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

Vizcaino, Maricarmen
October 2014
Alternative & Complementary Therapies;Oct2014, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p243
Academic Journal
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.


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