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Yoga For Stress & Anxiety

Yoga For Stress & Anxiety

Looking at today’s lifestyle, yoga plays a very important role in keeping our life healthy. The kind / amount of work we do to grow especially in corporate is bad for our physical and mental health. It is directly or indirectly affecting our health in many ways. Earlier it was mostly the people who work in corporate companies and now after the pandemic we see all of us are working from home and the students have also completely switched to online classes and that is directly affecting their health. 

We can see a lot of us struggling with issues like Cervical Spondylitis, Back pain, weak eyes, migraine and everything together is causing a lot of other issues as well. Stress being one of the top issues. Stress or anxiety is very common these days and Asana, Pranayama and Meditation can really help recover from all these issues we have mentioned above. We have a saying in Yoga that “Yoga Is for Everyone “. It is actually for everyone. You want to lose some weight; yoga is for you. You want a healthy lifestyle; yoga is for you.

There are a lot of asanas, pranayama’s and other kriyas in Yoga which can help reduce stress / anxiety or cure it completely. Check out the practices you can pick and do them regularly to see the improvement.


ASANAS: When it comes to asanas for stress relief, it is mostly the Restorative Asanas that can actually help in reducing stress. Any asana can be restorative but it depends on a teacher how one leads the class. Here are a few asanas that one can practice – 

  • Vrksasana
  • Virabhadrasana 3
  • Supta Baddha Konasana
  • Shashankasana
  • Setu Bandhasana
  • Seated Cat & Cow
  • Eka Pada Rajakapotasana
  • Jatara Parivartana
  • Ananda
  • Balasana
  • Supta Kapotasan

MEDITATION: Meditation along with the asana practice, regular pranayama Abhyasa can cure not only stress but a lot more issues. One can start with focusing on breath and then continue with Yoga Nidra under the supervision of a teacher. By practicing Yoga, a combination of Asanas, Pranayama’s and Meditation, one can recover from a lot of diseases and can live a healthy and happy life. And, we should not be Waiting for any health issues to make us start the practice


PRANAYAMAS: Pranayama’s help not only with stress or anxiety but with a lot more issues as well. Pranayama’s like Anulom Vilom , Nadi Shodhan, Bhramari help keep our nervous system cool and healthy. These pranayama’s directly help in stress and one can actually recover from it just by practicing these pranayama’s also.


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