Do you forget what you have learned one day ago? and do you get distracted in your study time? or How to concentrate on studies? If you are facing these problems then you are in the right place. Memory power and high concentration power are the two most essential things for every student.
In this article, I am going to share how students can increase their memory power and Concentration power by Yoga, Yoga Asanas, and Pranayama. Also, I will give helpful tips for study and Yoga.
If you haven’t heard about Yoga and how Yoga can help in your studies then it’s okay here you will learn how Yoga will give you benefits in your study and how Yoga can benefit you physically and mentally.
Yoga For Students To Increase Memory And Concentration Power
Yoga can boost your Memory and concentration power. But firstly, you need to understand what is Yoga? and how can help us with our studies?
There are many sources of Yoga in Hindu scriptures so there are many definitions. But the general definition of Yoga is as following:
“Yoga is a combination of physical, mental, and spiritual practice for a healthy and balanced life.”
And According to the Main source of Yoga i.e., Patanjali Sutra has Eight limbs also known as Ashtanga Yoga. The eight limbs of Yoga are Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana, and Samadhi.
Out of these eight limbs, Yoga Asana and Yoga pranayama are two yoga limbs which are very helpful for improving and increasing memory and concentration.
Yoga Asanas to increasing Memory Power and Concentration Power
Yoga Asanas (Yoga poses) are helpful for physical and mental fitness. Yoga asanas are helpful for physical fitness as it balances all the body elements and helpful for mental fitness as it improves brain power and gives strength.
Yoga Asanas are generally body posture and we often called it as Yoga poses. There are many Yoga poses that help to improve brain power (memory and concentration). Here are some major Yoga Asanas (Yoga poses) listed below.
- Bakasana (The Crane Yoga Pose)
- Padmasana (The Lotus Yoga Pose)
- Padahastasana (The Standing forward Bend Yoga Pose)
- Sarvangasana (Plow Yoga Pose)
- Halasana (Seated Forward Bend Yoga Pose)
Yoga Pranayama to increasing Memory Power and Concentration Power
Generally, Pranayam means Breathing. Yoga pranayama helps to maintain blood pressure and oxygen level in the body and gives us the feeling of calmness. Yoga Pranayam is also helpful to beat the exam fear.
There are several breathing techniques in Yoga which are very helpful for students to improve memory and concentration. Here are some Yoga Pranayam (Breathing Techniques) listed below.
- Sukhasana Pranayama
- Anulom Vilom (Nadi Shodhan) Pranayama
- Bhramari Pranayama
- Setu Bandhasana
- Padungusthanasa (Big Toe Pose)
- Vrikshasana (Tree Stand Pose)
- Sirsasana (Head Stand Pose)
- Tratak Kriya (Concentrate on a Point)
Out of these Yoga asanas and Yoga Pranayam, one of the effective Yoga is Surya Namaskar (AKA “Sun Salutation”) for students. If you regularly practice Surya Namaskar then you will experience the improvement in your physical and Brain Power.
Yoga Meditation for Students to Increase Brain Power
Meditation is a very essential and helpful tool for every person. If students practice meditation regularly then, many problems like stress, anger, etc will be gone.
Meditation is a simple Yoga practice in which you have to sit quiet and relaxed in a peaceful and clean environment. The area which you will select for meditation should be clean. Steps for simple and effective meditation are:
- Sit quiet and relaxed in the ground. ( Don’t use Chair or Bed)
- Your Posture should be straight as well as relaxed.
- Close your eyes
- Start observing your breathing.
- Simple observe Breathing and do not make your breath fast or slow. Make it natural.
If you are doing meditation for the first time then you can do it for 20-30 minutes for a few days. After 1-2 week, you can increase your meditation time.
Yoga Asanas and Pranayama During Exam Time
According to an educational site, we have found many problems student faces during exam time. some common problems are exam fear, stress, lack of memory power, lack of concentration, low confidence level, etc.
First thing is getting up early in the morning and practicing Surya Namaskar regularly will give the actual growth (physically, mentally, and spiritually).
Here are some Yoga Asana and Yoga Pranayam that will help students in the exam time:
- Anulom Vilom Pranayam
- Brahmari Pranayam
Conclusion: If you practice these Yoga pranayamas and Yoga Asanas and follows the tips given here in this article then you will experience its benefits in numerous ways. And in my opinion, students should practice Yoga regularly for a healthy life not just only physically but also mentally healthy.