Vol. 2, Issue 5 (2017)
Significance of yoga in modern life
Author(s): Teshome Abera Tessema
Abstract: Modern life patterns affect our health in different aspects physically, psychologically, and socially. There is a need for increasing people awareness about the effect of modern life to control the effects of the patterns of life. Promoting healthy lifestyle includes proper eating, physical activity, and better way of communicating and socializing in the community. All these have positive impacts which we can easily get in practising yoga. Yoga will reduce the risk of getting so many diseases which resulted from our day to day lifestyles. This paper, therefore, deals with the significance of yoga in modern life. This article is written on the basis of practical lesson I get in practicing Yoga while attending Yoga class in University of Kerala. And in this article I included what I observed in my own situation while training in the centre. Health is a primary goal of any individual and hence without spending lots of money by practicing Yoga one can achieve proper health. This article therefore, deals with significance of Yoga in modern life to encourage the reader to practice Yoga to sustain physical, social and spiritual health.