga nidra - most tailored to meet the individual and current needs of the practitioner. It aims to awaken the power of self-healing in order to move towards health and well-being


Asanas, mudras and bandhas increase the vitality and resistance of the body, and release energy blockages. Pranayama purifies and balances the respiratory and nervous systems. Yogic meditation and relaxation eliminate worries, fears, anxieties and mental tensions accumulated in the subconscious. 


In some cases, yoga can be an alternative therapy: it can cure conditions without the help of conventional medicine. In other cases, it may be a complementary therapy: it can be very beneficial and reduce the symptoms and side effects of conditions requiring medical treatment. Also, yoga can be a convalescent therapy significantly improving patients' quality of life. 


The applications of yoga therapy are:

  • Hypertension

  • Insomnia

  • Trauma

  • Asthma

  • Depression

  • Diabetes

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Anxiety

  • Digestive disorders

  • Respiratory conditions

  • Convalescence

  • Stress 

  • endocrine disorders

  • Gynecological disorders

  • and other ailments

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