Unwinding is one of the best things you can do for your health. With stress being the No.1 causes of early death, the importance of relaxation is crystal clear. Although in our careers we may be striving to be the best we can be and unleash our full potential, we shouldn't sacrifice our well-being as a consequence. Make peace-of-mind a priority with these calming poses.
1. The Lotus Pose
Transcending time and religion, the lotus, or padma, has significant symbolism. Over the course of centuries, the flower has represented an entire span of states. This includes detachment, rebirth, enlightenment, cosmic energy, material and spiritual wealth, and beauty. The easily distinguishable flower plays a huge role in India and Egypt's creation stories.
Gomukhasana is a seated yoga posture elongates seven parts of the body at once. This includes the hips, thighs, ankles, shoulders, underarms, chest, triceps and chest. several parts of the body simultaneously, including the ankles, hips, thighs, shoulders, underarms, triceps and chest.
3. The Downward Dog
The Adho Mukha Svanasana is also known as the Downward-Facing Dog Pose. It's a soft inversion that relaxes the nerves and alleviate's stress. Throughout each exercise, ensure that you sustain a focus on breathing as it refines your attention, fixating your mind on the recurring changes as you breathe in and out. Try and sense how the position changes your breath.
4. The Bharadvajasana
Bharadvaj is among one of the seven seers. Asana is named after him. It is believed that he composed alot of hymns in the Vedas. The Bharadvaja's Twist or seated twist, as a lot of people name this asana, is a basic seated yoga asana. Not only does it have multiple benefits, but it can also be performed by absolutely anyone.
5. The Uttanasana
Translated into English, Uttansana means a powerful stretch pose. This Asana, in English, is called the Standing Forwards Bend, and it has some incredible effects on the body. Not only does it heal but it rejuvenates your body. In the asana, your head is positioned underneath the heart, which allows for great blood circulation in your head rather than your feet, giving a rush of energizing oxygen to your cells.