How to Stretch Away Anxiety and Tension with a Spine Stretch Forward Move Stress Relief Remedy

March 19, 2011

Stress, Stress Remedies, Yoga

Do you worry too much?   Do your best to get rid of your obsessive negative thoughts and take a break from money worries that can make you feel stressed out and cause tension in the body. Too much stress can cause heart disease and certain cancers.

Rainbow journaling might help monitor your negative thoughts and feelings.

As for any tension you may have in your body, try the Spine Stretch Forward to relive stress, stretch your back and strengthen your core.

Stretch Away Anxiety and Tension with a Spine Stretch Forward Pose Stress Relief Remedy

1. Sit tall with legs extended and feet slightly wide than hip-width apart.Hold your arms straight out in front of you, and flex your feet. Inhale, pressing the crown of your head toward the ceiling. Hold your breath for a count of 3.Stretch Away Anxiety and Tension with Four-Step Move Stress Remedy

2. Bring your chin to your chest, and begin to round down toward you belly while reaching your fingertips forward -exhaling.

3. Inhale slowly as you reverse the motion of the exercise, rolling up as if pressing your back against a wall. Hold your breath at the top of your tall-seated position, dropping shoulders down and keeping arms stretched in front of you.

4. Exhale slowly as you begin to round forward again. Repeat 5 times, gradually increasing your exhalations to twice the length of your inhalations. (adopted from www.health. com)

Breathe, smile and be happy.

© Irina Wardas, HHC

Women’s Holistic Health, Nutrition and Relationship Coach

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2 Responses to “How to Stretch Away Anxiety and Tension with a Spine Stretch Forward Move Stress Relief Remedy”

  1. georgiana Says:

    Love this post
    Thanks Irina
    Have a lovely day
    Shared this on may Facebook page
    xo

  2. Irina Wardas Says:

    Thank you so much, Georgiana. Hugs…Breathe, smile and be happy.

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