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These Six Awesome Yoga Poses Are Perfect Stress Busters

Know the six yoga poses that best help to get rid of everyday stress.

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In today’s competitive world everyone is under pressure to reach the zenith. Naturally this leads to stress, consciously or subconsciously. Stress can make you short tempered, damage your relationship and kill your enthusiasm. But we have an amazing solution for you to beat the stress.

Yoga is one of the best solutions that can help you come out of it. It can bring transformations in your life for the better.

Here are some yogic tips to follow:

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Pashchimotan Asana

Sit on the yoga mat with your legs stretched forward and join them together. Taking a long deep breath, raise both hands upward. Then, exhale and take both hands forward to touch your big toes.

Try to rest your head on your shin bone while keeping your back straight. Hold it for 10-20 seconds.

(Photo courtesy: Yogaguru Neha)
(Photo courtesy: Yogaguru Neha)

Note – People with back problems must maintain a gap between the legs.

Purvottanasana

Sit with your legs forward and place both hands right beside your buttocks. Then take a deep breath and lift your whole body on the strength of your palms and feet.

Hold this position for 10-20 seconds.

(Photo courtesy: Yogaguru Neha)
(Photo courtesy: Yogaguru Neha)
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Virabhadr Asana

Stand with your legs stretched out. Now turn your right toe out, and simultaneously turn your upper body to the right. Now take a deep breath and raise both hands up.

Exhale and bend your right knee. Hold this position for 20-30 seconds. Repeat with the other leg as well.

(Photo courtesy: Yogaguru Neha)
(Photo courtesy: Yogaguru Neha)

OM Chanting

Sit with your back straight. Take a long, deep breath and chant ‘OM’ five times while you exhale.

(Photo courtesy: Yogaguru Neha)
(Photo courtesy: Yogaguru Neha)
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Anulom-Vilom

Block your right nostril with your right thumb. Exhale through your left nostril and inhale from the same nostril. Now block your left nostril with your middle and ring finger. Gently exhale through the right nostril and subsequently inhale, so as to exhale form the left.

Repeat this process for 5-10 minutes.

(Photo courtesy: Yogaguru Neha)
(Photo courtesy: Yogaguru Neha)

Bhramari

Gently, cover both eyes with your fingers. Block your ears with your thumbs. Place your tongue between your teeth and purse your lips. Then, take a long, deep breath and chant ‘HUM’ 5-6 times while exhaling.

(Photo courtesy: Yogaguru Neha)
(Photo courtesy: Yogaguru Neha)

(Yogaguru Neha is one of the founder members of the Holistic Healthcare Foundation Society. She is a qualified yoga expert and has been teaching it since 11 years. She can be reached at theyogaguru.com and www.tygyoga.com.)

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