All preparations have been done and everything is set for the wedding but have you prepared yourself to take up the wedding day stress? Well, wedding day jitters are quite normal. Rather than denying it, acknowledge it and carve out some time to breathe through it. Yoga is an excellent way to unwind, rejuvenate and look radiant on the big day. Start doing them at least a month or two before the wedding. Listed below are five poses that will be helpful for the bride-to-be, check these out.
Here Are 6 Yoga Poses That Relaxes And Calms The Bride
1. Child Pose
Sit down on your heels and widen your knee hip width apart. Breathe out and bring your torso between your knees. Place your arms on the ground extended over your head and palms down. Your forehead should touch the floor. Breathe out and remain in the position for 1 minute. A slight variation can be stretching the arms to the right and staying in the position for 5 breaths and changing sides before returning to the original position. This asana will calm down the mind and body and relieves stress.
2. Forward Bend
Stand erect with hands on hips. Bend forward from your hips. Lengthen your torso as you bend downwards. Keep your knees straight and bring the palms to touch the floor or toes. Press the feet against the ground and push the sitting bone upwards. Stay in this position for 30 seconds and slowly return to the starting position. This pose relieves tension, energizes the body, soothes the nerves, nourishes the hair and facial muscles, and strengthens the legs and hips.
3. Side Bend
Stand straight with feet together and raise your arms straight above the head. Cross the thumbs and breathe in. Extend your hands and torso upwards as if you want to reach up the sky. Breathe out and move your arms towards your right and elongate your left torso as you bend towards the right side. Move to center and move your arms to left by elongating your right torso. This will stretch the entire body, energize it, alleviate stress, and tone your hips and arms.
4. Chair Pose
Stand upright with feet slightly apart. Raise your hands above your head with palms facing each other. Bend down your knees as if you are sitting on a chair and keep the thighs parallel to the floor. Lean the torso slightly forward and lengthen the lower back. Stay in this posture for 30 seconds and get back to the original position. This asana will strengthen the legs, spine and pelvis. It will improve heart rate and stimulate abdominal organs. It improves posture and provides relaxation.
5. Bridge Pose
Lie on your back and bend the knees. Bring the feet close to the gluteus and position the hands on the sides. Lift your hip upwards and intertwine the fingers below the back on the floor by straightening the arms. Try to lift the hips higher. Your head should be on the floor. Push the chest towards the chin and keep the feet parallel. Stay in the pose for 30 seconds and return to starting point. This posture will relieve stress and tones the back, hips, abs and thighs. It stimulates the nerves, energizes the body and improves flexibility.
6. Diamond Pose
This graceful pose is liberating and keeps you calm and rejuvenated. Sit down and bring the soles of the feet together while keeping your heels 1 to 2 feet away from your pelvis. Exhale and bend forward, so that the forehead touches your heels. Hold this posture for 5 to 10 breaths. This pose will relieve your stress and calms your nerves.