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Syllabus for Master in Yoga and Naturopathy (2nd Year)

M.Sc II year

THEORY PAPER V - APPLIED YOGA AND YOGIC DIET IN MODERN LIFE

Unit I:

 Spiritual Yoga (Adhyatmayoga) and applied yoga (Loukika Yoga) - Major Components of Applied Yoga - Scope and Limitations of applied yoga - Misconceptions of Yoga – Yoga – Religion – Spirituality – Nadis and Chakras – unfolding Powers of mind – Super consciousness - Yoga and development of social qualities: Social adjustments - Yoga and Personal Efficiency - Personal efficiency as a Generic term - Improvement of Personal efficiency and the Role of Yoga.

Unit II:

Yoga and health (Definition of health, guidelines for health in yoga) - Health related fitness, Wellness and yoga - yoga and various stages of life – Infants, Childhood, Adolescents, Middle aged and old age including for Women - yoga for handicapped people - yoga as a remedy for addictions - yoga and social problems - Yoga and executive jobs - Problems of executive life of constant stress and strain – Anxiety - Conflicts resulting in fatigue - Use of artificial stimulants and their side effects - Contribution of yoga to solve the problems of the executives and other professionals

Unit III:

Yogic Diet: Importance of Food – Nutrients and the components – Important Nutrients – Ancient Scriptures on Food – Dietic Rules – Balanced Diet – Yogic Diet – Vegetarian and Non Vegetarian – Naturopathy Diet – Ayurvedic Diet  - Yogic Deit for beginners, Intermediate level and Advanced practitioners.

Unit IV:

The Reform Imperative - Forgotten truth and Food - Rice diet - Protein proportion in food - The Reform diet – Wheat - Ragi the Good friend - Dhal and Millets – Milk - The Satanic chili – Greens - Raw food – Fruits – Coffee and Tea: The stimulating sings - How to Eat, when and what - Food and its caloric value - Balanced food schedule for one week - Ingredients in Essential Food stuffs - Pepper the baneful - Fasting and Feasting.

Unit V:

Diet chart for specific diseases:

  • Obesity
  • Hypertension
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Bronchial Asthma
  • Anemia
  • Constipation

Reference Books

  1. Arokiaya Vazhvu – Dr. Asana Andiappan
  2. Shivananda Saraswati ( 1975) , yogic therapy Gawhati , Brahmacharya yogeswar umachal yojashram.
  3. Swami Kuavalayananda & Dr. S.C.Vinekar(1994) , Yogic therapy, New delhi, central health education bureau.
  4. Luis S.R. Vas (2001) Master approaches to New age alternative therapies, delhi pustak mahal.
  5. Phulgengda Sinha (1976)  yoga cure for common diseases, Delhi : Orient paperbacks.
  6. Joshi (1991) Yoga and Nature cure therapy, New Delhi: Sterling publishers private limited.
  7. Garde R  K (1984) yoga therapy, Bombay: Taraporevala sons & co pvt. Ltd.,
  8. Sundaram Yogacharya (2004) Sundara Yogic therapy ,coimbatore : The Yoga publishing Home.
  9. Sri swami sivananda “ Health and Diet “ Published by  “The Divine Life Society, Uttarakhand.
  10. Sri swami vimalananda “ Health and Hatha Yoga” Published by “The Divine life Society, Uttarakhand.
  11. Sivananda Swami(2008) Practice of Nature Cure, Shivanandanagar: The Divine Life Society.
  12. Krishnaraman(1998), A Matter of Health, Chennai(Madras): East West Books(Madras) Pvt. Ltd.

 

PAPER VI

Research Processes and Statistics in Yoga

Unit I:

Research – Meaning and Definition – Need, Nature and Scope of Research in yoga. Types of Research. Location of Research Problem – Criteria for selection of problem. Research proposal – Qualities of Good researcher.

Unit II:

Historical research – Meaning – Delimitation. Sources of Historical research. Primary data – Secondary data. Historical Criticism – Internal and External. Descriptive Research – Survey Study – Case Study. Experimental Research – Meaning – Variables – Types of Variables –– Experimental Research, Hypothesis, and Experimental Design – Single Group – Reverse Group design – Repeated measures design – Static group comparison design – Equated group design – Factorial design – Research Report Writing.

Unit III:

Major areas of research – Yoga and physiology – Yoga and Psychology – Yoga and sports- Yoga and Health – yoga and fitness – Yoga and counseling – Yoga and rehabilitation. Present condition of yoga research in India – Methods in yoga research, Yogic Research in India.

Unit IV:

Statistics – Meaning – Definitions – Need and Importance of Statistics in Yogic Research – Measures of Central Tendency – Measures of variability – Normal Curve – Principles and Properties – Testing of Hypothesis – Type I error and Type II error – Level of Significance

Unit V:

Correlation – Product Moment and rank order – ‘t’ ratio – ANOVA(one way and two way) – ANCOVA(Concepts only) – Post Hoc Tests – Chi Square Test – contingency Tests.    

References:

1. Clarke, David H and Clarke. H .Harrison (1970) Research process in physical education and        recreation and Health Englewood chifs New Jersy, Prentice Hall, Inc.,

2.Blommers , Paul and Lingust E.E. Stastistical. (1958) Methods in psychology and Education, Calcutta, Oxford Book. Co.,

3.Clarkes, H. Harrison, (1963), “The application of measurement Health and physical Education New York Hall .Co.,

4.Swami Kuvalayananda and Dr. S.L.Vinekar (1963), Yogic Theraphy, its basic  priniciples and methods ,Ministry of Health , govt of india New Delhi.

5.Swami Kuvalayananda Asanas Kaivalyadhma , Lonvla, Pune dist. Maharastra Yogasanas: A teachers guide NCERT, New Delhi.

6.Lick s p (1970) “Research in Physical Education New York Teachers College Press Robson M.Bhar L.M and Clarke A.K. Thesis Format Gwalior LNCPE.,

Theory paper VII

Theories of Advanced Yogic practices

Unit I:

Advanced Suryanamaskar - Meditative postures: Siddhasana/ Siddha Yoniasana – Gomukasana – Swastikasana – Garbhasana – Kakasana - Baddha Padmasana - Cultural postures - Poorna Bhujangasana - Poorna Salabhasana - Pada Angustha Dhanurasana.

Unit II:

Sitting postures: Bharadvajasana - Poorna Matsyendrasana - variations of Mayurasana - Variations of Sirasana - Akarna Dhanurasana - Yoga Dandasana – Kukkutasana – Hanumanasana – Upavistakonasana – Koormasana - Garba pindasana - Parivritta Janu-Sirasana – Ekapadasirasana – Krounahasana - Marichyasana.

Unit III:

Standing postures: Garudasana – Natarajasana – Vatayasana – Virabhadrasana - Supine postures: variations of Sarvagasana - variations of Halasana – Setubhandasana - Urdhva Dhanurasana - Poorna Navasana.

Unit IV:

 Pranayamas with Ratio – Kaphlabhati – Suryabhedana – Chandrabhedana - Nadi shuddhi – Bhastrika – Ujjayi – Bramari – Sitali – Sitkari - Moorchha pranayama

Unit V:

Mudras and Bandhas: Hridaya Mudra – Shambhavi Mudra – Akashi Mudra – Pashinee Mudra – Maha Bheda Mudra – Maha Vedha Mudra – Vajroli/ Sahajoli Mudra – Maha bandha

Meditation – Types of Meditation.

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 VIII

Principles of yogic therapy and other Alternative medicines    

Unit I:

Definition of yoga  according to Patanjali - sutras of Yama – Niyama – Aasana – Pranayama – Pratyhara – Dharana – Dhyana – Samadhi - Patanjali’s Yoga Sudras

Unit II:

Health – Factors influencing Health – Dimensions of health – health and disease – Causes of disease – Koshas – Doshas - Introduction to yoga therapy - Yogic concept of human body - its limitations - Need for correct diagnosis

Unit III:

 Ayurveda – Siddha – varmam – Homeopathy – Alloapathy – physiotherapy – Acupuncture – Acupressure – Music therapy – magneto therapy – Chromo therapy

Unit IV:

Stress – Etiological - signs and symptoms - principles of yogic therapy in stress disorders - Yogic treatment Psychological Disorders: Neurosis, psychosis and Personality Disorders

Unit V:

Yogic treatment of disorders – Arthritis - Cervical Spondlysis - Sciatica – Migraine – Insomnia – Diabetes -  Issues and problems in yoga therapeutics - Yoga as an adjustment therapy - Research findings on therapeutic applications of yoga.

References :

  1. DYN – Text book – Dr. Asana Andiappan
  2. Arokiaya Vazhvu – Dr. Asana Andiappan
  3. Text book for Asthma, Diabetes, Obesity – Dr. Asana Andiappan
  4. Yoga Sutras of Patanjali – Bengali Baba
  5. Stress disorders and its Management by Yoga – Dr. K.N. Udupa
  6. Patanjali Yoga Sutras – Dr. P.V. Karambelkar
  7. Shemanthakamani Narendhan et.al (2008) yoga and pregnancy, Bangalore: Swami Vivekananda Yoga Prakshana.
  8. Nagarathna & Nagendra ( 2008 ) Yoga for Brounchial Asthma, Bangalore: Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana
  9. Nagarathna & Nagendra ( 2007)  yoga for digestive disorders Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.
  10. Sri kanta ss et.al ( 2008 ) yoga for diabetes, Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.
  11. Nagarathna & Nagendra (2008) yoga for Hyper tension & Heart disease, Bangalore:  Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.
  12. Nagarathna & Nagendra (2008) yoga for Arthritics Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.
  13. Nagarathna & Nagendra (2008) yoga for back pain Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.
  14. Shivananda Saraswati ( 1975) , yogic therapy Gawhati , Brahmacharya yogeswar umachal yojashram.
  15. Dr. O.P.Jaggi (2001),Healing Systems ,Delhi Orient paper backs.
  16. Swami Satyananda Saraswathi (2007), Yoga and Cardiovascular Management, Munger, Yoga publications Trust.
  17. Dr.Swami Shankerdevananda (2007), Yoga management of Asthma and Diabetes, Munger,  Yoga publications Trust.
  18. Dr. .Swami Shankerdevananda (2006),The Effect of yoga on Hypertension, munger, ,  Yoga publications Trust.
  19. Swami Kuavalayananda & Dr. S.C.Vinekar(1994) , Yogic therapy, New delhi, central health education bureau.
  20. Luis S.R. Vas (2001) Master approaches to New age alternative therapies, delhi pustak mahal.
  21. Phulgengda Sinha (1976)  yoga cure for common diseases, Delhi : Orient paperbacks.
  22. Joshi (1991) Yoga and Nature cure therapy, New Delhi: Sterling publishers private limited.
  23. Garde R  K (1984) yoga therapy, Bombay: Taraporevala sons & co pvt. Ltd.,
  24. Nagarathana R  H R Nagendra & Shamantha Kanmani Narendran (2002) Yoga for common ailments and IAYT for different diseases, Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakashana
  25. Sundaram Yogacharya (2004) Sundara Yogic therapy ,coimbatore : The Yoga publishing Home.
  26. Karmanenda Swami ( 2008) Yogic management of common diseases, Munger : Yoga Publications Trust.
  27. Nagarathna and Nagendra (2008) Integrated Approach of Yoga therapy for Positive Health, Bangalore: Swami Vivekananda   yoga prakashana.
  28.  Muktananda Swami ( 2007 ) Nawa yogini Tantra, Munger : Yoga publications Trust.
  29. David Frawley(2000), Yoga and Ayurveda, Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
  30. Murali Manohar(2010), Ayurveda for All, New Delhi: Pustak Mahal.

Practical - III

Thesis

Objectives of the Thesis

1) To acquire practical knowledge

2) To acquire skills in the administration of Yogic Practices in the real life.

3) To indentify some common problems found among people.

4) To do a systematic investigation into such problems.

5) To suggest remedial measures to make life more meaningful, and purposeful.

6) To learn the clinical method, case history writing, measurement of clinical symptoms and Psychological parameters. Application of Statistics on the initial and final data is recorded.

Practical paper IV- Advanced Yogic Practices

Unit I:

Advanced Suryanamaskar - Meditative postures: Siddhasana/ Siddha Yoniasana – Gomukasana – Swastikasana – Garbhasana – Kakasana - Baddha Padmasana - Cultural postures - Poorna Bhujangasana - Poorna Salabhasana - Pada Angustha Dhanurasana.

Unit II:

Sitting postures: Bharadvajasana - Poorna Matsyendrasana - variations of Mayurasana - Variations of Sirasana - Akarna Dhanurasana - Yoga Dandasana – Kukkutasana – Hanumanasana – Upavistakonasana – Koormasana - Garba pindasana - Parivritta Janu-Sirasana – Ekapadasirasana – Krounahasana - Marichyasana.

Unit III:

Standing postures: Garudasana – Natarajasana – Vatayasana – Virabhadrasana - Supine postures: variations of Sarvagasana - variations of Halasana – Setubhandasana - Urdhva Dhanurasana - Poorna Navasana.

Unit IV:

Pranayamas with Ratio – Kaphlabhati – Suryabhedana – Chandrabhedana - Nadi shuddhi – Bhastrika – Ujjayi – Bramari – Sitali – Sitkari - Moorchha pranayama

Unit V:

Mudras and Bandhas: Hridaya Mudra – Shambhavi Mudra – Akashi Mudra – Pashinee Mudra – Maha Bheda Mudra – Maha Vedha Mudra – Vajroli/ Sahajoli Mudra – Maha bandha

Meditation – Types of Meditation.

 

 

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 paper V - Intership (Hospitals or health centers or Naturopathy centers)

Internship will be organized for 15 days. The assessment of the students is 100 marks (internal 25 and external 75). Students should design programme in Yoga therapy and Naturopathy and are to practice and train the patients in the Hospitals or Health centers or Naturopathy centers for 15 days.

Practical paper VI – Village Placement programme

Duration: Five days

Date: Middle of the year

Mode of Evaluation: Internal and External assessment

Maximum Marks: 100

Subject: Yoga and naturopathy

Nature of programme: To teach and train villagers

 

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