Yoga as Complementary Therapy for Addiction Recovery
When done in sequence these practices have benefits for addiction recovery. Among yoga’s benefits it balances body and mind, and can enhance your immune system. While Yoga is not a cure, daily practice of this sequence can lead individuals to better health, speed the recovery and potentially prevent relapse. A workshop offers nearly 30 hours of instruction in a condensed format. A two-week retreat takes the experience deeper with more time for individual corrections and practice.
Upa Yoga – Bring yourself to ease
This series rejuvenates the body by activating the joints, muscles and energy system. The practice enhances the spine and improves flexibility of body and mind and brings ease to the human system.
Meditation, Breath and Sound
Bring balance to your mind, activity, emotions as well as the impact you have on others. Meditation, breath work (Pranayam) and sound (Mantra yoga) lead to harmony and balance in the system. This harmony and balance allows one to go through whatever happens in this live with ease.
Angamardana – Mastering the Body
Angamardana is a system rooted in Yoga for reaching peak physical and mental health and revitalize the body. It is a unique system of yoga and it is not like yogasanas, it is a very intense exercise where you don’t need any equipment. You are just using your body and building a completely different level of physical strength and tenacity. In Angamardana, you use your own body weight and momentum to increase the flexibility of the muscle over a period of time. In terms of health and wellbeing it can do miracles. This practice strengthens the spine, skeletal system, and muscular system. It builds physical strength, fitness, and tenacity and takes years off the body, bringing a sense of lightness and freedom.
Surya Kriya – Fire up the sun within
Learn this powerful practice realize many benefits including developing and improving mental clarity and focus, remedying weak constitutions, boosting vigor and vitality, and balancing hormonal levels in the body.
Surya Shakti – For physical fitness and strength
Learn this active form of the Sun Salutation. It is designed as a holistic process for wellbeing, health and fitness. Surya Shakti strengthens the heart, tones the digestive system, and lubricates joints. Effective in balancing the system on many levels, Surya Shakti develops mental clarity and focus, corrects hormonal imbalances and strengthens muscles.
Bhuta Shuddhi – Cleansing the Five Elements Within
Bhuta Shuddhi is the ultimate detoxification system that cleanses the human system at an elemental level. Fundamentally the human system is made up of the five elements – earth, water, wind, fire and space. The wellbeing of the body and mind can be established by purifying the five elements within the human system, leading to harmony and balance. (This practice is optional.)