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I went back the following week and the same thing happened.
This is great for tense shoulders and can be deepened by taking your legs apart and bending forwards, lifting laced arms as far as you can above your head. Next, kneel on the mat, buttocks on heels (or use a cushion for extra comfort).With modern technology and social media keeping us switched on 24 hours a day, letting your mind take time out is more important than ever, says Sandy Newbigging, author of the best-selling book Mind Calm.‘Modern lifestyles are putting people into a perpetual state of stress,’ he says.‘Dame Sally Davies, the chief medical officer for England, recently reported that working days lost to stress, depression and anxiety have increased by 24 per cent since 2009, at a cost of £100 billion to the economy.The anxiety didn’t disappear completely, but over the following days I started to feel calmer and more positive.I started to believe I could take some control over my life.I’m also more creative and that’s down to yoga because it de-clutters your brain.
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Roll your torso forward, bringing your forehead to rest on the ground (or cushion) in front of you and your arms to rest on the floor by the soles of your feet with the palms facing upwards The stretching and toning group saw no significant change in their performance.
Again, the team thought the mental focus involved in yoga could explain the results, but study author Neha Gothe, a professor of kinesiology, added: ‘Since we know stress can affect cognitive performance, the eight-week yoga intervention may have boosted participants’ performance by reducing their stress.’Yoga also promotes a healthy brain because, like all forms of exercise, it protects against obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure.
If I feel myself getting impatient with the children, I use yoga breathing to calm myself.