Naked Yoga School: Surrender into Anxiety Relief (all levels—great for menstrual cycle)
Posted Feb 17 2010 2:37am
(all levels—great for menstrual cycle)
Forward bends can deeply soothing for our nervous system. They take pressure off the kidneys, allowing the adrenal glands to float—activating the parasympathetic nervous system. Because they are quieting to the nervous system, these poses can help to reduce stress. Forward bends increase prana that soothes, grounds, and calms the yoga practitioner. We let go by lengthening and expanding from within.
In this video you will learn the following asanas: Uttanasana (Standing Forward Bend), Variations w/ bent knees and shoulders release, Parvritta Padottanasana (Revolved Standing Straddle Pose), Janu Sirsasana variations (Head of the Knee Pose), Paschimottanasna (Seated Forward Bend), Upavista Konasana (Seated Straddle Forward Bend) and Baddha Konasana (Cobbler Pose).