Importance Of Yoga Education Essay

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Students are a valuable asset of any country or community as they are the future citizen. It is necessary to take care of their intelligence and well being. Scientist says that the students have many unexplained and unexpressed problems; they cannot express their problem correctly because of their growing age and hesitation. The advancement of the technology is coming into the new syllabus and it is coming with the information overload. Competitions, exams and tests not only manifests into academic anxiety and examofobia, it also manifest into regression and guilt. Practice of Yoga not only help to keep the mental body strong and supple but also incorporate mental activities, disciplines that help to develop attention and concentration and stimulate the creative ability that are latent within human body. Yoga helps bring about subtle attitudinal changes in life. If taught earlier on in life. It can be implemented only in Schools, and it may bring a revolutionary change into the society. Being able to harness ambition in a positive manner rather than through negativity will not only help the student excel but also make them a healthier and happier person for the country and community. AIMS AND OBJECTIVES OF YOGA EDUCATION Yoga education can supplement school and university education. It can prepare the students physically and mentally for the integration of their physical, mental and spiritual faculties so that the students can become healthier, saner and more integrated members of the society and of the nation. Yoga education helps in self discipline and sel-control, leading to immense amount of awareness, concentration and higher level of consciousness. Briefly the aims and objectives of Yoga educ... ... middle of paper ... ...o. 3.Yoga in the classroom The system of educating children has to be different. It has to be combined with certain practices which can remove their psychological blocks, which can make them aware of the psychological changes that happen in their body and brain, which can make them aware of their own distractions and which can give them the ability to focus on the theme of the subject they are studying. So what did we do? We started with very simple yoga practices in the classroom environment, taking some hints from the work of RYE (Research on Yoga in Education) with children in Europe. In RYE schools the classes begin and end with the practice of two asanas and one pranayama. So if a child has to sit through six or eight classes during the day, he or she is practising two asanas and one pranayama sixteen times each day at the beginning and at the end of each class.

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