Yoga has been shown to have numerous benefits for mental health. Yoga can help in reducing stress, improving mood, boosting self-esteem.
5 Yoga Asanas (Postures) for Mental Health:
- Balasana (Child Pose)
- Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Facing Dog)
- Uttanasana or Padhastasana (Standing Forward Bend)
- Setu Bandhasana (Bridge Pose)
- Viparita Karani (Wall against the wall pose)
Pranayama or Breathing Exercies:
- Yogic Breathing (Deep Inhales & Deep Exhales)
- Anuloma Viloma Pranayama or Alternative Breathing Exercise
- Bhramari Pranayama
Even a few minutes of daily short meditation can benefit boosting mental Health.