TITLE

A Hatha Yoga Program for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Considerations for Design and Implementation

AUTHOR(S)
Vizcaino, Maricarmen
PUB. DATE
October 2014
SOURCE
Alternative & Complementary Therapies;Oct2014, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p243
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the use of Hatha yoga for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), focusing on considerations for the design and implementation of the yoga program. It states that Hatha yoga is an ancient discipline that is composed of physical poses, breathing exercises and meditation, providing information on the general structure of the class, asana modifications and special precautions. It says that physical adaptation of patients to the practice demands is of utmost importance.
ACCESSION #
99019849

 

Related Articles

  • how have you adjusted your practice when you felt burnt out?  // Yoga Journal;Aug2012, Issue 248, p16 

    The article presents answers which several readers of "Yoga Journal" offered on the online social network Facebook in response to a question which asked them how they modify their yoga practices when they feel burnt out.

  • Twice Is Nice. Curtis, Kelly // Yoga Journal;Jun2011, Issue 238, p16 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to several articles in the February 2011 issue including "Thought-full Meditation," by Sally Kempton.

  • in the flow.  // Yoga Journal;Aug2012, Issue 248, p108 

    A photograph of yoga practitioner Sandra Price meditating in Costa Rica is presented.

  • sitting pretty. Fay, Arsalan // Yoga Journal;May2012, Issue 246, p20 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "A Beautiful Mind" by Nora Isaac, which was featured in the February 2012 issue and was concerned with meditation.

  • Mudra Yoga. Khurana, Sandeep // Positive Health;Feb2011, Issue 179, p1 

    The article discusses the historical traditions of Mudra Yoga which is defined as a hand and body position that seals and locks the energy and then facilitates it in a manner that the desired healing can take effect. The historical healing method has been found in several Hindu texts and...

  • Yoga for Children: 200+ Yoga Poses, Breathing Exercises, and Meditations for Healthier, Happier, More Resilient Children. Meurer, Hlne // Alive: Canada's Natural Health & Wellness Magazine;Sep2013, Issue 371, p182 

    No abstract available.

  • RISE & SHINE. ISAACS, NORA // Yoga Journal;Oct2010, Issue 232, p24 

    The article offers step-by-step instructions for using yoga poses to help energize and invigorate the body in the early morning.

  • Back Talk.  // National Geographic Kids;Aug2006, Issue 362, p37 

    Several responses from children to a picture about yoga are presented.

  • making time for YOGA. Willougbby, Deborah // Yoga + Joyful Living;Sep/Oct2007, Issue 97, p12 

    This article reports on several yogic techniques that can enrich lives. Meditation, relaxation exercises, breathing practices, japa, postures, and reading spiritual texts are some of the yogic techniques that can enhance the well-being of an individual. It also discusses how busy people can make...

  • body & soul. Tai, Sam // Good Health & Medicine;Sep2008, p201 

    The article provides information on yogic flying. Yogic flying is a practice that, if pursued to the highest degree, may grant you complete mastery of the sky. The great thirteenth century yogi of Tibet, Milarepa, is said to have been able to walk, rest and sleep while levitating. In order to...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics