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5 Poses to Cut back Overwhelm – Weblog


Sue Cheung is a yoga and mindfulness meditation instructor with over a decade of expertise educating at a few of London’s hottest studios. In 2023 Sue certified as an Integrative Change Employee with the Moral Teaching Collective and as an authorized Life Coach with the Life Coach College.

Sue shares 5 poses to cut back overwhelm…

Alternate Nostril Respiratory

  1. Discover a snug seated place with a secure base and lengthy backbone.
  2. Utilizing your dominant hand place the index and center finger onto the house between the eyebrow. 
  3. Let your thumb relaxation on one nostril and the ring finger onto the opposite, letting the pinky finger curl in in direction of the palm. 
  4. Take a cycle of breath into each nostrils, then shut the suitable nostril and inhale by the left. 
  5. Shut the left after which exhale by the suitable.
  6. Inhale by the suitable.
  7. Shut the suitable after which exhale by the left

Proceed for about 10 rounds. As we transfer by the midline, we’re stimulating each hemispheres of the mind, serving to to create a way of calm and ease.

Neck Circles

  1. Sit up good and tall, reducing the chin all the way down to the chest
  2. Draw the chin over to the suitable shoulder, to the ceiling, left shoulder and again all the way down to the chest
  3. Do that about 5 occasions on this course, then draw the chin in direction of the suitable armpit, take your proper hand and gently information the left ear away from the left shoulder. 
  4. Launch the top, deliver the chin all the way down to the chest and repeat moving into the other way

This motion is massaging the vagus nerve which performs an necessary function in shifting us right into a extra parasympathetic nervous system state – the remaining and digest state.

Sleeping Pose into Twist

  1. Lie flat onto the ground 
  2. Bend the elbows like they’re in a cactus place
  3. Look to the suitable after which slide the suitable knee in direction of the suitable elbow as if you’re sleeping.  Keep right here for about 10 breaths
  4. Elevate the top and slide the suitable arm beneath the left arm and lengthen each arms lengthy. So that you’re now facet mendacity with the arms prolonged with palm on prime of palm. 
  5. Start to elevate the left arm to the ceiling (such as you’re drawing a rainbow over your physique) and open right into a supine twist. Keep right here for 10 breaths.
  6. Elevate the left arm again to the ceiling, returning to your facet mendacity and again to mendacity in your entrance.
  7. Repeat on the second facet.

Youngster’s Pose

Carry the large toes to the touch, knees large and let your seat connect with your heels or a help (blanket, cushion, or block). Let the torso relaxation in between the thighs. Arms attain ahead with the elbows and forearms resting on the ground. If doable have the house between the brow relaxation onto the ground or a help. This will have a really calming impact on the thoughts.

Bringing Down the Heavens (a qigong type)

  1. Standing tall with the ft about shoulders distance aside
  2. The knees are comfortable
  3. Attain the arms to the edges and up, imagining as if you’re gathering power out of your favorite place in nature.
  4. As soon as the elbows attain ear top, start to show the palms face down, fingertips level in direction of each other and begin to transfer the fingers down by the entrance of the physique. Think about that you simply’re inviting that power into the physique, cleansing any emotions of overwhelm.
  5. Repeat this a complete of thrice.

Hopefully these poses will show you how to to shift any emotions of overwhelm. You’ve received this! Take it one step at a time.


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