International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2022, Vol. 7 Issue 1, Part A
Yoga and its role in improving interpersonal relationships among individuals
AUTHOR(S): Shubha Surana and Dr. Sharda Kanwar
Yoga is one of the most valuable contributions of ancient Indian philosophy. It is a complete science of life, the oldest system of personal growth. It is an important medium of maintaining and improving health and well-being. The benefits of yoga on body and mind are threefold. It maintains health, it speeds up the process of recovery, and improves the immunity and prevents the development of diseases. In the last few decades considerable research has been carried out throughout the world to assess the benefits of different types of yoga practices on the preventive and curatives aspects of diseases. However, some research on the possible psychological benefits of yoga is relatively lesser and remains an important area of investigation. Therefore, the present study is undertaken to how the practice of yoga influences psychological constructs of an individual. Based on existing literature, psychological construct namely interpersonal relationships is selected for the study. The objective of the study is to assess the interpersonal relationships of the individuals. Initially it was noticed that the people are having disturbed interpersonal relationships. After giving yoga practices and especially pranayama, it was noticed that there was an improvement in interpersonal relationships among people. Therefore, it can be concluded that by practicing yoga, interpersonal relationships among the individuals can be improved and it can also improve the overall health of an individual along with the psychological aspects.
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Shubha Surana, Dr. Sharda Kanwar. Yoga and its role in improving interpersonal relationships among individuals. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2022;7(1):49-53.