Physiological Effects Of Yoga

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Dr Santamati Dash
Dr. Madhusmita Dash


Yoga is the science of right living and can be incorporated into daily life. It works on all aspects such as physical, vital, mental, emotional, psychic, and spiritual. The word Yoga is derived from the Sanskrit word “yuj”, which means “to join” or “to unite” (i.e., union of the individual consciousness with the universal consciousness.). It consists of shatkarma, asana, pranayama, mudra, bandha, meditation, etc., (Saraswati, 2008) Yoga is an ancient Indian science which is known to improve health and wellbeing. Although currently Yoga is being practiced for the promotion of heath and prevention of various diseases by the people, the information deals with its origin, evolution, philosophy/concepts, and types/techniques are lacking. Previous reviews deal mainly with Yoga and its effects separately. Hence, this particular review provides a summary of the information related to history, philosophy/concepts, types/techniques, and physiological/therapeutic effects in various systems of the body with possible side effects of Yoga based on the available traditional and scientific literature

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Dr Santamati Dash, & Dr. Madhusmita Dash. (2023). Physiological Effects Of Yoga. Journal for ReAttach Therapy and Developmental Diversities, 6(10s(2), 1835–1838.
Author Biographies

Dr Santamati Dash

Asst. Director,  School of Sports & Yogic Sciences, KIIT University, Odisha

Dr. Madhusmita Dash

Assistant Professor of Economics, School of Humanities, Social Sciences and Management, Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar, Argul, Khordha - 752050, Odisha, Phone No: +91-6747136418 (Off.)


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