Yoga and Ayurveda are two sides of the same coin. IVAC’s therapeutic yoga instructor will teach guests the appropriate Asanas and Pranayama (breathing techniques) according to their ailments to enhance the healing potential of Ayurvedic Treatments and modify their lifestyles. According to Ayurveda the practice of yoga is a very important natural and preventive measure to good health.
Pranayama involves breathing techniques to recharge the body with life energy. There are a multitude of breathing techniques that balance specific health issues and unblock areas of the body where prana in is blocked and can not flow.
Some of the benefits of pranayama include:
- Reduced blood pressure
- Reduced stress
- Weight balance
- Increased Energy
- Reduced negative emotions
- Better memory and focus ability
Yogic kriyas are unique yogic techniques that are intended to cleanse the inner organs, developed by yogis. There are six major Kriyas called as Sat kriyas. Our yoga therapists are available for personal instruction in the following.
Kriyas in eliminating the accumulated toxins from the system. It helps in cleaning of toxins like mucus, gas, acid, sweat, urine and stool that improves the functioning of the body.
- Nauli – To clean and tone up the abdominal viscera.
- Trataka – improves the eyesight. Neti – To cleanse the upper respiratory tract
- Dhauti – To cleanse the upper gastrointestinal tract up to the stomach.
- Basti – To cleanse the lower gastrointestinal tract especially the colon.
- Kapalabhati – To cleanse the lower respiratory tract.
- Neti – to cleanse the sinus cavity.
Yoga Nidra is very easy to do and yet so highly effective to reduce stress, create mind-body coordination, reduce anxiety and depression and improve overall health. It allows one to explore deeper levels of the subconscious mind, thereby releasing and relaxing the mental tension and establishing harmony in all respects. Daily Yoga Nidra classes are available at Indus Valley Ayurveda Center as part of their health care recommendations.
Aqua Yoga is the body workout is performed in the water, with different yoga postures.
It gives all benefits of yoga pose which will be doing, at the same time strengthens and tones the body whilst relieving tensions and renewing energy.
It brings the benefits of yoga to the people who are not able to practice on the mat on the ground due to physical limitations or injury.
When you are doing pose under the water it helps to have the optimum stretch, because of the release of gravity.
Improves breathing, promotes relaxation.
People with recent major surgery, skin disorders should not do this.
One session duration: 30 mins to 45 mins according to the comfort and health condition of the person.
Main practices during aqua yoga involve:
Meditation simply means the state of awareness without the presence of thought, just pure and calm feel of the mind and emotions.
Meditation is not something that should be done in a particular position at a particular time. It is a witness that must persist throughout the day in all activities. If u observe your body, mind emotions without reacting to it that itself becomes meditation. You can be in that state even while eating, talking, walking with constant observation of what’s happening to oneself.