June 30, 2013
The word Health comes from the old English word Wholth. It refers to the well-being of the whole person: body, mind and spirit. With the advent of mind-body medicine, the western world is embracingwhat Eastern Wisdom traditions have been teaching for thousands of years--that mind and body are inseparable. They are one. As you work toward healing the physical body by accessing the mental and spiritual realms, you will be activating healing energy on every level of your being.
Hippocrates said, “The natural healing force within each one of us is the greatest force in getting well.” Within you is a great healing intelligence that you can access at will. When you consciously release physical and mental tension and relax into your spiritual essence you tap into cosmic energy or spiritual power from which all healing comes
The science of yoga offers practices for self-healing utilizing two inherent powers that reside within you: the Power of Your Mind and the Power of Your Breath. Yoga teaches that with mind and breath working in unison millions of cells can be healed in moments. This requires a refined concentration of the mind and mastery of the breath. But it is easily within reach for anyone who desires to heal and practices.