According to a study, 74 per cent of women and 80 per cent of men are stressed out as a result of work overload and insufficient rest. Stress kept many people awake at night. People are looking for new ways to relieve stress, such as calming teas, sound therapy, and spa treatments. However, one of the most effective stress-reduction techniques is a centuries-old practice: yoga. Yoga practice lowers blood pressure and alleviates symptoms of depression and anxiety. It is not only an excellent stress reliever, but it is also useful in releasing physical tension.
Sukhasana lengthens the spine and opens the hips. It will assist you in calming down and eliminating anxiety. It will also help to alleviate mental and physical exhaustion.
How to Go About It: Begin by sitting with your spine straight and your legs stretched out in front of you. Bend your knees and place your left foot beneath your right knee and your right foot beneath your left knee. Maintain your palms on your knees. Align your neck, spine, and head. Keep your gaze forward and your breathing in check. Hold this position for 60 seconds before switching the crossed legs.
Balasana is good for your lymphatic and nervous systems. It will relax you and relieve stress. It elongates the thighs, hips, and ankles. It helps with neck and back pain.
How to Go About It: Begin by kneeling and sitting on your heels. Bend forward until your chest reaches your thighs. Place your hands on the side. Hold this position for as long as you can and take deep breaths.
Your spine, hamstrings, and lower back will be stretched in Paschimottanasana. Apart from relieving stress, this pose improves digestion, stimulates the liver, reduces fatigue, and alleviates menopausal symptoms.
How to Go About It: Begin by sitting with your feet stretched forward. Bend forward until your stomach is touching your thighs. Hold your feet together with your hands. Hold this position for 30 seconds before returning to the starting position.
Ananda Balasana will help calm you and get rid of fatigue and stress. It will stretch your spine and groyne gently.
How to Go About It: Lie on your back, legs extended, and arms at your sides. Bend your knees towards your belly button. Hold your feet and stretch your hands. Stay in this position for 60 seconds, opening your knees wide.
Uttanasana can help with fairly benign emotional difficulties. It will relax your mind while stimulating your kidneys and liver. It will also strengthen and stretch your knees, hips, calves, and hamstrings.
How to Go About It: Straighten your back and bend forward. Stretch your body so that your palms are touching the ground. Straighten your legs for a more intense stretch. Hold this position for three to four deep breaths before returning to your starting position.