Artem Frolov "Yoga therapy of the spine. Traction techniques."

Traction techniques play an important role in yoga therapy of spine disorders, especially of intervertebral herniation. The term of “traction” means the process of stretching or impacting the spine (or a separate segment of musculoskeletal apparatus) by means of two forces acting in opposite directions. Those forces can be: a force of gravity, muscular force of the patient or an external...

Alexey Kiselev "Methods of Universal Yoga for the arms. The anatomy of a shoulder joint"

Methods of Universal Yoga for the arms
Introduction: The evolution of asanas
An ancient text about yoga – “The Patanjali Yoga Sutras” (dated, according to various sources from 3 000 B.C. to 4 00 A.D.) does not talk much about asanas. In the 2-29 sutra asanas are mentioned as one on the eight steps of development on the path of yoga. And the 2-46 sutra gives a definition «sthira-...

Artem Frolov: “Conch gesture” (shank prakshalana). Implementation and effects

Some authors compare a human with a plant growing in a pot, and the pot being- colon. Health and well-being of a plant very much depend on the soil condition.
The statement is largely true. In any case, in recent years, physiology and clinical medicine has been giving increasing importance to the correct operation of the intestine, and draws parallels between many diseases and the...

Artem Frolov. "Yoga therapy of varicosity"

All the vessels in our circulation system are arranged in somewhat the same and somewhat completely different way. Common for all the vessels is the fact that the vascular wall consists of three layers: an outer connective layer, delimiting the vessel from surrounding tissues and providing elasticity of the vessel, a middle layer, muscular, that allows the vessel to...

Simon Borg-Olivier. "The anatomy of yoga: closing circle of brain-body communication"

Simon Borg-Olivier "The anatomy of yoga: closing circle of brain-body communication"
In the ultimate sense, the goal of yoga (which means union) is the realisation that the individual consciousness is one with universal consciousness. This is a very lofty goal for most of us. A more achievable goal in the short term is to maximise communications between the brain and the body...

Yoga therapy for the wrists

Sagi Ermolaeva   Yoga therapy for the wrists
  Anatomic reference
The wrist consists of eight bones, arranged in two adjacent rows. The lower row bones are connected with the metacarpal bones and the upper row bones are connected with the forearm bones, respectively, thus forming the wrist joint, surrounded by a...

When there’s almost two of you

Julia Elbert «When there is almost two of you»   Principles of practice during pregnancy
There are times in a life of a woman, when she has to fulfill the mission entrusted to her by nature. And as a conscious being, she has to perform it with utmost responsibility.
A future mother, who is eager to start (resume, or continue) yoga...

Artem Frolov. Yoga-therapy in gynecology

Artem Frolov Illustrations: Olga Sidorenko, Maxim Yasochka
Yoga-therapy in gynecology
Work of a human body is subordinated to a set of internal rhythms - vividly displayed and latent, dependent on time of the day and change of the seasons, diet and sleeping. Our body represents the most...