Yoga Exercises to Relax

Yoga exercises are great for increasing flexibility and for synchronizing movement with breathing. The exercises are based on different postures in which you must stand still for 10 seconds and then change, progressing to the next exercise.

These exercises can be performed at home or at the Yoga center, but it is not advisable to practice in gyms, because despite being a type of physical activity, Yoga also works the mind and, therefore, you need a place appropriate, in silence or with relaxing music.

These exercises can be done during the day, to relax or even before and sleep. Discover the best benefits of yoga for your body and mind.

Exercise 1

Lie down on your back, with your legs straight and then lift your right leg, always straight and hold for 10 seconds, with your toes pointed towards your head, which should be resting on the floor and with your attention focused on that leg .

Then, you should repeat the same exercise with your left leg, always keeping your arms relaxed at your sides.

Exercise 2

Lie on your stomach and slowly raise your right leg, stretching it as much as possible in the air and focusing your attention on that leg for about 10 seconds. Then, the same exercise should be repeated with the left leg.

During this exercise, the arms can be stretched and supported under the hips.

Exercise 3

Still on your stomach and with your hands resting on the floor beside your body, slowly raise your head and raise your upper body as much as possible.

Then, still in the snake position, raise your legs, bending your knees and bringing your feet to your head as close as possible.

Exercise 4

Lie on your back with your legs apart and your arms along your body, with your palm facing up and keeping your eyes closed and in the meantime, relax all the muscles in your body and, as you exhale, imagine that you are coming out of all the tiredness, problems and worries in the body and that when breathing in, peace, serenity and prosperity are attracted.

This exercise should be done for about 10 minutes, every day.

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