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Yoga For Old Age Problems

22 Feb 2020 HYN Himalayan Yoga Academy

Yoga For Old Age Problems

Talking about Yoga For Old Age Problems :

“AUM Bhagavate Vaasudevaaya Namah”

Sankalpa: Just for today, ‘O’ Divine Mother, make me a new baby.


The cycle of generation growth and degeneration of cells is a continuous process in living beings. The reason of old age is low production and faster degeneration of the cells. Each organ has specific cells.

Symptoms :

In old age backbone bends, brittleness of the bones, hardness of the arteries and veins, loss of teeth, muscle tone and wrinkle occur on the skin, depletion of body physiology. Memory becomes short. The life force, creativity and strength scale down.

Causes :

Due to aging the functional ability of the nervous system, endocrine system, immunity, gastro-intestinal system, respiratory function, renal system, special senses etc are reduced. The common problems in older persons are high blood pressure, diabetes, heart diseases, stroke, cancer, respiratory diseases, urinary incontinence, and impaired vision and hearing, loss of mobility, mental disorders etc.

Yogic Treatment for Old age Problem :

Yoga refreshes your mind and spirit. Tones your body. Keeps your internal organs and hormonal system in balance. All the more reason for people of all ages to do yoga. In fact, yoga asanas are one of the few physical exercises you can continue doing as you age. As age progresses, it is more important to focus on HOW YOU DO rather than how much you do.

Clapping; Namaste Pranayama; Hasya (Laughing) Yoga; 3 minutes laugh equates 30 minutes exercise.

Cleansing Acts:
As per Yoga for Old Age Problems we can Do Neti, Kunjal, Kapalbhati, enema, eye exercises, eyes wash, facial exercise and facial Massage according to the needs

Warm Up Kriya: Do sukshma, Vyayama, Baby Rock, Titali Kriya

Kurchi Surya Namaskara:

Tadasana, Triyak Tadasana, Ardha Katichakrasana, Balasana, Yoga mudra, ushtrasana, Janu Sirasana, Bakrasana I, II, Makarasana, Bhujangasana, Shalbhasana, Pawanmuktasana, Happy baby, Baby Play, Saral sarvangasana, Saral Matsyasana and Shavasana.

Merudandasana Chakra:
It keeps active, soft, flexible and young.

Pararambhik Sthiti (Base Pose): Supine position
Tayaari Charana (Preparatory Phase: i. Tanaasana (Pulling Pose) ii. Gudaasana –I (Side Role Pose)

Eka-pada Charana: One leg Phase

i. Heal over Toes ii. Sole over Shin

III. Sole over Thigh / Markataasana (Abdominal Stretch Pose)

iv. Reclining Big Toe Pose (Supta Paadagustaasana)

Pranayam: Deep breathing, Kapalbhati, Anulom Vilom,  Ujjai, Bhramari pranayama.

Implementation of yama niyama. To get mental health the ethical discipline and rules of conduct should be implemented.

Yoga-nidra: Practice yoganidra for half an hour daily by using of six senses

Get a whole body yogic massage twice a month with mustard oil.

Mantra Yoga: Recite your accepted mantra for about 30 minutes every day. Join any satsanga group.

Dhyana: Meditate for 15 to 30 minutes every day.

Concentrate on any affirmation according to your illness.

Upavaasa: Fasting is the gateway to health. It cures most physical and mental diseases.

Vichaara: Have a positive attitude, be peaceful and jolly mood.

Mudra: Perform almost Tattva Mudras and Prana Mudras e, g Gyan mudra, Prana mudra, Surya mudra, Vayu mudra, Apan vayu mudra, Akash mudra, Varun mudra, Yoni Mudra, linga and Surabhi mudra.

“Hari Om Tat Sat”

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