8 Easy Yoga Poses To FLUSH Stress Hormones From Your Body

Stress can slowly creep into your life and once its they’re there it’s pretty hard to stop feeling a certain way.

Yoga has been proven to calm the body and mind by many different studies. Many different kinds of poses will relieve stress in a matter of time.

The Bridge pose will stretch out your legs and your back, at the same time it decreases back pain, fatigue and anxiety.

another simple pose you can perform is the cat pose, which will relieve stress and help the spine.

Looking to eliminate the feeling of stress from your life?

Look at the inforgraphic below to learn how to perform 8 different stress relieving yoga poses and the health benefits that come with them.

Child Pose

This is an excellent pose for healing and relaxation. Grab a mat, kneel on it, your bottom should be resting on your heels. Lean forward and make sure that your legs support your chest. Place your forehead on the mat. Place your arms by the sides, with the palms facing up. Take a break and make sure to breathe deeply.

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Forward Fold

This movement symbolizes surrender and release. You can let go of the pain and the past and accept the present as it is. This is a seated posture.  Lean forward and reach your toes.

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Dolphin

Come back into a plank pose, then lower down to your forearms, making sure they are parallel to one another and shoulder width apart. Slowly begin to step your feet in toward your face, continuing like you would to downward dog. Lengthen your tailbone away from your pelvis and continue to press your forearms actively into the ground.

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Cat pose

This pose is a flowing movement, which allows you to gently stretch your spine, hips and heart. You can perform it on hands and knees, at times rounding and flexing the spine.

You are going to notice the energy circulating through your body. You are going to feel the areas that are tense and tight and release the stress from within your body.

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