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Yoga for the Immune system2018-09-14T12:14:16+00:00

Coming soon – currently under development

Summary

What is the immune system:

Genes,

Environment

Immune response

Stress response

Effect of appropriate immune response

Effect of inappropriate immune response

The philosophy of yoga and immune system:

Hatha = balance; kosha system – pranamaya kosha; Patanjali (top down, bottom up).

Types of immune disorders:

Over response

Under response

Relevant research:

Yoga

Vagus nerve

Neuroscience

How can we create a good response in yoga:

Bottom up:

Hatha = balance: postures; breath; agni; nyasam; rests – interoception

Top Down:

Meditation; relaxation; interoception; pranayama; postures as meditation.