YOGA – AN EMERGING DISCIPLINE IN PROFESSIONAL TEACHING

Sanchita De

Abstract


These days life is so fast-paced that professional and working populations in general have very little time to spare for themselves. Recession, competition and struggle to uphold a job is making lives even more strenuous and stressful. All these are leading to more and more individuals to search means of well being and calmness. Yoga is one of the very few methodologies that can help to strike this balance. The popularity of yoga is increasing by leaps and bounds all around the globe. It involves development of domain-specific knowledge and skills in teachers and teacher educators. For effective contribution to the social and national development, our society demands a large number of teachers or educators who are professionally competent and responsive to the needs of society. This article, like other challenging and noble professions, aims to highlight the prospect of yoga as professional teaching in our modern society.

Keywords


Spiritual Practices, Healthy Living, Stress, Yoga Practices, Teaching Profession.

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