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Yoga For Stress With Amelia
Amelia Thorn • Ep 2
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Yoga For Stress With Amelia
Yoga For Stress With Amelia
Amelia Thorn • Ep 2 • 03:14

Stress has sadly become an unavoidable companion in our lives in today's fast-paced and demanding society. Yoga, fortunately, offers a powerful remedy to assist us in controlling and lowering our stress levels. In order to quiet the nervous system and encourage a sense of serenity and balance, yoga is a practice that combines regulated breathing, focused movement, and relaxation methods.

Because physical tension may be a tangible representation of stress, yoga's deliberate, gentle motions assist in releasing it from the body. The body and mind may be calmed down by performing poses like Child's Pose, Forward Fold, and Savasana. Deep breathing exercises, such as the 4-7-8 method, help to further stimulate the body's relaxation response and silence the mind's constant chatter.

Regular yoga practice not only reduces stress immediately but also builds resiliency and calmness in the face of difficulties. Yoga assists us in finding inner peace among the craziness of the outside world by focusing on the present moment and letting go of concerns about the past or future. Incorporating yoga into your daily routine may thus be a useful tool on your path to a more balanced and stress-free existence, regardless of your level of expertise.


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- [Amelia Thorn] - Today we're going to do a quick three poses to release our neck and our upper shoulders. You know how people always say, "Oh, that's such a pain in the neck?" Well, sometimes we take our life pains and they manifest themselves in our bodies. So, we might actually have a pain in our neck from something that's happening in our real world. So, we're going to do just three quick nice poses to release our neck, release our shoulders, so that we can start to release some of the pains in our neck in our real world too. So, first we're going to start out with some eagle arms here. So, right arm on top of left, round through the spine, and just a little rock side to side, almost like you are steering a boat here, and you're just going to feel those nice back muscles. The upper shoulder muscles really start to release here. Nice, now we're just going to float those arms up overhead. A nice inhale and let's switch sides. Left arm off over right, maybe a little lift here as we lower everything back down. A little sway side to side. This should feel really good. Nice, you can spend as long as you'd like here. Lifting everything back up overhead. Exhale, release it back down. We're going to walk our hands all the way out. Come onto the belly now. Lower everything down and find a little shoulder stretch here. Arms out to a T, roll onto that right shoulder, left leg will sit behind you. Now, there's a lot of variations here with this pose. You can just hang out here, maybe interlace your fingers behind your back. Take your knee up a little bit higher. Grab that leg behind you. Whatever feels good here. Mostly we're focusing, again, on releasing the neck and that shoulder. So, whatever helps you find that, go right for it. We'll move over to the other side. Rolling onto that left shoulder again. Maybe interlacing fingers behind the back here. Grabbing a hold of that knee, taking the leg up. Whatever feels good to release that shoulder and that neck. A deep inhale. Exhale back out. Good, one more pose here to find a little bit of a neck release, a little bit of a back one. It's probably the juiciest one so far. Hips up tall. Interlace the fingers behind the back. Lower everything down. Now, the weight should come into the feet here, and just hang out. Nod the head yes, shake the head no. Maybe even sway side to side here, inching everything down. Again, pull the weight into the toes. Exhale, release, walk everything back out. And those are three really great poses to release some of that pain in your neck.

Watching Now
Yoga For Stress With Amelia
Yoga For Stress With Amelia
Amelia Thorn • Ep 2 • 03:14

Stress has sadly become an unavoidable companion in our lives in today's fast-paced and demanding society. Yoga, fortunately, offers a powerful remedy to assist us in controlling and lowering our stress levels. In order to quiet the nervous system and encourage a sense of serenity and balance, yoga is a practice that combines regulated breathing, focused movement, and relaxation methods.

Because physical tension may be a tangible representation of stress, yoga's deliberate, gentle motions assist in releasing it from the body. The body and mind may be calmed down by performing poses like Child's Pose, Forward Fold, and Savasana. Deep breathing exercises, such as the 4-7-8 method, help to further stimulate the body's relaxation response and silence the mind's constant chatter.

Regular yoga practice not only reduces stress immediately but also builds resiliency and calmness in the face of difficulties. Yoga assists us in finding inner peace among the craziness of the outside world by focusing on the present moment and letting go of concerns about the past or future. Incorporating yoga into your daily routine may thus be a useful tool on your path to a more balanced and stress-free existence, regardless of your level of expertise.


View Transcript
- [Amelia Thorn] - Today we're going to do a quick three poses to release our neck and our upper shoulders. You know how people always say, "Oh, that's such a pain in the neck?" Well, sometimes we take our life pains and they manifest themselves in our bodies. So, we might actually have a pain in our neck from something that's happening in our real world. So, we're going to do just three quick nice poses to release our neck, release our shoulders, so that we can start to release some of the pains in our neck in our real world too. So, first we're going to start out with some eagle arms here. So, right arm on top of left, round through the spine, and just a little rock side to side, almost like you are steering a boat here, and you're just going to feel those nice back muscles. The upper shoulder muscles really start to release here. Nice, now we're just going to float those arms up overhead. A nice inhale and let's switch sides. Left arm off over right, maybe a little lift here as we lower everything back down. A little sway side to side. This should feel really good. Nice, you can spend as long as you'd like here. Lifting everything back up overhead. Exhale, release it back down. We're going to walk our hands all the way out. Come onto the belly now. Lower everything down and find a little shoulder stretch here. Arms out to a T, roll onto that right shoulder, left leg will sit behind you. Now, there's a lot of variations here with this pose. You can just hang out here, maybe interlace your fingers behind your back. Take your knee up a little bit higher. Grab that leg behind you. Whatever feels good here. Mostly we're focusing, again, on releasing the neck and that shoulder. So, whatever helps you find that, go right for it. We'll move over to the other side. Rolling onto that left shoulder again. Maybe interlacing fingers behind the back here. Grabbing a hold of that knee, taking the leg up. Whatever feels good to release that shoulder and that neck. A deep inhale. Exhale back out. Good, one more pose here to find a little bit of a neck release, a little bit of a back one. It's probably the juiciest one so far. Hips up tall. Interlace the fingers behind the back. Lower everything down. Now, the weight should come into the feet here, and just hang out. Nod the head yes, shake the head no. Maybe even sway side to side here, inching everything down. Again, pull the weight into the toes. Exhale, release, walk everything back out. And those are three really great poses to release some of that pain in your neck.


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