Yoga is an ancient Indian body of knowledge that dates back more than 5000 years ago. The word "Yoga" came from the Sanskrit word "yuj" which means "to unite or integrate." Today ,interest in heath consciousness is attracting people from all over the world to earn better health in body and contentment in mind. now a days people are looking towords natural ways of approch in health & happiness.This search has brought YOGA in our daliy life.Yoga keeps our inner body and inner mind clean & clear to lead a life of benevolence. The practice of Yoga Exercises or Asanas can improve your health, increase your resistance, and develope your mental awareness. Doing the Yoga Poses requires you to study each pose and execute it slowly as you control your body and your mind.

Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Yoga to fight low blood pressure

Follow this sequence of yoga to fight low Blood Pressure problem.

1)Uttanasan (spine streching pose)
streches spine.
massages the abdominal organs.

1) stand straight on the yoga mat.
2) Inhale & raise hands above head palms facing to forward.
3) Exhale & slowly bend forward try to touch toes or else you can touch the floor or to leg.
4) slowly you will be more comfertable in this asna /pose.
5) Do not bend knees & try to keep neck relaxed.
6)maintain the pose & breathe normaly.
7) Inhale & return to original pose.

Duration and Repetitions-
1) Maintain the pose for 30 to 60 secs.
2) Repeat the pose for 2 times.

2)Sarvangasana (shoulder stad)

Improve the blood flow towards the brain,thyroid & pitutary glands.
Reduce mental & physical fatigue.

1) Lie on the back with feet together palm close to the body.
2) slowly bend your knees & rest thighs on the lower abdomen.
3) Exhale & lift hips & thighs to 60 degree & support them with palms.
4) Exhale & lift trunk & thighs to a vertical position while support your back with palms.
5) If possible slides palms down on the back towards head till chest touches chin.
6) keep legs straight.
7) maintain the pose & breath normally.
8) Exhale 7 slowly get down to original position.


Durations and Repetitions-
1) Maintain the pose for 20 to 30 secs.
2) Repeat the pose for 1 or 2 times

3)Adho mukha svanasana (down facing dog pose)
Improves blood flow to brain, neck, fingers & toes.
Increses stamina.

1) sit in virasana.
2) put both palms on the floor.Keep 1 foot distance in between palms.
3) slowly open your knees & try to make it straight.
4) make /\ shape of body.
5) strech the legs by allowing the heel to move downward.
6) allow head to relax & to rest on the floor or on the folded bkanket if required.
7) maintain the pose breathe normally.
8) Exhale & return to the original pose.

Duration and Repetitions-
1) Maintain the pose for 30 to 60 secs.
2) Repeat the pose for 2 times

4)Bhujangasan (cobra pose)

Strenghthen complete spine.
Strengthens joints of upper extremities.

1) Lie on the abdomen on the floor.
2) Bend elbows and bring hands close to the shoulder with palms placed on the floor.
3) Inhale and raise hand ,neck,chest & upper abdomen off the floor.
4) Keep remaining part of the body on the floor.
5) While doing this keep,hips,thighs,keens firm.
6) Extend the neck fully & pull the shoulders backward.
7) Maintain the pose & breathe normally
8) Exhale & return to original pose.


5)ushtrasana (camel pose)

Tones the complete spine.
Tones abdominal and pelvic organs.


1) Assume the kneeling position.
2) Keep the knees shoulder-width apart and the big toes about eight inches apart. Only your knees and toes should touch the floor.
3) Place the posterior between the heels and sit comfortably.
4)Grasp the heels with the corresponding hands. Press the heels with your palms.
5)Inhale and exhale a few times.
6)Inhaling, raise your posterior off your heels and come up on your knees and toes.
7)Pulling the shoulders back, push the hips forward.
8)Exhaling, raise the chest and bend the trunk and head back as far as you can, curving the spine backwards.
9)Keep the arms straight.
10)Turn your face towards the sky.
11)Complete the exhalation and take a few deep breaths.
12)Invert the feet and place the toes and the upper part of the feet flat on the floor.
13)Slide your hands down and grasp each ankle with the corresponding hand.
14)Bend backwards further on the arms and make a curvature of the body by arching the spine and neck.
15)Maintain this posture, breathing deeply and rhythmically, until strain is felt.
16)Inhaling, release the hands and return slowly to the upright kneeling position.
17)Resume the sitting position between the heels and then come to original sitting position.

Duration & Repetitions-
1) Try to maintain the pose for 30-40 secs.
2)Repeat 2-3 times.


Anonymous said...

Thank you so much for putting this blog together-I just started today and I'm excited and feel that this will help me profoundly. Thanks again for your work, may it touch the world!

Phoenix Brown

Dr.Aparna S. Pattewar said...

Thank you Phoenix Brown.