Dr. Rajan Narayanan, Executive Director Life in Yoga Institute and Foundation General Secretary of Council Of Yoga Accreditation International (CYAI)
Patanjali’s Yogasutra describes yoga as an attitude of living with dharmic awareness
Moderator: Dr. Aparna Ramaswamy (SSVT)
Panelists: Dr. C. R. Narayanan, Dr. Stephen Parker, Sri. Dandapani
This is an Overviev presentation to Arizona physicians that counts for CME credits.
This is an interview of Dr. Rajan Narayanan by Karolina Goswami on modern health care and relevance of Yoga.
This is a talk given in Houston at the Starpipe Company with Ramesh Bhutada and Devinder Mahajan sharing their heart recovery through Measured Yoga therapy, even as Rajan Narayanan gives an overview of the approach.
Dr. Narayanan explains the correct understanding of chronology of the composition of the Yoga Sutras relative to the Vedas and recent datings of the Mahabharata war.
This is an overview of the Yoga Sutras in an hour and 12 minutes.
This is the preparatory lecture to begin Sutra by Sutra discussion.
This is Sutra by Sutra discussion of Chapter 1.
This is Sutra by Sutra discussion of Chapter 2.
This is Sutra by Sutra discussion of Chapter 3.
This is Sutra by Sutra discussion of Chapter 4.
The five element representation in the five fingers from traditional Ayurveda is discussed here. Common perceptions available through internet are distorted from the traditional view.
This is a technique of gently stretching the muscles around the spine to stimulate the Central Nervous System
While this too can be done seated in a chair like the Praanakriya Spinal Alignment, unlike the Praanakriya approach this is done in the Hatha Yoga approach of holding a position for a minute or so, rather than motion with breath.
Kapaalabhaati or forced exhalation lifting the diaphragm without jerk stimulates the the abdominal cavity organs, with secondary effect on the lungs and eyes.
This is controlled respiratory alkalosis that activates the central nervous system and energizes the whole body. It is good to overcome weakness or injuries in musculo-skeletal system, while also reducing allergy impacts on the respiratory tract.
This is a technique to balance the creative and logical brain.
This practice stimulates afferent nerve sensitivity.
Mula Bandha squeezes the prostate and genitals and generally useful for stimulating Naadi communication in that area.
This is a strong precursor practice to higher meditation.
This is useful for prostate, liver and GI function stimulation, and it also seems to improve the immune system when done gently.
This practice is good for sinus stimulation and can have both a balancing effect and increase sensitivity of the immune system.
Chakra vibrations are excellent for mental health issues.
This is one of the most important practices for spiritual connectivity and building intuitive sensitivity.