Due to the virtual
absence of side effects, there are not
many contraindications of yoga therapy.
However, caution should be exercised
in major physical illness like severe
cardiovascular disability, spondylosis
and bleeding ulcer when present. Caution
is also suggested in patients with seizure
Meditation is not recommended in
depression with suicidal ideations
and psychosis. In such cases, some
specific practices should be omitted.
Yogic practices that
involve the use of rapid breathing have
been found to precipitate an epileptic
attack in individuals suffering from
epilepsy (Lansky ,2006, Yardi, 2001).
Lack of motivation,
and low intelligence reduce the success
of yoga therapy (Singh, 2006).
Please consult you physician and Yoga
specialist before starting yoga and