HOW CAN YOGA RELIEVE STRESS:
Stress is energy-consuming. It takes a lot of energy and can leave us with nothing. This is of extreme pain when one has lots of chores to do but not meeting deadlines and not getting quality time to be spent with one’s spouse.
In all these situations yoga acts as a stress-relieving gadget. In the world of hustle and bustle, when all our wars are been attenuated, people around us are doubting us and one gets no energy to even burst that stress out. It’s time to tune in the body. There is a lot of research material that explains how yoga can help in relieving stress.
Yoga is a great escape from daily stress as it has no side effects and it’s just about your body and soul connecting.
Below are the simple yoga poses to relieve stress anyone can do at home. But before that, if you are still wondering how yoga relieves stress, read the bullet points on what yoga can do to your body,
Relaxes your mind and body
Stretching muscles and releasing happy hormones
Raising body awareness
Breathing becomes more meaningful
POSE # 1: HAPPY BABY POSE
Lie on your back
Bend the knees towards the abdomen
Stretch the hands to grab the feet
Open your knees as much as you can
And remain in this position for at least sixty seconds
WHY THIS YOGA POSE RELIEVE STRESS:
It’s called a happy baby pose because this position can make you calm and happy as babies are.
It also helps to enhance the mood and relieve the pain
It helps sleep better
This position relieves you from fatigue and tiredness
It is the easiest and the best pose ever for relieving stress. Do this for 30 secs daily and see your body getting into a new world.
Get on your hands and feet (like a cat)
Now focus on breathing, make your you draw back your belly to the spine as you exhale and raise the back towards the roof
Gradually let go of the head towards the floor.
WHY THIS RESTORATIVE YOGA POSE WILL RELIEVE STRESS
This practice stretches your lower back left it smoothened.
Hence releasing stress
This cools down the body
This is a multi-beneficial and versatile pose. It can also help with diseases like asthma. All that you need to do is:
Lie (on the mat) on the abdomen
Put your hands beside your shoulders
Take the air in slowly
While lifting the chest from the floor with the hands remain constant.
WHY THIS EASY POSE WILL RELEASE STRESS?
This opens up the chest muscles and lets you breathe easily
It relaxes your muscles, gives quick relaxation
And reduces muscles pain (if you have any)
POSE#4: EAGLE POSE
Bend your knees
Cross the thighs as the right thigh over the left one
Now try to hook the left foot behind the lower calf(right)
Cross and align your hands as the
left-hand presses the left palm and the right-hand presses the right palm
It improves concentration and stretches the muscles
POSE#5: CORPSE POSE
Lie on your back
Keeps your legs at a distance from each other
Your palms upward
Start breathing deeply
As you breathe focus on all the parts of your body
Starting from head till toe
It is really calming pose. It can let you release stress within seconds. Do this for 4 to 5 minutes.