Topmost Yoga Poses To Help You Combat Stress & Anxiety

Topmost Yoga Poses To Help You Combat Stress & Anxiety

Anxiety attacks, one of the growing concerns in today’s society, usually happen from time to time, anxiety disorders being characterized by recurrent bouts of attacks of acute anxiety, terror, and panic lasting anywhere from few seconds to several hours. People suffering from anxiety benefits a great deal from yoga taught at yoga teacher training course in Goa or elsewhere, originated and developed thousands of years ago, and is touted as a scientific system and discipline if practiced diligently in all its entirety. In this context, yoga aspirants from all corners of the world make a beeline to Goa, the hub of yoga preached and practiced at 200-hour yoga training Goa. Amongst the yogas, Hatha and Vinyasa yoga are the most popular and widely used practiced style imparted at best yoga teacher training programs in Goa, India. Furthermore, multi-styled Yoga (a blend of styles), Yin Yoga, Aerial Yoga and Kundalini Yoga are also there to ease out stress and anxiety.

The word ‘yoga’ denotes ‘union’, and the feeling of oneness you attain from performing yoga taught and learnt at yoga teacher training course in Goa, doing yoga on Goa’s sandy beaches with the earth and its elements surrounding you and serving as backdrops, are unique, simply out-of-this-world. Even doing meditation on the serene beaches of Goa with the sea wind gently blowing, completely relaxes and rejuvenates your mind, body, and soul clearing away all your doubts, stress and anxieties that have a disturbing effect on your mind.

Five Best Yoga Asanas To Provide Relief From Stress & Anxiety:


1. Sukhasana or The Easy Pose

In Sukhasana taught at yoga teacher training course in Goa, you have to open your hips and spine. As a result of which, you’ll feel less stressed out and more relaxed. Moreover, Sukhasana helps to mitigate exhaustion or fatigue, both physical and mental.

Sit with your back straight with legs spread out in front of you to begin with. Left foot should now be placed under right knee, and right foot must be placed under your left knee. Keep palms on your knees with your shoulders back and relaxed and make sure your spine should be in neutral position. Pay attention to your breathing keeping your eyes on the prize. After 60 seconds, switch the way your legs are crossed.

2. The Child’s Pose (Balasana)

The lymphatic and neurological systems benefit a lot from the practice of balasana imparted at 200-hour yoga teacher training Goa. Balasana aids you in relaxation and alleviation of stress, with legs, hips, and ankles being all stretched out as a result. Neck and back pain are relieved owing to balasana.

Start with crouching down and sitting on your backside. Bend forward until your chest is level with thighs and then relax. Let your hands fall to the side, and breathe deeply holding this position for long as you can.

3. The Paschimottanasana or Seated Forward Bend

Paschimottanasana learnt at yoga teacher training course in Goa, stretches the spine, hamstrings and lower back. Apart from reducing stress, tension, and anxiety, this pose helps with PMS symptoms, digestion, liver, and exhaustion-all of these being associated with menopause.

Start the pose by putting your feet out in front of you and seating down. Bend forward till your stomach keeps touching your thighs. Keep your feet in place with the help of your hands. Once you have held this posture for a duration of 30 seconds, go back to your starting place.

4. Ananda Balasana or Happy Baby Pose

For those who are feeling a sense of agitation, tiredness or exhaustion, this yoga practice taught at best yoga teacher training programs in Goa, is highly beneficial providing relief and mitigating your symptoms. Moreover, Ananda balasana helps you to stretch your back and groyne.

Legs extended, arms by your side whilst you recline on the back. Now, bring knees in towards the direction of your tummy. Then hold on to your feet stretching hands out wide. Thereafter, lie on your back with knees wide apart holding the position for 60 seconds.

5. Uttanasana or Standing Forward Bend

Uttanasana imparted at 200-hour yoga teacher training Goa, will help to alleviate minor sort of depression, tension and worries. It’s a great way to provide relaxation to the tired and stressed-out mind, simultaneously stimulating the liver and kidneys. Furthermore, uttanasana improves your knees, hips, calves, and hamstrings thereby enabling you to lead a sound and healthy life.

Stand upright whilst you bend forward. Then place your palms on the ground flexing your body. Straighten legs for getting a better stretch holding this posture for three to four long breaths. Thereafter, go back to the original position.

One of the most effective ways to de-stress is to engage oneself in regular yoga practice imparted at yoga teacher training course. Furthermore, one must indulge himself/herself in deep breathing as part of yoga practice to get rid of all negative thoughts and feelings. The easy going, conducive atmosphere while practising yoga plays a crucial role in rejuvenating your tired mind, body, and soul.

Diya Yoga is Yoga Alliance certified RYS200 school located at beautiful beach of Arambol, North Goa, India. Our best yoga teacher training programs in Goa merges ancient Vedic knowledge with modern yoga asanas taught by highly skilled and trained Indian and International teachers and mentors. We deliver comprehensive theoretical and practical training program during our 25-day structured course. After completion of our 200-hour yoga teacher training Goa (YTT course), you will emerge as a confident teacher with enhanced skills to teach yoga lessons to aspirants. Come join us in our effort to spread the wholesome benefits of Yoga far and wide

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