Yoga For Diabetes
Diabetes is a metabolic disorder, which needs to bemanaged through lifestyle changes in conjunction with medical therapy. Yoga and meditation can form a key part of the lifestyle transformation.
Yogasanas are known to benefit Diabetes sufferers in many ways.
- The asanas rejuvenate the pancreas, through contractions and expansions.
- Relaxations also aid the yoga practice.
- Asanas improve blood supply to muscles.
- Asanas also have a positive impact, on glucose utilization.
Some of the recommended asanas for diabetes are
- Ardha Matsyendrasana Mayurasana
Pranayam, also referred as ‘yogic breathing’ focuses on breath control. When you inhale, hold the breath, and exhale using Pranayama techniques, you are able to direct beneficial energies to various organs.
- Uddiyanbandh Mahamudra and Agnisaar Kriya.
Some of the pranayama techniques that help in Diabetes are:
It is believed that, stress aggravates many chronic diseases including hypertension,diabetes as well as, mental health related conditions such as anxiety, depression and insomnia . Meditation helps relieve stress and anxiety, so that you can develop a healthy approach towards life. Meditation causes physiological changes in the brain.The mental stability attained through meditation also helps in coping with diseases.We teach meditation in conjunction with yoga asanas and pranayama in its authentic form as described in ancient texts which describe a natural, intuitive learning process. Aum chanting, incorporated in our meditation practice helps soothe the brain with calming vibrations. Meditation causes the stress levels to decline which in turn has a beneficial impact on chronic diseases and mental health conditions. In this Yoga class you will learn special Meditation techniques including: breath awareness, mantra meditation, nature-inspired Meditation, walking meditation and nada meditation .