Yoga can be great for your body and soul. It is great exercise where you can exercise and relax in the same time. It is a practice of joining the mind and the body. There are so many styles of yoga. You should choose a level which is right for you. Also, you don’t need to be flexible to do yoga, because yoga builds flexibility and strength. It is a method where you can explore the potential of your body and create clarity of the mind. Also, if you are scared not to get injury doing this, don’t worry, because Yoga heals injuries. Here we are going to show you 5 Yoga moves in five minutes, if you consider yourself as a working mom, and you don’t have a time to exercise.
The first Yoga Move is Child’s Pose
Performing: From hands and knees
Put your big toes together and your knees are a little bit wide apart. While you kneel on the floor, sit back on your heels. Curl your shoulders out in front of you and rest your hands close to your feet with your palms up Take about 6 -9 slow breathes and hold in this pose about half a minute.
Benefits: This pose targets the back, shoulders and hips, plus it is a gentle way of stretching your body.
The second Yoga Move is Cat – Cow
Performing: From Table Top position.
Get down on all fours. Inhale and curl your toes under, sink your spine down toward the floor and drop down your belly. Pull your chest forward and look up to the sky. Exhale, press your spine headed for the sky, round the entire spine line. Look to the belly and drop your head down.
Benefits: This helps strengthens the spine and neck. Also it shows how to synchronize the breath and movement.
The third Yoga Move is Downward Facing Dog
Get down on all fours. Lift your hips high, stretching the sides of the body t form an inverted V shape. Keep your arms and legs straight. Move your inner things back and keep your heels down. Hold this pose for about minute and then release.
Benefits: This pose hits everything and also relieves the pain in the lower, middle or upper back.
The fourth Yoga Move is Forward Bend with Shoulder Stretch
Performing: Feet and hip width apart
Put together all 10 of your fingers together to stand straight in the Mountain Pose with your feet together. Bend forward from the hips so upper body is supported by legs. Put your palms down on the ground near to the feet as you gently straighten your legs. Hold in this pose for two or three breathes and then release it.
Benefits: Increases mobility in your shoulders in stretching and eases symptoms of headache.
The fifth Yoga Move is Cobra Pose
Performing: From lying position.
Lie down on the floor, bringing your palm close to your body and chest up to the sky. Put your head back looking up as much as you can raise your torso from the waist. Straighten your arms as much as you can. Hold for about 30 seconds, and then release.
Benefits: It relieves stress and firms the buttocks.