Yoga for Women

With the Focus on Menstrual Health

Facilitator: Yogacharya Sandhya Dixit

Medium of communication: English

Duration of Program: 2 days, 2.15 hours session each day (with 15 mint of pause after the first hour)

Dates: 10th October 2020 and 11th October 2020

Time: 4:30 pm to 6:45 pm (Indian time; +5:30 hrs GMT) 

Number of sessions: 2

Fees: 2100 INR

Medium: Zoom meeting

Key points and content of this workshop:

Menstrual Health is an important component of adolescent and adult health, including the increasing efforts worldwide to empower, educate, and engage country leaders, communities, families, and adolescents about menstruation, and the rights of women and girls to hygienically, comfortably, and safely manage their periods.

Menstrual disorders are disruptive physical and/or emotional symptoms just before and during menstruation, including heavy bleeding, missed periods and unmanageable mood swings. Some women get through their monthly periods easily with few or no concerns. Their periods come like clockwork, starting and stopping at nearly the same time every month, causing little more than a minor inconvenience. However, other women experience a host of physical and/or emotional symptoms and these symptoms may disrupt a woman’s life in major ways. They frequently affect the quality of life of adolescents and young adult women and hinder their psychological, mental, physical and social health.

Due to changing livelihoods post-industrialization, there has been a tsunami of lifestyle-related disorders which were initially triggered due to sedentary lifestyle. The epidemic of menstrual disorders, to an extent, is a result of the adoption of a sedentary lifestyle by adolescents and young adult women, who are constantly in a hustle to excel in their career but at the cost of their menstrual health. Menstrual patterns can be affected by a number of factors, including age, ethnicity, family history, smoking, physical activity, and dietary habits including junk food. There are various types of menstrual disorders, including dysmenorrhea, premenstrual syndrome, menorrhagia, poly-menorrhoea, and irregular menstruation. Studies have shown that a large proportion of the female population of reproductive age suffers from menstruation-related health issues. Menstrual problems not only carry an economic burden but are also one of the most common causes of absenteeism and poor academic performance among young females. 20-90% of adolescent girls reported dysmenorrhea, and almost 15% of that experienced severe dysmenorrhea. Another menstrual problem that can affect women’s daily activities is Pre-Menstrual syndrome (PMS). Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common reproductive and endocrinology disorder found in 6-10% of the female population and affects 1 in 10 women on average.

The Focus of the workshop:

This workshop will focus on the management of Menstrual Disorders and Menstrual health issues via Yoga Therapy. We will focus on the most commonly prevalent Menstrual Disorders like:

  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Menorrhagia
  • Pre-Menstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Perimenopausal Syndrome

This workshop will encompass a holistic approach to management of Menstrual Disorders with Kriyas, Asana, Pranayama, Bandhas-Mudras, relaxation techniques, Meditation and Yogic Concept of Diet during Menses.

About the Facilitator:

Yogacharya Sandhya Dixit is one of the senior-most teachers in Kaivalyadhama, Lonavala. She has experience of 37 years in the field of yoga. She has actively conducted workshops and training camps at national and international levels. Her recent 10 days online workshops series in March 2020 ‘Yoga for senior citizens’ collaboration with the Ministry of Ayush was applauded and acknowledged by thousands of people. People like her style of teaching with a simple and practical approach.

Yogacharya Sandhya Dixit
Facilitator

Session 1

Date: 10th October 2020

Time: 4:30 pm to 6:45 pm (Indian time; +5:30 hrs GMT)

4:30-6:00 PM

Physiology & Management of PCOS, Dysmenorrhea, Menorrhagia, Perimenopausal Syndrome and Pre-Menstrual Syndrome via Asana, Kriyas and relaxation techniques (hand-on practice)

6:15-6:45 PM

Practice session (Kriya Yoga)

Session 2

Date: 11th October 2020

Time: 4:30 pm to 6:45 pm (Indian time; +5:30 hrs GMT)

4:30-6:00 PM

Yogic Concept of Diet during Menses, hands-on practice session of Pranayama, Tratak, Omkar Meditation for Management of Menstrual Disorders.

6:15-6:45 PM

Question and Answers, and concluding Remarks.

Recordings will be provided for a duration of 7 days, post workshop.

Please be mindful that we are sharing the recording/s in a good faith to support you in your practices or study. Please honor its intellectual property rights by not downloading it on your device or forward it to any other person

Participation Certificate: At the end of the workshop you will get a certification of participation. Please register with the name you would like to receive certificate with.

Registration

Requirement

Zoom app downloaded on your tab, smartphone or PC / Laptop with internet connection.

Fees

Rs. 2100 INR

Date and Timings

Date: 10th October 2020 and 11th October 2020


Time: 4:30 pm to 6:45 pm (Indian time; +5:30 hrs GMT)

 

Query for this workshop? Please email us – onlineworkshops@kdham.com