7/6 Concurrent Session 1-D 9:30-11:00 Using Pranayama Techniques in Yogic Health Assessments for the Respiratory System Vyasah Kalyanasunderam Astanka Yoga Mandirim, Chief Yoga Therapist
6 July Concurrent Session 1-D Yogic Health Assessment Yogic Health Assessment (YHA) can be done for the eleven systems of the human body. In this session, we will focus on the Respiratory System. We will address how to understand the current capacity of the individual’s respiratory system and examine the Pranayama techniques that are practiced for different types of respiratory related issues. We will also look at the impact on the Cardiorespiratory System and methods for monitoring clients’ progress. This session will involve lecture, demonstration and practice.
Shri Vyasah Kalyasunderam Shri Vyasah Kalyasunderam has taught Hatha Yoga, relaxation techniques, meditation and pranayama since 1992. He was initiated, taught and guided into this ancient tradition by his mother, Mrs. Selfam Kalyanasunderam, a barrister by profession, with vast knowledge of ancient scriptures and the tradition of H.H. Dr. Swami Sivananda Maharaj, the founder of the Divine Life Society, Rishikesh, India. Shri Vyasah was also guided by H.H. Swami Datta Ramagiri (India) and Acharya Swami Ram (Dr. S. Ramanathan), founder of Holistic Kirya Yoga Center, Canada. He qualified his yogic studies from S-VYASA of Bangalore, India. He is currently chief yoga instructor at the Astanka yoga Mandhir, and chief yoga trainer and lecturer at the Indian cultural center in Colombo. He is also the Chief Yoga Instructor /Senior Trainer at Institute of Human Excellence, where he is also in-charge of the diploma yoga programs, advanced yoga training and teacher training programs.