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These are guidelines for how we interact with the outer world. These are social disciplines that guide us in our relationships with others. (Restraints)
This is self-regulation that help us to maintain a positive environment where we can grow. (Observances)
Yoga poses aimed at creating health and fitness in the body for the purposes of overall health and to allow for prolonged periods of sitting in meditation.
Breath control practices that help to release tension, aid in relaxation and also offers other health benefits. More pronounced when practiced with asanas.
Dedication to the Divine
nonviolence guides us to step lightly, do no harm and to honor our relationships with the earth, each other and ourselves.
the relaxation response is?
a mentally active process that leaves the body relaxed, best done in an awake state, becomes more effictive with practice
the relaxation response is not?
laying on the couch, sleeping, being lazy
his automatic stress response, or the____, puts our bodies in alarm mode: heart rate speeds up, breath becomes shallow, muscles tense, and our digestive and immune systems temporarily shut down. Th
No one can avoid all stress, but you can counteract the negative effects by learning how to induce the ___-,a state of deep rest.
what are differrent relaxation techniques?
deep breating, progressive mscle relaxation, visualization,
who created pilates?
Joseph Hubertus Pilates (1880-1967)
he fine-tuned his powerful revolutionary ap-proach to life enhancing corrective exercise called " ____".
he work "chakra" in Sanskrit means
wheel or disk
are nerve bundles that run along the spine. Each one correlates to a major nerve ganglia and as they branch off the spine each one has an effect on different glands in the endocrine system.
Coccygeal Plexus/ Root Center/ Moonflowers, red
Sacral Plexus/ Navel Center/ Sunflowers, orange
solar plexus, solar plexus center, chair flow, yellow
pumonary and cardiac, heart, cat and cow, green
phayngeal plexus, throat center, half series, blue
cartoid plexus, brow center, half series, indigo
cerebral cortex, crown center, spinal balance, purple