We then track how each student is feeling over the project via an online tool which measures their levels of energy, sleep, stress and anxiety, self-esteem, relationships, purpose, satisfaction and happiness, and consumption of alcohol and caffeine.
Last time, participants reported an overall jump of 29% in their health and wellness following the project.
This year it seems yogi guru Pattabhi Jois wasn’t wrong when he said “practice and all is coming!”
On average, students reported that their mental and physical health improved by an amazing 36%.
Feelings of stress and anxiety saw the biggest impact with levels falling by 55% on average and self esteem improved by 50%. Sleep quality also went up by 25% and sense of purpose by 46%.
The number of coffees and alcohol units consumed over the the month dropped too. Caffeine consumption almost halved and standard alcoholic drinks fell by 41%..