Easy Yoga Poses To Flush Stress Hormones

10 Easy Yoga Poses To Flush Stress Hormones From Your Body!

If you want to eliminate the feeling of stress from your life then this is the right solution for you. Take a look through this infographic to learn step-by-step instructions on how to perform 13 stress relieving yoga poses as well as their health benefits.

1.Child’s pose

Kneel on the mat with the legs together, sitting back on the heels

Hinge forward and put the chest on the thighs,  forehead is on the floor

Curl your shoulders forward and rest the hands, palms up, next to the feet. Hold 5 breaths.

How it calms:

This pose will quiet your mind and eases the stress and it also benefits the nervous and lymphatic system

Child’s pose

2.Bridge pose

Lay on your back, bend the knees and place feet flat on the floor, hips wide apart, slide the arms alongside the body with palms facing down

Press the feet into the floor, inhale, lift your hips and roll your spine off the floor while keeping the hips width apart.

Press into the arms and shoulders to life the chest and engage the buttocks and legs in the hips lifting.

Hold for 4 to 8 breaths, than release and exhale, roll the spine back to the floor.

How it calms:

This pose provides gently stretching the back and legs, thus reducing the anxiety, fatigue, stress, insomnia, headaches and it can also help you get rid of high blood pressure.

Bridge pose

3.Standing Forward bend

From standing, exhale forward and bend your knees enough to bring the palms flat to the floor with your head pressed against the legs

Feel the spine stretch in opposite directions as your head pulls down and in, then press the hips up and strengthen the legs to deepen the stretch

Hold for 4 to 8 breaths, then bend the knees, inhale with the arms out to the sides and then raise the arms and torso back to standing position.

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4.Eagle pose

Begin standing with arms at sides

Bend the knees, balance on the right foot and cross the left thigh over right, then hook top of left foot behind right calf; balance for one breath

Extend arms straight in front of the body and then drop the left arm under the right

Bend your elbows, raise the forearms perpendicular to the floor, and wrap the arms and hands, pressing the palms together

Square the hips and chest to the front wall and draw your belly in and up

Gaze at the tips of your thumbs

Hold up for one minute, then gently unwind your arms and legs; repeat on opposite side.

How it calms:

This pose improves focus,balance and relieves your from tension in the shoulders, legs, and the back.

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5.Corpse pose

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Lie flat on the back with your legs together but not touching, the arms at sides with palms up.

Keep your eyes closed and the face relaxed and breathe in and out deeply.

Hold position for 3 to 5 minutes.

How it calms:

This pose relaxes your body and it can trigger a state of deep rest that will slow down your breathing, lower the blood pressure and it will quiet the nervous system.

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