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5 Sure-fire Yogasanas To Reduce Anxiety In Stressed Parents

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Managing busy office and home schedules combined with caring for a child can be stressful.

Although, exercising, talking with friends and going for a stroll are different ways to cope with anxiety and stress, they may not always help.

A great way to banish stress is through yoga. It reduces stress and anxiety because it promotes relaxation. Regular practice of yoga can help you stay calm and relaxed.

Click on this ClipBook to know about five yogasanas that can reduce anxiety and promote mental peace.

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What Is Yoga?

Derived from the Sanskrit word yuj, yoga means a union of the individual consciousness or soul with the universal consciousness or spirit. Yoga is a 5000-year-old Indian body of knowledge.

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Garudasana (Eagle Pose)

This pose requires you to concentrate and focus the mind on a single point, which is an excellent stress management tool. It can also help to free tightness in the shoulders and hips, which are common spots for emotional tension to accumulate.

Sukhasana (Easy Pose)

Sukhasana will lengthen your spine and open your hips. It helps you calm down and eliminate anxiety. It also reduces mental and physical exhaustion.

Uttanasana (Standing Forward Fold)

Uttanasana will relieve mild depression and stress. It calms your brain and stimulates your kidneys and liver. Read about how to do this pose in this article.

Balasana (Child's Pose)

This asana is a resting pose that focuses on the thighs and also helps alleviate back pain. If this asana is performed with a full gravitational pull, you can notice a great sense of mental, physical, and emotional solace.

Ananda Balasana (Happy Baby Pose)

The Anandabalasana is also called the happy baby pose or the dead bug pose as it resembles both very closely. But since a happy baby seems more positive, and the asana has positive effects on the body, it is more widely known as the happy baby pos...

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