Should Yoga be made a part of school curriculum?Yoga
is not merely celebrated as international day on 21st June every year, it has become a public movement and millions have made it as part of their life for mental, physical and spiritual benefits. Yoga has no religion and is the only reason why this ancient science has been garnering millions' eyeballs. In US only, almost about 20 million people have been practicing Yoga regularly and numbers are surging with every passing year.
he word Yoga means to unite and it is apparently proving its worth becoming a binding force for the world, encompassing all sections of people. The world today is beleaguered with conflicts, violence and ill health. Let's popularize Yoga across the world and make it a guiding force for unity and wellness.
oga connects your body with consciousness and consciousness with soul, thus extending entire control over your life and mind. It cleanses 72,000 channels, your mind and blood and energizes your body.
ardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes and chronic respiratory diseases etc. are growing epidemic in India and according to WHO, 61% of all deaths in India every year are because of these diseases. We, therefore, desperately need a mean that can heal our psychological, physical and spiritual imbalance - Yoga can be a big solace providing holistic and virtually limitless benefits.
ithout a delay, we should make it a part of school curriculum to create a healthy and stress free nation. Due to changing lifestyle, people are struggling with stress related symptoms. In order to make our youth strong enough to juggle with challenges, Yoga should be made compulsory in the formative years that leave a strong influence on the rest of the life.
- Nishant Kumar