13 Yoga Poses That Melt Away Stress

Stress can cause serious health issues that can be solved by these 13 easy yoga poses.

All you have to do is to hold a pose while breathing deeply what allows the muscles to release stress. The mind is also rested through yoga by focusing on breath and position rather than stress.

Why can yoga eliminate stress from your body? The gentle stretching of multiple muscle groups and focus on posture and rhythmic breathing will bring you into a state of relaxation.

13 YOGA POSES THAT ELIMINATE STRESS FROM YOUR BODY

Some yoga classes increase metabolism with accelerated breathing , moving quickly through poses more quickly and are good for fitness But for stress elimination you need to do slow, controlled movements and breath.

Multiple studies confirmed that by doing yoga you will decrease anxiety , relieve phobias as well as general stress.

Yoga helps you focus on the here and now. Being focused on the present moment is best for our mental well-being and the best alternative to medication.

If you have injuries,first talk to your medical professional and then is everything is ok you can start a yoga program.

For this 13 yoga poses, hold each for 5 slow breaths or 1-2 minutes.

1. CHILD’S POSE

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Kneel on a yoga mat then bend forward with your forehead resting on the mat you’re your chest resting on your thighs and rest hands near your feet, palms up.

2. HEAD TO KNEE FORWARD BEND

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Sit put your legs extended ,feet flexed then bend one knee, bringing the foot to the inside of the upper thigh.Next, put your palms on either side of the extended leg.Finally bend forward with forehead resting on extended leg.

3. BRIDGE POSE

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Start with lying on your back ,put your feet flat hip-width apart , knees bent and palms facing down with fingertips touching heels.Then raise hips and chest off the mat.

You feel tightness in your thighs, buttocks, and abdominal muscles, right ?

4. COW POSE

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First, kneel on all fours and let your belly sag down toward the mat as spine also curves downward.
Next,lift chin upward.

5. STANDING FORWARD BEND POSE

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Stand, bend forward ,put your palms flat on the floor near your feet and your head to rest against legs.

6. EASY POSE

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Sit crossed-legged on the yoga mat with both of your feet under the opposite knees and your palms on your knees.

7. DOLPHIN POSE

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Stand, bend forward and touch the floor with your palms.
Start to walk hands forward until you can place your forearms flat on the yoga mat and then relax your neck and head.

8. EAGLE POSE

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Bend knees and balance on one foot.
First, cross your one leg over balancing leg, then wraps foot behind calf of balancing leg.
Next,Cross arms, bend elbows and press palms together.

Do the same with the opposite leg.

9. CAT POSE

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Start with kneeling on all fours and your toes pointed.
Continue with rounding back into a curve arcing up and letting your head and neck to relax.

10. CORPSE POSE

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Lie flat on your back ,put your palms face up.

11. PUPPY POSE

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Kneel on all fours,put your feet flexed ,your toes against yoga mat and then start walking hands forward with arms straight and palms against the floor.
Your chest and forehead should touch the floor.

12. EXTENDED TRIANGLE POSE

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Start by standing with one foot forward and other foot turned at 90 degrees and then step forward as far as you can with the foot that is turned out.Next,bend forward , place a hand on the ankle of the forward foot and reach opposite arm upward.

13. LEGS UP THE WALL POSE

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Start by sitting with rear close to a wall then put both legs up the vertical surface of the wall with feet flexed and put your arms straight from shoulders with palms down.

These amazing 13 poses will do wonders for your blood flow to muscles and you will feel a gentle warming of your body while you do them.

Via: powerofpositivity.com

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