Adventure with yoga at Rishikesh Ashram on the Ghats of the Ganga, on the Foothills of the Himalayas
The practices would include Prayers, Asanas for relaxation, Asanas for correction, simple techniques of Pranayama, Meditation and Aum-chanting. The practices of Asanas, Pranayama and Dhyana would be taught in a scientific manner. Though these practices have their effects in a combined way, the practices would be different for different groups, appropriate to the disease or infirmity like backache, hypertension etc. when done in a scientific improving the movements in different joints, to make body more agile, to improve micro-circulation in different organs and to bring relaxation in a combined tensed up body and mind. But more than this, it improves the awareness of a person about how to use the body and mind throughout the day, so that it does not contribute in one's state of ill-health.
These workshops provide the basic theoretical knowledge for an understanding of the functional anatomy, interactive physiology and pathophysiology of psychosomatic and somatic disorders relating these to Yoga practices. Clinical aspects of body systems and their dysfunction are also covered. It includes sessions on related Yoga therapy and integrated approach.