S.P.E.A.R Yoga for Arthritis

What does S.P.E.A.R stand for?

It means all our structured sequences are :

S – Simple to perform

P – Does not cause Pain

E – Easy to Perform

A – Adequate, that is, no other exercise is required

R – It rejuvenates the specific body system for healing

 

What does having Arthritis feel like?

Do you feel the area around a joint, such as the wrist, knee, or elbow, can become red, swollen, and tender to the touch? Does it also feel warm?

Having this condition can also limit  the physical and social aspects of people’s lives. Arthritis may affect your ability to bend, lift, or grasp objects, or walk more than a short distance. As the condition worsens, it can impact every aspect of daily life, like bathing, grooming, and using the toilet. Joint pain may also alter your ability to do household tasks such as shopping, cleaning, and the laundry. Pain can also limit your social and leisure activities. People who have arthritis may have feelings of helplessness and loss of control over their lives, which can lead to depression.

 

 

The doctor of the future will give no medicines,

but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame,

in diet, and in the causes and prevention of disease.

~Thomas Edison


 

There are over 100 different forms of arthritis and one of the most common form in Singapore is rheumatoid arthritis. People suffering from arthritis will have symptoms of painful, swelling joint stiffness and a constant ache around the joints. Serious symptoms includes the immobility -inability to use the hand or even walk, weight loss, sleeplessness.

Regular exercise is emphasised especially for rheumatoid arthritis as it is important to keep the muscles strong in order to support the joints, while movement allows reduction in stiffness. Living with arthritis is a painful and stressful ordeal for the patient and their loved ones. The inability to move can cause the individual to become depressed very easily. According to the Arthritis Foundation, a program of yoga poses, breathing and relaxation can make a huge difference in joint tenderness and swelling.

 

What is this workshop about?

Yoga therapy for arthritis is 3 days workshop aiming to bring comfort and quality of life to patients suffering from arthritis through specific designed gentle yoga routine that can be self practiced from home.

 

Who should do this course

Any individuals suffering from arthritis can do this course to understand and experience the benefits of yoga therapy and how it can help to improve the quality of life

 

What is covered in the course

  • Arthritis overview
  • How yoga benefits
  • Tirisula Yoga S.P.E.A.R sequence for arthritis
  • Specific asanas to relieve pain and improve condition of joint problems
  • Meditiation techniques for self healing
  • Pranayama techniques
  • Alignment and coping techniques
  • Chakra System and how it affects arthritis
  • Mudra for Arthritis
  • Self-practice modes

  

The structure of the course

  • 3 days – (4.5 hrs/day)
    • 2 hours – Practice
    • 0.5 hours – Break
    • 2 hours – Theory

Fees:

  • SGD 800

Registration/Dates:

Please email info@tirisulayoga.com or call +65 6299 5181 / +65 8518 4900 for more information.

 

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