Try These Yoga Poses For Anxiety Relief

Feeling anxious? Try yoga. The only rule is to remember to let the breathing move your body and enjoy the sequence. Om. Shanti. Shanti. Shanti.

 

Tadasana Urdhva Hastasana (Mountain Upward Hands Pose)

Helps boost self-confidence, treats depression, and tones the abdomen, pelvis, torso and back.  

Prasarita Padottanasana (Intense Leg Stretch)

Helps soothe the brain and sympathetic nervous system, energizes the heart and lungs, reduces stress and relieves headaches.  

Adhomuukha Svanasana (Downward Facing Dog)

Helps relax the nervous system, relieves fatigue, increases the flexibility of hip, knee and ankle joints.  

Salamba Sirsasana (Supported Head Balance)

Helps stamina, increases circulation, and improves the function of the pituitary and pineal glands.  

Utthita Trikonasana (Extended Triangle)

Helps stimulate digestion, relieving gastritis, tones the abdominal organs, and reduces stiffness in the neck.  

Ardha Chandrasana (Half Moon Pose)

Helps boost self-confidence and improves circulation in the feet and spine.  

Viparita Dandasana (Inverted Staff Pose)

Helps soothe the brain, emotional stability, and build self-confidence.  

Ustrasana (Camel Pose)

Helps stimulate the adrenal, pituitary, pineal and thyroid glands. Increases lung capacity.  

Janu Sirsasana (Head to Knee Pose)

Helps sharpen the memory, reduces stress, and relieves chronic headaches and migraines.  

Supta Baddhakonasana (Reclining Fixed Angle Pose)

Helps regulate blood pressure, relieves lower backaches, and improves circulation.  

Viparita Karani (Inverted Pose)

Helps reduce stress, relieves palpitations, and breathlessness. Also relieves nausea.  

Savasana (Corpse Pose)

Helps remove physical and mental fatigue. Relaxes and soothes the sympathetic nervous system.  

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