Healing Yoga: Health-Giving Alignments
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Healing Yoga: Health-Giving Alignments

Health-Giving alignments of 24 key Yoga Poses in order to avoid injuries and gain long-term benefits from your practice
4.9 (35 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
157 students enrolled
Last updated 7/2017
Price: $60
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  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • fundamentally understand the most important alignments of key Yoga Poses
  • gain healing benefits and reduce the risk of injury in your Yoga practice
  • practice and teach the ''Yoga Healing Sequence: Health-Giving Alignments''
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  • Students should have at least three month of experience in Yoga-practice before taking this course
  • Students with any health conditions, please consult your doctor before taking this course

This course teaches the health-giving alignments of 24 key Yoga-poses. 

Become fully aware of, how to align your body, in order to gain healing benefits. Include the health-giving alignments in every Yoga-class. Watch the videos as often as needed. Become more conscious of your breath and your inner self during your practice. 

The student will gain a fundamental understanding of how to align the body; a strong foundation that helps to flower as a beautiful human being.

The course is designed as a healing sequence. It is recommended to practice and teach this sequence as a flow, too.

Yoga-Poses taught in this course:

Standing Poses & Hip openers

  • Organic Pose / Tadasana
  • Tree Pose / Vrksasana
  • Chair Pose / Utkatasana
  • Warrior I / Virabhadrasana I
  • Extended Side Stretch / Parsvakonasana
  • Warrior II / Virabhadrasana II
  • Triangle Pose / Trikonasana

Sitting Poses & Forward-Bending Postures

  • Staff Pose / Dandasana 
  • Hero Pose / Virasana 
  • Head to Knee Pose / Janu Sirsasana
  • Seated Forward Bend / Paschimottanasana

Backward-Bending Postures

  • Cobra Pose / Bhujangasana
  • Locust Pose / Salabhasana
  • Camel Pose / Ustrasana 
  • Bridge Pose / Sethu Bandhasana

Twisting Postures

  • Seated Twist / Marichyasana I
  • Supine Twist / Supta Matsyendrasana

Inversions and Core-Strengthening Postures

  • Downward Facing Dog / Adho Mukha Svanasana 
  • Half Shoulder Stand / Ardha Sarvangasana 
  • Boat Pose / Navasana
  • Double Leg Raises / Dwi Pada Uttanapadasana

Relaxation Postures

  • Wind Releasing Pose / Pawanmuktasana
  • Corpse Pose / Savasana

The sequence is designed to benefit not only the physical body but also the mind. 

Within the benefits of practicing the health-giving alignments are:

  • being more comfortable within your own body
  • being able to move with ease
  • being emotionally stable
  • being more confident
  • new inspirations
  • a calm, clear and meditative mind

‘’The mind is silent, relaxed, in the moment… and the body is strong… that is the way of a Yogi to enjoy the life.’’    (Deep Kumar - In this course)

What other Students say about Deep:

Susann Bantle:

‘’It is really hard for me to put the experience with Deep into words but I still want to share it. Deep has been an amazing, motivating teacher. In his teachings you can feel his love for Yoga and for each posture. He is paying attention to every detail and encourages his students to do the same. His teachings were not only informative, relaxing and exhausting at the same time but also full of dance and laughter. I am already looking forward to be learning from you soon again. Namaste.’’

Kareena Tan:

‘’The name says a lot - Deep. As a teacher and guide, he leads you through the many layers of yoga to help reveal one's true self. He focuses on alignment and respecting each individual's body, and always gives priority to breath. He is so full of energy and love for life - and its infectious! Deep, you are my Rock Star Yoga Guru! Namaste.’’

Karin Garaialde 

‘’Thank you soooo much for sharing your knowledge and passion from your heart, with simplicity and laughter, balancing depth and lightness in your teaching. From clear and very specific alignments in all postures, to laughter yoga, dancing, chanting, humming, breathing, and much more, you not only shared your knowledge of yoga but also inspired me how to approach life with all these ingredients.’’

A free E-book is provided with the purchase of this course. It contains the benefits and contraindication for every Pose.You have life-time access to all videos and the E-book. A 30 day money back guarantee is given in case of any dissatisfaction, without questions asked.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for Yoga practitioners, who wish to learn health-giving alignments of key Yoga-Poses
  • This course is for existing Yoga teachers or active Yoga practitioners
  • This course is for Yoga practitioners with interest in the healing benefits of Yoga
  • This course is NOT designed for Students with interest in learning advanced Poses like Handstand or Split
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Curriculum For This Course
28 Lectures
3 Lectures 10:48


Download the E-book here
Health-Giving Alignments of 24 key Yoga-Poses
24 Lectures 02:00:13
(01) Organic Pose / Tadasana

(02) Tree Pose / Vrksasana

(03) Chair Pose / Utkatasana

(04) Warrior I / Virabhadrasana

(05) Extended Side Stretch / Parsavottanasana

(06) Warrior II / Virabhadrasana II

(08) Downward Facing Dog / Adho Mukha Svanasana

(09) Cobra Pose / Bhujangasana

(10) Locust Pose / Salabhasana

(11) Hero Pose / Virasana

(12) Camel Pose / Ustrasana

(13) Seated Twist / Marichyasana I

(14) Boat Pose / Navasana

(15) Bridge Pose / Sethu Bandhasana

(16) Staff Pose / Dandasana

(17) Head to Knee Pose / Janu Sirsasana

(18) Seated Forward Bend / Paschimottanasana

(19) Cow Face Pose / Gomukhasana

(20) Double Leg Raises / Dwi Pada Uttanapadasana

(21) Wind Releasing Pose / Pawanmuktasana

(22) Half Shoulder Stand / Ardha Sarvangasana

(23) Supine Twist / Supta Matsyendrasana

(24) Corpse Pose / Savasana
Summary & End
1 Lecture 07:23
Summary & End
About the Instructor
Deep Kumar
4.9 Average rating
35 Reviews
157 Students
1 Course
ERYT-500 affiliated Yoga Teacher approved by Yoga Alliance

Born under the name Deepak Kumar, Deep began his yoga journey in 1994 at Tapovan Dhyan Dham Vidyapeeth, a classical yoga ashram located at the foothills of the Himalayas. After learning yoga with its core traditional values, Deep pursued advanced yoga teacher training course at the world renowned Kaivalyadhama Yoga Institute. There he was trained in various yoga forms and learnt Iyengar, Ashtanga, Hatha, Yin yoga, Meditation, and Pranayama extensively. 

His love for Patanjali Yoga Sutras has enabled him to portray these ancient rules of practicing yoga to modern society in a contemporary way. This, combined with his understanding of anatomy, physiology, and psychology help students in going deeper into yoga practice by adapting a balance d mix of traditional and modern approach.

Deep is an ERYT-500 affiliated yoga teacher approved by Yoga Alliance, USA. Apart from that, he is also associated with International Yoga Federation, Europe and is registered with Kaivalyadhama Yoga Institute. In his prolific career as a yoga teacher, he has taught yoga in many countries including Malaysia, Australia, Thailand, Singapore, Egypt and Holland. 

Deep also conducts Corporate Yoga Training workshops, in which he teaches about healing different body systems. He specializes in mind-body techniques and help students in getting relieved from the impacts of stress and anxiety on mind and body. 

In the spirit of yoga, he provides free yoga lessons in many charitable organizations. Recently, he has also published a book on yoga therapies for common ailments such as anxiety, asthma, hypertension, diabetes, chronic pain, etc. 

Deep firmly believes that Yoga is a combination of science and art that guides us towards the right way of living.

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Yoga Samiti offers quality content to Yoga Instructors, practitioners and everyone who wants to become and stay permanent healthy. Practising Yoga means developing in all areas of your life. Developing towards more happiness and more peace.  Yoga was designed for humans to reach to their highest potential. To free themselves from suffering and limitation. With Yoga you become you, as you are suppose to be; beautiful, happy and peaceful.

Yoga Samiti is teaching Yoga in small lessons, quick to understand and easy to apply. You will get a deeper understanding of Yoga and you will be able to grow with your practice.