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Breathe yoga and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Breathe yoga and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Health
Breathe yoga - Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a neuropsychological disorder characterized by uncontrollable, intrusive thoughts. These obsessive thoughts, images and impulses are not only illogical but disturbing to the patient, who feels powerless to stop them. Those with OCD experience high levels of distress and anxiety, largely because they are aware that their obsessive thoughts are irrational. Sufferers of OCD attempt to relieve the anxiety associated with obsessive thoughts by performing compulsions, or repetitive, often ritualized behaviors; the classic example is that of the patient who washes his hands compulsively to stave off the fear of disease. However, the specific fears associated with compulsive behaviors vary widely and are often incredibly personal. Some patient...
How to prepare for a Bikram Yoga class for cosmic energy

How to prepare for a Bikram Yoga class for cosmic energy

Health, Lifestyle
Bikram Choudry’s beginner yoga class for cosmic energy is offered in studios around the world. Each class is made up of 26 yoga poses and two breathing exercises. The yoga workout is completed in a room heated to 105 degrees Fahrenheit, which is why this form is also called “hot yoga.” A Bikram yoga class is unlike any other type of yoga! Many beginners are excited to try the series because of the benefits it has for flexibility, strength, balance and focus, but they have questions about how to do Bikram yoga and want some hot yoga tips to ensure a great first class. With just a few Bikram yoga tips to follow before, during and after class, every Bikram yoga class can be a great one! How to Prepare for Bikram Yoga Class One of the most common problems for new students is being...