About this Course
This course offers you entry to an exploration of physiological programs from the angle of general well being and wellness. Particularly, a give attention to yoga, meditation and mindfulness as a therapeutic intervention in persistent sickness and long run therapy. This course is meant for yoga practitioners and academics, in addition to faculty college students and medical practitioners in search of a deeper understanding of the physiological advantages of yoga. The worth of taking this course is to know the influence that yoga can have on decreasing stress, and aiding in therapeutic or stopping physiological pathologies. All through this course, we are going to find out about totally different physiological programs and spotlight yoga practices that may affect totally different programs and cut back pathology. Studying materials will embody evaluation of scientific research which have efficiently utilized yoga observe as a software for therapy of varied sicknesses comparable to: hypertension, stress, diabetes, insomnia, persistent ache and PTSD. With a purpose to understanding these circumstances, lectures will present a whole understanding of the correlating physiological system. The weekly course task will embody physiology lectures, a weekly yoga observe, instructed readings, and non-compulsory discussions for a complete of 3-5 hours per week. The course will present an amazing quantity of knowledge and fingers on expertise for these desirous about various well being views and a extra in depth scientific understanding of this historic therapeutic methodology.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
Establish the position, construction, and performance of human physiological programs
Establish the the circumstances and presentation of regular and irregular functioning of human physiological programs
Study underlying physiological mechanisms that join wholesome functioning to yoga observe
Observe yoga that targets remedy, prevention, and general wellness
Syllabus – What you’ll be taught from this course
24 minutes to finish
Introduction to the Course, Yoga and Physiology
5 hours to finish
The Cell and Homeostasis
The main target of this module is to offer a fundamental understanding to the workings of the trillions of cells that make up our physique. The lecture gives an summary of the functioning elements of the cell, vitality manufacturing and signaling community of our cells. This provides us the flexibility to know how cells work, and their objective to know cell stress and associated pathologies. The yoga element of this module introduces the fundamentals to the observe to permits us to start constructing more healthy cell programming and decreasing mobile stress.
5 hours to finish
This module defines the fundamentals of genetics in exploration of contributing elements to wholesome chromosomes and genetic regulation. By explaining the position that stress can have on cells and chromosomal wellbeing, we offer a basis for understanding how epigenetics could be affected by repetition and being to assist to advertise new regulatory elements.
1 hour to finish
How one can Learn and Interpret the Analysis
On this module we break down a scientific article, in order that we will higher perceive the elements of a peer reviewed analysis paper. In understanding the sections of the paper, what they contribute to the scientific paper and discovery. As well as, the reader ought to have the ability to establish main conclusions and outcomes from this analysis paper, and future research.
5 hours to finish
The Nervous System
On this module we are going to discover the essential elements of the Nervous system from a mobile to a physiological stage. Significantly, we are going to give attention to the elements of the nervous system which can be aided by yoga and mindfulness modalities. The yoga side of the module will give attention to supporting correct posture and minimizing again ache.
3 hours to finish
The Respiratory System
This module presents an summary of the respiratory system together with each the molecular functioning in addition to the general mechanisms of respiration. In understanding how and why we breath, college students may have a deeper understanding of the position that respiration has in stress discount, physiological effectively being and general well being. The yoga element of this lesson will give attention to totally different respiration methods that may be utilized to optimize wellness.
4 hours to finish
The Cardiovascular System
The main target of this module is to offer a fundamental understanding of the cardiovascular system. The lecture gives an summary of the primary elements of the system, in addition to the mechanisms behind muscle contraction. With a purpose to perceive related pathologies, blood strain can also be highlighted within the class. The module options an interview with Dr. Marshall Hagins, who discusses the position that yoga and meditation can have on cardiovascular pathology comparable to hypertension. The yoga element of this module focuses on motion to extend circulation and improve your coronary heart charge.
4 hours to finish
The Lymphatic and Immune Techniques
The main target of this module is to offer a fundamental understanding and introduction to the lymphatic and immune programs. The lecture gives an summary of the primary elements of the lymphatic system; vessels, glands and lymph elements. As well as, an summary of the immune system focuses on the first element. These two interconnected programs are highlighted to be able to perceive lymph circulation in addition to pathologies, comparable to autoimmune ailments and irritation. The yoga element of this module focuses on postures which have sweeping motion to extend lymphatic circulation, and ones that promote a relaxed and wholesome immune system.
6 hours to finish
The Musculoskeletal System
This module’s focus is to offer a fundamental understanding of the musculoskeletal system on each a physiological or macro stage, in addition to a micro stage. In doing so, we are going to construct an understanding of how yoga and meditation may also help present the inspiration for a robust and well being musculoskeletal system. As well as, this module options an interview with Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Michael Seidenstein, who will present perception into how yoga may also help deal with and forestall orthopedic damage.