Menstruation is a natural phenomenon in a woman’s life which occurs every month from puberty to menopause. It is characterized by monthly vaginal discharge of blood and cells from the uterine linings. The menstrual cycle normally lasts from two to seven days.
Women undergo hormonal changes during menstruation, and can tend to become anxious and experience pain or discomfort during this phase.
Avoid rigorous physical activities, inversions, and anything that aggravates your nervous system during your periods.
These simple yoga poses can limit the pain and discomfort during your Moon Cycle, calm your body and restore your mind.
Balasana- Childs Pose
Gently stretches the hips, thighs, and ankles, calms the brain and helps relieve stress and fatigue, relieves back and neck pain.
Uptavista Konasana- Seated Angle
Opens the hips while stretching out the entire back side of the body, stretches the inner legs, stimulates the abdominal organs.releases the groin.
Badha Konasana- Bound Angle
Stimulates abdominal organs, ovaries, bladder, and kidneys, stretches the inner thighs, groins, and knees, soothes menstrual discomfort and sciatica.
Viparita Karani- Legs Up the Wall
The restorative nature of this posture gets blood flowing to parts of the body that need it, good for most any ailment including arthritis, high or low blood pressure, menstruation and menopause.
Janu Sirasana- Head to Knee Pose
Calms the brain and relieves mild depression, stretches the spine, shoulders, hamstrings, and groin,
relievse symptoms of menopause and
Stretches lower back, hamstrings and hips.Massages and tones the abdominal and pelvic organs.
Supine Bound Angle
Increases blood circulation in the lower abdomen, stretches the inner thighs, calms the nervous system.
“Peace in the body gives poise in the mind”.
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