Yoga Practice Planning and Theory Questions – Collected & Collated

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2. Āsana and Mudrā Practice Planning Questions

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4. Āsana Mudrā and Prāṇāyāma Practice Theory Questions

1. Āsana Practice Planning Questions
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– Āsana only Planning Questions

  • Design an Āsana practice for around 45′ according
    to the planning principles taught by TKV Desikachar.
    The Vinyāsa Krama or planning steps in the practice
    will be a total of 90 breaths based around:
    – Standing Āsana 24 Breaths
    – Lying Āsana 12 Breaths
    – Inverted Āsana 12 Breaths
    – Prone Backbend Āsana 12 Breaths
    – Sitting Āsana 24 Breaths
    – Closing Counterpose Āsana 6 Breaths
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Last Updated 14th September 2021

2. Āsana and Mudrā Practice Planning Questions
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– Āsana and Mudrā Planning Questions

Last Updated 14th August 2021

3. Āsana Mudrā and/or Prāṇāyāma Practice Planning Questions
– Collected Posts

– Āsana Mudrā and Prāṇāyāma Planning Questions

Last Updated 5th September 2020

– Āsana and/or Mudrā and/or Prāṇāyāma Planning Questions

– Āsana and Prāṇāyāma Planning Questions

– Mudrā and Prāṇāyāma Planning Questions

– Prāṇāyāma only Planning Questions

Last Updated 8th April 2021

4. Āsana Mudrā and Prāṇāyāma Practice Theory Questions
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– Āsana only Theory Questions

  • Compare Ardha Utkāṭāsana and Bhujaṅgāsana
    in relation to the following situations:
    1. In strengthening neck and arm muscles.
    2. Potential stress on the sacroiliac joint.
    3. Influencing the digestion.
    4. Potential risk on the knees.
    5. As a preparation for Dhanurāsana.
    6. In helping with flat feet.
    7. In improving elimination.
    8. In decreasing lower back pain.
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  • Compare Dvipāda Pīṭham and Śalabhāsana
    in relation to their potential within the following situations:
    1. In strengthening the leg muscles.
    2. Potential stress on the sacroiliac joint.
    3. Influencing the circulation.
    4. Potential risk on the knees.
    5. As a preparation for Dhanurāsana.
    6. In helping with flat feet.
    7. In improving the inhalation.
    8. In decreasing lower back pain.
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  • Compare
    – Paścimatānāsana, Januśīrṣāsana, Upaviṣṭa Koṇāsana and Baddha Koṇāsana
    with regard to:
    1. Differences between them in terms of stress on the knees.
    2. Differences between them in terms of stress on the lower back.
    3. Differences between them in terms of effect on high blood pressure.
    4. Differences between them as a preparation for runners.
    5. Differences between them as a counterpose for runners.
    6. Differences between them for a person with sciatica.
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Last Updated 5th September 2020

– Āsana and Prāṇāyāma Theory Questions

Last Updated 5th September 2020

– Mudrā Theory Questions:

  • What are the Haṭha Yoga principles
    that inform the Viniyoga of inverted Āsana?
    What are the criteria that determine
    whether or not a practitioner should,
    even if they can, practice these postures?
    What are the means of verifying this?
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Last Updated 5th September 2020

– Prāṇāyāma Theory Questions:

Last Updated 5th September 2020