How do you de-stress? Wine, ice-cream, crystals? Do you look for external solutions like so many others?
Fortunately, Yoga works from within. It allows you to relieve stress and tension in both mind and body while making you more resilient to prevent it in the future.
Here are a few yoga poses that have an incredible ability to rid you of stress.
This yoga pose makes you focus on a single point, which is a great way to manage stress. It can also help to relax your body by loosening the muscles of the shoulders and hips, where tension usually accumulates.
Standing Forward Fold
This pose can calm a busy mind, restore balance in your nervous system, and promote calm and peace. In terms of energy, it balances the sacral chakra of the body which prevents fluctuating and excessive emotional energy.
When we’re exhausted all the time, our adrenal glands go into overdrive, causing burnout. Child’s Pose soothes the adrenals, and practicing it regularly can calm your mind.
This pose has an excellent calming effect on the body and mind. It is also excellent for the digestive system, so if you experience acidity and incontinence due to stress, this pose can be a great help. The thunderbolt pose can also help you sleep better, releasing any stress you may have accumulated during the day.
Reclined Bound Angle Pose
This pose can help you release stress and tension through the hips, inner thighs, and groin. It allows you to surrender to the moment and let go.