Comparative Study

| Published: March 25, 2016

Significance of Yoga in Healing Anxiety and Depression

DIP: 18.01.143/20160302

DOI: 10.25215/0302.143


Yoga is an ancient art based on a harmonizing system of development for the body, mind, and spirit. Primary goal of yoga is to gain balance and control in one’s life that includes both physical and mental wellbeing. Effect of yoga on mental wellbeing: Yoga frees one from confusion and distress; provide a sense of calmness and installs optimism within you. Effect of yoga on physical wellbeing: Practicing yoga poses cleanses and detoxifies the body, by circulating of fresh blood through the body. Yoga helps to achieve perfect health, spiritual contentment, and total well being. It is inner journey inside one’s self and maintains harmony between mind and body. The aim is to examine Significance of Yoga in healing anxiety and depression for this purpose researcher selected purposive sample study. The study was carried out on 42 Male/Female at yoga ayurveda, shilaj, Ahmedabad. Sinha Anxiety Test and Aron. T. Deck Depression inventory were administered after gap of one month. Outcome/result of study was seen.


Yoga, Anxiety, Depression, Mind

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 2, January-March, 2016