"Yoga and Parkinson's" is a practical how to guide to using yoga to manage stress, improve mental alertness, increase flexibility, correct posture and improve the quality-of-life of readers with Parkinson's. It follows the authors' own experience and research studies in the subject that have shown a correlation between yoga practice and better health and outcomes after a Parkinson's Disease diagnosis. More than simply an exercise guide, the book is a deeply soothing form of moving meditation and physical activity that is a safe way to rebuild strength, stamina, and flexibility. "Yoga and Parkinson's" shows how yoga ameliorates difficulties that accompany Parkinson's, including mobility, range of motion, balance, and guides towards leading a healthier life.
Section I: The Importance of Yoga for People with Parkinson's Disease:; 1. How Can Yoga Help Manage Your Parkinson's Disease?; 2. Current Research on Parkinson's Disease and Yoga; 2. Peggy's Story; Section II: Getting Started:; 4. What You Need to Use This Book; 5. How to Prepare for Yoga: Environment, Eating, Clothing, Time, Water; 6. Yoga Principles; Section III: Yoga for Parkinson's:; 7. Poses for Better Circulation; 8. Strengthening Back and Body; 9.Asanas to Increase Flexibility; 10.Neck, Shoulder, and Arms; 11.Restorative Asanas, Savasana, and Pranayama; 12.Advanced Practice; 13.Breathwork, Meditation, Visualization, and Manifestation; 14.daily Living Through Yoga; Section IV: Useful Information:; Conclusion; Resources; Index.