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Yoga and Physical Education

Okram Jotin Singh

Abstract: This article shows the relationship between yoga and physical education and sports. Yoga is one of the Indian philosophical systems that emphasize the importance of the work with the body to develop healthy behaviors and thoughts. And Physical Education originally means ?education through the body?. It is using the work with the body as a strategy to reach the noblest goals of education: autonomy and ethics in our relationships with each other and the environment. Additionally, adding yoga to a school's curriculum will help provide a quality physical education program as modification of traditional physical education yoga in sports as important as other think it helps us in different ways and different levels in a sports men life. Yoga can play a key role in cultivating mind control and concentration which helps a sportsperson to perform at their game. It offers children and adults an opportunity to experience success in physical activity, which can help build a foundation of strong of life. However, curriculum specialists, teachers, trainers and students should know and analyze seriously the real challenges of yoga education in classroom settings and real life as well.

Keywords: Yoga, Hatha Yoga, R?ja Yoga, Asanas.

Country: India, Subject Area: Physical Education

Pages: 2178 - 2179

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019

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Okram Jotin Singh, "Yoga and Physical Education", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v8i5/show_abstract.php?id=ART20198330, Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019, 2178 - 2179

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