There are many routes to relaxation, including yoga, meditation etc. Here i share you two easy method of relaxation in brief. You can do them when anxiety strikes, or regularly everyday.
Sit with your eyes closed. Relax your muscles, starting with those in your feet and working with slowly through the legs, torso, neck and face. Breathe only through the nose. As you breathe out, repeat the word ‘Om’ or ‘two’or ‘cool’or any other simple word you like. Continue the repetitions for 10 to 20 minutes.
Inhale slowly and deeply through your nose. When you breathe in you should push out your abdomen. Hold and count to four. Then, letting your shoulders and neck muscles relax, exhale slowly and comfortably to the count of six. As you breath out you abdomen will go in. Repeat the sequence four or five times to banish tension. Every time when you breath in, think that you are taking lots of positive energy and thoughts to your body and mind. When you breath out , think that you are throwing out all your worries, negative thoughts and illness.At the end feel like cool..
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Yoga has been proven to reduce the amount of stress hormones in your body. Ideally, yoga tones muscles without straining them,promotes good circulation, reduces stress, helps clear mental fuzziness, eases nausea,and relieves some of the routine aches pains of pregnancy. Learning yoga breathing techniques can also help you cope with contractions.
If you have never practiced yoga before, don’t try to start from scratch on your own or with a video. Instead, join prenatal yoga classes (we teach it).