Why is Yoga Unpopular among Indian Youth?

  • Debjyoti Dutta School of Mechanical Engineering, Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India
  • Ritvik Sethi School of Mechanical Engineering, Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India
  • Dr. Rajasekaran V Assistant Professor, School of Social Sciences and Languages (SSL), Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India
Keywords: Yoga, Youth, Popular, Importance, College participants


The main objectives of this survey is to find out the reasons why yoga is not popular among the Indian youths, to give suggestions, to assess the importance of yoga for maintaining good physical health in present day’s busy life. Survey method was employed to collect the data, whereas participants were selected based on their interest to participate in the survey. The survey questionnaire was prepared related to the youth’s perspective, thinking and priorities regarding yoga using Google forms, and it was circulated in social media, and the responses were collected. After the data collection, the data were analyzed using descriptive analysis; consequently, inferences and suggestions were made. Participants suggested having a proper trainer, a partner, conducting classes in colleges and spreading awareness to increase interest in yoga. Not many people practice yoga daily. Most of the participants have difficulty in getting time from their busy routine to do yoga, and some of them found it boring. Hopefully, by following the suggestions, there could be an increment in the numbers.


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How to Cite
Dutta, D., Sethi, R., & V, D. R. (2020). Why is Yoga Unpopular among Indian Youth?. The International Journal of Health and Medicines (TIJOHAM), 1(1), 27-39. Retrieved from https://www.growingscholar.org/journal/index.php/TIJOHAM/article/view/61