Effects of Short-term Intensive Yoga Program on Yoga Instructors or Therapist
Keywords:Blood pressure, Muscle strength, Psychological parameters, Yoga
Impacts of Yoga are recognizing day by day. Accordingly, the job has been created for Yoga Instructors and Therapist. Although many studies have already been published and elaborate the effects of Yogic practice on normal healthy population as well as disease population, effects of short-term intensive Yogic practice on Yoga Instructors or Therapist are rare. Yoga Instructors were randomly chosen from a 06 days intensive training course to find out the impacts of short-term intensive Yoga training on blood pressure (BP), muscle strength, flexibility body composition, and psychological parameters. BP decreased significantly. Body composition, muscle strength, and flexibility did not show any significant change. Exercise-induced efficiency increased significantly. This particular 06 day intensive Yoga program may relax mind and body, participants goes toward parasympathodominance as a result BP component reduced significantly. Short-term Yoga program may increase exercise induced efficiency in Yoga Instructors or Therapist. Short-term Yoga practices is beneficial for Yoga Instructors and Therapist in terms to reduce BP and enhance exercise-induced efficiency.
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