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Yoga for the Immune system2019-01-18T21:32:29+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.