Cafe | May 25, 2018

De-stress

It is an effective yoga pose for relieving lower back pain, hip strain, and shoulder and neck stiffness. Try sitting on the knees and bending forward with arms forward or by your side. Rest your forehead on the ground to get relief from additional anxiety.

This pose improves focus and concentration, an empowering pose which relieves tension from the shoulders, legs and back. Fix your gaze on an object which soothes you.

Uttanasana can help quiet a busy mind, balance the nervous system, and promote feelings of calm and peace. Raise your hand above your head while inhaling and bend your torso forward while exhaling. Touch the ground with both your hands, keeping your legs straight.

This pose helps in waking up the senses and reduces fatigue and tiredness. It also rejuvenates the body by improving blood circulation. Get down on your knees and hands so that your back remains straight and parallel with the floor. Now, push up your hips by straightening the knees and elbows so that your body forms an inverted V shape.

Paschimottanasana can help a distracted mind unwind. It stretches the hamstrings, spine, and lower back. Keep the feet flexed and lower your forehead toward your knees.

Easy Pose promotes an inner calm. It opens hips, lengthens spine and increases serenity. Focus on your breath in this pose, and sit still with a straight spine for at least 60 seconds.

An excellent stress reliever and full body stretch for increasing flexibility. It helps improve digestion and lessens the symptoms of anxiety.

Savasana is a pose of total relaxation. It slows breathing, lowers blood pressure and quiets the nervous system. Lie on your back with your eyes closed, arms by your sides and palms facing up. Allow your ankles to fall outward.