About Department of Yoga Education


Head of the Department: Prof. Ganesh Shankar
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Department of Yoga Education 

Yoga is an ancient culture and Indian heritage, when  adopted as  a  way  of  life  is  claimed  to  bestow  the  practitioner with ideal  physical,  mental, intellectual,  and  spiritual  health. It has potential for both prevention of diseases and promotion of health.  The holistic approach of yoga brings harmony in all walks of life and also influences our day-to-day living. It brings suitable changes in the behavioral pattern and attitude thereby helps to improve the inter-personal relationship at home and also in the society.  Therapeutic benefits of yoga have also been revealed by many scientific researches carried out across the globe.   Today, Yoga has become popular because of its strengths in prevention and management of many lifestyle related disorders including physiological and psychosomatic disorders.
 Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar is the only University of the India which has first introduced Yoga has an optional subject at the graduate degree level in 1959. Beside yogic science as an optional subject for the graduate students, two Diploma courses in yogic science were also started i.e. Junior & Senior Diploma courses. In 1974, the Senior Diploma courses in yoga were replaced by Post Graduate Diploma in Yogic Science. Subsequently, research scholars in yoga were also registered. Till now several research scholars have been awarded the Ph.D. Degree in Yogic Science and some research scholars are registered for Ph.D. in the Department. Due to initiatives of the UGC, the department started M.A.in Yoga from session 2001-2002. Students are admitted by National Entrance Test. As per UGC guidelines the department of yogic science also started M.Sc. in Yogic Science from the session 2001-2002. 
Vision & Mission 
  • To act as a center of excellence in Yoga,
  • To develop, promote and propagate the science and art of Yoga.
  • To provide and promote facilities of training, teaching and research to fulfill  the above two 
  • To prepare highly professional personals in the area of Yogic Management who can assume the challenges in the global scenario.
  • Yoga being a subject of varied interest has gained worldwide popularity. Recent scientific research trends have shown that it can serve as an  applied science in a number of fields such as:
Health and family welfare, Therapy and medicine, Education


Contact Us:
Department of Yoga Education
(Maharshi Patanjali Bhavan, Behind Swarn Jayanti Sabhagar, Nepal Palace)
Dr. Hari Singh Gour Vishwavidyalaya Sagar (M.P.) 470003 India
Contact Details: (M) 09425656196 (O) 07582-297150
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