Yoga Final Review sheet

Yoga Final Review sheet - Yoga Final So then what is yoga...

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Yoga Final So then what is yoga? - yoga is a Sanskrit term derived from the root word yuj which means to yoke or harness - two main philosophies of yoga o Vedanta- non dual interpretation of reality, 2 distinct ascpects of reality which are in truth only one; Brahmin o Samkhya- dualistic interpretation of reality, there are 2 distinct aspects of reality: Purusha, Prakriti The Classical Approach to Yoga - Eight limbs of classical yoga o 1-Yamas o 2-Niyamas o 3-Asana o 4-Pranayama o 5-Pratyahara o 6-Dharana o 7-Dhyana o 8-samadhi Asana - yogic approach to sweat and environment o when sweat begins dripping off the body one is pushing too hard illness is present environment is too hot o yoga room should be draft free and at room temoperature o breathing through nostrils should be easy - Drushti= focal or gaze point for concentration - Sukha(m)= easy, pleasant, comfortable - Sthira(m)= steady - Physiology of movement o Agonist= the contracting muscle, prime mover
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This note was uploaded on 12/02/2008 for the course PHED 120 taught by Professor Baker during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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