Stress has become part of our daily lives. Although some people can handle it better than others, its effects on the health of the body and mind are just as harmful. To help you reduce your stress and prevent its impact on your body, here are 8 easy and effective yoga positions.
Yoga is an ancient Indian practice that includes a multitude of techniques and physical exercises, breathing, meditation, and relaxation. It unblocks the flow of energy in the body and helps it to relax and release tension.
Here are 8 yoga poses to relieve stress:
1 – The Child’s posture
On a yoga mat, sit on your heels and bend your bust forward until it rests on your thighs and your forehead touches the floor. Turn your shoulders forward, extend your arms and place your hands by your heels with your palms facing up. Hold this position for 5 breathing cycles (one cycle corresponds to one inhalation and one exhalation).
This posture is very beneficial for the nervous and lymphatic system, helps to calm the mind and reduce stress.