Since our childhood, we have heard about various benefits of Yoga. The days of childhood even allowed us to invest our time into these healthy activities. But then now, after getting into the hustle bustle of life, we get into the trap of Stress, anxiety and sometimes a constant emotional instability.

In general term, anxiety is a disorder that feels like a fear for near future, it is a constant worry about something that is going to happen unfavorably.  when it gets extreme, it starts to affect the person physically.  Our emotional instability is capable of leaving a lasting impact on our body along with our mind. As we stretch or expand our body, our focus shifts from anxiety and stress to expansions and stretched points of our body.

I am going to help you out by listing down top 10 Yoga Asanas that can help you cure and prevent the whole of you from Anxiety and Emotional Instability.

1. Dhanur Asana

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As you can see through the image, this asana focuses on the expansions of your body. This asana opens the shoulders and chest along with the neck.  Also, by affecting mentioned areas, it makes the abdominal muscles and back strong.

 

2. Dand Asana

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This is believed in the development of the core areas of our body. It is because even though this asana is very easy to perform, still it requires the involvement of your mind along with your body. the practice helps in reducing the stress.

3. Pashchimottan Asana

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Pashimottan asana, also known as Seated forward bend. beginners find it difficult to do, but then when practice is done regularly, you will be able to reach to your feet by bending your back completely forward towards it.

4. Bal Asana

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This asana is to be done by sitting in the childlike pose. It rejuvenates the muscles of the body. As the knees are stretched and relaxed, therefore, the joints are healed and made ready for functioning.

5. Sirsasana

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The posture of Sirsasana requires keen focus and control over your body. The headstand improves the blood flow to the eyes. This asana increases blood flow to the head and scalp. Its benefits also include that it strengthens shoulders and arms.

6. Shavasana

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Shavasana, it is as easy to do as it looks. And with this easiness, it comes with many benefits to the body, which apparently helps in curing the anxiety stress. it cures insomnia along with improving the mental health. It is also believed that this asana is excellent for stimulating blood circulation.

7. Marjari Asana

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Also known as Cat stretch. The benefits include, it makes the spine flexible, improves digestion by massaging digestive organs.  Marijariasana  helps relieve a backache.

8. Baddhakon Asana

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Baddhakon Asana is one of the most profound poses of Yoga which works best to stretch the muscles and increases in-depth focus towards the asana. The benefit includes Stimulation of abdominal organs, ovaries and prostate gland, bladder, and kidneys. For women it soothes menstrual discomfort and sciatica.

9. Urdhva Hast Asana

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This asana is also called as the Upward salute. It gives the belly a good stretch and thus improves digestion. It relieves the stress and anxiety perfectly. Along with the mental and physical health cures the extra benefit it gives is an enhanced body posture.

10. Janu Sirs Asana

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The beginner tip for this asana is ‘make sure the bent-leg foot doesn’t slide under the straight leg.’  The pose stimulates the liver and kidneys. Relieves anxiety, fatigue, headache and menstrual discomfort.

 

Afterall our ancestors cannot be wrong about our well being. Yoga is believed to have originated in India over 5,000 years ago.

This Yoga day, make a resolution that you will start to take care of your body and continue the old methods (Yoga) for a healthy tomorrow.

Share this with your friends and family.  Spread the awareness folks! 🙂

 

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