Role of Simplified Kundalini Yoga (SKY) Practices on Academic Performance and Stress Management of School Students

  • D Sugumar Research Scholor, Vision for Wisdom, Aliyar, Tamil University, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India
  • V Ponnuswamy Ph.D., Research Guide, Principal and Associate Professor and Head, Department of Physics, Sri. Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Simplified Kundalini Yoga (SKY),, Meditation,, Kaya kalpa yoga,, Indian Education System,, Stress


In Indian Educational system, most the schools were adopting rote learning.  This makes the student loose motivation and self confidence. Our current educational system is lack of practical knowledge.

Hence it leads the children to face different level of stress in the class room environment. The Indian education system must be reinvented to bring about any change at the grass root level.  We must evolve a system that is not based on doctrine method, but on learning. Children have to be prepared for life, not for an exam. The system of educating children has to be different.  It has to be combined with certain yoga practices which can remove their psychological blocks, which can make them aware of the psychological changes that happen in their body and brain, which can make them aware of their own distractions and which can give them the ability to focus on the theme of the subject they are studying. The purpose of study was to find out the Role of Simplified Kundalini Yoga (SKY) practices on Academic performance of school students.. To achieve the purpose of study, the investigator would select 160 students from two different schools studying 11th standard in Nilgiris. Training consists of Simplified Kundalini Yoga Exercise, Meditation and Kayakalpa yoga was imparted to the experimental group of 80 students.  The impact of the yoga on various aspects as stress and academic performance of the students. The experimental group had shown significant improvement in their academic performance and reduction of stress than the control group.

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Sugumar, D., & Ponnuswamy, V. (2018). Role of Simplified Kundalini Yoga (SKY) Practices on Academic Performance and Stress Management of School Students. Shanlax International Journal of English, 6(4), 20-23. Retrieved from