“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all." - Aristotle
Since education is one of our first priorities when we think of ways of improving our society, how do we decide what is the best thing and the best way to teach it. Up till now most of the education system concentrated on imparting professional skills and developing the intellectual side of our nature. However, there remains a big deficiency in education which is directed at making us better human beings. This has been left for parents, religious institutions to take care of, but given the state of society today, there is still room for improvement.
It Enhances Physical Flexibility, Refines Balance and Coordination, Develops Focus and Concentration, Boosts Self-Esteem and Confidence, Strengthens the Mind-Body Connection. Our children live in a hurry-up world of busy parents, school pressures, incessant lessons, video games, malls, and competitive sports. We usually don't think of these influences as stressful for our kids, but often they are. The bustling pace of our children's lives can have a profound effect on their innate joy—and usually not for the better. Yoga can help counter these pressures. When children learn techniques for self-health, relaxation, and inner fulfillment, they can navigate life's challenges with a little more ease. Yoga at an early age encourages self-esteem and body awareness with a physical activity that's noncompetitive.