Yogic Techniques to Manage Bipolar Disorder
Introduction & Background - Research on Topic
The Yogic Way - S - B - R
Technique – 1 Forward Bending
Technique – 2 Deep Breathing
Technique – 3 Detoxification
Feedback & Q/ A
Yogic intervention for mental disorders
Dr K K Deepak AIIMS – New Delhi
Improves Flexibility of Joints & Spine
Efficiency of Organs Increases
Stress Reduces : Stretch & Stress
Removes Impurities –Detoxification
Energy Level Increases
Improves Immunity & Fn of Brain
Awareness & Focus increases
Metabolism Level reduces
Experience - Calmness of Mind
Endorphin : Released by Body to handle Stress
Eg : Feel Good when you Exercise
Dopamine : Released by Body to when one achieves – Goals / Targets /
Oxytocin : Closeness & Proximity to another Human being – Hugs , Shake
Hands , Social Connect .
Serotonin : Acts which benefits other . Working for Cause beyond Self .
Cortico-limbic Work ( Functioning of Higher Brain )
Activation of Parasympathetic System .
Control of Sympathetic Activity
Pulse Rate : Heart Rate : Blood Pressure
Voluntary Breathing Strengthens Will Power – Controlled
from Cortex /Higher Brain .
Involuntary Breathing Under Control of Emotions –
Deep Breathing Facilitates
Exhale Slowly & Gently making a Humming Sound
Sit down in a Comfortable Position
Inhale Deeply as per ones Comfort & Capacity
The Honeybee is Extracting Nectar from Flowers
Feel the Vibrations in the Throat Region
Kapalbhati – Purification Technique
Frontal Brain Cleansing & Energizing
Kapala – Forehead & Bhati means to Shine /
Known as Skull-Shining Breath.
Exercise that Purifies, Rejuvenates,
and Invigorates the mind and body.
Cleanses lungs and respiratory system.
Strengthens and tones diaphragm and abdominal
Releases toxins , Increases oxygen to cells,
purifying blood in the process.
Mediation To Empty the Mind
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