A Community          Project:                 YOGA             Enrique Saguil, M.D.We didn’t invent the practice of medici...
We didn’t invent the practice of medicine….                we’re just changing the way it’s provided.
The First Health ApproachWe didn’t invent the practice of medicine….                we’re just changing the way it’s provi...
Your Community     of Care      Ric Saguil, MD    Jason Gruss, MD  Debbie Stamm, NP     Tom Jordan, RD Katrina Christie, L...
“ O N E M A N W I T H C O U R AG E     MAKES    A MAJORITY”                          Andrew Jackson
Yoga?• Sanskrit = Yoke, Join, Attach, Union• Yoga     = Union of Body Mind and Spirit• Intricate philosophy of living base...
8 Limbs of Yoga•   Yamas          5 Moral Restraints•   Niyamas        Self Observances•   Asana          Poses•   Pranaya...
7 Limbs of Obama•   Tobacco free living•   Preventing Drug Abuse and Excessive Alcohol Use•   Healthy Eating•   Active Liv...
Modern Yoga• Beware of Body Bending• Beware of the HEAT• Beware of Yoga Salesmen
Where to go? Test Drive!   (first class is free)
What to expect from the teacher                                  PatienceDedication                     Compassion       K...
What to expect from your practice                                           Not Cirque-Like TalentNot Being Gumby         ...
PNFProprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation          That means Stretching without bouncing
Strength
Injury Prevention                     Shoulder CatchAnkle weakness                        Knee Pain
Tolerance
Understanding “Energy”….        Just the reverse of western thinking        Same concept of proper posture = health
…ancient concepts….    Yoga/Ayurveda concentrates energy into wheels    Same concept of alignment = health
….based in western medicine.             Chakras = organs of the body             Organ function = health
Other old concepts from 1000’s of            years ago…Nadi’s of Yoga   Meridia’s of China   Reiki of Japan
The Bottom Line Everything and everyone around you (The Universe)   Everyone Else                                         ...
YOGADon’t give up everything else…….      ……just improve health and performance!
Basic Practice• Breath Awareness Meditation; Am and PM                         (Herb Benson from Harvard says 5-20 minutes...
BAM•   Nadi Shodhana•   4-7-8 Breathing•   Ujjayi•   Kapalabhati    Please visit youtube:       DrRic Breath Awareness Med...
Sun Salutations• Sanskrit = Surya Namaskar• Series of poses linked with breath• Stimulating/powerful/heating
Moon Salutations• Sanskrit = Chandra Namaskar• Series of breaths linked with poses• Intentionally slow and easy/not as sti...
The Saguil Approach• Test Drive a Yoga Studio (first classes are free)• Learn not only to pose but how you feel• Learn/Pra...
“It is one of the most beautiful compensationsof this life that no man can sincerely try to help        another without he...
Getting Back to SleepWhole Foods Market Schaumburg     July 14th (sat) 300pm  (847) 585-5800 to reserve
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Yoga is not only for flexibility and self healing, your practice benefits everyone around you. Learn why indulging in this ancient philosophy was so beneficial to a culture for 1000's of years and why it "American Hybrid" forms are taking root.

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  • Just practicing yoga to hit the poses keeps it one dimensional flexibility is good but feeling good (body mind and spirit) will make it sustainable
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    1. 1. A Community Project: YOGA Enrique Saguil, M.D.We didn’t invent the practice of medicine…. we’re just changing the way it’s provided.
    2. 2. We didn’t invent the practice of medicine…. we’re just changing the way it’s provided.
    3. 3. The First Health ApproachWe didn’t invent the practice of medicine…. we’re just changing the way it’s provided.
    4. 4. Your Community of Care Ric Saguil, MD Jason Gruss, MD Debbie Stamm, NP Tom Jordan, RD Katrina Christie, LCPC Jennifer Green, ND Joe Musolino, DC Emery Paredes, PT Aimee Weber, EP Yu Zhu, MD China You
    5. 5. “ O N E M A N W I T H C O U R AG E MAKES A MAJORITY” Andrew Jackson
    6. 6. Yoga?• Sanskrit = Yoke, Join, Attach, Union• Yoga = Union of Body Mind and Spirit• Intricate philosophy of living based on The Yoga Sutras of Patangali
    7. 7. 8 Limbs of Yoga• Yamas 5 Moral Restraints• Niyamas Self Observances• Asana Poses• Pranayama Breath Awareness• Pratyahara Withdrawal of the 5 senses• Dharana Focused Attention• Dhyana Meditation• Samadhi Tranquility
    8. 8. 7 Limbs of Obama• Tobacco free living• Preventing Drug Abuse and Excessive Alcohol Use• Healthy Eating• Active Living• Injury and Violence Free Living• Reproductive and Sexual Health• Mental and Emotional Health The National Prevention Strategy June 16th, 2011
    9. 9. Modern Yoga• Beware of Body Bending• Beware of the HEAT• Beware of Yoga Salesmen
    10. 10. Where to go? Test Drive! (first class is free)
    11. 11. What to expect from the teacher PatienceDedication Compassion Knowledge
    12. 12. What to expect from your practice Not Cirque-Like TalentNot Being Gumby Not Selling and Moving
    13. 13. PNFProprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation That means Stretching without bouncing
    14. 14. Strength
    15. 15. Injury Prevention Shoulder CatchAnkle weakness Knee Pain
    16. 16. Tolerance
    17. 17. Understanding “Energy”…. Just the reverse of western thinking Same concept of proper posture = health
    18. 18. …ancient concepts…. Yoga/Ayurveda concentrates energy into wheels Same concept of alignment = health
    19. 19. ….based in western medicine. Chakras = organs of the body Organ function = health
    20. 20. Other old concepts from 1000’s of years ago…Nadi’s of Yoga Meridia’s of China Reiki of Japan
    21. 21. The Bottom Line Everything and everyone around you (The Universe) Everyone Else You Energy from the Earth (Concept of Grounding) NatureThe concept of “one with the universe” allowseasy acceptance of community. Community
    22. 22. YOGADon’t give up everything else……. ……just improve health and performance!
    23. 23. Basic Practice• Breath Awareness Meditation; Am and PM (Herb Benson from Harvard says 5-20 minutes any time you want) (Andy Weil says 4-7-8 Breathing any time; In-nose; Out-mouth) (Deepak Chopra says 30 minutes twice a day for 21 days to start)• At the start of day-Sun Salutations/Yoga Flow (Yogi’s choice to start your day off right-depends on dosha and how you feel)• At the end of day-Moon Salutations• Fail safe: if too tired, stressed, hungry-BAM Please see youtube: DrRic Visual Meditation (for demos)
    24. 24. BAM• Nadi Shodhana• 4-7-8 Breathing• Ujjayi• Kapalabhati Please visit youtube: DrRic Breath Awareness Meditation (for demos)
    25. 25. Sun Salutations• Sanskrit = Surya Namaskar• Series of poses linked with breath• Stimulating/powerful/heating
    26. 26. Moon Salutations• Sanskrit = Chandra Namaskar• Series of breaths linked with poses• Intentionally slow and easy/not as stimulating
    27. 27. The Saguil Approach• Test Drive a Yoga Studio (first classes are free)• Learn not only to pose but how you feel• Learn/Practice Breath Awareness Meditation• Empower yourself with knowledge• Maintain Basic Practice 10-30 minutes at the start and end of your day• Empower others to do the same!
    28. 28. “It is one of the most beautiful compensationsof this life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
    29. 29. Getting Back to SleepWhole Foods Market Schaumburg July 14th (sat) 300pm (847) 585-5800 to reserve

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