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Syllabus for Master in Yoga and Naturopathy (1st Year)

Theory paper - I

APPLIED ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY

Unit I:

Definition of Anatomy & Physiology:

Scope of Anatomy & Physiology in Yoga

Importance of Anatomy & Physiology in Yoga

Terms used

Cells:

Structure

Functions

Mitosis

Meiosis

Tissues:

Classification

Epithelial Tissue and its classification

Connective Tissue and its classification

Muscular Tissue and its classification

Nervous Tissue

Membranes

Glands

Organs:

Organs - Systems - Body fluids

Unit II:

Blood :

Functions

Composition

Cellular Elements

Clotting

Mechanism of clotting

Blood groups

Disorders of blood

Response of Cardio Vascular System:

Structure

Arterial system

Venous system

Blood circulation

Functions

Cardiac cycle

Conducting system

Properties

Heart sounds

Pulse

ECG

Blood pressure

CVS

Disorders

Blood vessel disorders

BP disorders

Respiratory System:

Respiration

Respiratory system

Lungs

Mechanism of respiration

Reflex mechanism

Respiratory volume

Exchange of gases

Abnormal types of respiration

Artificial respiration

Unit III:

Excretory System:

Kidney

Structure

Function

Formation of Urine

Diseases of Urinary system

Central Nervous System :

Brain

Structure, function

Spinal cord

PNS

Sensation and Sensory path

Autonomic Nervous System:

Sympathetic

Parasympathetic

Chemical transmitters

Functions

Unit IV:

Digestive System:

Mouth

Pharynx

Oesophagus

Abdominal cavity & its contents

Small intestine

Large intestine

Peritoneum

Liver:

Structure

Function

Gall bladder:

Structure

Function

Pancreas:

Structure

Secretions

Unit V:

Endocrine System:

Pituitary gland

Thyroid gland

Parathyroid gland

Adrenal glands

Pancreas

Sex  

Gland

Thymus

Pineal gland

Metabolism Diet and Vitamins:

Metabolism

Carbohydrate metabolism

Protein metabolism

Water metabolism

Salt metabolism

Vitamins

Classification

Fat soluble vitamin

Water soluble Vitamin:

Role of Yoga on all the systems of human body

Reference:

1) Muktananda Swami ( 2007 ) Nawa yogini Tantra, Munger : Yoga publications

    Trust.

2) Telles Shirley (2006) A Glimpse of the human body, Bangalore: Swami

    Vivekananda Yoga prakashana

3) Evelyne C peace (1997) Anatomy & Physiology for Nurses, New Delhi :

     Jaypee Brothers.

4) Leslie Kamimoff(2007) Yoga Anatomy, Champaign: Human Kinetics

5) Peter L Williams and Roger Waswie(1988) Gray’s Anatomy, Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone

6) Gore M.M(2003) Anatomy and Physiology for Yogic practices, Lonavala: Kamhanprakshan

7) Outta Ray(2001) Yogic Exercises, New Delhi: Jaypee Brothers

8) David Coutter(2010) Anatomy & Hatha Yoga, Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt.Ltd.

Theory paper - II

NaturoTherapy

Unit I:

Basic of Nature Cure:

Definition

History

Philosophy

Nature’s Law

3 Primary causes

Unity of Disease and Treatment:

Natural methods

Results of suppression

Unit II:

Fasting :

Definition

Principle

Methods

Types

Classification      

History

Fasting vs Starvation

Crisis

Symptoms

Auxiliaries

Breaking a fast

Benefits

Cautions

Contraindications

Hazards

Misconceptions

Unit III:

Iridology:

Definition

History

Health Benefits

Cautions

Limitations

Mud Therapy – packs and Baths:

Definition

Principle

Procedure

Types of packs

Contraindications

Hydrotherapy:

Importance of water

Benefits

General rules

Various Natural

Hydrotherapeutic measures:

Trunk pack

Chest pack

Enema

Barefoot walking

Benefits

Rays: Sun bath

Unit IV:

Nutrition and Diet :

Importance of food

Nutrients and its components

Important nutrients

Vitamins :

Fat Soluble vitamins

RDA: 

Main Source

Functions

Water Soluble vitamins

Minerals

Sources

Trace elements

Diet :

Definition

Classification of food

Tamasik diet

Rajasik diet

Satvik diet            

Unit V:

Massage Therapy:

Definition

Benefits

Effects

Environment

Massage oils

Contraindications  

References :

  1. Astanga Yoga – Dr. Asana Andiappan
  2. Arokiya Vazhvu – Dr. Asana Andiappan
  3. Pranayama - Dr. Asana Andiappan
  4. Suryanamaskar – Dr. Kumari Lakshmi
  5. Shemanthakamani Narendhan et.al (2008) yoga and pregnancy, Bangalore: Swami Vivekananda Yoga Prakshana.
  6. Nagarathna & Nagendra ( 2008 ) Yoga for Brounchial Assthma, Bangalore: Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana
  7. Nagarathna & Nagendra ( 2007)  yoga for digestive disorders Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.
  8. Sri kanta ss et.al ( 2008 ) yoga for diabetes, Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.
  9. Nagarathna & Nagendra (2008) yoga for Hyper tension & Heart disease, Bangalore:  Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.
  10. Nagarathna & Nagendra (2008) yoga for Arthritics Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.
  11. Akhoury Gourang Sinha(2001) Principles and Practices of Therapeutic Massage, New Delhi: Jaypee Brothers.
  12. Nagarathna & Nagendra (2008) yoga for back pain Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.
  13. Shivananda Saraswati ( 1975) , yogic therapy Gawhati , Brahmacharya yogeswar umachal yojashram.
  14. Dr. O.P.Jaggi (2001),Healing Systems ,Delhi Orient paper backs.
  15. Swami Satyananda Saraswathi (2007), Yoga and Cardiovascular Management, Munger, Yoga publications Trust.
  16. Dr.Swami Shankerdevananda (2007), Yoga management of Asthma and Diabetes, Munger,  Yoga publications Trust.
  17. Dr. .Swami Shankerdevananda (2006),The Effect of yoga on Hypertension, munger, ,  Yoga publications Trust.
  18. Swami Kuavalayananda & Dr. S.C.Vinekar(1994) , Yogic therapy, New delhi, central health education bureau.
  19. Luis S.R. Vas (2001) Master approaches to New age alternative therapies, delhi pustak mahal.
  20. Phulgengda Sinha (1976)  yoga cure for common diseases, Delhi : Orient paperbacks.
  21. Joshi (1991) Yoga and Nature cure therapy, New Delhi: Sterling publishers private limited.
  22. Garde R  K (1984) yoga therapy, Bombay: Taraporevala sons & co pvt. Ltd.,
  23. Nagarathana R  H R Nagendra & Shamantha Kanmani Narendran (2002) Yoga for common ailments and IAYT for different diseases, Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakashana
  24. Sundaram Yogacharya (2004) Sundara Yogic therapy ,coimbatore : The Yoga publishing Home.
  25. Karmanenda Swami ( 2008) Yogic management of common diseases, Munger : Yoga Publications Trust.
  26. Nagarathna and Nagendra (2008) Integrated Approach of Yoga therapy for Positive Health, Bangalore: Swami Vivekananda   yoga prakashana.
  27.  Muktananda Swami ( 2007 ) Nawa yogini Tantra, Munger : Yoga publications Trust.
  28. Sivananda Swami(2008) Practice of Nature Cure, Shivanandanagar: The Divine Life Society.

Theory paper - III

Theory of Asanas, Pranayama, Mudras, Bandhas and Kriyas

Unit V:

Asanas :

Padmasana

UttithaPadmasana

Utkatasana

Janusirsasana

Paschimotthanasana

Navasana

Halasana             

Matsyasana

SuptaVajrasana

Bhujangasana

Salabhasana

Dhanurasana

Vajrasana

Mayurasana

Ustrasana

ArdhaSirsasana

Sirsasana

Nindrapadhasana

Piraiasana

Thrikonasana

Uttana Padasana                       

Sarvangasana

Ardha Matsyendrasana

Padahastasana

Konasana

Chakrasana

Padahastaangusthasana

Savasana

Kuvyapadasana

Pavanamukthasana

Unit II:

Pranayama :

Seetkari Pranayama

Bhramari Pranayam

Ujjayi Pranayama

Bhastrika Pranayama

Seetali Pranayama

Anuloma Viloma Pranayama

Sun Salutation :

Goodness of yoga

Definition and explanation of Sun Salutation

Preparations of Sun Salutation

12 Steps involved in Sun Salutation

Breathing technique of 12 Steps

Invoking Solar vibrations into our body

Benefits of Sun Salutation

Unit III:

Mudras:

Definition and explanation about Mudras Precautions to be noted before practicing

Mudras:

Different types of Mudras

Steps to be followed for practicing Mudras

Contra-indications related to Mudras

Effect of Mudras on different systems of Human Body

Benefits of Mudras

Steps for the following Mudras:

Chin Mudra

Shanmuki Mudra

Nasikagra Mudra

Khechari Mudra

Yoga Mudra

Maha Mudra

Vipareetha karani Mudra

Aswini Mudra      

Bandhas :

Definition and explanation about Bandhas

Precautions to be noted before practicing Bandhas

Different types of Bandhas

Techniques to be followed for practicing Bandhas

Contra-indications related to Bandhas

Effect of Bandhas on different systems of Human Body

Benefits of Bandhas

Steps for the following Bandhas     

Jalandhra Bandha

Moola Bandha

Uddiyana Bandha              

Unit IV:

Kriyas :

Definition and explanation about Kriyas

Precautions to be noted before practicing Kriyas

Different types of Kriyas

Techniques to be followed for practicing Kriyas

Contra-indications related to Kriyas

Effect of Kriyas on different systems of Human Body

Benefits of Kriyas

Steps for the following Kriyas

Kapalabhati

Neti

Jala Neti

Sutra Neti

Dhouthi

Jala Dhouthi

Vastra Dhouti

Danda Dhouti

Nauli Kriya

Madhyama Nauli

Dakshina and Vamana Nauli

Nauli Chalana

Trataka

Unit V:

Yoga Nidra

Meditation: Meaning, Definitions and Benefits

Pranic Therapy:

Divine Healing

Balanced food schedule for one week

Women & Yoga

References  :

  1. Astanga Yoga – Dr. Asana Andiappan
  2. Arokiya Vazhvu – Dr. Asana Andiappan
  3. Pranayama - Dr. Asana Andiappan
  4. Suryanamaskar – Dr. Kumari Lakshmi
  5. Iyengar B. K. S ( 1976) Light on yoga, London, Unwin paperpacks.
  6. Sivananda Saraswathi swami (1934) Yoga Asanas Madras : My magazine of India.
  7. Satyanada saraswati swami (2008) Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha, munger : Yoga publications trust.
  8. Iyenger B.K.S (2008) Light on pranayama, New Delhi : Haper Collins publishers India.
  9. Vishnu Devananda Swami (1972) The complete Illustrated  book of yoga, New york : Pocket Books.
  10. Chandrasekaran K (1999) sound health through yoga Sedapatti : Prem Kalyan Publications.
  11. Yogeshwaranand saraswathi swami ( 1975) First steps to higher yoga , Gangothari : Yoga niketan trust.
  12. Coulter, H David (2001) Anatomy and Hatha yoga,USA:Body and Breath Inc.
  13. Kirk Martin (2006) Hatha Yoga  Illustrated  Champaign : Humenkinetics.
  14. Gharote (2004) Applied yoga, Lonvla : Kaivalyadhama.
  15. Kathy Lee Kapppmeier and Diane M. Ambrosini (2006) Instructing Hatha Yoga, Champaign : Human Kinetics.

Theory paper - IV

Yoga Therapy

Unit I:

Yoga:

Definition

Explanation

Yoga Tree

Yoga Root

Branches

Hatha Yoga

Raja Yoga

Karma Yoga

Bakthi Yoga - Jnana Yoga

Tantra Yoga

Mantra Yoga

Maharishi Patanjali View

Saint Thirumoolar View

Eight Limbs

Two great sages of Yoga

Father of Yoga

Father of Therapeutic yoga  

Meditation:

Definition

Explanation

Features

Benefits:

Factors affecting Yogic Meditation.

Postures:

Definition

Explanation

Cautions

Benefits

Misconceptions

Cause of misconceptions

Counter Postures

Similarities and Dissimilarities between Yogasana and Physical Exercises.

Unit II:

Diseases and Prevention:

Not for disease but for happiness

Energy and Disease

Diet, Habits and work Disease preventive armor

A healthy life

Thirumoolar and Siddha Medicine

Asanas and counter postures

Harmful addictions

Glands, Hormones & Vital organs                 

Unit III:

Disease and Treatment through Yoga :

What constitutes to yogic therapy - How yogic therapy should commence Yogabhishak or Doctor of Yoga

Constipation

Diarrhea and Piles

Appendicitis

Intestinal gas and pain

Dyspepsia

Disorders of digestion

Dysentery

Obesity

Unit IV:

Diabetes:

Rheumatism

Liver Diseases

Pyorrhea

Tonsillitis and Adenoids

Myopia

Leprosy

Anemia

TB

Asthma

Malaria

Splenomegaly

Unit V:

 Skin diseases:

Venereal Diseases

Hernia

Diseases of women

Ring worm

Leucoderma, Epilepsy

Jaundice

Sterility

Impotency

Diseases of semen:

Blood pressure

Asanas and diet chart for various diseases.

       References :

  1. Astanga Yoga – Dr. Asana Andiappan
  2. Arokiya Vazhvu – Dr. Asana Andiappan
  3. Pranayama - Dr. Asana Andiappan
  4. Suryanamaskar – Dr. Kumari Lakshmi
  5. Shemanthakamani Narendhan et.al (2008) yoga and pregnancy, Bangalore: Swami Vivekananda Yoga Prakshana.
  6. Nagarathna & Nagendra ( 2008 ) Yoga for Brounchial Assthma, Bangalore: Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana
  7. Nagarathna & Nagendra ( 2007)  yoga for digestive disorders Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.
  8. Sri kanta ss et.al ( 2008 ) yoga for diabetes, Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.
  9. Nagarathna & Nagendra (2008) yoga for Hyper tension & Heart disease, Bangalore:  Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.
  10. Nagarathna & Nagendra (2008) yoga for Arthritics Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.
  11. Nagarathna & Nagendra (2008) yoga for back pain Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.
  12. Shivananda Saraswati ( 1975) , yogic therapy Gawhati , Brahmacharya yogeswar umachal yojashram.
  13. Dr. O.P.Jaggi (2001),Healing Systems ,Delhi Orient paper backs.
  14. Swami Satyananda Saraswathi (2007), Yoga and Cardiovascular Management, Munger, Yoga publications Trust.
  15. Dr.Swami Shankerdevananda (2007), Yoga management of Asthma and Diabetes, Munger,  Yoga publications Trust.
  16. Dr. .Swami Shankerdevananda (2006),The Effect of yoga on Hypertension, munger, ,  Yoga publications Trust.
  17. Swami Kuavalayananda & Dr. S.C.Vinekar(1994) , Yogic therapy, New delhi, central health education bureau.
  18. Luis S.R. Vas (2001) Master approaches to New age alternative therapies, delhi pustak mahal.
  19. Phulgengda Sinha (1976)  yoga cure for common diseases, Delhi : Orient paperbacks.
  20. Joshi (1991) Yoga and Nature cure therapy, New Delhi: Sterling publishers private limited.
  21. Garde R  K (1984) yoga therapy, Bombay: Taraporevala sons & co pvt. Ltd.,
  22. Nagarathana R  H R Nagendra & Shamantha Kanmani Narendran (2002) Yoga for common ailments and IAYT for different diseases, Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakashana
  23. Sundaram Yogacharya (2004) Sundara Yogic therapy ,coimbatore : The Yoga publishing Home.
  24. Karmanenda Swami ( 2008) Yogic management of common diseases, Munger : Yoga Publications Trust.
  25. Nagarathna and Nagendra (2008) Integrated Approach of Yoga therapy for Positive Health, Bangalore: Swami Vivekananda   yoga prakashana.
  26.  Muktananda Swami ( 2007 ) Nawa yogini Tantra, Munger : Yoga publications Trust.

 

 

 

 

Practice of Suryanamaskar, Asanas, Pranayama, Mudras, Bandhas, Kriyas & PrEPARATION OF DIET CHART AND YOGIC CHART FOR SPECIFIC DISEASES

Loosening Exercises

Surya Namaskar

Asanas:

Padmasana

UttithaPadmasana

Utkatasana

Janusiraasana

Pastchimothanasana

Navasana

Halasana

Matsyaasana

SuptaVajraasana

Bhujangasana

Salabhasana

Dhanurasana

Vajraasana

Mayurasana

Usartaasana

ArdhaSirasana

Sirsaasana

Nindrapadhasana

Piraiasana

Thrikonasana

Uthana Padasana

Sarvangasana

Ardhamatsyendraasana

Pada Hasta Asana

Kon Asana

Chakra Asana

Hastapadaangusthaasana

Savasana

Kuvyapadaasana

Pavanamukthasana

Pranayama:

Seetkari Pranayama

Bhramari Pranayama

Ujjayi Pranayama

Bhastrika Pranayama

Sheetali Pranayama

Anuloma Vinuloma Pranayma

Nadi Shuddi Pranayama

Sadanta Pranayama

Pranayama with Bandhas

Mudras:

Chin Mudra

Shanmuki Mudra

Nasikagra Dhrishti

Khechari Mudra

Yoga Mudra

Maha Mudra

Vipareetha karani Mudra

Aswini Mudra

Bandhas:

Jalandhra Bandha

Moola Bandha

Uddiyana Bandha

Maha Bandha

Kriyas:

Kapalabhati

Neti

Jala Neti

Sutra Neti 

Dhouthi

Jala Dhouthi

Vastra Dhouti

Danda Dhouti

Nauli Kriya

Madhyama Nauli

Dakshina and Vamana Nauli

Nauli Chalana

Trataka

Preparation of Diet Chart and Yogic Chart for specific Diseases :

Constipation

Diarrhea and Piles

Appendicitis

Intestinal gas and pain and Catarrh

Dyspepsia

Disorders of digestion

Dysentery

Obesity:

Diabetes

Rheumatism

Liver Diseases

Pyorrhea

Tonsillitis and Adenoids

Myopia - Leprosy

Anemia

TB

Asthma

Malaria

Splenomegaly

Skin diseases

Venereal Diseases

Hernia

Diseases of women

Ring worm

Leucoderma

Epilepsy

Jaundice

Sterility

Impotency

Diseases of semen

Blood pressure

References  :

  1. Astanga Yoga – Dr. Asana Andiappan
  2. Arokiya Vazhvu – Dr. Asana Andiappan
  3. Pranayama - Dr. Asana Andiappan
  4. Suryanamaskar – Dr. Kumari Lakshmi
  5. Iyengar B. K. S ( 1976) Light on yoga, London, Unwin paperpacks.
  6. Sivananda Saraswathi swami (1934) Yoga Asanas Madras : My magazine of India.
  7. Satyanada saraswati swami (2008) Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha, munger : Yoga publications trust.
  8. Iyenger B.K.S (2008) Light on pranayama, New Delhi : Haper Collins publishers India.
  9. Vishnu Devananda Swami (1972) The complete Illustrated  book of yoga, New york : Pocket Books.
  10. Chandrasekaran K (1999) sound health through yoga Sedapatti : Prem Kalyan Publications.
  11. Yogeshwaranand saraswathi swami ( 1975) First steps to higher yoga , Gangothari : Yoga niketan trust.
  12. Coulter, H David (2001) Anatomy and Hatha yoga,USA:Body and Breath Inc.
  13. Kirk Martin (2006) Hatha Yoga  Illustrated  Champaign : Humenkinetics.
  14. Gharote (2004) Applied yoga, Lonvla : Kaivalyadhama.
  15. Kathy Lee Kapppmeier and Diane M. Ambrosini (2006) Instructing Hatha Yoga, Champaign : Human Kinetics.

 

Practical - II

TEACHING PRACTICE IN YOGA AND PREPARATION AND PRESENTATION OF NATUROPATHIC FOOD WILL BE ORGANIZED DURING THE STUDY. ASSESSMENT OF THE STUDENTS IS 100 MARKS (INTERNAL 25 AND EXTERNAL 75). STUDENTS SHOULD DESIGN PROGRAMME IN YOGIC PRACTICES AND PREPARING NATUROPATHIC FOOD AND SHOULD TEACH AND TRAIN THE SUBJECTS IN YOGA AND EXHIBITING NATUROPATHIC FOOD RESPECTIVELY.

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