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2021, Vol. 8, Issue 5, Part B

Develop and assess the impact of musical yoga carpet for better yoga practices


Author(s): MM Kasun Asiri Weerasinghe and S Joniton

Abstract:
Yoga is a group of physical, mental and spiritual practices or disciplines that focus on bringing harmony between mind and body. Soothing music is important in yoga practices to set an emotional tone. Whether practitioner is consciously aware of music or not, someone is affected physically, spiritually and mentally by the sounds or a slow mantra can ease the mind and body to relax, letting the mind’s eye turn inward. Listening to music can have a tremendously relaxing effect on our brain. Yoga is a mind –body practice that combines physical poses, controlled breathing and meditation or relaxation. Yoga may help to reduce stress, lower blood pressure and lower heart rate. Yoga carpet helps practitioners to keep their hold strong on the surface due to its anti-slipping nature. A yoga carpet is provided in which upper surface of the carpet includes sound system, battery, digital timing, display, and mini compass. Sets of accessories can be used by yoga practitioners to facilitate proper and effective yoga practices. The effect of music on yoga practices was studied in 20 practitioners under the use of musical yoga carpet. The data were collected for treatment and questionnaire in order to examine the data statically, analyzed by using Pearson correlation test with 95%confidence level to test the significance. The result of present study showed that there was a significant negative correlation between music and level of stress of yoga practitioners. In general, it can be concluded that yoga exercises have a positive impact on stress level of yoga practitioners.

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How to cite this article:
MM Kasun Asiri Weerasinghe, S Joniton. Develop and assess the impact of musical yoga carpet for better yoga practices. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2021;8(5):86-90.

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