Motion sickness can throw your travel plans into a real wrench. Yoga practice can help prevent the symptoms of motion sickness altogether. Do this yoga sequence recommended by yoga expert Sunaina Rekhi before your travel to have the most pleasant journey.
Utthan prishthasana: This asana enhances the eyesight and improves the coordination between your eyes and brain. It also improves blood circulation to your ears strengthening your hearing power. All these benefits help manage motion sickness well.
Vrikshasana: There is a heightened sense of smell and touch when motion sickness kicks in. This asana helps overcome motion sickness by improving your sense of smell. The asana also helps improve your balance and stability.
Matsyasana: Matsyasana strengthens your neck and shoulders. The improved blood circulation to the brain positively impacts the sense organs and helps relieves stress on them.
Virabhadrasana 2: This asana invigorates the nervous system by increasing blood supply and also calms the mind. A steady mind can really help you calm down and relax when you are travelling.
Sarvangasana: Sarvangasana increases the blood flow to your scalp, eyes and head by enhancing the level of oxygen supply to these parts. It also helps you focus better and relieve stress, which is vital for overcoming motion sickness.
Shavasana: You must end your yoga practice with Shavasana to relax and do away with any kind of anxiety that is bothering you before your travel.