Chronic stress can lead to a number of conditions such as insomnia, digestive problems and cardiovascular diseases. The practice of yoga helps you deal with both the physiological components and the psychological components of stress. In this video, yoga expert Samara Chopra teaches you asana which will help you beat stress and anxiety.
- Garbhasana is a restorative posture that relaxes the nervous system and calms the mind. This asana stimulates the organs of your stomach helping you fight digestive problems.
- Matsyasana helps you release all the tension and stress trapped within your upper body rejuvenating your body and boosting the immune system. It is also a great way to beat fatigue, as well as anxiety.
- Supta baddha konasana helps to calm your mind while you focus on your breath. This asana helps to train your mind and your body to remain calm even in a stressful situation.
- Halasana balances the functioning of the nervous system. Deep abdominal breathing complements this stress relieving posture helping you calm your mind.
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Published: January 12, 2015 6:03 pm | Updated:June 11, 2015 6:33 pm