Although yogic practices of Hatha Yoga are principally used as a method of preventing disease, they extend into the area of self-help therapy or Yoga Chikitsa. Most of the healing disciplines originate in the ancient Ayurvedic system share many similar practices being incorporated in western naturopathic medicine today.
The philosophy behind the science is a respect for all life. It concedes that the tiniest expression of natural life has its design and purpose within life’s evolution, even the smallest atom, or ion. Within its basic philosophy and in common with the Chinese system of medicine