The research team randomly assigned five participants to take 12 weeks of three times-weekly hour-long hot yoga classes and they assigned the other five to a control group of no yoga classes.
The study, published in journal The Lancet Psychiatry, found that people who exercised between three and five times a week had better mental health than people who exercised less or more each week.
International Yoga Day also observed with pomp and gaiety at the Mini Stadium of Bishramganj with initiative of Youth Affairs and Sports department in Sipahijala District today. BAC Chairman of Charilam Rajib Debbarma inaugurated the programme in presence of DM Manik Lal Das.
The 4th International Day of Yoga was organized by Forest Research Centre for Livelihood Extension (FRC-LE), Agartala at GPRA Complex Community Hall, Gandhigram on 21stJune 2018 in collaboration with GPRA Yoga Club.
Along with rest of the world, the Border Security Force (BSF), Tripura Frontier liaises with all CAPFs deployed in the State of Tripura has observed the 4th International Yoga Day on Thursday.
Addressing the program, CM Biplab Kumar Deb urged everyone to make a pledge for making an integral part of daily life. Yoga brings discipline, peace and balance in everyone’s mind. He further stated that Yoga has huge benefits and is in practice for past many years.
The Prime Minister participated in the Yoga Day celebrations at Rajpath in New Delhi in 2015, the Capitol Complex in Chandigarh in 2016 and at the Ramabai Ambedkar Sabha Sthal in Lucknow in 2017.
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To sum up, Yoga (Asana, Pranayama and Meditation) improves balance, strength, overall flexibility and mental clarity to get more out of the same workout regimen.
With modification, support of props, and specially designed practice, yoga does wonders for people with injuries or chronic pain. It helps to heal and improve health condition, especially mental health.
Pranayama (Breath control) - "Prana" mean Breath or vital energy and "ayama" means control. Yoga establishes connection between the breath and the mind. In Pranayama, by controlling thebreath, one controls the mind.