Vol. 2, Issue 6 (2017)
Comparative study on balance among yoga and Bharatanatyam practicing students
Author(s): Dr. S Jagadeeswari Bharathiraja
Abstract: The intention of the study was to compare the balance among Yoga and Bharatanatyam practicing students. To achieve this purpose of the study 20 Yoga practicing students were selected from Peace and Cure Yoga Centre, Puducherry and 20 Bharatanatyam practicing students were selected from Sri Saravanan Dance School, Puducherry. Student’s age ranged from 10 to 15. The nature and importance of this study was explained to the subjects and they were expressed their willingness to participate as subjects for this study. They were named into two groups which was Yoga practicing students (YPS) considered as Group I and Bharatanatyam practicing students (BPS) considered as group II. Balance is the criterion variable. Balance was measured by Stroke Stand test. The collected data were statistically analyzed by ‘t’ test. The data was analyzed using SPSS statistical package. The level of confidence was fixed at 0.05 level of significance. From the results of the study it can be concluded that there is significant difference between YPS and BPS on balance. Thus, the result clearly indicates that the balance in the Yoga practicing students were better than the Bharatanatyam practicing students.