What is Yoga Therapy "Yoga Cikitsa"
Yoga Cikitsa pronounced "Cikitcha, coming for root "icca" which means desire, essence of the word is "The desire to help".
Its an application of yoga for individuals who are afflicted with any form physical, physiological, psychological ore deeper decease. This is how we can bring the therapeutic effect of yoga to Individual regardless the age and seeking yoga to restore the health..
Few things we need to bare in mind, Yoga in only a complimentary system, It compliments any medical as well as alternative medicine process; its not a substitute to any system; that's why it can not be an answer for all diseases; nor All aspects of every disease can be dealt with Yoga alone.
Yoga Cikitsa is entirely focus on Individual, and not decease oriented; it can be part of individual modified Lifestyle and its trusted long relationship between the student and teacher…
Some of illness can be approached by yoga Cikitsa are the following; classically people know the great effect of yoga on back problems, shoulder, knees problems, Spondylitis, Spondylosis, Spondylolisthesis, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis
or even stress management with entirely different approach from western way of yoga application for same purpose
Recently I have been discovered the great effect on chronically issues, such as IBS, stomach reflux, sinus and repeated flu and allergy.
For hormone and women hormonal imbalance related issues are the best to utilize the yoga cikitsa to bring balance to hormone system and life in general, such as Poly Cysts Ovary Disorder, Uterus Fibroid , endometriosis,
More interestingly we have experienced the great intervention and support of special yoga approach to terminal illnesses such as Cancer patients, Multiple Sclerosis, Epilepsy, Rheumatoid Arthritis, different applications at different phases of the illness can reduce the number of repetitive attaches and slow down the disease development, allow the student to maintain and strengthen the his or health enjoy the life normally and fully.
The main Concept we work based on: “Ahmisa” Non-harming, and the “Icca”, the desire to help including different mode of healing modality suitable to the Individual.