This course gives you access to an exploration of physiological systems from the perspective of overall health and wellness. In particular, a focus on yoga, meditation and mindfulness as a therapeutic intervention in chronic illness and long term treatment. This course is intended for yoga practitioners and teachers, as well as college students and medical practitioners looking for a deeper understanding of the physiological benefits of yoga. The value of taking this course is to understand the impact that yoga can have on reducing stress, and aiding in healing or preventing physiological pathologies. Throughout this course, we will learn about different physiological systems and highlight yoga practices that can influence different systems and reduce pathology. Reading material will include analysis of scientific studies that have successfully utilized yoga practice as a tool for treatment of various illnesses such as: hypertension, stress, diabetes, insomnia, chronic pain and PTSD. In order to understanding these conditions, lectures will provide a complete understanding of the correlating physiological system. The weekly course assignment will include physiology lectures, a weekly yoga practice, suggested readings, and optional discussions for a total of 3-5 hours per week. The course will provide a tremendous amount of information and hands on experience for those interested in alternative health perspectives and a more in depth scientific understanding of this ancient healing method.
Engineering Health: Introduction to Yoga and Physiology
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Aprox. 31 horas para completar
Aprox. 31 horas para completar
Instituto Politécnico da Universidade de Nova Iorque
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Principais avaliações do ENGINEERING HEALTH: INTRODUCTION TO YOGA AND PHYSIOLOGY
In this course I have learned more about anatomy than my entire life and all yoga courses together. I can't enough recommend this course for any yoga level practice wether students or instructors!!
One of the best courses I have ever done. Edie's book as an additional support, very good one too, I'm miles forward now with my teaching,thank you guys.xxx
My wholehearted thanks to Coursera, to all knowledgeable professors and Doctors who taught me such precious information to know myself better.
i am very happy with the course. I have gained ample knowledge of how yoga helps body in various ways to heal and release stress.
The course was very well presented. I especially enjoyed reading up on the clinical trials and the benefits of yoga.
I Met Prof.Alexandra before in real life and she is an amazing human being and very inspirational
Amazing course on Yoga with the background information of Anatomy
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