Yoga for Anxiety and Depression

Neelam Rawat

Mental health is as important as physical health. These days people are suffering from anxiety and depression which leads them to destroy their beautiful life. People take medicine to obviate anxiety and depression but by doing simple yoga poses you can avoid anxiety disorder.

So here are 4 yoga poses which are easy to do and they’ll certainly help you to deal with anxiety and depression.

1. Tree Pose
Tree pose is a very easy yoga pose. In Hindi, this your called Vrikshasan. In this pose, you have to stand like a firm tree. This yoga pose makes you strong and steady like a tree. Tree pose requires your concentration which helps you to relax your mind. In this pose, you have to balance your body in one leg for that you need full concentration.

2. Child Pose
Child pose is one of the simplest yoga pose. In this pose you have to sit like a child and stretch your hands. This pose is amazing for anxiety and sleep. This pose keeps your body calm and stable your mind. But if you have had hip and knee injury then you should avoid this yoga pose.

3. Butterfly Pose
If you feel sudden anxiety attack and you don’t know what to do at that time. Then you can do this yoga pose. This pose will immediately relax your tensed tissues. In this pose you have to keep your legs like butterfly and flap them. This yoga pose is a great way to release anxiety and increase blood circulation. Howpever, people who are suffering from knee injury should not do this pose.

4. Bridge Pose
Bridge pose is also amazing pose for releasing anxiety. This pose opens space around your heart and also helps in blood circulation. This pose helps you to focus and think clearly. Bridge pose will help you to stretch your neck, chest and back which relax your body eventually. People suffering from neck injury and back problem, pregnant women should avoid this pose.

If you are suffering from anxiety and depression then you should definitely try these yoga poses. These yoga poses will lead you towards a happy, healthy and stress-free life.