7 Yoga Poses for Total Body Relaxation


Sometimes, it’s hard to slow down and transition into a more relaxed mindset. Stress from work, friends, and family can take its toll. If left unchecked, anxiety and a busy mind can wreak havoc on your health and wellness. We chose these Yoga Poses for Total Body Relaxation to help you get into a calm and balanced state of mind, no matter what’s going on.
Yoga is well-known for its numerous health benefits. If you’ve never done yoga before, these poses may seem challenging. Don’t worry; we chose seven yoga moves that don’t require advanced flexibility or yoga knowledge. They’re designed to give you a nice stretch and help you find comfort and relaxation.

7 Yoga Poses for Total Body Relaxation


What to Do: Perform this yoga sequence five times a week in the morning to transition into your day, or do the poses at night to decompress before bed.
What You’ll Need: A yoga mat or soft surface and an interval timer (available on most phones).
Beginner Level: Hold each pose for 10 breaths with no rest in between. Complete three rounds, resting for 45 seconds in between each round.
Intermediate Level: Hold each pose for 12 breaths with no rest in between. Complete three rounds, resting for 30 seconds in between each round.
Advanced Level: Hold each pose for 15 breaths with no rest in between. Complete four rounds, resting for 30 seconds in between each round.
  1. Knees to Chest Pose
  2. Reclined Twist (complete each side before moving on to the next pose)
  3. Child’s Pose
  4. Corpse Pose
  5. Bound Angle
  6. Upward Facing Dog
  7. Butterfly Pose
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Exercises

Knee to Chest Pose
Reclined Twist
Child’s Pose
Corpse Pose
Bound Angle
Upward Facing Dog
Butterfly Pose
Yoga poses aren’t just for relaxation. Try these 8 Yoga Poses for a Strong Core and create beautiful abs.
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