6 Yoga Asanas That Will Help You Relax And Get Rid Of Negativity

Sitting in one position for long hours can lead to the built up muscle tension and negativity in your hips. Try these yoga asanas to relieve your body from stress.

Written by Kinkini Gupta | Updated : August 1, 2022 6:01 PM IST

6 Yoga Asanas To Get Rid Of Negativity

Yoga asanas are very beneficial for people who lead a sedentary lifestyle. A lot of negative energy are stored in the hips especially if a person sits in one position for more than 6 or 7 hours. Not only will your muscles become sore, it can also affect your physical health in the long run. There are some particular asanas that are specially meant for the hips. Sitting for long hours including bed rest and not exercising enough can lead to tight hips, which can become a storehouse of negativity and tension. It's important to release muscle tension and relax your hips through hip opener yoga poses, as they are an important body part. They support your lower back and are responsible for proper movement, posture and gait.

Pigeon Pose

This pose is a great workout to stretch your lower back and hips. If done correctly, it will increase your hip flexibility and also stretch, release tension from your lower back muscle and also improve digestion. It is also known to alleviate mental stress or worry, since Ayurveda claims these emotions are stored in the hips. When you are doing this asana, don’t force your body, allow it to stretch as much as it can.  Also Read - Facing Digestive Issues? Alia Bhatt's Trainer Shares Yoga Asanas To Boost Digestion

Kumbhakasana Or Plank Pose

Plank Pose benefits the nervous system and helps strengthen your core. When we’re strong physically, we feel stronger and more confident mentally and emotionally too, so a strong core can help you cope with any challenges you face.

Ashwa Sanchalasana

Studies show that low lunges are more effective than squats in engaging the major muscle groups of the lower body, and that the instability inherent in the position may activate and strengthen underutilized muscles, giving you a more thorough workout. This asana is mainly focused on the muscles on your Hips, Knees, Hamstrings, Psoas and Lower back. It helps stretch the muscles and relax. The release of tension through this will also help you feel better. Also Read - Tension, Anxiety, Stress! Yoga Asanas To Improve Concentration And Memory

Utthan Pristhasana Or Lizard Pose

Strength in your hips and hamstrings, in particular, can improve your balance and flexibility. The pose also has many mental benefits, including reducing stress, improving focus, energizing creativity, and releasing emotion.

Malasana Or The Garland Pose

It will help stretches your hips and relax the lower back, glutes and hamstrings. Better blood circulation also helps keep your reproductive organs healthy. Helps tone the body: Malasana helps bring muscle tone in your glutes, tights and around your belly as it engages all the muscles concerned. Malasana is particularly beneficial for people who sit in one place or position for very long hours. Malasana is also known to cure helps cure constipation, lower back pains, sciatica pains, tight hips. Also Read - Anxiety Disorder And Excessive Smart Phone Usage: Can It Be A Trigger?

Supta Baddha Konasana

This position serves as a wonderful substitute for Savasana at the conclusion of your workout. It's a profoundly calming and regenerative yoga pose that opens your hips, stretches your core and hip muscles and helps you let go of all negative energy.