Effects of surya namaskar on stress

Manya.Suresh and Preetha S

Aim: To study the effect of surya namaskar on stress.
Background: The study is done to assess the effect of Surya Namaskar on stress. The solar plexus (located behind the navel, which is the central point of the human body), also known as the second brain, is said to be connected to the sun. This is the main reason why the ancient rishis recommended the practice of Surya Namaskar, because the regular practice of this technique enhances the solar plexus, which increases one's creativity and intuitive abilities.This study is conducted in a yoga centre based on their experience this study finds the effect of yoga on stress management.
Materials and Methods: The participants for the study included 50 persons who were aged between 25-50 years.25 persons were practicing surya namaskar and 25 people were not practising surya namaskar.A questionnaire assessing the stress experienced by an induvidual was distributed among them.
Results: It provides the individual with refreshing experiences and ability to manage stress to a great level and to help get rid of psychotic and mood refreshing drugs and tries to find the effect of yoga on management of stress.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24327/ijcar.2017.3090.0189