Yoga: Yoga For
Health, a new book by Nirmala Heriza.
Based on the Integral Yoga® teachings of H.H. Sri Swami Satchidananda Maharaj.
Medical Consultant Dr. Sandra McLanahan, M.D.
Forward by Dean Ornish, M.D.
Preface by C. Noel Bairey Merz, M.D.
remarkable book on the medical benefits of yoga provides credible
evidence regarding the clinical value of traditional Hatha Yoga and
helps reaffirm the role of Yoga as a serious medical modality”.
M.D. Shappell and Webb Chair and Director, Cardiology and
Atherosclerosis Research Center, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
experienced the deep mind-body satisfaction that a regular
yoga practice instills will tell you: Yoga is good for
your health. Yet, as Nirmala Heriza, a cardiac yoga
therapist at Cedars-Sinai Medical center Preventative and
Rehabilitative Cardiac Center and president of the United Yoga
Council, reveals in this groundbreaking book, the rewards are
far more deeply rooted in medical science than has previously
Dr. Yoga draws on Heriza's work with doctors and cardiac
patients at Cedars-Sinai and on her extensive experience as a
yoga therapist in private practice working with people of all
ages who are recovering from a wide array of illnesses.
- A total program for helping
to prevent and treat disease through the practice of yoga
- Detailed photographs of and
instructions for the major yoga poses.
- Two thirty minute, doctor
approved "Yoga for Health" practice sets.
- The "Yoga
Vitamin," a ten minute head-to-toe micro-session you
can do anytime or anywhere to relieve stress and promote
- A yoga friendly nutritional
plan by Mary Felando, M.S., R.D., cardiovascular nutrition
specialist for the Preventative and Rehabilitative Cardiac
Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Dr Yoga is
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is a hatha yoga cardiac therapist at
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Preventative and Rehabilitative
Cardiac Center, President of the United Yoga Council and
director of the Los Angeles Integral Yoga Center, she is a
senior disciple of the renowned yoga master and found of
Integral Yoga, H. H. Sri Swami Satchidananda. Heriza
also has a private yoga and acupressure practice in Los Angeles that serves
many celebrities in the film, television and music
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