EFFECT OF YOGA ON CONCENTRATION, RECOGNITION, RETENTION AND MENTAL BALANCE OF SCHOOL STUDENTS

Dr. Shilkha Banerjee

Abstract


Most of people well know that yoga is the discipline of mind and body. It is a right way of living of students. Healthy mind in the healthy body is a well known maxim. Yoga uses breath, body, mind and sound together to integrate all the dimension of physical and mental health. When yoga integrate breath and movement and other exercises such as chanting the mind becomes more focused and clear the emotions become more balanced and neuromuscular functioning is improved. Yoga helps in memory development through a clear understanding of the concept of the subject. Practices of many yogic techniques stimulate the brain and nervous system to improve memory and concentration. In this study selective yoga practices may improve memory because it involves chanting, recalling and visualization which may strengthen certain verbal awareness and attention. This investigation is aimed at to see the effect of yogic practices on memory i.e. attention, recognition, visual retention and mental balance.


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yoga, attention ,recognition ,visual retention.

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