What is yoga? Yoga for anxiety and stress

What is yoga?
Yoga is an ancient Indian technique by which you will be able to connect your body and mind in a single
harmony. The word yoga came from the Sanskrit word “yuk” which means “union” yoga is the combined
practice of physical, mental, and spiritual aspects of life in one way.
Yoga for anxiety and stress
Yoga includes poses(asanas), and meditation techniques to counter stress and anxiety.
Some yoga poses to get rid of anxiety and stress:
Tree Pose (Vrikshasana) All body weight is shifted to one leg, and needs proper balancing, this helps to
switch off your mind from all other things.

Cow Pose (Bitilasana ) is one of the yoga asanas that you can practice at the beginning it doesn’t need
too much flexibility. It exercises with the Cat pose

.Cat pose (Bidalasana) Cat pose is good for your spine and increases the circulation of spinal fluid flow.

Standing forward bend Pose (Uttanasana) Physical Physically beneficial for your Knees, thighs, back,
neck, and abdominal muscles. Releases anxiety and stress from your mind.

Bridge Pose (Sarvangasana) Bridge pose is good for blood circulation. stretches the spine, neck,
chest, and hips. also, make the stomach flat.

Butterfly Pose ( Baddha Konasana ) Most suggested asana during pregnancy, is the opens the hips
and pelvis groin area. also good for polycystic ovary syndrome (pots).

Hero Pose (virasana) Hero pose is a classical asana very comfortable that’s why good for meditation
and breathing. stretches knees and thighs.

Leg-up-wall-the-Pose (Viparita Karani ) This is one of the beginners’ yoga asanas. you can start with
wall support and need not much flexibility but its benefits are remarkable.

what is Asana?
Asana is nothing but a body posture that you bring during yoga. Asana is a Sanskrit word that means
Rules for Yoga
There are some rules and regulations for practicing yoga:
. The best time to do yoga is during sunrises or sunsets.
. Practice yoga after baths and on an empty stomach
. The body and mind should be clean.
. The natural environment is good for practicing yoga.
. Don’t make effort to meditate just calm down and do nothing.
. Don’t go for results immediately.
. If you have any medical problems, do at the health experts’ advice.
Benefits of Yoga
1. Reduce anxiety and stress by improving mental as well as physical health.
2. Stimulating breathing.
3. making muscles powerful.
4. Yoga rises spiritualism, you will be able to see things better and positive aspects.
5. Great treatment for addictions.
6. Also manage sleep disorders, heart problems, back problems, etc.
7. Improve memory and concentration power, really good for students.

8. Gives rise to your self-discipline.
Yoga heels you, externally and internally. It connects your soul to divinity.

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