AYUSH Ministry recently launched trials of Y-Breaks (Yoga breaks) protocol. Y-Break is a five-minute exercise that will soon become part of the regular schedule at the workplace and corporate bodies. This project aims to help employees de-stress and refresh.

Key Takeaways:

  • The Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga with inputs from reputed yoga experts developed the Y-Break along with the Ministry of AYUSH.  15 corporate houses volunteered to join the trials of Y-Breaks.
  • Employees who work in the corporate sector face a lot of stress on a daily basis. Y-Breaks aims to help the employees cope with the pressure and help to increase their productivity.
  • Yoga helps to improve the health of a person. Further, it also helps to improve flexibility and strength of the body while relaxing it.

Y-Break

The Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga with inputs from reputed yoga experts developed the Y-Break along with the Ministry of AYUSH. Tata Chemicals, Axis Bank and Ernst & Young Global Consulting services are among 15 corporate houses who volunteered to join the trials of Y-Breaks. A core group of 10 renowned yoga practitioners and experts framed the yoga protocols. This procedure started three months ago.

Employees who work in the corporate sector face a lot of stress on a daily basis. Y-Breaks aims to help the employees cope with the pressure and help to increase their productivity.

An official told Times of India, “As part of the drill, a booklet has been compiled and a film showcasing perfect postures at workplaces has been made to be shown at corporate houses.” He further added, “The trial has been launched to check their effectiveness and efficacy. The ministry will provide with all the necessary assistance to the corporate sector for the same.”  Employees who work in the corporate sector face a lot of stress on a daily basis. Y-Breaks aims to help the employees cope with the pressure and helps to increase their productivity.

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Benefits of Yoga

Yoga helps to improve the health of a person. Further, they also help to improve the flexibility and strength of the body. Yoga also helps to relax the body and helps to improve body movements. Ashtanga, a yoga-posture helps to improve muscle tone. Yoga also helps to improve respiration, energy, and vitality, further Yoga helps to maintain a balanced metabolism.

Some of the physical benefits of Yoga are cardio and circulatory health; improved athletic performance; and protection from injury as per the American Osteopathic Organisation. Different types of yoga include breathing exercises, meditation, and assuming postures. Yoga helps to improve blood flow and also helps to improve immunity

Yoga helps to improve the health of a person. Further, it also helps to improve flexibility and strength of the body while relaxing it.

Strong muscles also help to protect from conditions like arthritis and back pain and help prevent falls in elderly people as per YogaJournal.com. Also, yoga helps to improve bone health. YogaJournal.com also says that yoga lowers the risk of heart attack and relieves depression.  Yoga also helps to improve focus and to lower blood sugar.

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Mansi is an Intern at SheThePeople.TV

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