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Yoga for Health

Yoga for Health
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Item Code: IDF208
Author: N. S. Ravishankar
Publisher: Pustak Mahal
Language: English
Edition: 2004
ISBN: 8122307244
Pages: 179 (Illustrated throughout B & W Figures)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 9.3" X 7.2"
weight of the book: 400 gms
About the Book:

Yoga today is universally acknowledged as a natural way to sound health and overall physical and mental well-being. And given its popularity a variety of self-help yoga guides are available to the reader. But what makes this book unique is its approach and presentation. The book packs over 100 yogic asanas thoroughly illustrated, and backed by well-designed techniques to perform specific exercise form first step tot he last with each explanation follower by the Therapeutic advantages of that posture. From how Tadasana gives strength to legs and feet and stimulates nervous system, Garudasana removes cramps in calf muscles, Natarajasana helps to reduce fat, it goes on the explain the benefits of Ardha Chandrasana in strengthening digestive system, of Vatayanasana in curing joint pain, to list a few.

In addition the book offers an overview of this age-old science, besides a detailed index of different ailments and the names of asanas useful in curing them. A special chapter is also devoted to specific yogic exercises for Farmers, Pregnant women, Aged people, Artists and Craftsmen, Models, Students, Executives and Sportsmen.

About the Author:

Born in 1962, N.S. Ravishankar belongs tot he ebullient, efficient and effervescent younger generation that takes pride in making a difference to people's lives with a high academic record to his credit. He is one of the better known contemporary Indian writers in English. He has been writing articles, essays, reviews, poems and stories on varied topics which include health and yoga, economics, finance and banking, management, social issues, literary and cultural topics.

He is the recipient of prestigious Michael Madhusudan Award for yeoman service to the society, National Award from All India Freelance Journalists Association, Outstanding Achievement Award from MSPI, Netaji Award, Merit of excellence from Srilanka, National Hind Rattan Award and many other honour.

After extensive studies and research on yoga and health, more particularly on stress management, he has conducted several research studies and has been able to develop special Yoga and Meditation techniques for business professionals, executives and busy officials leading hectic schedules.

CONTENTS

Preface9
Foreword12
Introduction13
1.Classification of Yoga17
2.Common Requirements of Yoga21
3.Surya Namaskara25
4.Yogasana31
1.Tadasana31
2.Ardhakati Chakrasana32
3.Trikonasana33
4.Veerabhadrasana34
5.Utkatasana35
6.Vrikshasana36
7.Padahastasana37
8.Parshva Konasana38
9.Parshvothanasana39
10.Garudasana40
11.Ardha Padmothanasana40
12.Uttitha Hastha Padangustasana41
13.Uttanasana42
14.Natarajasana43
15.Tripura Harasana44
16.Trivikramasana45
17.Ardha Chandrasana46
18.Ardha Chakrasana47
19.Vatayanasana47
20.Padmasana48
21.Siddhasana49
22.Vajrasana50
23.Veerasana51
24.Suptha Veerasana52
25.Paryankasana53
26.Baddha Konasana53
27.Mandukasana54
28.Sukhasana55
29.Simhasana56
30.Matsyasana57
31.Kukkutasana57
32.Parvatasana59
33.Mayurasana part I59
34.Mayurasana part II61
35.Ekapada Shayanadanda Ekahastha Mayurasana61
36.Janu Shirshasana62
37.Parirutha Janu Shirshasana63
38.Paschimothanasana64
39.Urdhvamuka Paschimothanasana65
40.Marichasana66
41.Matsyendrasana67
42.Gomukhasana69
43.Ushtrasana70
44.Laghu Vajrasana71
45.Kurmasana72
46.Upavista Konasana72
47.Navasana73
48.Angustasana74
49.Kandasana74
50.Bakasana75
51.Mulabandasana75
52.Samakonasana76
53.Tittibhasana77
54.Urdhwamukha Tittibhasana78
55.Viparitha Karni78
56.Sarvangasana79
57.Halasana80
58.Suptha Konasana81
59.Setu Banda Sarvangasana82
60.Jathara Parivarthanasana83
61.hanumanasana84
62.Hanumana Valikilyasana84
63.Vibhakta Janushirshasana85
64.Ekapada Shirshasana86
65.Chakorasana86
66.Omkarasana87
67.Dwipada Shirshasana88
68.Dhandayaman Ekapada Sikandasana88
69.Yoga Nidhrasana89
70.Bhujangasana90
71.Purna Bhujangasana91
72.Rajakapothasana91
73.Ekapada Rajakapothasana92
74.Shalabhasana I93
75.Shalabhasana II94
76.Purna Shalabhasana94
77.Vipareetha Shalabhasana95
78.Makarasana95
79.Dhanurasana96
80.Padangusta Dhanurasana97
81.Purna Dhanurasana97
82.Urdhva Dhanurasana98
83.Akarna Dhanurasana99
84.Shirshasana99
85.Chakrasana100
86.Purna Chakrasana101
87.Viparitha Chakrasana102
88.Savithrasana102
89.Chakrabhandasana103
90.Ghandaberundasana103
91.Triangya Mukothanasana104
92.Pincha Mayurasana105
93.Adhomuka Vrikshasana105
94.Vrischikasana I106
95.Vrischikasana II106
96.Pavanamukthasana107
97.Karna Peedasana108
98.Koundinyasana108
99.Shirsha Padasana109
100.Shavasana110
5.Eye Care - Exercises112
6.Pranayama115
7.Meditation126
8.Index of Yogic Exercises/Herbal Therapy for Various Diseases133
9.Yogic Exercises for Special Persons171
Bibliography179

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