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10 Jan 2005

Asthma & Yoga
Hi there

I am a chronic asthmatic & it was reccomended that I practice yoga . The closest teacher ,practices Iyengar Yoga . However I am not quite sure which type to follow as there seems to be a whole lot of different types. particularly want to join one thats beneficial to my asthma. What would you reccomend?
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01 Jan 0001

Hi Sandhya - the local Iyengar teacher would be a good start since that style of yoga requires teachers to have extensive training and also caters for a broad variety of remedial applications. Yoga is about breath and the breathing will undoubtedly assist your asthma so I would still recommend trying a couple of other styles and teachers too. Become aware of which feels most appropriate for you. In addition, you might try and get hold of a book called "Yoga beats Asthma" by Stella Weller which I am sure will help.
Good luck.
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