yoga for headached
These 5 Yoga Poses Will Relieve Your Headaches:
1. Corpse Pose
1. Lie flat on the floor, ensuring that there will be no disturbance for the duration of the pose. Make sure you are comfortable, but don’t use any pillows or cushions. It will be best if you lie on a hard surface.
2. Close your eyes.
3. Place your legs such that they are comfortably apart. Make sure your legs relax completely and your toes are facing sidewards.
4. Your arms must be placed along your body and slightly apart, leaving your palms open and facing upwards.
5. Now, slowly draw attention to every area of your body, starting from your toes. As you do this, breathe slowly, yet deeply, setting your body in a state of deep relaxation. Do not fall asleep in the process.
6. Breathe slowly, yet deeply. This will impart complete relaxation. As you breathe in, your body will be energized, and as you breathe out, your body will calm down. Focus on yourself and your body, forgetting all other tasks. Let go and surrender! But make sure you don’t doze off.
7. In about 10 to 12 minutes, when your body feels relaxed and refreshed, roll to one side, keeping your eyes closed. Stay in the position for a minute, until you sit up in Sukhasana.
8. Take a few deep breaths and gain awareness of your surroundings before you open your eyes again.
1. Brings The Body To A Meditative State
The body relaxes and goes into a deep meditative state, which in turn helps repair the cells and tissues and releases stress.
2. Relaxes And Calms The Body
Shavasana replenishes and rejuvenates your body. It is a great end to your workout, especially if it has been an intense one. The Savasana also gives space and time for the workout to sink in. It is a perfect buffer between exercise and your daily chores.
3. Reduces Blood Pressure And Anxiety
As your body relaxes and calms down, your blood pressure also drops, and this helps relax your heart. As a result, anxiety is in control.
4. Improves Concentration And Memory
The direct effect of meditation is focus and concentration. While you focus on each area of your body while you are in Shavasana, your mind automatically improves concentration and memory.
5. Increases Levels Of Energy
Savasana is the fastest and safest way to gain instant energy. The 10-minute break gives your body an energy boost, and thereby, increases your productivity.
2. Bridge Pose(Setu Bandhasana)
Lie flat on your back with arms at your sides, palms down. Bend your knees and place your feet flat on the floor. Keep your feet hip width apart, parallel to each other, and as close to the buttocks as possible. Simultaneously, press your upper arms and feet into the floor and begin lifting your hips towards the ceiling.
Try to distribute your weight equally on the inside and outside of your feet.
1.Stretches the chest, neck, spine, and hips
2.Strengthens the back, buttocks, and hamstrings
3.Improves circulation of blood
4.Helps alleviate stress and mild depression
5.Calms the brain and central nervous system
6.Stimulates the lungs, thyroid glands, and abdominal organs
8.Helps relieve symptoms of menopause
9.Reduces backache and headache
10.Reduces fatigue, anxiety, and insomnia
11.Rejuvenates tired legs
12.Relieves symptoms of asthma and high blood pressure
13.Therapeutic for hypertension, osteoporosis, and sinusitis
3. Big Toe Pose(Utthita Hasta Padangustasana)
1. Start the Extended hand-to-big-toe pose in Samasthiti. Bring the left knee to your stomach.
2. Extend the left arm and catch hold of the left foot. (Take the arm inside the thigh and cross it over the ankle).
3. Inhale, stretch the left leg forward. Unbent the knee fully.
4. Once you are steady, oscillate the left leg out to the side.
5. Breathe deeply as it assists in maintaining concentration.
6. Stay in this pose for 20- 30 seconds. Bring the leg to the center and release the foot to the ground with an exhalation. Practice the pose with the right leg on the other side for the equal time length.
1. Effective Weight Loss: Forget rigorous workouts and boring diet plans, turn to the science of Utthita Hasta Padangustasana for an effective and healthy weight loss. The pose helps the practitioners in shedding extra pounds of weight in a safe manner while feeling fresh and healthy simultaneously.
2. Strengthens the Legs and Ankles: The Extended hand-to-big-toe pose is a standing balancing yoga posture that actively engages the legs and assists in building strength in them and the ankles. For physically active and balanced body, each organ and joint, including the legs and ankles should be healthy and strong.
3. Stretches the Muscles of the Raised Legs: In the extended hand to big toe pose, one leg is raised out to the side. As the practitioners raise one leg and hold the foot in the hand, they can feel a stretch along the entire leg that releases the tightness and pain in the hamstrings.
4. Helps with Digestive Problems: One of the top benefits of extended Hand to Big Toe Pose includes a healthy digestion. The extended hand to foot pose cures indigestion, bloating, and acidity, thus ensuring a healthy stomach and digestion.
5. Relieves Anxiety: We all feel burnt out due to stress and tension. There is no escape from it but surely a method to control the stress. Utthita Hasta Padangustasana is a potent remedy for relieving anxiety and feeling rejuvenated in the midst of a chaotic livelihood.
6. Strengthens the Nervous System: The Parasympathetic nervous system is the ideal mental state that every individual yearns for. Though, it is tough giving away to the monotony that we live in but not impossible. The extended hand to toe pose strengthens the nervous system helping the practitioners savor fruits of the parasympathetic nervous system.
7. Revitalizes the Body: The daily practice of Utthita hasta padangusthasana effectively relieves tensions from the body through the action of stretching and thereby revitalizes the body. So, naturally charge up your energy batteries with Extended Hand to Toe Pose.
8. Opens the Hips: Extended Hand to Big Toe posture is an excellent hip opener yoga asana. The pose opens the hips allowing an energetic shift in the body. Tight hips overload the spine and restrict a good range of motion and blood circulation.
9. Develops Focus: Develop higher levels of concentration and focus through the Utthita Hasta Padangustasana. Fixing the drishti on one point along with a steady breathing is challenging but important for attentiveness.
10. Improves Sense of Balance: The Utthita Hasta Padangustasana grants the practitioners with a higher sense of balance– the psychological sense to help people prevent falls during standing and sitting.
4. Dolphin Pose
Begin on your hands and knees. Place your forearms on the floor parallel to each other, palms down.
Your elbows should be directly beneath your shoulders, knees right under your hips. Actively press your hands and forearms into the floor.
1· Stretches your hamstrings, calves, and arches
2· Opens your shoulders, chest, and inner armpits
3· Strengthens your arms and legs
4· Helps regulate digestion
5· Tones your core muscles
6· Therapeutic for menopause, asthma, high blood pressure, flat feet, and sciatica
7· Relieves back ache, fatigue, stress, and mild depression
8· Helps prevent osteoporosis
5. Extended Puppy Pose
Begin on all fours: shoulders over wrists, hips over knees, tops of feet on the floor. Slowly walk your hands out as you drop your chest towards the floor (keeping hips over knees and arms shoulder-width apart).
If you are having trouble with your form, try drawing your navel up and your hips back as you extend the hands forward, in order to keep your hips over your knees. Now drop your forehead to the floor and let your neck relax. You may want to place a bolster under your forehead to support your weight.
1.Stretches the spine and shoulders
2.Calms the mind and invigorates the body
3.Improves flexibility, especially in the spine
4.Relieves symptoms of chronic stress, tension, and insomnia
5.Strengthens and stretches the arms, hips, and upper back
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