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Course Syllabus
Yoga and Physical Education
  • Concepts of Yoga and Physical Education.
  • Aims and Objectives of Yoga and Physical Education.
  • Education as a common ground of Yoga and Physical Education.
  • Means of Yoga and Physical Education.
  • Concept of Exercise in Physical Education and its comparison with Yogic Practices.
  • Problem of Integration of personality tackled in Yoga.
  • Application of Yoga in Physical Education.
  • Utility of Yoga Techniques in Physical Education.
  • Co-ordination of Yoga and Physical Education for maximum benefit.
Anatomy and Physiology of Yogic Practices
  • Introduction to Human Body andsystems in brief with special reference to Respiratory, Digestive, Muscular and Nervous systems.
  • Postural Physiology with reference to Asana.
  • Asana - Definition and Classification, Similarities and dissimilarities between Asana and Exercise.
  • Pranayama - Definition and Classification. Difference between pranayama and deep breathing. Importance of Rechaka, Kumbhaka, Puraka.
  • Introduction to Kriyas, Mudras and Bandhas in brief.
  • Points 3, 4 and 5 above are to be explained in relation to Anatomy and Physiology with some suitable examples of researches on these Practices.
Traditional Yoga
The main book is Astangayoga of Charandas, with reference to Yoga Sutra, Gita, Hathapradipika, Gheranda Samhita, Yogopanishad, Shiva Swarodaya, Vasistha Samhita etc.

Introduction, Definition of Yoga according to Patanjali, Gita, Swatmarama, Gheranda, Charandas etc.

Vital points of the body according to Vasistha Samhita.

Panchilarana prakriya (mixing technipue) accroding to Shiva Swarodaya.

Samyama, Yama.
Niyama, Asana.
Vayu, Nadi, Pranayama.
Eight types of Kumbhakas.
Awakening of the Kundalini.
Nada, Mudra, Bandha, Chakra.
Pratyahara, Dharana.
Dhyana, Samadhi.
Effects of Mudra and Bandha.

Yoga and Mental Health
  • Health, Mental Health, Hygiene, Mental Hygiene : Yogic and Medical perspectives.
  • Yoga and Modern psychology : A synthetic approach for existential problems.
  • Concept of Normality : Psychological and Yogic approaches.
  • Emotional Disorders : Caurses, effects and remedies in Patanjala Yoga Sutra.
  • Conflict, Frustration : Yogic Remedies.
  • Personal and interpersonal Adjustments through Yoga.
  • Yamas, Niyamas, Asanas and Pranayamas - their contribution to Physical and Mental Health.
  • Prayer - its significance in Yogic Practices.
Practical Training
List of Yogic Practices
  • Pawanmuktasana
  • Naukasana
  • Viparitakarani
  • Sarvangasana
  • Matsyasana
  • Halasana
  • Bhujangasana
  • Ardha - Shalabhasana
  • Shalabhasana
  • Dhanurasana
  • Vakrasana
  • Ardha - Matsyendrasana
  • Paschimotanasana
  • Vajrasana\
  • Supta - Vajrasana
  • Yoga Mudra
  • Utkatasana
  • Chakrasana
  • Vrikshasana
  • Uddiyana Bandha
  • Kapalbhati
  • Anuloma - Viloma
  • Ujjayi
  • Shavasana
  • Makarasana
  • Tadasana
  • Padahastasana
  • Parvatasana
  • Gomukhasana
  • Akarna Dhanurasana
  • Simhamudra, Brahmamudra & Selected Kriyas
  • Recitaion of few Mantras & Om
Practice Teaching in Yoga
  • Introduction : Need of Practice Teaching and its use in Yogic Practices.
  • Scientific principles involving Yogic practice teaching.
  • Presentation Technique : Its meaning.
  • Teaching Aids : Its meaning and need.
  • Class Management : Its meaning and need.
  • Lesson Plan : Meaning and need.
  • Preparation of Lesson Plan in Yogic practices.
  • Time allotment in different Yogic lesson plans.
  • Lesson Presentation.
Examination and Certificates

There will be written, practical and Viva - Voca examinations at the end of the course. successful candidates will be awarded a Certificate.

Teaching Staff
The Principal, G. S. Collage of Yoga & Cultural Synthesis will be the Officer in-charge of the course.
  • Shri R. S. Bhogal, M.A. (Psychology), NET - Principal
  • Dr. D. R. Vaze, M.D. (D.G.O.)
  • Dr S. K. Ganguly, B.Sc., CCY., M.P.E., D.Y.Ed. - hor. Faculty
  • Dr. B. R. Sharma, M.A., Ph.D. (Sanskrit)
  • Shri G. S. Sahay, M. A. (Sanskrit), C.C.Y.
  • Dr. Supriya Kulkarni (BAMS)
  • Shri R. K. Bodhe, M. A. (Philosophy), M.A. (Sanskrit), M. Phil.
  • Yoga Teacher
    Male Instructor - Mr. Niraj Goyal
    Female Instructor - Mrs. Sandhya Dixit.
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