Yoga For Obesity
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Item Code: NAK783
Author: Dr. R. Nagarathna and Dr. H. R. Nagendra
Language: English
Edition: 2019
Pages: 298 (Throughout Color Illustrations)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details 9.5 x 7.5 inch
Weight 640 gm
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About the Book

Modern era is facing the menace of a dreadful disease called obesity which is not only a social stigma but can lead to wide array of other health related disorders like diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disorders, osteoarthritis, hernia etc. Various treatment-approaches which include dietary intervention, exercise therapy, medication and surgeries are not able to tackle if successfully and without side effects.

Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana has developed an Integrated yoga therapy module for obesity which is combination of wide varieties of Asanas, Pranayama, Meditation techniques to fight this problem. These techniques have been identified over a period of thirty years while treating patients ranging from overweight to morbid obesity for which research evidence is available.

This book gives an introduction about understanding of obesity according to modem science, role of stress in obesity, understanding of exercise and behavioural modification. Finally it talks about Integrated Approach of yoga Therapy (IAYT) with details for patients with obesity.




1 Introduction 1
2 Stress and Obesity 23
3 Holistic Nutrition for Obesity 29
4 Exercise and behavioral changes 49
5 Understanding Obesity according to Yoga 54
6 Integrated Approach of Yoga therapy for Obesity 74
7 Annamaya kosa (Physical level) practices for Obesity-kriyas 78
8 Annamaya kosa (Physical level) practices for Obesity- Sithilikarana Vyayama 94
9 Annamaya kosa (Physical level) practices for Obesity - Surya Namaskara 124
10 Annamaya kosa (Physical level) practices for Obesity - Asanas 136
11 Pranamaya kosa practices for Obesity 193
12 Manomaya kosa practices for Obesity 228
13 Vijnanamaya kosa practices for Obesity 251
14 Ananadamaya kosa pracitces for Obesity 255
15 Appendix 259
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