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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2024, 7(5); doi: 10.25236/FER.2024.070524.

A Developmental Study of Yoga Courses and Yoga Teaching in General Colleges and Universities


Tianxin Weng

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Tianxin Weng

Yunnan Minzu University, Kunming, Yunnan, 650000, China


Yoga courses are yoga courses offered in colleges and universities or other educational institutions that promote physical, mental and spiritual health and balance, mainly through training methods such as yoga postures, breathing and meditation. This kind of program aims to help students develop their physical fitness in an all-round way, shape a healthy outlook on life, improve lifelong physical fitness, and enable them to be healthy and balanced in a stressful learning and living environment. Yoga teaching [1-3], on the other hand, refers to the fact that in educational institutions offering yoga courses, professional yoga teachers are responsible for imparting yoga knowledge and skills to students, guiding them in yoga training, helping them to understand the connotations and philosophy of yoga, and mastering the skills of correct breathing, postures, pranayama, and writing thoughts, so as to improve the students' physical and psychological qualities. Yoga teaching requires teachers to have professional yoga knowledge and skills, to be able to design and arrange suitable courses and training programs according to students' physical conditions and needs, to provide appropriate guidance and feedback, and to help students get good training results. Promoting yoga culture: With the improvement of people's health consciousness and the spread of yoga culture, yoga as a kind of fitness exercise and lifestyle is getting more and more attention from people [4-6]. The development of yoga courses and research on yoga teaching in ordinary colleges and universities can promote yoga culture and make more people understand and accept yoga. Enriching course content, the opening of yoga courses in colleges and universities can provide students with more diversified course choices, enrich course content, meet the diverse learning needs of students, and provide more opportunities for the overall development of students. In order to improve the physical quality of students in colleges and universities, yoga is a comprehensive physical training method [7-8]. Yoga can improve students' physical fitness, enhance physique and immunity, and promote the development of physical and mental health. Through the developmental study of yoga teaching, we can cultivate students' concept of lifelong exercise, so that the lifestyle and health concepts learned in the yoga program can be carried through to lifelong exercise, and good physical and mental health can be maintained. In summary, the developmental nature of yoga courses and research on yoga teaching in general colleges and universities can not only provide students with a more comprehensive education, but also help to promote the culture of yoga and improve people's physical fitness and quality of life.


Yoga Programs, Colleges and Universities, Physical and Mental Health, Yoga Training, Yoga Teaching, Lifelong Exercise

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Tianxin Weng. A Developmental Study of Yoga Courses and Yoga Teaching in General Colleges and Universities. Frontiers in Educational Research (2024) Vol. 7, Issue 5: 147-152. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2024.070524.


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