Healing Yoga

A debated truism about the nature of affliction says that all sufferings are equal. Many perceive that starvation, tensions, or nervousness are on the same level and can feel offensive. Whether you are battling with a relationship trauma or suffering from body aches, it affects our consciousness in a similar way. Walk into any yoga class and you will find people from all walks of life turned to this ancient science because they needed to be healed in some way. Majority of people turn to this natural system for healing effects.

Many have turned to yoga to heal their wounds, physical disability, mental disorders, and diseases. Yoga does not provide a cure for everything, but it is effective in many other ways. As yogic research expands along with the medical science, empirical evidence shows that yoga therapy is the most effective therapy for diseases and common ailments, including cardiovascular diseases, arthritis, hypertension and even cancer.

Research indicate that yoga therapy places efficacy in aiding recuperation from stress-induced problems. It helps to mitigate tensions and even prevent anxiety-induced conditions providing strong sense of balance. It improves the overall- health and vibrancy of a person.

The science of yoga heals your body, mind, and intellect. It improves strength, enhances flexibility and provides you with vitality. Yoga is one of the most powerful forms of exercise to restore your overall health and well-being.

Practice these healing yoga poses to improve your physical and mental state.

1 Warrior II Pose (Virabhadrasana II): Begin in mountain pose with your feet-hip distance apart and arms resting by your side. Breathe out as you step your feet wide apart about 3-4 feet. Make sure your heels are aligned with each other. Turn your right foot outwards to form a 90-degree angle and left foot inwards to form a 45-degree angle. Raise your arms parallel to the ground to shoulder height. Bend your right knee so that your shin is perpendicular to the ground. Look towards your right hand. Hold the pose for several breaths.


2 Pigeon Pose (RajaKapotasana): Start on your fours with knees directly beneath your hips. Place your hands directly below your shoulder and spread your fingers. Bend your right knee and place it between the hands with right heel just under the left hip. Extend your left leg straight behind you with toes tucked inwards. Inhale, expand your chest gazing in upward direction. Exhale, slowly lower your chest and head towards the floor. Hold the pose for few seconds.


3 Crow Pose (Bakasana): Stand in mountain pose with feet wide apart and arms by your side. Keep your knees bent as you lower your hips in a squat position. Widen your thighs wider than your torso. Place your hands in front of you directly below your shoulders and spread your fingers. Rest your knees on the back of the upper arms. Rise up on your toes and shift the body weight on your palms. Look at a point in front of you. Leaning forward, lift your feet off the mat with heels towards the hips. Keep pressing the palms into the floor. Hold the pose for about one minute.


4 Wheel Pose (Urdhva Dhanurasana): Lie on your back with bent knees and arms by your side. Make sure your feet are slightly apart about 2-3 feet with heels near to your hips. Bend your arms at the elbows and place your palms close to your ears with fingers pointing towards the feet. Press your hands and feet into the yoga mat to lift your back and hips off the ground. Bring your arms parallel to each other with elbows shoulder-width apart. Further, raise your body higher uplifting your head off the ground while extending your arms. Hold the pose for few breaths.


5 Child Pose (Balasana): Kneel down on a yoga mat with a straight back and knees separated as wide as your hips. Lower your chest to your thighs and forehead to the mat.Place your arms alongside your legs with palms facing up. Relax and breathe in. Hold the pose for several breaths.


Practice healing yoga poses to nourish your overall health.

Healing Yoga