How can I Handle Stress And Anxiety through Yoga?


Hey Guys,

I am Suffering From Stress And Anxiety so could you please tell me the tips to Handle Stress And Anxiety through Yoga.


I find that the breath is the best thing to hook into when feeling stressed. I always try and remember that things pass and to bring myself back to the breath. Its funny, when ever people are anxious, their friends always tell them to breathe. Sounds like good advice.


The breathing you learn from practicing yoga. The physical exercise from the asana practice as well. A lot of stress is carried physically in the body in your shoulders, back, and hips. Yoga practice incorporates a lot of physical postures that help release the tension in those areas, and that helps a lot in reducing stress.

There are many other areas of yoga as well, but most people start with the physical practice and the breath work. You can try meditation, just know that it takes a lot of practice to calm the mind in meditation, but it’s worth it.

Start with some restorative postures and gentler hatha. Then move on to try Iyengar or a flow style for the physicalilty.


Perhaps read your own blog under the heading Stress Free Yoga Exercise.


When you do asanas you will feel relaxed on those days but if you want to feel relaxed 24/7 you should integrate pranayama and meditation.


In addition to all the good advice above, I’d recommend that you keep coming back to your posture (upper body especially) throughout your day. Specifically, what I have found helpful is to check once in a while that your shoulders are not creeping up to your ears and scanning your face to see how tense it is and then releasing it as much as possible (especially the jaw, tongue, forehead and eyelids). And make sure that you’re not clenching your teeth! Namaste.


[QUOTE=InnerAthlete;76795]Perhaps read your own blog under the heading Stress Free Yoga Exercise.[/QUOTE]

Too true :slight_smile:


Hope this video help you
How to end stress, unhappiness and anxiety to live in a beautiful state | Preetha ji | TEDxKC



Life is not against us. We are a part of it and not separate from it. We are intrinsic and organic to it. It’s impossible to conquer life – the part cannot conquer the whole. Life is very spontaneous and flows and emerges by itself. Life is a dynamic dance of energies in the outer world as well as in one’s subjective inner world. So to face life with its multidimensional ever emerging layers, we first need to attend to this unfinished business – the fight within ourselves.

Yoga is a systematic method for healing your stress and anxiety.

The purpose of the practice of Yoga postures - called asana-s - is not just to increase flexibility, blood circulation, burning calories and improving our balance and posture as modern day advertisements may suggest.


The whole body exists as an organic unity, in a deep rhythm of its own. Yoga exercises release all sorts of accumulated toxins from the body. Stretching stimulates receptors in the nervous system that decrease the production of stress hormones. Asana practice enhances the flexibility of the joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments and stimulates circulation. Flexibility and strength of the spine keep the body youthful.


Conscious breathing allows one to notice one's surroundings, to pay attention to oneself and decompress. It connects the body to its battery, the solar plexus, which is a storehouse of energy. Stress and depression can be overcome by breathing more deeply with increased awareness.


Taking time to relax means taking time out of one's busy life to pay attention to the body and mind. Conscious relaxation techniques relieve the body of existing stress symptoms and also helps develop resilience against external stress factors. Once body and mind are freed from constant overload, they are at ease and perform more efficiently.


Right diet is eating in tune with your body’s and nature's rhythms. It promotes health and has a balancing effect on body and mind. A yogic diet is natural, simple to prepare, easy to digest, calming for the mind and causes the least harm to other living beings and the environment.


Eliminates negative thought patterns by becoming aware of hidden unconscious mental and emotional patterns through mindfulness and inquiry. This is the way to Inner Peace.

Read this blog to fight against the stress and anxiety like a warrior :

Be Positive! Be Energetic! Make your soul as the solution for all the problems and struggles. Lead a happy life. Best wishes.


The first thing is
1.Do yoga asanas to reduce stress out of mind
2.Breathe right with pranayamas to relieve anxiety
3.Try to meditate
Then you will be able to handle stress and anxiety
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