Yoga can be one of the most relaxing workouts as each pose has a different purpose which ranges from releasing stress to calming your mind. Give these seven poses a try each day for several weeks and reevaluate how you feel each day. If they’ve had a positive impact on you, stick with them!
Paschimottanasana (Seated Forward Bend) – Lowers your blood pressure, reduces headaches, and calms your mind.
Pada Rajakapotasana (Half Pigeon) – Opens your hips and releases stress.
Balasana (Child’s Pose) – Reduces upper back, neck, and shoulder strains.
Vrikasana (Tree Pose) – Helps create physical balance.
Uttana Shishosana (Extended Puppy Pose) – Releases tension in the back and calms the mind.
If you start your day with 10 minutes of yoga or meditation, it is proven that your day will be less stressful and it will boost your energy. Next time you feel overwhelmed, take a moment and do a yoga pose for one minute. You will be surprised how relaxing it truly is.