Tips for relieve stress
Relaxation can help to relive the symptoms of stress. It can help you calm and take a step back from a stressful situation. All relaxation techniques combine more deeply with relaxing muscles.
This relaxation tips is very good before and after Yoga.
Savasana (Corpse Pose)
- Lying on your back, relax you lags and allow your feet to fall outward.
- Relax your arms, turning the hand so the palms face upwards.
- Gently elongate your neck and allow the chin to slightly.
- Soften your face and close your eyes.
- Breath in and out through the nose, focusing your awareness on your breath.
Gently place your hand over the other, palms down, on your abdomen. Exhale slowly and completely. Then inhale, breathing into the abdomen, using the position of your hand to guide your breathe. Allow the abdomen to rise and fill like balloon, then slowly exhale. hold out breath for moment then inhale again without rushing. Enjoy the feeling and the wonder of breath. Breathe into the abdomen up to 5 times.
Breathing into the lower rib cage: Place your hand at the base of the rib cage and exhale slowly and completely. As you inhale, breathe in to lower rib cage and feel the lower rib expanding. Hold the breath in momentarily, then slowly exhale and feel the lower ribs contract again. Hold without breathe for moment before inhaling again. Breathe into the lower ribs up to 5 times.
Breathing into the upper chest: Place the hand on the upper the chest, below the throat. Exhale slowly and completely, then as you inhale, breathe slowly into the upper chest. You feel a much deeper, fuller breath and you will feel expansion through the entire upper rib cage, front and back. Hold the breath for moment before exhaling slowly and completely. Hold without breath for moment, before inhaling again. Breathe into upper chest up to 5 times.
Now just relax, no yoga is complete without the final pose Savasana. Savasana is a resting pose, its not the same a sleeping. You should stay present and aware during the 5 to 10 minutes duration of the final relaxation.